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Structured Product Specialist

Job Seekers Ireland Financial Services Operations Financial Services

Job Summary

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Permanent
  • BBBH765425
  • Aug 27, 2020
  • Competitive
Job Description

A European Asset Manager is looking for a Structured Product Specialist to join their growing team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding investment management team that is building a new range of products with targeted payoffs.

Daily activities include:

  • Generate investment ideas that could be implemented through derivatives.
  • Back test the Investment Idea, prepare the Investment Process and present the investment idea to the Investment Committee.
  • Contribute to write the product supplement, in liaison with the legal department.
  • Follow the product launch and onboarding, coordinating the internal departments and the external parties.
  • Support the marketing department in creating a product brochure that highlights payoffs and risks of the product.
  • Run auctions to trade the several components within the fund.
  • Be responsible to manage the product life cycle and performance. Make sure that the targeted payoff is achievable at any point in time, through automatic checks.
  • Deal on a weekly basis with redemptions, making sure that trades are executed at fair value.

The candidate needs to be familiar/able to perform the following activities:

  • Trade interest rates derivatives, Credit Default Swaps, equity derivatives and FX Derivatives.
  • Have a clear understanding of the pricing models, risks and sensitivities of the derivatives mentioned above. The ability to model the portfolio payoff through third parties' systems (Bloomberg) or coding (Matlab/Python) will be a plus.

Desired competencies include;

  • 5-7 years of experience in managing structured products (preferably in a UCITs environment) in relevant financial institutions.
  • Knowledge in financial derivatives products and structured products, and experience in financial products marketing and development.
  • University graduate in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Physics or related disciplines. Master, Phd or a specialization in pricing/modelling derivatives would be a plus.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative skills, better if supported by an adequate knowledge in computer programming.
  • Strong sense of compliance and risk control.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

jack-mccarthy
Jack McCarthy
  • Consultant
  • 353 (0) 1 4321556
  • jmccarthy@morganmckinley.com