FID - Quantitative Strategist – Commodities Strategies Group – Associate – Executive Director

Location
London, UK
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
18 Nov 2020
Closes
18 Dec 2020
Ref
3156657
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Director

Description

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile

The Fixed Income Division is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Distribution.

Professionals in the Division assess and actively manages risk, trade securities, and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets. The Commodities Division is a market leader across a broad range of commodities markets, with expertise in areas including client risk management, financing solutions and investor products Sales & Trading.

From the largest global institutions to innovative new hedge funds, investors come to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading, and market-making services in almost every type of financial instruments including stocks, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange, and commodities. Our professionals provide liquidity and content to clients around the world, actively assessing and managing risk, trading securities, and planning and executing transactions in the fast-changing markets. As the needs of our clients become increasingly complex, we often develop customized solutions.

Morgan Stanley is seeking a Quantitative Analyst with significant experience coupled with demonstrable technology skills, to join the front office commodities strategies group on a permanent basis.

This individual will be critical in the development of the Metals business and in supporting traders’ daily operations.

The successful candidate must be a results-orientated problem solver, who can pick up the required maths and finance knowledge as circumstances dictate.

Qualifications

Essential Skills Required:    

  1. Precious and/or Base Metals experience or FX options experience.
  2. Knowledge of Option pricing theory and Finance.
  3. Strong communication & collaboration skills.
  4. MS/PhD in a quantitative field.
  5. Excel and VBA
  6. C++

Additional Desired skills

  1. Experience with warrants and physical trading of metals and warehousing
  2. Python, Scala

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences.

Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees. 

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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