IED, Equity Derivatives Structuring, Associate to Executive Director

London, UK
Not disclosed
19 Nov 2020
19 Dec 2020
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Contract type
Full time
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Company Profile:

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.

The Institutional Equity Division (IED) is a global leader in the origination, distribution and trading of equity, equity-linked and equity-derivative securities. The Firm’s equity Sales & Trading operations provide liquidity, distribute content, and create product solutions to help our clients generate alpha.

Position Description:

The successful candidate will join the team in London, focussing on Institutional and Hedge Fund Structuring. As such, the candidate will have the following duties:

  • Design and marketing of bespoke solutions for Hedge Funds, Insurers, Pension Funds and Investment Managers
  • Generate trading ideas for investors by exploring market opportunities in macro, volatility and single name space
  • Coordinate the execution process across multiple desks, from sales to trading, legal and other internal functions, as well as interface with our clients
  • A good balance of quantitative, commercial and communication skills is required as the candidate is expected to be involved in marketing complex products across Europe. The candidate shall spend most of their time on highly tailor made transactions, hence is expected to have a solution driven mind-set and to add value across each phase of the project.

    Familiarity and experience with exotic equity, hybrid and fund derivatives are expected. 

  • Previous experience as an Equity / Hybrid Structurer in one of the top investment banks, at Associate through to ED level
  • Strong exotic equity derivatives structuring experience
  • Strong quantitative academic background, preferably with a focus on financial mathematics and probability theory (Master's degree or above)
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python, VBA, R or Matlab and ability to work with financial data
  • Very good inter-personal / communication skills
  • Commercial effectiveness
  • 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.

    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.

    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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