Sales and Trading

Sales and Trading

Selby Jennings: Your Premier Talent Partner for Sales and Trading in Hong Kong

With a reputation as a leading specialist talent partner in the banking and financial services sector, Selby Jennings excels in providing specialized Sales and Trading recruitment solutions in Hong Kong. Our global Sales and Trading team operates seamlessly from our strategically located offices across three continents, allowing us to deliver comprehensive and customized talent acquisition services to meet the unique demands of Hong Kong's dynamic market.

For nearly two decades, clients and candidates in Hong Kong have entrusted their Sales and Trading hiring needs to Selby Jennings, with the peace of mind that their recruitment process is in expert hands. As the financial landscape evolves and the demand for sales agents in securities, commodities, and financial services continues to surge, businesses in Hong Kong are faced with intensified competition and the challenge of identifying top-notch talent to elevate their operations.

Whether you are looking to secure the very best Sales and Trading talent for your organization or you are a seasoned Sales and Trading professional seeking new career opportunities within this thriving industry, Selby Jennings is dedicated to bridging the gap between exceptional talent and industry-leading clients in Hong Kong. Rely on us to be your committed partner in achieving success and driving growth in the highly competitive Sales and Trading landscape in this vibrant financial hub.

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We are a specialist talent partner. Among the many benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global g team are:

Experience

We have nearly 20 years of experience as a leading Banking recruiter in financial sciences & services.

​Network

A vast, global network of the best, in-demand professionals, working with the world’s largest financial institutions to innovative fintech start-ups and beyond.​

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Our award-winning talent specialists offer bespoke, tailored guidance on the latest hiring trends and industry news to help you achieve your goals.

At Selby Jennings, we believe in fostering long-term partnerships based on trust, integrity, and mutual success. We strive to provide personalized solutions tailored to your specific requirements, offering flexible options to accommodate your preferences. Whether you need to fill critical positions quickly or are seeking strategic talent acquisition solutions, we have the resources and expertise to deliver results. Submit your vacancy to us today.

Take the first step towards overcoming your talent shortage today by completing the form. Our team looks forward to speaking with you to explore how we can partner with your organization to meet your recruitment needs efficiently and effectively.

Sales and Trading Jobs

Head of Quantitative Research & Strategies

A high performing trading firm is looking to expand their team into US markets. They are a mid to high frequency shop that currently trades overseas ETFs, Options, Futures, Equities, Derivatives, and Crypto. They are looking for someone that could function as a standalone Portfolio Manager and assist on a US buildout including managing a future team. There is a strong emphasis on a Quantitative Research skillset. Responsibilities: Build and develop strategies across multiple asset classes. Utilize existing infrastructure to improve and optimize in house strategies. Operate strategies across emerging markets (APAC and South American markets) while also working to establish new trading opportunities in US markets. Build team in efforts for US expansion and function as a team lead. Requirements: 6+ years experience functioning as a Quantitative Trader. 2+ years experience functioning as a team lead or Portfolio Manager. Must have experience in building your own market making strategies. Experience in trading Options. Must be able to buildout strategies and provide business plan to deploy strategies while helping oversee offshore technical team to buildout new infrastructure as needed. Benefits: Completely remote, possibility for future office space as needed Competitive Compensation and Benefits Excellent opportunities for growth

US$150000 - US$300000 per year + Discretionary Bonus or Profit Split
United States Virgin Island
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Quantitative Researcher (Options desk)

About Us: A leading prop trading firm known for its innovative investment strategies and commitment to delivering superior returns. They specialize in futures and options trading and are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Quantitative Researcher to join their dynamic team. Job Description: Utilize sophisticated statistical techniques for the creation of models employed in forecasting, selecting strategies, and constructing portfolios. Apply quantitative approaches within the realm of financial engineering to craft algorithmic solutions, perform complex data modeling, and create visualizations. Employ machine learning expertise to refine and adjust algorithms for optimal data processing. Key Responsibilities: Quantitative Research: Conduct in-depth quantitative research to identify trading opportunities in futures and options markets. Develop, test, and refine trading models and strategies. Data Analysis: Collect and analyze market data, historical prices, and relevant economic indicators to inform trading decisions. Model Development: The quantitative researcher will build and maintain sophisticated mathematical and statistical models to predict market movements and optimize trading strategies. Risk Management: Implement risk management techniques to control exposure and ensure portfolio stability. Collaboration: Collaborate with portfolio managers, traders, and other team members to refine trading strategies and enhance performance. Monitoring and Reporting: Continuously monitor the performance of trading strategies and provide regular reports to senior management. Research Innovation: Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in quantitative research and trading technology, and integrate new insights and tools into our strategies. Qualifications: Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, finance, physics, or related field preferred. Strong expertise in quantitative research, statistical analysis, and mathematical modeling. Proven experience in futures and options trading strategies. Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, or C++. Knowledge of financial instruments, derivatives, and risk management. Excellent problem-solving skills and a detail-oriented mindset. Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team. Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Previous experience within equities or commodities working on options strategies. Benefits: Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses. Health, dental, and retirement benefits. Opportunities for professional development and training. A collaborative and intellectually stimulating work environment. Exposure to cutting-edge quantitative research and trading strategies.

US$150000 - US$250000 per year + Performance Based Bonus
New York
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Equity Derivatives Structurer

Role: Develop and structure equity derivatives products and solutions for clients. Conduct pricing, payoff risk, and P&L impact pre-trade and post-trade scenario analysis. Customise back tests and client portfolio analysis. Participate in pre-trade & post-sales efforts, working closely with dedicated institutional sales. Develop new products/payoffs and prepare and follow-up on New Product Committees. Work in close partnership with control functions such as Legal, Compliance, Market and Credit Risk, Audit, Finance in order to ensure appropriate governance and control infrastructure. Requirements: Extensive experience with equity-related structured products and derivatives. Strong quantitative and analytical skills. Strong academic background in Mathematics or Finance. Client-facing experience is an advantage. Fluency in English and Mandarin

Negotiable
Hong Kong
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DevOps Engineer - Trading Platform

Responsibilities: Develop, manage, and scale the AWS infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and security for our production trading infrastructure. Collaborate with the development team to streamline software delivery, enabling continuous integration and deployment. Automate processes using Python, enhancing efficiency and reducing manual efforts. Requirements: Proven experience as a DevOps Engineer in a similar role. Strong knowledge of AWS cloud services. Proficiency in Python scripting and automation. Experience in managing Linux based infrastructure. Familiarity with databases (SQL & NoSQL), web servers (Apache, Nginx). Knowledge of implementing robust security measures. Why join? Be part of the exciting world of cryptocurrency trading within the stability of a well-established hedge fund. Work with a team of dedicated professionals in a supportive and collaborative environment. Competitive salary package and growth opportunities. If you're passionate about cryptocurrency, eager to solve complex problems, and have a deep understanding of DevOps methodologies, I'd love to hear from you!

Negotiable
Zug
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Equity Sales (Director)

Our client is looking for a senior Equity Sales to join their team in Hong Kong. The successful candidate will play a key role in driving the bank's equity sales strategy and will be responsible for covering China and Hong Kong stocks. Responsibilities: Develop and maintain strong relationships with institutional clients, including asset managers, hedge funds, and pension funds. Provide market insights and investment ideas to clients, leveraging the bank's research capabilities and proprietary data. Collaborate with research analysts to provide clients with timely and relevant information on China and Hong Kong stocks. Work closely with trading desks to ensure seamless execution of trades and provide clients with best-in-class service. Stay up-to-date with market trends, regulatory changes, and industry developments to identify new business opportunities. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or a related field. MBA or CFA designation is a plus. Minimum of 8 years of experience in equity sales at a reputable financial institution. Proven track record of building and managing relationships with institutional clients. Strong knowledge of China and Hong Kong stocks, including market dynamics, key players, and investment themes. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively present investment ideas to clients. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Don't hesitate to apply if you feel you are a good fit!

Negotiable
Hong Kong
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Securities Services Relationship Manager, FIs, Director

Role: Developing and maintaining strong relationships with banks and NBFIs. Identifying new business opportunities and expanding the client base. Providing financial and investment planning to help clients achieve their financial goals. Analysing financial statements and market trends to identify potential risks and opportunities. Collaborating with internal teams to ensure seamless delivery of products and services. Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or a related field. At least 10 years of experience in relationship management or sales within securities services. Strong existing relationships with banks, broker dealers, and institutional investors Deep understanding of financing and securities services products. Ability to analyse financial statements and market trends. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Negotiable
Hong Kong
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Institutional Fixed Income Sales

Role: Developing and maintaining relationships with institutional clients in Asia Pacific with a focus on flow credit products. Origination and management of client relationships, as well as onboarding new clients. Work closely with sales and trading teams globally to capture USD credit flows in Asia. Requirements: Strong experience in sales of credit/bond/FICC products of financial institution clients. Familiarity with fixed income markets and the securities issuance process, especially USD IG bonds. Strong communication skills in English. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Negotiable
Hong Kong
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Euro Swaps Trader

Our client is a Bank who have a position available based in Paris to help drive forward their strong Interest Rates Swaps Market Making book focusing in Euro. The individual will have strong technical knowledge of Interest Rates Swaps along the whole curve. Key Responsibilities: Servicing Sales and Clients with Pricing and other Ad-Hoc needs. Manage Market Risk, by analysis of Trading books and adjusting positions accordingly. Market Making IR Swaps. Idea Generation to develop Trading ideas within the Swaps space. Lead the strategic direction of the desk. Support Quants in order to improve desk functioning. Automization development, for Sales-Trading workflow. Key Requirements: At least 5 years of experience in managing a large book within Interest Rates Derivatives, specifically on Euro. Additional knowledge/experiences in FX Forwards, XCCY and STIR Trading is an added benefit. Highly analytical with coding experience. Strong track record in helping to build a business. Fluency in English and French. If you are interested in the mandate of VP - Interest Rates Swaps Trader, please apply within, or email for more info.

Negotiable
Paris
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Interest Rates Options Trader

Our clients is a leading Investment Bank who are urgently looking to add to their Trading capabilities. The bank need to add a Trader in the Exotic Rates space. The role offers a huge opportunity for an ambitious person with exciting ideas who looking grow within a successful team and manage a client flow trading book. Key responsibilities of the Non-Linear Rates Trader role include: Help to manage and build the Rates Vol book. Evaluate the risk involved in Trading activity and make appropriate hedging strategies to mitigate potential losses. Work with the wider Trading team to design and implement long term Trading strategies and grow the institutions offering. Contribute to other tasks on desk, including legislation and other ad-hoc tasks. Key requirements of the Non-Linear Rates Trader role include: Proven experience Interest Rates Options Trading, minimum 7 years. Experience with Caps & Floors and Swaptions. An entrepreneurial mindset to help grow the business. Ability and knowledge to effectively manage risk. Fluent in English, any additional languages will be helpful. If you are interested in the Non-Linear Rates Trader role, apply online today or email

Negotiable
Paris
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Head of Structured Product and AMC Sales

Our client is a leading Wealth Manager / Structured Products Intermediary who have a position available based in Zurich to lead their Sales team covering of Small Institutional clients in Switzerland, MENA, South Africa and the Nordics. The individual will have strong technical knowledge of Structured Products with current client relationships and sales experience in the regions. Responsibilities: To lead their Sales team working with Clients in Switzerland mainly, but also MENA, South Africa, the Nordics and more. To be able to lead a team of 5 sales in 3 locations. To be able to maintain and build new client relationships, using your experience in communicating with clients to explain complex Structured Products. To use your technical expertise with small Institutional clients in order to generate interest in new Structured Products and AMCs (Actively Managed Certificates). Other ad-hoc projects from management to help develop the platform and brand market presence. Skills/ Attributes required: The ideal candidate will have around 10+ years' experience in a similar position. Experience in Equity Derivatives or Structured Products, including: Pricing and Distributing. Knowledge of and relationships with Independent/External Asset Managers and Family Offices. Technical knowledge of Equity Derivative or Structured Products. Track record managing and building a business.

Negotiable
Zurich
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Quantitative Trader - Equities

A top performing prop shop is looking for an experienced Quantitative Trader to join an existing equities HFT desk. This role will be part of an innovative, collaborative team with expectations to further build out the equities desk. They are a skilled quant team with an excellent track record. Responsibilities: Develop and create strategies for high frequency trading signals. Conduct new alpha research and optimization research on current strategies. Commit to comprehensive project quality and security whilst collaborating with other Quantitative Traders, Developers, & Researchers, to leverage market opportunities. Monitor market trends and competitor's strategies to avoid overlap and potential risk. Requirements: Proven track record of previous trading performance with high frequency trades. 4+ years of experience as a trader or researcher in the quantitative finance space. Bachelor, Master's, or PhD in Mathematics, Finance, Computer science, Physics, or other STEM related field. 2+ years of experience in trading U.S or Global Equities. Hands on Programming experience with C++ or Python Perks: A collaborative yet entrepreneurial environment that encourages constant innovation and growth through the development of elite trading technologies. PnL split (%) or bonus based on strategy performance.

US$150000 - US$350000 per year + Bonus (On Target TC $1m+)
New York
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Murex Project Delivery (FICC Business)

Selby Jennings is a leading specialist recruitment firm for banking and financial services. For more than 15 years, we have given professionals peace of mind that the recruitment journey is in expert hands. Our continual investment in best-in-class technologies and consultant training enables us to match candidates and world-leading companies with speed, precision, and accuracy. Today, Selby Jennings operates all over the world to help professionals reimagine their careers, globally. As a Murex Project Manager, you will be responsible for... Working closely with various business stakeholders, including front-to-back office, as well as global teams. Gathering business requirements, proposing IT solutions and business processes, coordinating projects, and managing stakeholders. You will play a pivotal role in the end-to-end project delivery. As a Murex Project Manager, you should have the following... Financial Markets Expertise: You are familiar with FI & FX products, including Bonds, Interest Rate Swaps, Credit Default Swaps, FX Spot/Forward/Swaps, and Repo Murex Proficiency: You have in-depth knowledge and hands-on exposure to Murex valuation, PnL calculation, and risk management for FI/FX and derivatives products. BA/PM Experience: You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in Business Analysis, system implementation, and project management. Preferred experience with Murex projects. If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge and make a significant impact in the financial industry, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and embark on a rewarding career journey. To apply, please submit your resume highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications below.

Negotiable
Hong Kong
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