Junior Execution Trader - Hedge Fund Junior Execution Trader - Hedge Fund …

Principle Partners
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 May 21
HKD 30,000 to 50,000 monthly
Principle Partners
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 May 21
HKD 30,000 to 50,000 monthly
Posted by:
Ed Goh • Headhunter - Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Family Offices
Principle Partners
Posted by:
Ed Goh
Headhunter - Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Family Offices
On behalf of a hedge fund client we are mandated on a search for a Junior Execution Trader to join their team in Hong Kong. This is a newly created role to support to growth of the fund and complements their rapid AUM growth on the back of very strong performance in 2020 and YTD. The ideal candidate should be reliable and meticulous, and have a minimum of 1-2 years experience in equity execution in the buyside.

Responsibilities

  • Execute equity orders across global markets with a focus in Greater China markets;
  • Maximize best execution of orders as per CIO’s instructions;
  • Perform pre and post-trade analysis;
  • Communicate with the investment team on daily basis on news, flows and market color;
  • Assist the investment team in portfolio and risk management;
  • Work effectively with other internal departments and external counterparties;
  • Generate trade-related reports and take part in ad hoc projects;
  • Cover the first couple hours of US trading on some days

Requirement

  • 1 to 5 years of Equity Trading experience;
  • Knowledgeable on execution trading strategies;
  • Team player;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Attention to details with strong analytical skills;
  • Passionate about markets;
  • Excel VBA / programming skills a plus;
Company Overview

Principle Partners is an Asian specialist in buy-side executive search with a focus on Asset Management, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Technology Companies, and Wealth Management.

The firm is headquartered in Singapore and covers the Asia Pacific region. 

Client profiles for asset management include international, regional and boutique fund houses and sovereign wealth funds. For private equity, we serve global, pan-Asian, regional and country-specific funds looking to deploy capital in Asia, with strategies including buy-outs, control investments, growth equity, and early stage investments. 

Our hedge fund clients range from start-ups to the largest international funds, with strategies including equity long-short, event-driven, convertible bond arbitrage, Asian/global macro, distressed debt/special situations and high-frequency trading.

We have a strong track record for senior positions placements at the world’s largest asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, private equity, hedge funds, and family offices. We also cover middle and back office roles such as legal, compliance and risk management to support the core front-office investing roles. 

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