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CIB – Global Equities – Single Stocks Equity Derivatives Trader – VP/ED

Req #: 180033363
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Sales/Trading/Research
Job Description:
CIB – Global Equities – Single Stocks Equity Derivatives Trader – VP/ED
 
About J.P. Morgan
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.
 
Our business
 
Global Equities is part of the IB and offers solutions, which include trade execution, program and special equity trading services; equity-linked services and structuring for new equity-linked issuances; marketing, structuring and trading services on equity-based or fund-based derivatives products; and a wide range of research, sales, execution, clearing, financing and reporting services.
 
The single stocks desk is part of EDG and focuses on vanilla volatility products. We transact on behalf of customers’ pan-European single stock vanilla options. Our universe covers pan-European single stock options in EMEA and we offer this service to our clients globally.
 
Opportunity
 
J.P. Morgan is seeking to recruit an experienced single stocks equity derivatives trader. The individual will be required to make prices for our wide variety of clients in pan-European single stock vanilla options. The individual will be required to risk manage existing positions and also generate high quality trade ideas. The individual will be required to work on projects to develop further our flow franchise.
 
Significant previous experience is essential, as we require the successful candidate to hit the ground running immediately and take over a trading book.


 

Skills & qualifications:
  • Experience in single stock options
  • Demonstrate very good knowledge and understanding of the equity markets and of the main equity indices
  • Be able to perform in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Have outstanding communication skills as you will interact extensively within direct colleagues as well as with the sales forces and support functions
  • Have a strong mathematical background for pricing derivatives products
  • Extensive experience in a relevant Financial services field (ideally IB) with immediately transferable skills
  • In-depth knowledge of the above mentioned products
 
This role encompasses the performance of UK regulated activity. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to meeting UK regulatory requirements in the assessment of fitness, propriety, knowledge and competence (as assessed by the Firm) and (where appropriate) approval by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and/or the Prudential Regulation Authority to carry out such activities.
 
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank:
 
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com.
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
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