Commodities Institutional Sales Trader
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

201-500 employees

Trading firm that provides market-based services
Quantitative Finance
Company Overview
Optiver's mission is to improve the market unites us. The firm operates as a market maker on many exchanges and asset classes.
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Finance & Banking
  • Experienced Institutional Sales Trader with a focus on commodities (additional experience in FX beneficial)
  • Strong knowledge about the derivatives market and its participants at CME & ICE exchanges
  • Existing contacts with derivatives end-users and the ability to build a book of counterparties
  • Experience in dealing with hedge funds, both from transactional and market conversational perspective
  • A willingness to travel and meet face to face with prospective and current counterparties
  • An ability to entertain and manage the organisation of events
  • A proactive nature that allows you to learn quickly and impact counterparties autonomously
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • A deep understanding of rules and regulations governing the markets we trade
  • Establish, develop and maintain relationships with counterparts in the commodities space
  • Execute trades with counterparts, act as point person in sequences, and be in between Optiver traders and counterparts
  • Assist derivatives traders in their direct trading with counterparts, guiding on sequence dialogue and giving context to help trading price most effectively
  • Support our trading team's growing understanding of both individual and wider DCP sector trading to help inform their trading efforts
  • Develop participant profiles, reports and analyses
  • Work with the marketing team to develop and maintain content as it pertains to direct trading initiatives
  • Attend conferences and seminars for related products