Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
We are currently in the early stages of implementing a hybrid working environment, which means that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.
The Macro business was established in 2014, bringing together the firm’s FX, Rates, Commodities, eFICC and Local Markets offering. Barclays is a top 5 global FX firm and has been a pioneer in educating global investors about the concept of FX and Rates as asset class. We provide a consistent, high quality and uniform client experience with respect to content, pricing, liquidity and reliability
Overall purpose of role
Market making and risk management of South Asia Macro products
• Responsible for market making and risk management of Rates and FX products
• Manage client flows in Rates and FX derivatives, bonds, access products (TRS, bond forwards)
• Work closely with the Macro Sales team to support the franchise activities
Stakeholder Management and Leadership
• Support client franchise, working closely with Distribution and Research
• Present trade ideas and engage with clients on a regular basis and visit key clients periodically
• Engage with partners in IT to enhance the pricing and risk management infrastructure to improve trade productivity and reduce operational risk
Decision-making and Problem Solving
Manage the risk from residual positions by working closely with infra partners and making sure all thresholds/limits for the desk are met.
Risk and Control Objective
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards
Good communication skills, both orally and written, as this role will require that the person interact regionally and globally with internal stakeholders and external clients
Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:
• An experience in Rates and FX derivatives market making and risk management, with prior market-making, risk management experience in EM FX and Rates
• Familiarity with Asia financial market behaviours, relevant clients, relevant derivative product, and the pricing of capital intensive transaction
Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum 5-6 years’ experience in Asia markets
• Proven track record of revenue generation
This role will require the role holder to hold mandatory registrations with MAS
Purpose and Values
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.
We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.
Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.
Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.
Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done