Desk Head Trader Govt Bond Repo/GSF

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The Opportunity

Financial Markets (FM) is the Bank’s gateway to the professional markets around the world. Our primary function is to service the needs of ING’s clients with products, services and guidance. FM aims to be a significant player in our market leader and challenger markets, with an additional presence in all the major international markets and specialist expertise in selected emerging markets and products.

The Team

You will be responsible for the management and trading of the European Govt Bond Repo desk in Amsterdam ( EGB ) for Global Securities Finance (GSF). You will join the existing team of 2 traders locally, and 6 traders regionally. You will drive the strategy and vision of the desk, working inline with regional and functional management. You will grow and build upon the strong and existing product, reporting into the EMEA/APAC Head of Repo trading.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage the EGB repo trading desk.

  • Trade the daily flow, including hedging strategies, and collateral management.

  • Manage the credit risk, market risk, balance sheet and regulatory requirements, in Amsterdam.

  • Co-ordinate the daily flow across the Financial Markets Global sales teams.

  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders to develop electronic platform trading.

  • Co-ordinate and liaise with existing client franchise.

Oversee the preparation of key analyses

  • Performs continuing risk analyses.

  • Analyses potential trading opportunities and structures.

  • Evaluates financial products.

  • Examines external trends and market information.

  • Evaluates regulatory impact and planning for changes.

Who we are looking for?

A colleague with a talent for taking it on and making it happen , enthusiasm for helping others to be successful and a knack for always being a step ahead . In other words, you strive to bring fresh ideas to life and embrace challenges in a fast changing and complex environment. You are a naturally collaborative person who listens and invests in others to achieve common goals. You love to challenge the status quo and are eager to propose creative solutions to problems.

As the head trader for GSF EGB Repo you will also need:

  • Masters degree (commercial engineer, econometry, statistics, computer sciences…) or equivalent through experience

  • CFA preferred

  • To be fluent in English

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in Financial Markets

  • Strong understanding of European cash markets.

  • Strong knowledge of pricing methods / risk analysis

  • Strong knowledge of all Repo trading products

  • Advanced knowledge of Repo trading systems / platforms

  • To be a team leader with good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to respond to fast-changing situations.

  • Ability to make decisions with a significant financial impact (profit or loss) in stressful situations and under great pressure of time

  • Demonstrate alertness and ability to respond quickly to changing market conditions and volatility

We offer you

A clear purpose, a unique offer and a range of flexible compensation and other benefits:

  • A 40-hour working week

  • A dynamic international working environment with innovative colleagues supporting your endeavours (Dealingroom based in Amsterdam)

  • A progressive and agile way of working, where new ideas are valued ahead of convention

Furthermore, within Financial Markets, you can count on a range of opportunities to invest in your personal and professional growth with:

  • The possibility to participate in courses and trainings

  • Challenging projects with quants and colleagues from sales and trading

  • The possibility to grow in the trading and Financial Markets organization

How to succeed

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.

Rewards and benefits

We want to make sure that it’s possible for you to strike the right balance between your career and your private life. You can find o ut more about our employment conditions at

The benefits of working with us at ING include:

• A salary tailored to your qualities and experience

• 24-27 vacation days depending on contract

• Pension scheme

• 13th month salary

• Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary

• 8% Holiday payment

• Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities

• An informal working environment with innovative colleagues

• Work Agile, so new ideas come to life faster


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About u s

With 57,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s poss ible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING . Join us. Apply today.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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