Senior Equity Trader, Vice President (SSGA)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • State Street
  • 18 Oct 18

Senior Equity Trader, Vice President (SSGA)

Senior Trader on a market-leading and innovative Buy Side trading desk

The role will focus on Equity trading, but will have functional opportunities in Currency, Fixed Income and Derivatives. Vice President level, with a trajectory to grow into a leadership position


  • Working within a highly-experienced Trading team locally and globally, managing operational risk and all execution responsibilities across an Asia-Pacific asset base of c.$350bn and a global one of $2.8tn. The desk faces off to a global platform of Portfolio Managers and client-facing teams
  • Exposure to different trading styles, from Passive Equity to Active, Fundamental and Quant; take responsibility for a number of trading books, either by market or investment style
  • To grow into a leadership position, potentially with oversight for people/teams
  • Manage broker relationships and environment around measurement, forming solutions for future workflow, platforms and execution approaches
  • Manage internal stakeholder relationships, driving trading agenda in order to enhance investment performance and improve client relationships, e.g. PM and strategy groups, Compliance/Legal
  • Satisfying external regulatory obligations, internal control and oversight requirements
  • Client responsibilities towards RFPs/RFIs, taking direct responsibility for demonstrating State Street Global Advisors' key strengths and performance indicators

  • Strong experience of markets, products and platforms, ideal tenure of 12 years+
  • Sufficient executive presence and leadership capabilities, ideally have experience of having direct reports and/or managing small team functionally
  • Ability to be self-starter and build own/upgrade existing workflows
  • Appropriate vocational, technical and degree-level educational background
  • SFC Type 1 and 2 licensed representative (although ideally a Responsible Officer)