Job Specification

  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Experience: Minimum 8 years
  • Industry: Banking
  • Nationalities: Open to all nationalities

Job Summary

  • Functional Area: Treasury
  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Job Role: Head of Options Desk
  • Reporting to: Country Treasurer

The Company

Our client is a well establish bank that operates in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, London and Pakistan.  With over 100 branches globally, they are looking to expand their presence in the UAE by developing their Treasury function.

Key Competencies

  • Proven track record of performance in options trading
  • Communicate investment strategy/Ideas to stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated track record of successful investing.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, analytical skills and detail-oriented.
  • Strong organizational and Coaching skills
  • Proficiency in English : Arabic is a plus

Experience & Education

  • Minimum of 8 years experience in options trading are required. In terms of asset classes, they cover options with underlying assets in single stock, stock indexes, FX and IR.
  • Experience in Rates Trading and Fixed income is a plus
  • Relevant work experience at proprietary trading or hedge fund firm is a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a managerial role
  • Experience within the GCC Market
  • Degree in Finance, Math, Economics, or Computer Science preferred

Interested candidates please send your CV and contact details to referencing ‘Head of Options Desk’ in the subject to discuss