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Interest Rate Derivative Trader - Director

Job description

To join a leading bank in the Middle East (United Arab Emirates) as, Director Interest Rate Derivative trader.

Utilising your experience in a similar IRD trading desk role you will:

  • Market Making for GCC and Emerging Market (EM) rates and managing risk of volatile positions
  • Price and manage note issuances and structured deposits - vanilla & exotic Interest Rate (IR) linked payoffs
  • Own the performance of the Interest Rate Derivative (IRD) trading desk within assigned market risk limits
  • Depending on client / sales requests you will expand & develop regional and international coverage
  • Provide relevant proactive input to the business regarding the modernisation, technological & development of desk architecture to enhance performance


  • Solid exposure in a similar role
  • Able to demonstrate past experience in trading & managing Interest Rate (IR) volatility risk at a leading bank
  • Deep knowledge & proven PnL track record of Emerging Market Rates / EMR
  • Experienced in trading hybrid products - Credit, FX, IR
  • Be prepared to relocate yourself and family to the United Arab Emirates

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