Trader - European / UK Rates

London, United Kingdom
07 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.88 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

As part of the Pan-European team, this individual will work with as a Rates Trader focusing on Pan European and UK markets.
  • Developing innovative investment strategies
  • Sourcing interesting investment opportunities capitalising on PIMCO's competitive advantage
  • Supervising deal execution, including drafting and negotiating acquisition and joint venture term sheets, and reviewing deal documentation
  • Supervising due diligence relating to new investments, including the review of business plans, third party reports, title/survey, historical financial statements, leases, vendor contracts, and market research
  • Supporting asset management of fund investments, including developing and executing business plans, and managing relationships with joint venture partners and third party service providers
  • Monitoring and analyze the financial performance of investments
  • Reviewing and present investment memos to be presented to PIMCO investment committees

Position Requirements:

  • Ideally several years relevant experience in a similar role within the financial services focusing on Gilt Securities or Pan-European Rates Trading
  • Prior experience Rates Trading in the Pan European and/or the UK market is of high interest
  • Outstanding academic credentials and demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Strong work ethic and integrity, candidate should be a team player that is proactive and self-motivated
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal communication, and writing skills
  • A university degree in mathematical, financial, or economic related subject


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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