Emerging Markets Credit Trader

London, United Kingdom
08 May 2022
07 Jun 2022
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 $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 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:

PIMCO is seeking to recruit an Emerging Markets credit trader based in London. This position is responsible for trade execution and idea generation within Emerging Markets corporate credit for the overall firm. The ideal candidate will have trading experience in Emerging Markets and corporate credit, and be well versed in derivatives and broader fixed income markets. In addition to trading experience, this position requires good relative value skills and an overall interest in macroeconomics and bottom-up corporate fundamentals.

  • Execute transactions in fixed income securities and their derivative instruments, such as EM corporate debt, credit default swaps
  • Responsible for making recommendations on relative value, security and instrument selection
  • Combine market and corporate knowledge with macroeconomic and country analysis to generate strategies and trading recommendations across PIMCO portfolios firm wide
  • Attend company presentations, roadshows to develop deeper understanding of company fundamentals
  • Work closely with the Analyst team to develop company level recommendations for PIMCO portfolios

Position Requirements:

  • Credit trading experience in EMs, either on the sell-side or at a hedge fund or an asset manager
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution demonstrating strong academic credentials.
  • Strong quantitative experience with using empirical investment models to analyze, compare, and contrast a diversity of market data and economic variables.


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as 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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