Head of APAC Sales / Fixed Income – Hong Kong

Circa $1.8M base HKD with competitive bonus + benefits.
Hong Kong

Circa$1.8M base HKD with competitive bonus + benefits.Candidate needs to have a minimum experience of 15 years in the Credit or Rates markets with experience of running and growing a strong successful team - preferably in a sales or trading role. Strong interpersonal skills are required as well as a fluency in Mandarin. Sales experience in FICC within a bank or major financial institution is preferred.

The role in short is to be based out of Hong Kong. Our client is looking for an experienced Fixed income profile ideally with good institutional experience gained within driving a fixed income business in Asia, ideal level of experience would be Senior Director / MD level. Experience within either a credit or rates capacity is desirable. There is a strong emphasis on someone to be able drive sales and adoption in the region. There is a strong mindset for this hire to have strong ties with China and the on-shore marketplace. Senior and key relationships within the FICC world within mainland China is paramount. You will act as the face of the region whilst driving a team and sales strategy/revenues across the region. The role will involve senior new business pitching, speaking at industry events and driving new initiatives within the marketplace. This is coupled with leading a sales team across the region, so experience in motivating, hiring, leading a high performing sales team is important. They want a polished and presentable candidate that has good relationships within the industry. Fluency in Mandarin or native Mandarin is required for this hire.

Good understanding and experience in CDS / IRS / Swaps / Cash within a sales or trading capacity is necessary. Any exposure or experience within an electronic trading capacity would be interesting, you will have a strong appetite for driving deals and revenues. Our client has ambitious plans for the region so someone must share a similar mindset for market and revenue growth.

Circa $1.8M base HKD with competitive bonus + benefits.

Please contact: Mincao@ec1partners.com, Tel: +65 6812 7860