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Vice President, FICC Trading, Bangkok

Bangkok, , Thailand

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About Bank of America

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the world

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.


  • Hiring for senior Rates Trader to drive the rate trading business in onshore Thailand.

  • Role involves trading and market making in THB rate products. Should have ability to take risk, do aggressive market making to clients and be able to generate $6-10mio in trading revenues.

  • This role sits within the front office and will be working in a dynamic and busy trading floor environment. You will cover institutional accounts and make markets in your group's particular range of products. You will be managing risk, liquidity and exposure and you will support and manage all aspects of the trading desk: pre-trade analysis, research on index constituent changes, inbound and outbound trade processing and the design of optimal strategies for large trades. Tracking supply and demand, you constantly evaluate market developments in order to give clients accurate product information.

  • Building Bank of America local markets franchise and grow our market share by developing client relationships and presenting trade ideas to clients.

  • Provide a meaningful contribution to revenue and client franchise; Exploit revenue and minimize loss potential.

  • Leverage technology and analytics to drive pricing/hedging as well as idea generation

  • Understand market drivers (of those markets in which involved), market moves, and the numbers behind it all, as well as cross-asset implications

  • Exhibit sound judgment under pressure and maintain composure through challenging trading environments

  • Know the implications of events on the entire trading desk, anticipate market outcomes; Outperform the market and competition through thorough understanding of fundamental and technical aspects of market

  • Understand drivers of relevant markets and establish a high degree of competence with clients around executing trades

  • Engage others in active dialogue; Drive group involvement; build active collaboration with and trust of clients and internal constituencies;


  • Minimum 4-5 years of trading experience in rates market.

  • Ability to discuss in detail your knowledge of the current market (including trends)

  • Have the ability to balance analytical and technical skill set with proven instinct

  • Ability to discuss in detail your understanding of the entire landscape: knowledge of the client's sector and client's specific business needs and limitations. Deep understanding of client-specific nuances and leverages that help deliver more value to clients and the firm.

  • Ability to discuss in detail your understanding of the various market variables and their impacts on products (pricing, flows etc.)

  • Ability to communicate concepts and ideas, both verbally and via documentation, and be able to defend their validity and target messages to different audiences.

  • Ability to talk in detail your understanding of how to build a strong talent pipeline; identifies and works to retain strong performers.

Bank of America is an equal opportunities employer.

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87/2 WIRELESS RD, Bangkok, 10330