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Derivatives Trader

Date:  26-Jan-2023

Brussels, BE, 1040


Degroof Petercam is a leader in Belgium for Stock Options and Incentives Plans (SOIP) for numerous Belgian companies. Stock options-based compensations allow companies to manage efficiently employees' variable remuneration. Our services include the structuring, pricing and associated hedging of these equity options.
To continue our growth strategy, we are looking for a Derivatives Trader.

Your Position

You are a member of the team taking care of trading, hedging, pricing and administration of Stock Option Plans for Belgian companies. You will be dealing with the trading, risk and management aspects of these equity options to serve the clients of the desk efficiently and control the risks. Your role is a real opportunity to understand all aspects of the business. You will collaborate with the different experts in-house.
You will deal with:

  • Pricing and launch of options (linked to plans)
  • Following up on the hedging of the overall position
  • Constantly improving your framework
  • Coordination with the Back Office/Middle Office for the creation of the different options in the system of the bank 
  • Interfacing with the Sales/Relationship Officers as well as with the Risk Management
  • Checking that new products fits within the Front Office set up and the risk framework of the bank
  • Contact with clients 

Your Profile

  • You have a master’s degree in in (applied) sciences such as mathematics, physics, engineering or in financial markets but with an IT background
  • You have excellent programming skills (Python primarily as well as VBA) or in other functional programming languages
  • You are stress resistant and flexible
  • You have analytical skills and a well-developed curiosity
  • You have a relevant trading experience in 'derivatives' and, a solid understanding of financial markets is a pre-requisite 
  • You take initiative, are pro-active and have the ability to work independently
  • You are a team player 
  • You communicate fluently in English, as well as in Dutch or French 

Our offer

Degroof Petercam is big enough and small enough to matter since we are independent, operate internationally and have different métiers under one roof. 
Entrepreneurship is our DNA, expertise is our fuel. You will become part of a company with highly skilled, talented and passionate experts that aim for nothing less than excellence. 
The impact of our work goes beyond profit by looking at business from a broader perspective, challenging those who want to intellectually. In addition to our fascinating work environment, we also offer: 

  •  Green mobility plan with a focus on flexibility and sustainability
  •  A broad offer of learning & development programs including a Degroof Petercam Summer Academy for both professional and personal goals. 
  •  An attractive and market conform compensation package 
  •  Flexible working hours & teleworking 
  •  An Employee Social Engagement Program 
  •  Access to the same Private Banking Expertise as our clients

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