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PIMCO is seeking to recruit an EM local and External Trader/Portfolio Manager for its London office to augment the existing emerging markets (“EM”) portfolio management effort. The Portfolio Manager would specialize in both trading of EM local markets and hard currency debt, and be responsible for trading and portfolio management strategies, structuring portfolios, client servicing, marketing, trade execution, and coordination of information flows. PIMCO’s EM portfolio is approximately $80 billion in assets. The position requires good general knowledge of portfolio/risk management and sovereign credit, as well as an expert understanding of both local and hard currency trading. Trading volume is high and the ability to be able to multitask effectively is essential to the role. This position requires substantial experience of portfolio/risk management and a sound understanding of emerging markets debt.
Execute transactions in fixed income securities and their derivative instruments, such as EM local and sovereign debt, interest rate swaps and credit default swaps
Responsible for making recommendations on relative value, security and instrument selection
Combine market knowledge with macroeconomic and country analysis to generate strategies and trading recommendations across PIMCO portfolios firm wide
Attend country presentations and roadshows to develop deeper understanding of country fundamentals
Assist with daily portfolio maintenance and rebalancing processes
Other Personal Characteristics
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