Associate Fixed Income Trader

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Date: 9 Jul 2024

Location: London, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Associate Fixed Income Trader

Contract Type: Permanent

Working style: Hybrid 50% home/office based

Closing date: 24th July 2024


We are currently looking for an Associate Fixed Income Trader to join Royal London Asset Management in our Trading Team. You will execute across various asset classes, specifically in Fixed Income, FX & ETD markets, in the most appropriate way to achieve Best Execution for clients. 


This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic graduate to sit amongst an experienced team of Traders and grow and develop in the role.


About the role


  • Execution of Fixed Income orders across credit, rates FX and ETD products to provide optimum trading outcomes for clients.
  • Ensure all orders are executed in a logical, risk-controlled manner with a high sensitivity to fiduciary responsibilities and ensuring we achieve Best Execution.
  • Develop SME and a good understanding of chosen asset classes to improve execution outcomes for Clients and add value across the investment process.
  • Develop a good understanding and ability to trade other non-core markets (Eg Derivs, FX etc)
  • To provide value-add feedback to Portfolio Managers including colour on relative value situations, trade ideas, events, macro themes.


About you


  • Experience/knowledge of Fixed Income trading of FX/ETD products.
  • Strong Data/Analytical skills (ideally Python, VBA, PowerBI)
  • Relevant trading experience in Fixed Income products.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under pressure within a fast-paced environment and execute high volumes of trades in different regions and products simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated experience of delivering process improvement, building scalable processes and increasing desk efficiencies.
  • Excellent collaborator, able to work with a wide range of personnel and teams to support the business proactively.


About Royal London Asset Management


Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), part of the Royal London Group, is one of the UK's leading fund management companies working with a wide range of clients across the globe to achieve their investment goals. Our long-term, client-driven focus means that we have a long-standing commitment to responsible investment. We act as responsible stewards of our clients’ capital, exercising their rights and influencing positive change.


Our People Promise to our colleagues is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This is underpinned by our Spirit of Royal London values; Empowered, Trustworthy, Collaborate, Achieve. 


We've always been proud to reward employees by offering great workplace benefits such as 28 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, an up to 14% employer matching pension scheme and private medical insurance. You can see all our benefits here - Our Benefits  


Inclusion, diversity and belonging 


We’re an Inclusive employer. We celebrate and value different backgrounds and cultures across Royal London. Our diverse people and perspectives give us a range of skills which are recognised and respected – whatever their background. 




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