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BBVA Head of Equity Derivatives Sales Asia in Hong Kong


Deadline for applying:


Red Exterior - BBVA Red Exterior de oficinas - 9901

What are we looking for?

Your experience

Level of complexity and risk involved:

Position requires at its heart a high level of understanding of the commercial activity in the region, not only equity but cross asset class.

Thorough approach to sales strategy and management control processes.

Ability to review and improve existing process through comprehensive planning.

Skills knowledge, abilities/Competencies:

More than 10 years' experience working in the equity markets industry

High level education

Strong interpersonal skills, confident, excellent communication and presentation skills.

High degree proactive behavior, creativity, and accuracy

High dedication to the team and the bank.

Reliable and trustable.

High level of integrity.

Management Responsibilities:

Strong leadership to motivate and create momentum in the team

Build up strong team spirit through empowerment, transparency, and inspiring vision.

Recognition and development of talent.

Maintain successful cooperation with persons from different hierarchy levels and different units.

Ensure adherence of the team to compliance and regulatory matters at all time


About the job

Lead the development of the Equity Derivatives Sales activities in Asia, concentrating mainly in the coverage of Private Bank Networks of Banks in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Key responsibilities:

Define the vision and strategic direction of the equity derivatives Asia sales unit;

Ensure adequate management controls and adherence to the BankĀ“s policies and guidelines at all time;

Organise and manage the activity in order to achieve revenue target;

Identify opportunities that could increase revenues and implement them in agreement with management;

Optimise the activity to enable cost efficiencies, reduction of operational risk, and scalability of the activity

Lead and setup the team to create momentum, team spirit, and the achievement of targets

Coordinate the activity with peers, both within the department as well front to back to ensure consistency and achievement of common goals;

Ensure adherence of the team to compliance, regulatory, internal policies and guidelines at all time

Key Tasks:

Monitor daily risk arising from the activity;

Analyse revenue and performance on a regular basis;

Report to direct management on risk, performance, strategy, and also potential issues;

Support management as and when required;

Actively interact with trading teams to align strategic approach and activity;

Responsible for obtaining the approval to distribute Equity Derivatives products from the different relevant internal departments and committees (Risk, Compliance, etc.)

Monitor markets, competitors, to identify trends and opportunities;

Participate in the development of the technological platform to increase digitalisation towards clients and front to back processes;

Collaborate with support functions on projects that enable the bank to optimise and develop the activity;

Maintain an efficient working environment within the team through leadership

Ensure adequate staffing of the team at all time to reach the given targets

Be proactive in developing a culture of compliance and integrity in the team

Working at BBVA

BBVA is a global company with over 160 years of history present in 30 countries with over 79 million customers. We are more than 125,000 professionals working in multidisciplinary and diverse teams.

At BBVA, we are ahead of the transformation that is taking place in the banking sector, challenging the status quo, to make life easier to our customers.

Being part of BBVA means developing your career in one of the most innovative companies in finance.

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We started out with the spirit of helping others make the best financial decisions. That spirit remains with us today and encourages us to keep moving forward, prioritizing innovation and digital transformation so that we can put the opportunities of this new era within everyone's reach.


At BBVA, we believe that having a diverse workforce makes us a better bank. We are proud to be a company that prioritizes diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities , regardless of the race, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, religion or sexual orientation of our employees and collaborators.

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