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OptiverTrader Assistant (Wholesale team)

Application deadline 07-06-2015


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07-06-2015 (For Past)


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Eager to start your career in the dynamic world of finance and trading? Do you have an academic degree, are you passionate about financial markets and do you enjoy working with complex data? If you are ready to become the key link between our traders and our external parties, then you might be our new Wholesale Trader Assistant in our Wholesale Trading Team.

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What you'll do

As our new Wholesale Trader Assistant you will be part of our Wholesale Trading Team. Within a highly competitive and fast changing environment, right on the trading floor, you will act as the key link between our traders and our external counterparties. You will be responsible for managing large amounts of data, structuring trading sheets and crossing trades. You will not only assist the traders, but you will also lead small projects to improve our trading activities. In order to successfully do this, we will give you the opportunity to obtain certificates from various exchanges.

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What you'll need

  • an academic degree;
  • advanced knowledge of Excel;
  • experience with VBA is a plus;
  • excellent communication and teamwork skills;
  • strong affinity for financial markets;
  • a numbers-orientated character;
  • excellent numerical and analytical skills;
  • the ability to work in an accurate and structured way under pressure.
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What you'll get

Optiver is above all a state of mind. We are looking for you when you believe in daily improvement, when you like to be seriously rewarded for your performance and when you easily adapt to change and enjoy some humour and fun.

To be concrete, we offer you an excellent remuneration. But we also offer you great secondary benefits such as fully paid first-class commuting expenses, a premium-free pension, attractive profit sharing structure, relocation packages, training opportunities, discounts on health insurance, breakfast and lunch facilities, sports and leisure activities, Friday afternoon drinks and even weekly in-house chair massages.

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We are 350 highly educated professionals from over 30 different countries that work at Optiver in Amsterdam. We aim to be unrivalled in our industry, by being talented, creative and result driven. And it doesn't matter how we dress or what we believe in, as long as we exceed our and each others expectations.

If you are ready to apply, and we hope you are, apply directly via the button below for the position of Wholesale Trader Assistant. Please provide us with a CV and letter of motivation in English. Applications without a letter of motivation will not be reviewed. When we think the 'magic' is there, you will hear from us sooner than you expect.

N.B. If you are selected to proceed to the next round for the position of Wholesale Trader Assistant you will be required to take an online assessment and a numerical test.

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