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Partnering with Bright Network who will be leading our screening process. You will be contacted directly by them to complete this application process for this graduate scheme.
Main purpose of the role:
BGC Partners is offering a brilliant opportunity for graduates to start a career as a Graduate Broker through our graduate programme.
Starting in August 2020 this 12 Month rotational programme will give you an in depth experience of multiple asset classes, within the company. The role will enable a highly motivated individual to gain hands on experience of how the desks function, what is required in the role as a Junior Broker and will allow you to gain a comprehensive understanding of a range of products and asset classes.
During the programme you will be required to undertake and pass your CISI: Capital Market exams. Being Securities, UK Financial Regulation and Derivatives.
After a comprehensive technical training plan; giving you all of the required knowledge to be an effective Broker, you will join a rotation scheme giving you comprehensive exposure to multiple asset classes. These include Credit, Interest Rates, Foreign Exchange, ETFs, Equities and Commodities. As part of the rotation you will gain exposure to the culture of not only BGC Partners but also their subsidiary firms including Aurel, RP Martin & GFI Group. After successful completion of the rotation scheme you will be given the opportunity to apply for a permanent position on the available desk and firm.
As a Graduate Broker your key responsibilities on the desk will cover the following:
Assisting the team by calculating prices
Interacting with customers
Attending and contributing to team meetings to develop your knowledge of the marketplace relevant to your specific desk.
As a valued member of the desk, you will be given the opportunity to liaise and build the relationships with our existing client base and new customers alike. The exposure you're granted will extend through London and the rest of the world. To succeed in this role you will need to be able to work in a team, think quickly under pressure, be able to build long term relationships both internally and externally and have a head for numbers.
As a trusted partner to our customers, the role of a broker is valued highly. The insight into the market along with the execution services you provide will enable you to build a successful career in one of the most vibrant and exciting sectors of the global financial markets. For a broker, no two days are ever the same.
What we look for:
A passion for working in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative trading floor environment
A head for numbers - need to perform basic maths quickly and confidently
Driven and ambitious demeanour
A natural communicator - both written and verbal - building relationships
Strong evidence of teamwork and the ability to thrive in a team setting
Results-focused and hard working
Personal and professional integrity
Good attention to detail
Proactivity and punctuality
Prior experience working in banking or at a financial institution is beneficial, but not essential
Resilient and adaptable character
Applications for this programme are screened on a first-come first served basis so we strongly recommend getting your application in early.