Business Development Manager

Jump Crypto

Jump Crypto

Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Jump Trading Group is committed to world class research. We empower exceptional talents in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science to seek scientific boundaries, push through them, and apply cutting edge research to global financial markets. Our culture is unique. Constant innovation requires fearlessness, creativity, intellectual honesty, and a relentless competitive streak. We believe in winning together and unlocking unique individual talent by incenting collaboration and mutual respect. At Jump, research outcomes drive more than superior risk adjusted returns. We design, develop, and deploy technologies that change our world, fund start-ups across industries, and partner with leading global research organizations and universities to solve problems.

We are seeking a dynamic and results-driven Business Development Manager to join our European proprietary trading business. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in expanding our trading operations, identifying new business opportunities, and building strategic partnerships. This role requires a deep understanding of financial markets, excellent networking skills, and a proven track record in business development.

What you'll do:

  • Drive the growth of Jump’s core EMEA trading business.
  • Research and present business opportunities to internal stakeholders.
  • Provide input into the design and implementation of multi-faceted business strategy.
  • Partner with Quantitative Research Teams to leverage Jump Trading’s world class strategy generation capabilities across multiple products and asset classes.
  • Establish yourself as the go-to person in your designated areas for research, business, operations, technology, and leadership teams.
  • Build and manage internal and external relationships to deliver complex projects and support the pursuit of significant revenue growth.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, regulatory changes, and technological advancements in the trading sector.
  • Further enhance important relationships with exchanges, regulators, industry organisations, prime brokers, and infrastructure providers.
  • Represent Jump Trading at external events, conferences, meetings as required to build business.
  • Explore and manage relevant ventures and strategic partnerships.
  • Analyse competitive landscape and industry developments to inform business strategies.
  • Other duties as assigned or needed.

Skills you’ll need:

  • Commercially minded, entrepreneurial, proven business developer.
  • At least seven years of experience in Futures, Equities, Emerging Markets or Commodities in either sales, trading, operational, support or another role.
  • Strong understanding of financial products/markets, trading strategies, and regulatory environment in EMEA.
  • Working knowledge of relevant exchanges, venues, and trading protocols.
  • Experience within a top tier Investment bank, quantitative trading firm, broker, exchange, or vendor.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects in parallel through to successful completion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; an ability to communicate both technical and business content effectively.
  • A degree in a relevant subject with high academic achievements.
  • Reliable and predictable availability.

Benefits include:

  • Private Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Travel Medical Insurance
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Group Life Assurance and Income Protection Schemes
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Parking and Commuter Benefits