Director - Forex Strategy

Date: 18-Mar-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Mizuho

We are recruiting for a Director for Forex Strategy within our Europe Treasury Department


Profile Summary

•    Provide competent market related commentary and currency strategy to internal and external clients and support ETD to develop trading businesses and enhance the presence of Mizuho Bank.
•    Contribute to expand Corporate and Financial Institution business by providing presentations and skilled reports of FX market(EM currency mainly).
•    Maintain and develop current and potential relationships with ETD and the relevant department’s clients by providing FX strategy based on the fundamental analysis and generate profitable opportunities. 
•    Provide ETD staffs with not only fundamental analysis but also other economic phenomenon to support their sales and trading business.


Duties and Responsibilities


•    Development and maintenance of FEG client relationships to maximise profitable foreign exchange and money market business opportunities by providing various fundamental analysis and currency strategies (EM currency mainly).
•    Provision of fundamental analysis to client base ensuring high standards of service and customer satisfaction. 
•    Communicate and co-operate with other ETD groups, business promotion groups, branches and affiliates in to maximise cross-sales opportunity and identify new business targets.
•    Share information within FEG and across other Groups within ETD to enhance all staff’s knowledge of economics.
•    Seek opportunities to appear on the media for higher Mizuho’s presence.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

•    Broad and thorough knowledge of macro, economic analysis. 
•    Good written and verbal communication skills in both English and Japanese
•    Excellent presentation skills to create impressive materials and deliver clear, interesting and persuasive messages, actively considering the expectations, interest and nature of the audience
•    Good written and verbal communication skills

At Mizuho we are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community that we operate in and from all ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, beliefs, gender identities and disabilities.  

If you require more information about our equal opportunities policy or wish to discuss any accessibility requirements or reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team – and we will be happy to help. 




Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management. 

With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial 
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