Financial Institutions Sales Director

Date: 06-May-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Mizuho

We are currently recruiting for a Director for the Foreign Exchange Group / Financial Institutions Sales Desk


Profile Summary

•    Achieve profit target, by approaching actively FI clients like Central Banks, Supra Nationals, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Banks and Asset Managers, providing them with market information and solution proposals with a wide range of treasury products based on a series of clients’ analysis and provide the best service for customers with consideration of profitability and business promotion.
•    Materialize cross asset sales working together with Rates Sales team of Mizuho International Plc.
•    Develop new instruments and take leadership to on board new clients in collaboration with RMs to diversify and strengthen the foundation of our business.
•    Manage performance of teams and individual members in collaboration with Head of FI Sales Desk.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategy and Target Achievement]
-    Understand the strategies and policies laid out in the Group business plan
-    Create business plan and build business based on the plan with entrepreneurship 
-    Share information within the Group and across other Groups within ETD and other centres of global markets company.
-    Achieve individual targets as agreed with Group Head

[Business Promotion]
-    Provide treasury products and service to clients with high standards of service for customer satisfaction
-    Materialize cross asset sales working together with Rates Sales team of Mizuho International Plc.
-    Communicate and co-operate well with market-making desks to secure consistent and competitive pricing for clients
-    Maintain close relationship with RMs to build and expand business
-    Research, development and introduce new products and new clients

-    Control credit risk for FI clients appropriately along with agreements
-    Produce deal tickets and process the deals into systems correctly
-    Prepare reports regularly (daily, weekly, monthly and yearly) upon request



Qualifications, Skills and Experience

-    Broad Fixed Income products knowledge (especially Rates Products), essential.
-    Macro Economic Knowledge
-    Solution Sales Skills, essential.
-    Skills to create business plan and build business based on the plan, essential
-    Skills to build strong relationship, essential.
-    Generic understanding of eFX market structure including major venues and client execution methods, essential
-    Good written and verbal communication skills, essential. 
-    Precise operation skills, essential.
-    Data analysis skills, desirable

We champion a flexible work environment, as we understand the need for people to meet other commitments or simply strike a good work-life balance.  As such, we are happy to talk flexible working for this role such as reduced working hours.  The role will also include homeworking.  

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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