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Trade Support, Securities & FX Operations Analyst

Paço de Arcos, PT, 2770-131

Job ID: 11888 

We are looking for a passionate and service minded person to join our innovative team. This is an opportunity for you to join an interesting and forward-thinking environment, where you will work on solving operational situations with key stakeholders across the world.

In today’s world, change is the one thing you can count on. But whatever the future brings, our customers remain at the heart of everything we do.


That’s where you come in. Working with committed colleagues in an exciting, forward-thinking environment, you’ll contribute to meet our customers’ changing needs.


We aim to be courageous and explorative in our approach to innovating better ways of delivering banking services – anytime, anywhere. This means you’ll have many opportunities to learn and grow as you build your career with us. Will you contribute to make a difference in creating great customer experiences?

About this opportunity

You’ll join Securities & FX Operations, where we are responsible for all trades after execution until settlement. We foresee that trade volumes will increase over the next years, and new regulation making deadline even more crucial. Therefore we seek to continue our work with using data to optimize and automate processes to ensure scalability. We have high aspirations in the post-trade space and are working on implementing new strategic initiatives surrounding the life cycle of a trade across various asset class types - in which you will have an important role.  


What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide support and maintain a close relationship with the trading teams (Equity and Bonds).
  • Ensure timely matching of trades in CTM (block and allocation).
  • Liaise with counterparties and trading about mismatches and ensure fast resolution.
  • Communicate clearly with the front and back-office teams to ensure operational excellence.
  • Monitor performance of counterparties and build relationships.
  • Work closely with the business units to on-board new clients into the trade flow.
  • Identify continuous improvements to optimise the processing of trades as required.
  • make sure changes and new procedures are documented.
  • participate projects as required.

The team consists of highly skilled and committed people with various backgrounds. We are located at Christiansbro, Copenhagen but you will be working from Lisbon.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the four key values that guide us in being at our best. We imagine that you enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You’re enthusiastic, willing to speak up – even when it’s difficult – and committed to empowering others.


As a person we expect you to:

  • be service minded and have strong problem solving skills.
  • adapt quickly to changes and are able to take responsibility for developing your own skills.
  • great team-oriented able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • be innovative and forward-thinking.

We expect that you have +2 years’ experience within a financial industry operations or trading function. Good written and spoken English is a requirement, as the job is in an international environment. You are motivated for taking initiative and not afraid to speak up. Good time management skills with the ability to cope with deadlines and multiple tasks. Prior use of Simcorp Dimension, CTM, ALERT and SWIFT (tieto) would be good, however this is not a prerequisite. 


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

At Nordea, we recruit from the widest possible pool and hire the best person for the job. Because diversity makes us stronger. And once you are on board, you will find that we offer equal opportunities to everyone.

Submit your application no later than 31/08/2022.

For more information about the position, please contact Christian Wennerberg: or Anthony Borval:

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Department:  Administration / Back Office / Support

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