Prime Services & Prime Derivatives Negotiator AVP Glasgow Banking

Bruin Financial

Ref: 32943
Associate GCS Prime Services and Prime Derivatives Services (PDS) Negotiator based in Glasgow with Hybrid working

GCS is a global team primarily responsible for the negotiation and execution of master trading documentation for the bank’s client-facing Markets business.

ideal Entry level or Associate role with Training and Career advancement on offer with a leading Global Banking Group 

The Role:

  • Responsible for drafting, negotiating and executing various master trading documentation in support of the  Prime Services, Exchange Traded Derivatives, OTC Clearing, Intermediation, Securities Financing Transaction and Securitised Products businesses.
  • The negotiator will be involved in managing global projects, providing guidance to junior team members, actively contributing to the team’s knowledge base and knowledge share with other members of the team and foster a strong risk and control environment.

Key Accountabilities
Draft, negotiate and execute capital markets contract documentation with an assigned portfolio of counterparties (e.g. ISDA Master Agreement and Credit Support Agreements, Global Master Repurchase Agreement, Global Master Securities Lending Agreement, Futures Agreement, OTC Clearing Agreement, Intermediation Agreement and any ancillary agreements)

  • Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory and documentation risk controls and adhere to associated guidelines and procedures
  • Maintain up-to-date, working knowledge of the products covered and applicable regulations
  • Support team members in managing negotiations with clients, including sharing know-how on possible approaches, drafting of variations and working closely with Markets lawyers on issues associated with those variations 


  • Establish and maintain strong partnership with relevant internal stakeholders (e.g. Sales, Trading, Credit Risk, Compliance and Operations) to ensure seamless completion of requests
  • Assist with ad hoc projects (both regulatory driven and otherwise) and successfully manage them to completion

Candidate Profile

  • Team player with ability to work autonomously and with others
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, organizational, analytical and time management skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Motivated individual with initiative and the ability to continue to learn, interpret and adapt to change, and with good work ethics


  • Demonstrates commitment to diversity and respect for the individual

  Bachelor’s degree or educational equivalent

  • Experience with a financial services firm or law firm or Big 4 Accountancy Firm 
  • Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Paralegal experience with some exposure to financial services  / commercial contracts 


Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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