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Experienced Business Operations

Receptionist

London

As an integral part of our Business Operations team, you will be responsible for looking after Front of House in our new London office. You will have the opportunity to develop and implement procedures and really make this role your own, you will work closely with the Office and Facilities Manager on a range of office operations duties. This role will work on a shift pattern of either 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm.

Who we are:

Optiver is a tech-driven trading firm and leading global market maker. As one of the oldest market making institutions, we are a trusted partner of 50+ exchanges across the globe. Our mission is to constantly improve the market by injecting liquidity, providing accurate pricing, increasing transparency and acting as a stabilising force no matter the market conditions. With a focus on continuous improvement, we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets for everyone who participates.

As one of the world’s major financial centres, London was selected as the home of Optiver’s FX trading business, our UK-focused Institutional Trading Team and rapidly growing commodities trading arm of the business. Established in 2019, Optiver’s London office is quickly growing as a key player in the FX market. With its position in England’s capital city bridging European, Asian and American time zones, Optiver London embraces a truly global mindset. And it’s no wonder why. London is one of the most diverse cities in the world, comprising more than 270 nationalities and 300 languages. With some of the best museums, a thriving international restaurant scene and bustling high streets, there’s no better place to become a citizen of the world. 

What you’ll do:

Front of House

  • Maintain the reception area, ensuring it is ready for guest arrival
  • Meet and greet all guests and preparing welcome gifts when required
  • Prepare new joiners packs
  • Booking in and tracking all guests
  • Serving guests refreshments
  • Managing access passes for all visitors and contractors
  • Providing a handover for security when required
  • Managing the reception calendar
  • Managing the visitor process for all interoffice visits
  • Keeping the Reception wiki up to date

Other Duties Include:

  • Setting up meeting rooms ready for the next meeting
  • Switchboard
  • Organising the massage clinic
  • Managing post, deliveries and couriers
  • Ordering office stock
  • Assisting with team overflow and holiday cover
  • Ordering staff gifts

 Who you are:

  • Prior reception/administrative experience, ideally in a trading environment
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and conscientious
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethics and ability to contribute to the wider team
  • Highly detail oriented and organised with the ability to multitask

What you’ll get:

Optiver’s London office is the location of our foreign exchange trading business and a growing hub for our commodity trading business. You will be part of a well-established and high-performing global firm whilst experiencing the excitement that comes from a growing operation. As our London operations grows there is a real opportunity to make a huge impact and take us and your career to a new level. We offer a supportive environment for you to perform at your best.

Some of our key benefits Include:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • 27 paid vacation days, plus all UK public holidays
  • Daily breakfast and lunch
  • Home to office commute covered
  • 50% paid gym subscription  
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to conferences and continuous training/development
  • International transfer opportunities

How to apply:

Apply directly via the form below and please provide us with a CV and letter of motivation in English. Should there be a potential match, a member of our team will reach out sooner rather than later. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to reach out to [email protected].

When applying for a role with Optiver UK Limited, the recruitment process is run via our Optiver global recruitment team. The personal data you will submit as part of the recruitment process may be processed in the UK, US and the Netherlands. By continuing with your application you hereby consent to your personal data being processed in these locations. More information on how Optiver processes your personal data can be found in our Privacy Policy.

As an intentionally flat organisation, we believe that great ideas and impact can come from everyone. We are passionate about empowering individuals and creating diverse teams that thrive. Every person at Optiver should feel included, valued and respected, because we believe our best work is done together. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is hardwired through every stage of our hiring process. We encourage applications from candidates from any and all backgrounds, and we welcome requests for reasonable adjustments during the process to ensure that you can best demonstrate your abilities.

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