Currency Traders / Forex Dealers Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013

About Us
We are one of the largest banks on the continent with a presence in 19 countries in Africa and fully fledged subsidiaries in all the major global financial centers including London, New York and Paris.
Having commenced our operations in 1948, we currently have 800 branches and 8 Million customers worldwide with a consolidated balance sheet size in excess of USD 25 Billion.

In line with our projected expansion strategy in the country, we are seeking dynamic, experienced and best-in-class people to join our Kenyan subsidiary team and hereby invite applications for the following exciting positions-

Currency Traders / Dealers

The Role

Reporting to the Country Treasurer, your main responsibilities will involve:
  • Deepening the bank’s Foreign Exchange (FX) trading position both at the local and regional/international levels for visibility and profitability;
  • Managing the bank’s FX position while monitoring statutory and internal limits;
  • Marketing FX Spot transactions and their variants to a diverse client base and to provide these clients with innovative solutions;
  • Trade Local currency against US dollars and  select cross currencies;
  • Advise FX and cross rates for bank wide usage;
  • Meeting customer needs on all currency transactions.
The Person
  • A good first degree in Economics or any business related discipline. A Master’s degree in Finance or some other business-related discipline and/or professional qualification will be an added advantage;
  • ACI Dealing Certification  and experience in Currencies Trading would  be an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a first class bank,3 of which should be in Currency Trading;
  • Good understanding of the Kenyan and Global economy
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Local and International Foreign exchange market
  • Strong analytical skills and trading skills;
  • Good Customer Service/Relationship Management
  • Superior negotiation skills
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