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2 days ago   Jobs Offers   Nairobi   75 views

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Location: Nairobi

Job Description/RequirementsAreyou outgoing, enthuastic and a highly motivated professional with agenuine interest in financial markets and looking for an opportunity tobuild a career in a fast-paced environment? If yes, The Co-operativeBank of Kenya "The Kingdom Bank" is the ideal place that will give youan opportunity to grow and develop an exciting career that will allowyou to utilize your knowledge of the treasury functions, the foreignexchange functions, banking services, financial sector and all keyrelevant stakeholders.Reporting to Head of Treasury, the roleholder will be responsible for Foreign Exchange functions of positionmanagement and income generation as well as Unit strategy developmentand implementation in liaison with the Head of Trading Desk.The roleThe successful jobholder will be expected to:Develop,document and implement the Treasury trading strategy on all currencypairs traded based on fundamental and technical analysis in liaison withHead of Trading Desk.Manage the bank's FX position while monitoring statutory and internal limits.Carry out market survey and intelligence to establish market expectations on trends for key currency pairs.Trade in Foreign Exchange to achieve budget foreign exchange revenue.Meet customer needs on all currency transactionsManage all Inter-Bank Foreign Exchange trading unit activities ensuring all procedures and policies are followed.Actively contribute to improvements in quality/efficiency of treasury products delivery processes.Handle position and profit reconciliations in liaison with Market Risk, finance and back office departments.Support the training program of Trainee & Junior dealers in the unitQualifications, Skills & AttributesThe successful jobholder will be required to possess the following qualifications: -A Bachelor's degree in any Business related field, mathematics or engineeringAtleast four (4) years of general banking experience, with at least aminimum of 2 years in direct foreign exchange and money market tradingand treasury operationsBe a Certified Foreign Exchange and Money market Dealer (ACI) and in possession of ACI dealing certification.Good knowledge of risk management and its application to financial markets.Thorough knowledge of the end-to end processes of Treasury products and services.Experience in using FX trading platforms.Analytical skills and excellent flair for numbers.Good negotiation skills and an Excellent Team Player.Goodunderstanding of micro and macroeconomics to interpret likely currencyand interest rate trends both locally and on international markets.Knowledge of Local and international market events and their likely impact on currency and interest ratesHow to apply:Ifyou are confident that you fit the role and person profile and you arekeen to add value to your career then please forward your applicationletter enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae tojobs@co-opbank.co.keindicating the job reference numberFXD/FSD/2021by4th August, 2021.We are an equal opportunity employer.

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