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Bond Trader

Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
The Trader is responsible for managing the South African trading book risk, in coordination with the London Rates trading team and South Africa Markets team. The overall objective of this role is to ensure that the book delivers on budgeted revenues, and to co-ordinate with key stakeholders to develop the South African trading franchise in the rates business.
- Oversee some of the trading book, generate revenues and manage risk for the respective business
- Coordinate with Sales, Research and other teams across Markets and the broader business
- Establish and maintain key relationships to deliver trades to the desk
- Anticipate client demand in the respective product/market
- Coordinate with desk analysts as needed and with sales to develop the franchise
- Work in close partnership with functions such as Legal, Compliance, Market and Credit Risk, Audit, Finance and Operations in order to ensure appropriate governance and control infrastructure
- Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citi, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behaviour, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency
- Obtain and maintain all registrations and licenses which are required for your role, within the appropriate timeframe
- Relevant experience in a related role
- Knowledge of respective products and clients
- Required licensing and registrations as applicable
- Advance analytical and numerical competency
- Ability to analyse and pitch situations and determine suitable counterparties
- Knowledge of Bloomberg, booking systems, trading protocol, closing technicalities
- Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience

Job Family Group:
Institutional Trading

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Time Type:
Full time

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