Friday, 5 October 2012

I&M Bank Foreign Exchange Trading Manager Job in Kenya

I&M Bank is seeking to recruit qualified individuals for the following position:

Foreign Exchange Trading Manager
To provide leadership and accountability in management of the staff and all activities relating to Foreign exchange trading in the Bank’s Treasury.

Job Summary:
To provide leadership and accountability in management of the staff and all activities relating to Foreign exchange trading in the Bank’s Treasury.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Manager – Foreign Exchange Trading reports to the Head of Treasury and is directly responsible for:
  • Undertaking Foreign exchange trading activities in the SPOT and FORWARD market and managing open currency positions in line with internal policies and Central Bank of Kenya regulations.
  • Training upcoming dealers and entrants into the dealing room on foreign exchange trading.
  • Analyzing currency markets and devising trading strategies that generate value to customers and the bank.
  • Relationship management on behalf of the bank with Local and International counterparts.
  • Responsible for delivering the financial target objectives for the respective income streams attributed to the foreign currency trading function.
  • Principal liaison point between Treasury Front office, Risk Middle office and Head of settlements for all Inter-bank foreign exchange transactions, positions and reports.
  • Timely preparation of periodic Management information reports and analysis of trading data.
Personal Skills/Attributes:
An articulate person of good Integrity with good spoken and written communication skills able to express themselves clearly and present concise and accurate reports within defined deadlines.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • A minimum of a University Degree in a Business or Finance related discipline; Possession of the ACI Dealing certificate is a definite advantage.
  • A minimum of 4 years in active treasury environment as a foreign exchange dealer.
  • Excellent MS Excel worksheet computation skills and good knowledge of MS OFFICE suite.
  • A good knowledge of international markets and trading trends plus ability to analyse local and global economic trends
  • The environment is a modern dealing room set up equipped with Real time trading consoles that access global markets and a risk management system and the optimal management of these systems requires an experienced hands on person with requisite skills.
  • In addition to Foreign exchange trading skills, an operational understanding of SWIFT is necessary.
If you meet the above requirements, send your application together with a comprehensive curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, present position, contact and names of three referees. 
Your application should reach the address indicated hereunder on or before Friday 21st September, 2012. 
Please quote reference number followed by the position applied for in the application

The Human Resources Manager
I&M Bank Limited
I & M Tower, Kenyatta Avenue
P.O Box 30238 – 00100, 

Or email:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

I&M Bank is an equal opportunity employer

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