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Fixed Income Trader – Africa

Top tier Investment bank

This is a Front-Office-Roles position in Johannesburg posted March 13, 2013.

• The company will only look at candidates who have no less than SEVEN years working experience of which no less than THREE years should have been spent in a similar role.
• The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a proven ability in fixed income trading with an already established client distribution network.
• A good command of English, both written and verbal, is a requirement of the role.

• The main purpose of the role will be to grow and develop foreign, regional (cross border) and local fixed income deal flow and grow trading commission revenue of the Securities Group across Africa.
• Candidate will be primarily trading Bonds but also some T-Bills and CP’s (Commercial Papers).
• Trading flow from Institutional and Corporate clients

• The following will be included in the employment contract and will serve as the primary basis for performance reviews:
• Identify and engage with prospective clients to grow fixed income client base.
• Manage and grow foreign, regional and local deal flow.
• Communicate fixed income trading ideas to clients.
• Grow fixed income trading market share.
• Maintain client database of current and prospective clients, including information about organisational structures, holdings, fund mandates and sizes.
• Build and maintain excellent relationships with clients.

• The primary office is currently located in Johannesburg.
• By the nature of the group travel will be required from any staff member of the company from time to time

• The company will make an employment offer on an annual cost to company basis. This is reviewed annually.
• Structuring requests will be entertained where these are legal and reasonable in view of the position.
• The salary for this particular position will be dependent on the technical skills and experience of the successful candidate.

• The potential career growth opportunity for the successful candidate would be to become the Head of Fixed Income – responsible for the overall leadership, growth and management of the Securities fixed income functions across the Group.

CONTACT – or +27 12 667 2912

Skills Required

  • TrackrecordintradingBonds
  • T-BillsandCP’s(CommercialPapers).

How to Apply

Please apply online, or forward a copy of your resume to