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Head of Cash Equities – Africa

Boutique Investment Bank

This is a Front-Office-Roles position in Johannesburg posted May 16, 2012.

Our client a niche Investment Bank is looking for a Head of Cash Equities – Africa to join them in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The candidate will manage the strategic direction and continued growth of the cash equities business across Africa.

Management level experience in either an international financial services role or similar organization
Leadership experience with proven ability in sales and business development
Good command of English, both written and verbal
Experience in Frontier/Emerging Markets

Entail the leadership, growth and management of the Group’s cash equities business in Africa. To be rated as the cash equity business in Africa and start the process for the development of other sophisticated equity products (derivatives, SB&L etc)

The following will be included in the employment contract and will serve as the primary basis for performance reviews
Manage the strategic direction and growth of the cash equities business (local and international) across Africa with full responsibility for revenue and profit targets
Significantly expand the profitability of each operation
Business development, in particular driving client trading volumes and other corporate transactions (Initial Public Offers, Rights Issues, Sponsoring Broker etc)
Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements
Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to business and clients
Exercising budgeting and control of expenses
Analysing the market and the business to find innovative ways to grow revenue, reduce costs and increase profitability in all operations under management

Travel will be required to achieve key performance indicators

CEO of the Securities business

Competitive basic
Equity after 3 years

Contact – or +27 12 667 2912

Skills Required

  • TrackrecordinEquitySalesinAfrica
  • Trackrecordmanagingateam

How to Apply

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