Retail & SME Dealer Job in Kenya - Co-operative Bank

Vacancy: Retail & SME Dealer
Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? 

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “The Kingdom bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

Are you outgoing, enthuasiastic and a highly motivated professional with impeccable knowledge of the Treasury function as well as the financial sector? 

Are you passionate about delivering world class enviable service and providing the right solutions to customers? 

Do you have a keen interest in financials, Capital markets and banking services in general?

If yes, then this is an opportunity that you should consider.

The role holder will be responsible for ensuring effective delivery of the full range of retail & SME forex products to customers with a view to grow revenues and maintain continuous engagements so as to create synergies and wider product reach. 

The role will sit in the Retail & SME sales unit of the Treasury department.

The Role
Specifically, the successful jobholder will be required to carry out:
  • Support the Head, Retail/SME Forex Sales in the implementation of the Treasury Sales Plan covering all Treasury products.
  • Actively contribute to improvements in quality/efficiency of treasury products delivery process and support product development and sales initiatives by other business units.
  • Enlarge customer base by acquisition of new business in Foreign exchange trading and maintain existing client relationship through effective client calls and visits.
  • Ensure strong cross- selling of existing and new products to existing and new clients; and in this process, maintain effective liaison with all relevant business units in the bank
  • Continuously engage the branch network through regular visits and telephone calls and build a network of relationships across all economic sectors.
  • Drive and monitor overall performance of Retail & SME forex sales through the branch network to grow revenues and sector customer base under assigned portfolios to meet set targets.
  • Maintains a detailed and current understanding of the industry; (at a macro, sector specific, current market structures; regulatory requirements and issues) to ensure that opportunities are realized and the risks mitigated.
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any Business related field with at least 2 years’ experience in a large dealing room/ Treasury Function.
  • Certified Foreign Exchange and Money Market Dealer (ACI).
  • Master’s Degree in Business related field will be an added advantage.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the forex business market, the SME sector and working knowledge of the Funds Transfers channels of a bank with appreciation of the end-to-end processes of Treasury products and services.
  • Good understanding of risk management and its application to financial markets.
  • Excellent high quality interpersonal, analytical, communication and negotiation skills with the ability to network and strong business relations.
  • Innovative in identifying, developing and harnessing new and existing business opportunities.
How to apply:

If you are confident that you fit the role and person profile and you are keen to add value to your career then please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to 

indicating the job reference number TD/FSD/2016 by 14th November, 2016.

We are an equal opportunity employer.