Regional FX Trader Job in Kenya

Key Responsibilities

Support the development and execution of strategies for all E.A FX trading activity in line with overall treasury business strategy.

Proactively manage proprietary trading activities in UGX, TZS, BIF, RWF, CDF, SSP currencies, structured products, Swaps, Forwards among other treasury products. 

Retain and grow existing offshore, local, and regional counterparts for growth in traded volumes in EA currencies.

Support subsidiaries by providing support to cover their FX needs through proactive collaborations.

Thorough understanding of local and global market regulations applicable to foreign exchange across the EA markets.

Support cross- selling initiatives through optimal pricing and appropriate spreads, give ideas on existing and new products to existing and new clients to support growth in FX business. 

Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and maintain good liaison with regulators on market development issues.

Provide insights and ideas to regional FX trading initiatives and work with the wider group trading team to ensure set targets are achieved.

Update internal teams and clients on industry, global and local macro-economic happenings, regulatory changes to ensure that opportunities are optimised in the EA market.

Ensure compliance with Bank’s policies, procedures, and all regulatory requirements


Academic & Professional  


Bachelor’s Degree Business related/ Finance, Economics, or any other Field.  RQ 

Professional  Qualifications 

CPA, ACCA, CFA, ACI Dealing Certificate AA  

Master’s Degree Finance or a Business Related  Field  AA 


Total Minimum No of Years’ Experience Required 

5 Years 

Detail  Minimum No of Years

Treasury FX Trading 5

Treasury sales or Fixed Income  3

FX business  5

Financial Analysis & Performance Management  3

People Management 3

Detail Proficiency Required 

Commerciality/ Market Awareness  A

Knowledge of Business  A 

Attention to Detail  A

Corporate Data and Records Management  A 

Digitally Savvy  A

Computer Literacy  A 

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