?Fixed Income / Equities Trader (KSL)

Are you outgoing, enthuastic and a highly motivated professional with a genuine interest in financial markets and looking for an opportunity to build a career in a fast-paced environment? 

If yes, Kingdom Securities Ltd, a subsidiary of the Co-operative Bank of Kenya is the ideal place that will give you an opportunity to grow and develop an exciting career that will allow you to utilize your knowledge of the financial sector and capital markets.

The role holder will be in charge of sourcing and dealing fixed income instruments. 

The role holder will also be responsible for managing the Company’s institutional and high net worth clients and increase the trade volumes in the fixed income segment.

The Role

Specifically, the successful jobholder will be expected to:
  • Drive and deliver exceptional sales performance by identifying and meeting high net worth customers through marketing of products & services.
  • Manage customer requests/transactions in compliance with the policies, procedures and guidelines of the company with zero tolerance to operational risk & frauds.
  • Ensure the existing customer relations are well maintained to achieve high customer retention as well as building effective relationships with key support functions.
  • Develop and implement initiatives for maintaining strong relationships with existing customers as well as develop new relationships that guarantee a portfolio of customers.
  • Prepare and dispatch to clients’, regular investment reports that incorporate economic and market over view, current portfolio valuation, transactions and performance during the period and strategy for the following period.
  • Familiarize with various investments held and be able to offer justification to the clients on purchase, hold or sale decisions as well as providing financial advice on market performance, trends and outlooks.
Qualifications, Skills & Attributes

The successful jobholder will be required to possess the following skills and competencies:-

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Business, Economics, Finance or related field with at least 1 year experience in a financial/investment services institution in a marketing/sales role.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills with ability to set and meet stretched targets and strict deadline.
  • Result driven with a track record of demonstrable networking, selling and influencing skills as well as ability to identify new opportunities.
  • Good knowledge on bonds, shares, trading and various stock pricing methodologies.
  • Team player with the ability to build long term, high quality and trusted relationships.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke by 11th December, 2015. 
We are an equal opportunity employer. 
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Please quote this reference on your application: FIT/01/KSL/2015 for Fixed Incomes Trader or ED/02/KSL/2015 for Equities Dealer.


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