Senior FX Trader Job at Absa Bank Limited

Senior FX Trader Job at Absa Bank Limited… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Absa Bank Limited.



  • Executing trading strategies in line with the overall Markets strategy, the Absa Africa trading strategy, and the trading mandate.
  • Anticipating market developments and identifying trade opportunities with risk-adjusted superior returns.
  • Ensuring that the daily transactions and trading activities conform to the set business unit goals and objectives.
  • Working closely with the Africa trading desk and Africa Sales to support the rollout of Risk Management Products (RMP’s).
  •  Keeping up to date with market intelligence and market movements and regularly updating the treasurer, the sales team, and the broader treasury team.
  • Generating a daily flash P&L by the cut-off time as advised by Absa Africa Trading.
  • Establishing excellent working relationships with bank counterparties and the regulator (as is appropriate.
  • Participation in the annual planning and review of trading STP, RAF and MTP budgets.
  • Researching, identifying, and proposing training solutions to senior management for one’s own and for the team’s development.
  • Giving input on dealer mandates for further review by the Head of Trading prior to submission to Head of Markets and Risk.


  • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required).
  • 5-10 Years of banking experience.
  • Management experience.
  • Trading experience.
  • In-depth trading knowledge/experience of local market Rates and FX products.

How to Apply

Interested and suitable applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.

Application Deadline: 20th December 2021.

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