Job Description

Job Details Our international team provides trading, sales, structuring and risk management solutions for our clients across global financial markets. This includes FX, commodities, equity, credit, fixed income and debt instruments. We also offer market insight, trading services, analytics and new financial products across a number of asset classes.Job PurposeTo manage and execute all aspects of the Equities dealer process related to the sale, receipt and transmission of orders for diverse types of Equities products to a global institutional-, corporate and Financial institution client base, to meet equities sales targets while ensure alignment with the requirements and standards of Standard Bank Group (SBSA) and SBG Securities (broker).Key Responsibilities/AccountabilitiesClientMaintain and grow diverse global institutional client relationships (hedge funds, Pension funds, Insurers, Long-only, international banks) and build a foundation of trust with clients by demonstrating an understanding of the client’s organisation, strategy, and needs, clearly articulating desk ideas, and being responsive to clients' needs. Use that understanding to develop a long-term partnership, ensure the effective representation of the clients’ business, helping clients build more effective businesses and unlocking greater value for clients and their investorsAct as the dedicated point of contact for client-side traders, working closely with them to facilitate best execution (i.e. moving as much stock as possible without moving the price). Engage clients throughout the day on how CIB traders are managing risk, and provide consultation, explanation and suggestion / recommendation on topics such as algorithms selection, trade performance review/analysis, and market micro-structure. Respond quickly and with expert precision to ad-hoc demandsWork closely with Equities Sales Specialist to ensure comprehensive client coverage, participating in client initiatives and on client technical sales meetings. Provide day to day support to the Equities sales specialists(s) and clients, by receiving and responding to daily client queries, live trading queries, and by monitoring client flows.Where required, find the other side of the trade (i.e. finding a buyer or seller, depending).

Responsibilities + Skills

Product qualification(s) relevant to the CIB business are also preferred.Relevant FAIS exams


A Bachelors Degree in Business Commerce, Finance, Economics or a relevant field of study;A Post Graduate Degree in Business Commerce, Management or Finance is preferred;


Experience successfully distributing and settling ECM deals (IPOs, Rights issues, ABBs etc.)

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 24th September 2020
  • Designation: Sales Trader
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 24th September 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Standard Bank Group.
  • Address: 9th Floor 011 636 9111/2 SBZAZAJJ Standard Bank Centre 5 Simmonds Street Johannesburg 2001 P O Box 7725
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  • Company Profile:
  • To provide design and build decision agents and Credit process requirements for all Personal and Business products across the risk lifecycle for a particular stream (i.e. origination, account management and collections - to be customised per jobholder). This includes the process design of the end-to-end solution and working closely with appropriate Architectures (e.g., IT, Credit, Business, Data, etc.) to formulate sustainable strategic solutions.

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