Trader – KCB Bank

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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