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Forex trader - late shift (Ref. 1635)

Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd is a leading sustainable private bank, offering all the advantages of the Swiss banking environment together with dynamic and personalised advisory services focusing on opportunities in international financial markets. The Bank provides a high level of services and expertise when acting as investment advisor and asset manager for private and institutional clients. Financial strength, excellent client services and outstanding quality are therefore key elements of its corporate philosophy.
J. Safra Sarasin’s most valuable capital is its employees. They are essential to the success of the organisation, now and in the future. Their technical expertise, professional qualifications and social skills are highly valued by the Group’s clients, management and business partners. The success of J. Safra Sarasin depends on the enthusiasm and commitment of every one of its employees worldwide.
Division
Trading & Treasury
Function/Position
Forex trader - late shift (Ref. 1635)
Location
Geneva, CH
Function/Position objectives
The FX trader is responsible for late shift (3pm - 11pm). The FX trader will be in charge of servicing FX customers and bankers, monitoring quotes and executions as well as managing market & limit orders. The FX trader is expected to contribute to the team success by providing and ensuring an excellent service to clients and stakeholders.
Responsibilities
  • Execution of FX orders, monitoring the FX trading activity and flow, maintaining Nostro trading position within authorized limits, ensuring no breach of limits with counterparts
  • Manage and execute market & limit orders received from the various BJSS Group Trading Desks, from DACs, from e-FX clients, from CRMs and from 24h clients
  • Ensure swift and rapid confirmation of execution details. Take appropriate decisions when needed in regards of limit orders' execution
  • Optimize revenue through smart routing and active management of FX trades and positions
  • Serving selected Client Relationship Managers for the order placing of exchange traded securities (Equities, Bonds, ETD's)
Profiles
  • The ideal candidate is looking to build a career in trading, passionate by financial markets in general and by foreign exchange trading in particular, who is a hard worker that may demonstrated entrepreneurship mind with a background in FX trading
  • Great attention to details and being able to remain focused in a dynamic and exciting trading environment
  • Good understandings of FX risks, FX trading tools and algorithmic trading; is motivated to learn derivatives instruments and complex trading products
  • Being disciplined, self-motivated and able to work under stress is a precondition
  • Teamplayer who is hungry for new challenges and is innovative
  • Avaloq knowledge is a plus. Precious metal trading experience is a plus
  • The FX trader is fluent in English. University degree is a plus. IT knowledge is an advantage
Activity rate
100 %
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Only direct applications will be considered.