Treasury Sales Dealer Career Jobs - Barclays Bank UK

Organisation: Barclays Bank UK
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Treasury Sales

About Barclays UK:
Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48 million customers. As of 31 December 2011, Barclays had total assets of US$2.42 trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide.

Job Summary: The incumbent will implement the Treasury Sales business strategy according to the Head of Treasury Sales and the Barclays Africa Treasury Sales Strategy and Policies & Procedures, and in line with Group Values.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
1. Treasury Sales Dealing – 80%
  • Under the guidance of the Head of Treasury Sales, actively participating in the implementation of the Treasury Sales Strategy in line with the Barclays Africa Treasury Sales Strategy and country sales requirements
  • Work in liaison with the head of treasury sales to implement Fixed Income sales business for NBFI’s, which includes:
    • On-boarding relevant clients
    • Working with the head of regional FI sales to close deals
  • Working closely with the head of treasury sales to implement the Risk Management Products (RMP’s) roll out in country, which includes:
    • Supporting the NPA champion in ensuring that NPA approvals are obtained for markets product
    • Looking for opportunities to present RMP’s to clients
    • Closing RMP deals
  • Ensure that all branch FX transactions are advised and covered through the FX trading desk for efficient management of FX position
  • Acting as the primary point of contact for both internal (Corporate & Retail) and external Treasury Sales clients, ensuring regular face-to-face engagement with the Corporate team to promote teamwork
  • Manage one’s Direct Dealing Mandate (DDM) client portfolio, to include:
    • Daily contact with DDM clients
    • Regular face-to-face interaction with DDM clients
    • Regular contact with principle Relationship Manager
  • In charge of overseeing one’s allocated client portfolio and support the team in the management of the other client portfolios where needed
  • Under the direction of the head of treasury sales achieving a leading position in the chosen products, markets and segments by:
    • Spending at least 50% of one’s time meeting with existing and identified new clients
    • Giving superior customer service
    • Presenting the full Barclays product set to clients whilst managing the product portfolio to suit client needs
    • Expanding the customer base to financial institutions and investors as is appropriate
  • Engaging with and delivering on MNC and NGO initiatives to grow the client base and the product distribution
  • Undertaking customer visits and joint customer visits with Corporate
  • Actively participating in client events with Absa Capital Economics unit and Corporate, including training and seminars, and Entertaining clients as permitted under the bank and group compliance policies
  • Managing one’s client portfolio to generate strong growth and sustainable returns over the business cycle with special focus on Customer Service and Financial Performance
  • Ensure that Counterparty credit limits are not exceeded
  • Supporting the Head of Treasury Sales in achieving strategic and tactical objectives
2. Risk Management – 10%
  • Maintaining a strong compliance culture
  • Adhering to all the policies and procedures of the bank
  • Ensuring that all deals are dealt within dealer limits (market risk limits, counterparty limits, dealer’s mandate)
  • Ensuring high quality of service to all clients (reputational risk)
3. Reporting – 5%
  • Providing weekly reporting on client growth, volume and profitability in one’s own portfolio
  • Providing detailed Management Information to the head of treasury sales on the composition, performance and profitability of the client portfolios on a monthly basis
  • Assisting the head of treasury sales with any ad-hoc reporting requests
4. Personal Development – 5%
  • Actively managing one’s own technical and soft skills development in conjunction with the head of treasury sales
  • Researching, identifying and proposing training solutions for own development to the head of treasury sales

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should at least hold a Bachelor’s Degree
  • ACI Dealing Certificate
  • A minimum of two to three years’ experience related experience
  • Working knowledge of Treasury products
  • Knowledge of Sales Techniques
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of interest rate and foreign exchange markets
  • Understanding of interest rate risk, foreign exchange risk and credit risk
  • Understanding of the policies, procedures and ethical requirements of a Treasury environment
  • Understanding of treasury back office operations
  • Excel competency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of the mathematic of pricing for FX and Money Markets
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of political and economic activity and the impacts on exchange rates and interest rates

How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:

Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.

For queries contact us on 0417122453 or email:

Deadline:  18th April, 2016

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