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CIB – EMEA Sales and Marketing – Africa Sales and Structuring – Analyst/Associate - Johannesburg

Req #: 180040452
Location: Johannesburg, GT, ZA
Job Category: Sales/Trading/Research
Job Description:
CIB – EMEA Sales and Marketing – Africa Sales and Structuring – Associate – Johannesburg
About J.P. Morgan
J.P. Morgan is a Global leader in financial services. We work to deliver ‘best in class’ advisory and execution services to ensure our clients’ needs are fully and appropriately met. Operational in 150 countries, JP Morgan’s team work hard to ensure that the firm’s high standards are evidenced consistently and that our number one positions across lines of business are maintained.
Key Responsibilities 
  • Grow relationships with existing customers and create new ones.
  • Independent thinker; ability to generate and commercialise new ideas across all asset classes with a larger focus on Foreign Exchange.
  • Help grow our broad Sub-Saharan African franchise, consistently focusing on cross-sell opportunities
  • Maintain SSA client relationships and provide execution pricing and hedging ideas
  • Manage internal queries at the back of client activity to ensure smooth end to end experience for client and team
  • Help research and trading with client feedback and ideas
  • Provide back-up client coverage to help team members

Key Competencies 

o   Independent client focused producer

  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to handle changing priorities and thrive under pressure
  • Team player
  • Focus and commitment to adhering to regulations across regions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (fluency in other South African languages a plus)
  • Attention to detail when negotiating agreements and working on documentation.
  • Proficient user of Excel, Reuters and Bloomberg


  • Relevant experience as an FX sales specialist, structurer, trader.
  • Track record in managing client relations (corporates, asset managers, banks and hedge funds).
  • FX Sales or Solid cross market technical skills in cash and derivatives products (fixed income, credit, FX, commodities, plus equity derivatives).
  • Experience in structured derivatives a plus.


  • Degree (B Comm, BSc, BEconSc, etc). in quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, finance, economics.
  • Completed Registered Persons Exams and FAIS qualifications a plus
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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