CMT Job in Nairobi Kenya

Platform / Corp. Function: CASC
Job Title: CMT
Business Unit / Function: GOSCMA
Job Band: Associate Professional
Position Title: CMT
Reports To (Title): Commercial Manager
Location: Kenya / Nairobi

Position Purpose: The position is an entry level position in the Commercial department. 


The job holder will learn the fundamentals of commodity trading through direct, on-the-job exposure to trading and hedging principles and techniques. 
He/she will be introduced to customers, customized tasks and assignments to enhance his/her understanding of the business. 
He/she will learn at his/her own pace within established expectations. 
First three months will include an orientation in different departments.
This position has no direct reports.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Reconcile the trading position – 25%
  • Reconcile the daily trading PNL –  25%
  • Contract entry – 15%
  • Gather and enter market data for weekly risk meeting – 15%
  • Attend weekly risk meetings – 20%
Essential Functions/Requirements
  • Good written and oral interpersonal skills
  • Intellectually curious
  • Good negotiation skills and commercial sense
  • General awareness of market &economical trends and forex
  • Interpersonal skills that is based on maturity & sense of responsibility
  • Examples of commercial orientation or inclination
Education, Experience
  • A University degree in Business or Economics
  • 1-2 years of related work experience
  • Computer literate
  • Analytical and numerate
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
Position Contacts/Challenges
Internal / External Contacts   
  • Trade Execution
  • Finance
  • Some customer interaction   
  • Reconciling the position
  • Understanding the trading terminology
  • Understanding the customer
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