Head of Desk (Fintech / Cryptocurrency) at Black Pen Recruitment

Black Pen Recruitment

Job Description / Responsibility

Are you an entrepreneurially minded individual that has a keen interest in crypto assets, fintech and startups?

Then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are seeking to employ a Head of Desk - Africa to join their rapidly growing team in Nigeria. You will head up the African-based trading/dealing desk.

The ideal individual will be someone with a network in the African crypto-asset ecosystem who can build relationships and partnerships with multiple trading counterparties as we execute on our African roadmap.

If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity, then apply today!

Overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day management of the African trading desk and implementing/managing the entire trading workflow.

Provide timely and accurate execution of trades (FX & crypto) for the company’s corporate clients.

Working closely with the Global Head of Trading to source and manage trading counterparty relationships in Africa.

Taking responsibility for the African desks net trading revenue.

Developing and implementing new risk management frameworks, processes, and best practices.

Identifying & analyzing trading opportunities across core African markets (arbitrage etc.)

Overseeing and reporting on trading activities (volumes & margins) for the African region.

Identifying opportunities to streamline business processes and systems.

Working with several key stakeholders in the business on new/existing projects.

Educational Requirements

    Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Economics, and/or related field.

Experience Requirements

    4-7 years’ experience working for a regulated financial institution (bank or broker-dealer), fintech, or crypto-asset business.

Additional Job Requirements

    Fluent in English with strong analytical ability.

    CFA would be an advantage.

    Cryptoasset trading experience (personally or professionally) will be advantageous.

    Analytical & numerical skills.

    Able to multitask while quickly processing and reacting to new information.

    Ability to think conceptually while effectively executing day-to-day trading responsibilities.

    Strong communication and networking skills.

    Building relationships and partnerships.

    A high level of integrity and a sound work ethic. Ambitious and keen to work hard with high energy levels.

    Independent and open-minded.

    Attention to detail with the aptitude and interest to quickly understand the details and be prepared to ‘roll-up sleeves’ when necessary. Must be a team player.

    Ability to think conceptually while effectively executing day-to-day trading responsibilities.

    Must be numerate and analytical.

    Must be “hungry” to assume the opportunity and excited to “step up” into the role.

Company Information
Black Pen Recruitment Address : Black Pen Recruitment Home , Lagos , Nigeria Web : Website

Job Summary

Black Pen Recruitment
  • Category : IT
  • Posted on : 18 Feb 2021
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Employer : Black Pen Recruitment
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Nationwide
  • Application Deadline : 28 Feb 2021

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Print at: 06 Mar, 2021 02:45 pm

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