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CIB - Global Equities – South Africa Cash Hybrid Equity Trader/Sales Trader – Executive Director

Req #: 180037712
Location: Johannesburg, GT, ZA
Job Category: Sales/Trading/Research
Potential Referral Amount: 15000 South African Rand (ZAR)
About J.P. Morgan
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
Our Business
The Equities business at J.P. Morgan provides a full complement of equity and equity-linked solutions to institutional investor clients — from ideas and insights from top-ranked analysts, to high-touch sales and trading services, to world-class algorithmic and electronic trading capabilities.  Our sales and trading professionals work in coordination with our capital markets professionals to help issuers access the equity markets as a top-tier equity underwriter.
EMEA Cash Equities provides risk and agency-trading capabilities to global clients executing in EMEA-listed stocks, across 3 execution channels: Single Stock, Program Trading, and Electronic Client Services. We have traders in London, Johannesburg, Riyadh, and Moscow.
The Opportunity
Customer Facilitation hybrid trader/sales trader required for our Johannesburg office, to cover all South Africa-listed stocks, servicing both domestic and international client order-flow.
Key Responsibilities
  • Executing both agency and principal orders for JPMorgan’s global client base in South African stocks
  • Negotiating with sales-traders on behalf of the bank to commit capital appropriately whilst also serving our clients’ interests
  • Increasing market share in South African stocks
  • Leveraging existing client relationships and having direct contact with clients where appropriate
Essential Skills
  • Significant demonstrable trading experience in these markets
  • Energetic and personable
  • Strong understanding of the South African cash equity market
  • Drive and desire to contribute to growing our EMEA Cash Equities franchise
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and clear communication
  • Strong work ethic and control focus
  • Strong Risk management capabilities
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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