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Emerging Markets Cash Trader

Locations: Riyadh, Ar Riyāḑ Job Function: Trading, Institutional Trading Employee Status: Regular Job ID: 20192226

The Emerging Markets Cash Trader is responsible for assisting with a trading book and mitigating risk, in coordination with the Trading team. The overall objective of this role is to process trades for a trading book and achieve revenue targets.

Job Purpose:

  • Execution of agency client orders
  • Generation of client business through “facilitation” and managing risk flows accordingly
  • Positioning book according to where we believe we can most effectively maximize commission


  • Liaise with tech, quant, compliance, legal and local offices
  • Drive business requirements for all facets of the franchise
  • Interact with other citi trading groups such as flow, deltaone, warrants, and other trading desks to maximize synergies
  • Enhance franchise client and exchange relationships
  • Grow the business significantly from its current levels. 
  • Candidate must hold all registration and local certified person qualifications (CME1, CME3, Trader certificate)
  • Work with vendor to develop the system to achieve best execution
  • Work on all Tadawul initiatives with other team members
  • Own the trading manual and make sure it’s up to date capturing all changes and enhancements
  • Monitor PnL of the desk

Development Value:

  • Expand trading and market making experience and risk management practices
  • Experience in high volume trading environment
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the business, its products and processes and how it operates within a large organisation
  • Develop a strong network of contacts within and beyond Citigroup


  • Knowledge of  EM and or EM markets and products
  • Interaction with retail order flow
  • Experience in market making and facilitation hedging


  • Proven trading skills
  • Proven risk management skills are critical
  • Must work well as part of team
  • Interpersonal and communication skills essential for working with internal and external groups
  • The ability to multitask & work under pressure
  • Adaptability & Flexibility


  • Basic knowledge of investment types, specifically listed equity
  • Proven track record of running a risk book profitably
  • Experience in executing orders across the CE3 markets
  • Preference for GCC / Saudi National candidates


Job Family Group:

Institutional Trading


Job Family:



Time Type:

Full time


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