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Head of Commodities and International Bonds

Muscat, Oman

Job ID: 340923000022549021  |  Industry: Banking  |  Posted Date: 07-05-2020

Our client is a leading financial organisation, having a strong presence in investment banking, corporate banking, Islamic banking and asset management. They are looking to hire a Head of Commodities and International Bonds to be responsible for the Fee Income generated out of the marketing of Commodity hedging products to clients spread across Oman, rest of GCC & Sub-Continent. The successful candidate will also further be responsible for the management of the bank’s international corporate bond investment portfolio as per the bank’s policy. The role will be based in Muscat, Oman.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be part of the Management team of Treasury and Capital Markets division.
  • Head the marketing teams which market commodity products and international bonds to institutional investors.
  • To further strengthen and expand the list of the existing treasury Corporate & Institutional relationships.
  • Should be in a position to independently analyze the financial markets, market trends, political and economic indicators and responsible for Investment in International Bonds.
  • Should be in a position to advice structured hedging solutions to corporates.
  • Strengthen the existing interbank relationships.
  • Be an alternate officer to Head of Capital Markets - Responsible for managing bank's liquidity and money market portfolio
  • Be expected to serve as a mentor to existing staff and impart knowledge to further enhance their skills.
  • Ensure compliance of various regulatory requirements and developing and maintaining a relationship with interbank counterparties. 

Candidate Specifications:

  • MBA-Finance from top Internationally reputed Business School and/or American CFA
  • 15+ years of working experience in Full Fledged Treasury front office of a large commercial bank is MUST.  Ideally, out of this, at least 5 years’ experience should be in Bond investments / Money Markets / Asset Liability active management.
  • Good quantitative and analytical skills with experience in treasury environment handling the marketing of commodity / derivative products.
  • Strong knowledge of all treasury products and day to day activities of a full-fledged treasury is a must.
  • Good managerial, presentation and communication skills
  • A self-starter and team player with strong I.T. Skills
  • Experience with a large multinational bank’s Treasury in GCC will be an added advantage.

If you feel you can be a right fit to the role, please apply with a detailed resume and a covering letter, indicating why you believe you meet the requirements of the role.

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