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South Africa 2022 Analyst FM Sales

  • Location
    (SOUTH AFRICA) and various
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Business, Accounting & Finance / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.  

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit.  It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good. 

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.


We understand that a graduate programme isn’t for everyone, so we have opportunities to move straight into a full-time job. In Financial Markets, we offer a wide range of junior Analyst positions across Sales, Trading, Structuring and Financing for individuals who know that they want to kick start their careers in Financial Markets.

At Standard Chartered we are differentiated by our extensive global footprint, an intimate appreciation of the local markets we are present in and diversified expertise. Financial Markets supports clients in managing risk, raising capital and diversifying investments through bespoke solutions and trusted relationships. Our strengths include trading foreign exchange, rates, credit and commodity products as well as financing and arranging debt issuance; all augmented by our award-winning Research team and eCommerce capabilities, delivered through our dedicated Sales Teams.


Financial Markets - Sales

  • Financial Markets Sales delivers comprehensive financing, risk management and investment solutions to the Bank’s corporate, government, and institutional clients. The team works hand-in-hand with origination, structuring, trading and research to deliver best-in-class solutions for our clients across Foreign Exchange, Rates, Credit and Commodities. 


  • Contribute to the global franchise development reviewing all flows and market movements across the various regions, construct trade ideas and communicate to the wider teams
  • Support the development of a productive working relationship with the client’s key decision makers through calling, visits, and provision of relevant ideas
  • Work with Relationship Managers and Originate new clients to market and sell Financial Market products
  • Diligent coverage of the daily flow business meeting all required standards and procedures
  • Assist the automation of product offering to Clients
  • Demonstrate awareness and understanding of the wider business, economic and market environment in which the Group operates 
  • Deliver on assigned tasks and projects
  • Contribute towards identifying opportunities for the desks across geographies and client segments.


  • Ensure adherence to all internal and external regulations 
  • Ensure adherence with the obligations to prevent money laundering under the Group Policy and Standards and under local laws and regulations 
  • Contribute towards highlighting any need to update procedures and controls as a result of changes in products, systems, policy or regulations.

People and Talent 

  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values.  Set appropriate tone and expectations amongst colleagues and work in collaboration with risk and control partners.
  • Ensure active communication of priorities and progress to the business to foster engagement, awareness and motivation
  • Contribute to continuous process improvement and sharing best practice. 

Risk Management

  • Adherence to all Group Policies and relevant legislation covering credit, operational, reputational risk among others
  • Commitment to Group Code of Conduct
  • Timely completion of all e-leaning, attestations and requests for information. 


  • Awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework in which the Group operates, and the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role.
  • Willingness to ‘speak up’ in the event of any realised or perceived breach of group conduct rules or laws by colleagues
  • Willingness to work with any local regulators in an open and cooperative manner

Regulatory & Business Conduct 

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct. 
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Support the Financial Markets team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment. 
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
  • Local regulator prescribed responsibilities 

Key Stakeholders

  • FM Regional Heads
  • FM Management Teams
  • FM Trading, Sales, Structuring, Financing and Research Teams
  • Product Partners
  • Technology, Finance, Control & Risk Functions
  • Legal and Compliance 
  • Credit and Market Risk Officers 

Other Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate Here for good and Group’s brand and values in daily behaviour
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures


We’re interested in people with diverse backgrounds and encourage students from all degree disciplines to apply to our programmes. 

For our Graduate roles, you must 

  • Be in your final year of study for a university degree or higher, or have graduated in the last two years, and  
  • Have the permanent legal right to work in the country you’re applying to. 


  • For the UK and UAE, we accept applications from candidates requiring visa sponsorship, but priority will be given to nationals of the country in question.  
  • For graduate roles in US, we will not consider applications from candidates seeking Optional Practical Training (OPT) or Curricular Practical Training (CPT) employment.

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions. 

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