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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2020
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    Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading African corporate and investment bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa. We offer our clients innovative, value-added advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investing solutions. As the corporate and investment banking arm of Firs...
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    Murex Specialist - Markets


    To perform the role of a Murex Specialist across the Markets, Banking and Treasury Business Units. Murex Analyst need to understand the full lifecycle of a trade from Pricing to Settlement and the impact on Market Risk, Finance, Credit Risk and Collateral. Continuous development of Murex Platform is done by enhancing current functionality and building out for new business requirements.


    • Configure/Develop Solutions in the Murex Platform to meet business needs
    • Participate in analytical queries such as Risk, PnL and Pricing as well as technical queries linked to Workflows, Integrations and Reporting
    • Act speedily to resolve problems, queries and complaints.
    • Collaborate with Murex Vendor on suitable short- and long-term solutions for incidents and new requirements
    • Suggest changes in executing work processes to better drive value and benefits for the business.
    • Analyse existing processes and facilitate improvements with stakeholders.
    • Coordinate and participate in the test effort to ensure that the delivered solution meets agreed business requirements and functional/process specifications.
    • Compile training material and provide end-user training to stakeholders where relevant.
    • Build and maintain professional working relationships with all stakeholders, displaying excellent abilities to initiate dialogue, listen, advise, influence and negotiate to achieve win-win outcomes.
    • Initiate meetings with key stakeholders to track progress, manage expectations and ensure stakeholders’ requirements are delivered.
    • Preserves relationships despite airing conflicting views and seeks mutual gains when addressing conflicts.


    • Demonstrates pride in the organisation’s brand, services and products by consistently delivering on the brands promise
    • Plan and manage own workflow, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards
    • Stay relevant and up to date with legislations and new development
    • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback
    • Handle stress in ways that do not negatively impact others
    • Take ownership of personal career development, leveraging formal and informal opportunities
    • Act in an ethical, transparent and morally defensible manner
    • Adapt communication styles to meet the needs of different audiences.


    • Continually share, debate and communicate learning’s
    • Explore possibilities for different solutions
    • Flag and debate issues constructively
    • Contribute to a friendly, co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals
    • Be sensitive to others’ feelings, needs, values, views and attitudes and be courteous and diplomatic when dealing with difficulties and problems others may be experiencing (EQ)

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related discipline is required, or equivalent work experience
    • Superior organizational and time management skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in Murex and/or MX TEST
    • Understanding of the Capital Markets Products and Business environment


    • Analysis and attention to detail
    • Conceptual/Big picture thinking
    • Problem solving
    • Customer Service Orientation
    • Influencing & impact (incl negotiation)
    • Knowledge sharing
    • Process and technological competence
    • Developing people
    • Leadership commitment
    • Drive for results
    • Verbal and written communication
    • Learning agility

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Rand Merchant Bank on to apply

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