Established for more than 15 years, we are a global finance trading platform based in Sydney, Australia with over 130+ employees with a strong online presence. Continually improving our product and services, we are considered one the of main competitors within our industry. As an agile company that values growth and development, we foster a collaborative culture.
Responsible Governance and Practices
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Commitment to Customer Service
Technology and Innovation
If you possess strong organisational skills, time management abilities, and a desire to grow within the trading sector, we encourage you to apply and join our exciting journey. We are looking for someone who will provide our trading team with passion, dynamic experience and excellent communication skills.
You will be based full time in the Sydney CBD office.
Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.
As the Head of Trading at IC Markets, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and optimizing our forex and CFD trading operations. Your expertise in financial markets and trading strategies will be crucial to maintaining our reputation as a world-class trading provider.
- Develop and execute trading strategies aligned with IC Markets’ financial objectives;
- Stay abreast of global market trends, economic events, and geopolitical developments to inform trading decisions;
- Monitor and manage trading risks, including market, credit, and operational risks;
- Implement robust risk mitigation strategies and ensure strict adherence to risk limits;
- Oversee and optimize trade execution across a wide range of forex and CFD instruments;
- Maintain a keen focus on trade execution quality, minimizing slippage and latency;
- Evaluate and implement algorithmic trading strategies as appropriate;
- Analyse trading performance metrics, P&L, and risk exposures regularly;
- Identify opportunities for process enhancements and operational efficiencies;
- Prepare comprehensive trading performance reports for senior management;
- Recruit, train, mentor and guide the team, fostering a culture of continuous learning/improvement to maintain a high-performing team of traders;
- Set clear performance objectives and provide regular feedback to team members;
- Stay at the forefront of trading technologies and platforms;
- Assess and implement cutting-edge trading software to enhance trading capabilities;
- Uphold compliance and industry best practices to ensure strict adherence to all regulatory requirements governing forex and CFD trading;
- Collaborate closely with the Compliance team about regulatory changes and drive necessary adjustments in trading practices;
- Collaborate closely with the client support and sales teams to address client inquiries and concerns; and
- Uphold IC Markets’ reputation for exceptional client service through trading excellence.
What You Will Need to Succeed:
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred);
- Proven track record of senior trading or trading management roles in forex and CFD markets;
- Exceptional analytical and decision-making skills;
- In-depth knowledge of trading strategies, risk management, and global financial markets;
- Strong leadership and team management capabilities;
- Proficiency in trading software and platforms;
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; and
- Thrives in a fast-paced and high-pressure trading environment.