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Apprentice Sales (FX) EMEA UKFX HOLDINGS LTD

To engage with and onboard corporates across UK who require FX execution as a part of their treasury services. Assist in providing clients the best possible service, keeping them abreast of market movements, industry trends and strategy.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,000.00 - £20,000.00

  • Working week

    8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC001838128

  • Positions

    3 available

The role

  • To engage with and onboard corporates across UK who require FX execution as a part of their treasury services
  • Assist in providing clients the best possible service, keeping them abreast of market movements, industry trends and strategy
  • Keep up to date with compliance issues as per our regulation and undertake training provided to you where applicable
  • Meet and exceed quarterly and annual revenue targets
  • Work with other teams internally and where applicable help to promote cross product collaboration

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

To succeed:

  • Be commercially astute
  • Strong communication, time management and organisational skills are vital to succeed as an apprentice
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Able to problem solve effectively and work autonomously
  • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Ability to retain information and follow up all leads
  • Have evidence of being a self-starter
  • Be able to discuss and evidence that they possess the skills stated above

Personal qualities

  • Stand out candidates
  • Will have a strong interest in working in a financial markets and sales
  • A high degree of self-discipline and motivation with the confidence to own your role
  • You must be a team player and a confident networker with the ability to make a good impression
  • Articulate, professional and persuasive with a good telephone manner
  • Tenacious and a strong planner
  • Resilient, adaptable and above all be keen and enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

Education:

  • A levels/BTEC or equivalent
  • Must have GCSE maths and English to C/4 Grade or above or equivalent

Future prospects

Career progression and development are at the heart of our ethos meaning we invest in high performers who believe in our mission.

Things to consider

  • Prior to applying, you need to consider where UKFX is situated and ensure that your commute is realistic
  • Must live within one hours’ commute of the office
  • You will receive 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking nearby
  • Company pension over 21 years of age

About the employer

The company was established in 2008 and has ambitious growth plans over the next 2 years, this role will be pivotal in the success and shaping of the company in the immediate future. As well as this, career progression and development are at the heart of our ethos meaning we invest in high performers who believe in our mission.

We are a dynamic group of highly experienced, forward thinking FX professionals with over 45 years’ in the foreign exchange sector.

Employer

UKFX HOLDINGS LTD

Address

MDB Centre

Crompton Road

Stevenage

SG1 2EE

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Training

Training provider

MERCURI INTERNATIONAL (UK) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mercuri International UK Ltd

Contact

Bernadette Stone 07552529792 bernadette-stone@mercuri.co.uk

You will be undertaking the Sales Executive Level 4 Programme, this will be delivered to you by Mercuri International UK. 

Mercuri are Global Leaders in Sales and Leadership Training and also a Business Improvement Consultancy offering commercial training.

The duration of the programme is approximately 18 months.

Training is delivered through a series of themed workshops, live virtual learning (VILT), coaching sessions, 1:1 session’s with your nominated coach who will support you for the duration of your journey, we support with directed online learning and face to face training and coaching when we are able.

The training and theory is designed to be relevant and appliable to your day to day role, it will challenge you and push you to achieve excellence in performance.

Apprenticeship standard

Sales executive

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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