Trading Administrator - N/A07374
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings


Head Office



Job Purpose

To improve efficiency of the department and help reduce betting risks by providing administrative support, trading assistance and executing instructions from the Trader.


Matric with at least a C standard grade pass in maths (essential)


  • Trading experience (plus)
  • Often required to work long and irregular hours when required; must love sports

Skills and Knowledge

  • Aptitude for numbers
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Analytical skills
  • Judgement
  • Complies with instructions
  • Business acumen
  • Analytical thinking
  • Managing risk
  • Communication
  • Emotional resilience
  • Results orientation
  • Planning and organising

Key Performance Areas:

  • Monitor and respond to general support queries from Cashiers and Tele-bet Operators;
  • Escalate complex queries to Trader;
  • Set up general sports events in Turfsport instructed by Trader;
  • Monitor and enter results of sports and races into TurfsportUnderstand sports risk policies in order to alert Trader should there be too much exposure on a market;
  • Take instructions (e.g. move price & quote or close market) from Trader in order to reduce potential high exposure on a particular market;
  • Monitor over-exposed markets and follow instructions from Traders on how to adjust and re-open them.Make sure horse races are open for betting till jump.
  • Monitor and compare feed markets and prices with international market and prices in order to ensure the feed updates on time and illegitimate betting behaviour is countered;
  • Monitor win & place odds to bake sure we are in line with local market


Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998, SISA internal recruitment policy as well as units employment equity plans.