Market Risk Officer at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa's leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Market Risk Officer

Location: Lagos (Head Office)
Job Type: Permanent

Job Objective(s)

  • Measurement, monitoring and controlling of the market risks to which the Group is exposed.
  • Implement consistent Market Risk Management policies and procedures across the Group.
  • Minimize Position and Trading Losses
  • Achieve high levels of Customer Satisfaction

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Scan financial markets for relevant data to positions held by the bank, both financial and regulatory.
  • Collect internal data for the head office and subsidiaries through the Bank’s operating systems.
  • Data collection from various market intelligence reports that impact the Bank’s position.
  • Collect bank data to identify the Bank’s market positions.
  • Collect market data with reference to the various positions in order to be able to make comparisons.
  • Prepare daily reports which show the position of the Bank, highlighting areas of concern and areas requiring improvement.
  • Monitor set limits for compliance for the bank.
  • Circulate reports to concerned parties and escalation of issues where the need arises.
  • Prepare other Market Risk Reports.
  • Prepare revaluation report for both the Held for Trading and Available for Sale portfolio of the Bank.
  • Prepare Value-at-Risk Reports for the bank.
  • Prepare Sensitivity Analysis for Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange portfolios – bank.
  • Monitor deals consummated by treasury.
  • Prepare Derivatives Valuation Report for the bank.
  • Provide support in the preparation of GALCO Reports – bank.
  • Provide support in the preparation of Group Risk Management Report – bank.
  • Provide support in the preparation of Market Risk Snapshots for the Chairman – bank.
  • Provide support in the Preparation of Board Reports – bank.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's Degree in any field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Basic accounting.
  • Understand banking operations.
  • Good grasp of balance sheet mapping .
  • Above-average database management abilities.
  • Highly numerate.

Candidate's Profile:

  • Our ideal candidate must have knowledge of accounting, and banking operations functions and be highly numerate.
  • Must be analytical with good oral and written communication, and have good database management skills.

What we expect from you:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What you should expect from us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online