Head of Treasury Employment Opportunity - ABC Capital Bank Ltd

Job Title:     Head of Treasury
Organisation: ABC Capital Bank Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

About US:
ABC Capital Bank started its journey in 1993, as a deposit taking financial institution then trading by the name Capital Finance Corporation Limited. Licensed and supervised by Bank of Uganda under the Financial Institutions Act 2004, Capital Finance Corporation Limited offered a wide range of products such as savings accounts, business accounts, fixed deposits, business loans services and remittances through Western Union money transfer agency. ABC Capital Bank is part of ABC Group, Kenya and has ambitious growth plans.

Job Summary: The Head of Treasury will be tasked with the following;
  • Grow Treasury business by providing effective leadership to the Business Unit’s staff and management of the department’s operations.
  • Optimise marketing of Treasury products, ensure to maintain and manage existing customer forex trading clientel, look to acquire new customers and actively participate in the cross-selling of the Bank’s products by having close working relationship with the Chief Executive, Other business heads, Relationship managers /Business Development managers and all product partners.
  • Responsible for Risk Management within the Treasury Unit and the entire bank as per Bank of Uganda Guidelines.
  • Responsible for Business Development and System Development and utilization within Treasury.
  • Optimise on Utilisation of ABC Bank Financial Resources through Liquidity management, Forex trading and Bond trading.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Supporting the business needs for research on treasury portfolio, indicative pricing and hedging strategies for foreign exchange risk.
  • In charge of the implementation of Globally acceptable standards of risk, control, systems and processes.
  • Overview of all Treasury dealing activities to ensure that Market risks are taken within agreed parameters which allow profitability and optimal capital utilization.
  • Responsible for Treasury Budget.
  • Ensure active participation in ALCO for management of the bank’s assets and liabilities, positions and market risks issues and operating within ALCO policies and guidelines to maintain the statutory, operational and stress liquidity targets and ratios at all times.
  • Customer Relationship Management with in collaboration with the Treasury sales desk, Corporate, SME and Retail Department.
  • Support team members in relationship management and acquiring new clients.
  • Identify and distribute relevant third party research material to internal stakeholders across the Group.
  • Identification of new customer opportunities
  • Identification of competitive threats and market opportunities
  • Maintain good relationship with the regulators and with the ability to contribute and where possible influence policy formulation.
  • Ensure adherence to proper conduct and professional behaviour for all Treasury front office staff and enforcement of disciplinary action and deviation from such desired behaviour.
  • Responsible for recruiting, training and career development for staff in Treasury Department.
  • Explore other channels of trade eg Gold, Convertible currencies etc.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Employee satisfaction with work environment in Treasury Department.
  • Employee satisfaction index
  • Employee retention index and/or turnover rate
  • Customer satisfaction in the delivery of Treasury products
  • Customer satisfaction index
  • Customer retention index
  • Quality standards
  • Business performance of Treasury Department
  • Meet the Departments Annual forex Trading Income.
  • Meet the Departments T-Bond Annual trading income.
  • Identify and deliver new market opportunities including new products.
  • Risk Management
  • Ensure the Department operates within the set Market Risk parameters as guided by CBK Prudential Guidelines and ABC Bank Board
  • Ensure the Department achieves satisfactory Audit ratings.
  • Customer Growth
  • Ensure the department meets its Cross-selling targets.
  • Ensure Department assists the Bank in the growth of the CASA book, by opening personal accounts and SME accounts per staff per year.
  • Ensure scheduled visits for existing forex trading clients is adhered to.
  • Ensure scheduled pipeline for new forex trading clients is followed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the ABC Capital Bank Head of Treasury career placement should hold a University Degree in a financial field from a recognized institution.
  • Hold ACI Dealing certification
  • Extensive knowledge of treasury products with minimum of three years trading room experience.
  • Proficiency for evaluating market conditions and responding quickly, proactively and positively.
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills
  • Extensive knowledge of banking practices and local banking regulations.
  • Knowledge of banking products
  • Skills in leadership and sales management
  • Ability to translate the bank’s corporate strategy into a departmental business plan and operationalise the same.
  • Ability to provide leadership that motivates staff to maximise their productivity and retention.
  • Ability to present, communicate and implement essential changes to position Treasury Department for sustainable success in competitive markets.
  • Ability to effectively promote the bank and establish business networks at high levels within the target markets.
  • Willingness to take measured risks.

How to Apply:
If your qualifications and experience match those described above please send a detailed application together with your CV, transcripts, academic certificates and other qualification documents with a cover letter of not more than 2 pages to The Executive Director, ABC Capital Bank Limited, P.O. Box 21091, Kampala or Email to: hr@abccapitalbank.co.ug

Deadline: 21st June 2017

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