Barclays Bank Jobs – Head of Treasury Governance

Organisation: Barclays Bank
Job Ref: Head of Treasury Governance, Uganda – 00099470
Duty Station: Uganda

Job Summary:  The Treasury Head will have the responsibility
for the in-country Treasury Governance functions (ALM & FTP, Liquidity
& Funding and Capital).

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Capital Management

  • Ensure
    adherence to Capital Management policies
  • Responsible
    for adherence to the in-country regulatory and internal capital
  • Co-ordinate
    all capital applications (including SBL dispensations and guarantee
    applications) ensuring quality of applications and manage in-country
    expectations by challenging and reviewing returns and consider alternative
    booking of deals
  • Capital
    plans – Forecast regulatory and economic capital demand & supply
    across business units over the 3-year planning horizon by utilising
    financial of information.  Assess if the capital position on the
    capital plan over the planning cycles meets the Board approved targets.
  • Determine
    capital buffers and perform Cost of Equity calculations in line with
    Barclays Treasury principles and methodology
  • RWA
    hunt and challenge data inputs.  Engagement with
    retail/wholesale credit risk teams to understand modelling capability and
  • Challenge
    and review whether hurdle rates are met by evaluating pricing tools and
  • Engagement
    with Finance teams to understand balance sheet reconciliation and trends.
  • Support/lead
    the BAU Basel II regulatory environment. This extends beyond RWA reporting
    to the consideration of moving from Standardised to advanced (engaging
    with the credit modelling teams as appropriate).
  • Engaging
    with regulators including the delivery of local ICAAPs.
2. Asset and
Liability Management (ALM)
  • Responsible
    for the in-country ALM process within the guidelines set by Barclays
  • Achieve
    an appropriate risk profile within Group standards and risk tolerances by
    centralizing, netting and hedging all manageable risk via the Treasury
    Execution Services (TES) desk.
  • Measurement,
    analysis and interpretation of interest rate risk in the banking book
  • Perform
    margin compression analysis
  • Perform
    structurally analysis and adjustment of all balance sheet items
  • Ensure
    all behavioural assumptions (including pre-payment assumptions) are in
    line with Barclays Treasury guidelines
  • Participate
    in country Alco’s where necessary, to assist with strategic direction
  • Responsible
    for ALM system development
  • ALM
    development and training in country
3. Funds
Transfer Pricing (FTP)
  • Implement
    the Barclays Africa FTP policies and oversee execution
  • Ensure
    FTP immunizes businesses from all market risk
  • Develop
    Liquidity Transfer Pricing (LTP) methodologies for all LCY balances and
    incorporate Barclays liquidity premiums in all FCY pricing 
  • Maintain
    all pricing assumptions and ensure FTP rates are aligned to interest rate
    and liquidity risk behaviour profiles
  • Member
    of the NPA process by assigning the appropriate FTP rate after assessing
    interest rate and liquidity behavioural profiles
  • Timely
    production of monthly ALCO pack to required standards
  • Collection
    of information – business, finance, TES
  • Conversion
    to required formats
  • Co-ordination
    of contributions and business proposals – ALCO members and country
  • The
    custodian of the terms of reference for Alco Secretariat support.
1.      Liquidity and Funding
  • Ensure
    adherence to Funding and Liquidity policies
  • Overall
    responsibility to ensure that the entity remains liquid
  • Ensure
    appropriate funding profiles are achieved and determine capital markets
    issuance need
  • Responsible
    for robust funding plans which are tracked diligently with a challenge and
    review process against business plans
  • Monitor
    and report on adherence to all regulatory and internal funding
    requirements and limits as maintained by TES
  • Ensure
    all behavioural assumptions from a liquidity perspective are in line with
    Barclays Treasury guidelines
  • Responsible
    for the bank’s Contingent Funding plans and Liquidity Risk Appetite
  • Responsible
    for liquidity stress testing
 Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A
    detailed knowledge of the Treasury Governance and oversight process
  • A
    detailed knowledge of interest rate risk management including structural
    and behavioural analysis
  • A
    detailed knowledge of liquidity and funding  risk management
  • Knowledge
    of capital risk management
  • Knowledge
    of financial markets and economic fundamentals
  • Knowledge
    of treasury , retail, corporate and capital markets products
  • Appreciation
    of finance and risk issues.
  • Detailed
    knowledge of banking capital management
  • Thorough
    understanding of banking across segments, with ability to lead strategy on
    future initiatives. .
  • Measurement,
    analysis and interpretation of risks, especially interest rate and
    liquidity risk.
  • Capital
    management experience
  • Proven
    systems implementation and development track record.
  • 5
    to 10  years experience in financial markets with emphasis on
    Treasury related experience
  • Post-graduate
  • Interpersonal
    skills, proficient communication
  • Able
    to influence decisions
  • Experience
    in managing teams and stakeholder management
  • Extensive
    experience in Treasury Governance with a track record of leadership and
    development of the function across businesses
How to apply:

If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can
deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter,
current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our
recruitment website detail below:

Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and
promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of
background and gender.

For queries contact us on 0417122453 or email:

Deadline: 31st May, 2013
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