Head of Treasury Job Placement – Orient Bank

Job Title:      Head of Treasury
Organization: Orient Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Orient bank is
a leading Private sector commercial bank in Uganda since 1993. Its steady
growth over the last 20 years can be attributed to its professional management
and prudent Lending and investment policy.
Job Summary: The Head of
Treasury will coordinate the overall management of the bank’s balance sheet to
achieve the stated goals and objectives of the bank by;
Overseeing, controlling and continuously upgrading the
bank’s risk management strategies.
Managing and directing the activities of the dealing
team to ensure achievement of established targets
Actively promoting, controlling and co-coordinating
bank’s treasury business with a view of maximizing income derived from trading
and financing activities within ALCO and regulatory guidelines
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Communicate the bank’s strategic direction and
objectives and ensure alignment of divisional goals and activities with the
bank’s vision, mission and corporate goals and objectives
The incumbent will continually reassess the bank’s
policies and practices relating to treasury division and champion the
articulation and implementation of the necessary changes in line with best
Provide leadership and guidance to departmental
staff and coordinate activities within the division to ensure compliance with
the bank’s internal policies and procedures as well as regulatory and statutory
Coordinate and oversee the development of the
division budget
Ensure the judicious management of the bank’s
liquidity to meet all likely contingencies in line with ALCO guidelines.
Build and strengthen working relationships with
Treasurers of other banks, discount houses and top management of BOU and other
Mentor and supervise trading and marketing
activities of the units within the division in line with the Bank’s Business objectives
and strategic plan.
Ensure optimal liquidity with surplus funds invested
in short term instruments
Approve deposit rate sheets to facilitate the bank’s
Attend to all correspondences pertaining to treasury
business in the Bank.
Keenly review and authorize transactions of the
division in line with the Bank’s policy
Manage the interface between FX treasury, LCY
trading and across other functions in the bank in order to ensure smooth
functioning of the division
Ensure compliance with internal and statutory
imposed regulations
Actively monitor and report market trend and
implications on the bank’s business at Executive Management meeting
Act on behalf of and perform other duties whenever
mandated by the CEO/MD
Maximize revenues derived from Forex trading and
financing activities within agreed income budgets
Oversight of Dealing room risk i.e. Liquidity,
currency and Interest rate risk within regulatory guidelines and deadlines
The incumbent will also manage the Bank’s ALCO
process within agreed procedures and deadlines
Build and strengthen client relationships with
objective of providing quality customer service and seeking new business
opportunities in line with the banks overall strategic objectives
Key Performance Indicators:
Accuracy of deal execution
External and Internal customer satisfaction levels
Customer penetration evidenced by volume/value of
products per customer
Regulatory compliance
Income target
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The applicant should preferably hold a first degree
or its equivalent in any discipline.
A minimum of ten years’ cognate experience with a
minimum of 5(five) years in treasury and three (3) years managerial/supervisory
Broad knowledge and understanding of debt and equity
structuring with emphasis on dynamics of other Nigerian money and capital
market operations
Working Knowledge of liability management, interest
rate risk management and contingency funding
Good credit knowledge
Good dealing experience
Detailed understanding of the Ugandan banking
system, capital market operations and good exposure to other international
banking systems
Strong understanding of long and short-term cash
forecast models
Broad understanding of domestic and international
treasury operations, risk management and bank relationship management
Ability to demonstrate commitment to ethical
standards and high level of integrity
A good motivational and team leader
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the web link below.
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