Head of Treasury Job Opportunity – Orient Bank



Job Title:         Head of Treasury
Organisation: Orient
Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director
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.  The confidence in Orient Bank of the
Ugandan business community in particular and the public in general, is
reflected in its large deposit base. In November 2002 Orient Bank made another
first in this economy by successfully out competing other Banks in taking over
TransAfrica Bank Ltd., (TABL).
Job Summary: The Head of
Treasury will coordinate the overall management of the bank’s balance sheet
through:-
  • Promoting,
    controlling and coordinating bank’s treasury business within ALCO and
    regulatory guidelines
  • Managing,
    controlling and continuously upgrading of the bank’s risk management
    strategies
     
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Providing
    leadership and guidance to departmental staff and coordinating activities
    within the unit to ensure achievement of the Bank’s goals in compliance
    with internal policies and procedures as well as regulatory and statutory
    requirements.
  • Ensuring
    judicious management of the bank’s liquidity and market risks.
  • Building
    client relationships to provide quality customer service and growing new
    business opportunities.
  • Building
    and managing relationships with Treasurers of other banks and key
    stakeholders.
  • Monitoring
    and reporting market trends and implications on the bank’s business.
  • Continually
    reassessing the bank’s policies and practices relating to the treasury
    unit and championing the articulation and implementation of any necessary
    changes in line with best practices.     



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university.
  • ACI
    dealing certification (required).
  • A
    relevant post graduate or professional business qualification (ACCA, CPA)
    is desirable.
  • At
    least ten years of cognate experience with five years in treasury and 3
    years in managerial/supervisory capacity.
  • Knowledge
    of treasury and financial markets.
  • Thorough
    understanding of banking across segments, with ability to lead strategy on
    future initiatives.
  • Risk
    measurement, interpretation and analysis especially market and liquidity
    risk.
  • Strong
    leadership and communication skills.
  • Excellent
    customer relationships management skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to deliver their applications and updated
CVs to the Orient Bank Head Office on No. 14 Kampala Road, Attn: Head of Human
Resources
Deadline: 15th February 2018

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