Head of Markets Employment Opportunity – Citi Bank

Job Title:       Head of Markets
Organisation: Citi Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Citigroup is today’s pre-eminent financial services company and was
built to create a highly diversified financial services company that could act
as one to deliver solutions to clients throughout the world. With the most
diverse array of products and the greatest distribution capacity of any
financial firm in the world, our employees manage 200 million customer accounts
across six continents in more than 100 countries. Citi works tirelessly to
provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad
range of financial services and products. We strive to create the best outcomes
for our clients and customers with financial ingenuity that leads to solutions
that are simple, creative and responsible.
Job Summary: The Head of UG
Markets is a key partner to the country leadership in UG, creating a country
strategy and cross product delivery of the wider franchise. The role is
responsible for proposing and supporting our overall Markets and Security
Service client strategy, across segments: Corporates, Public Sector ,Banking
and Non-Banking Financial Institutions, coordinating with the CCO, Banking,
Independent Risk and Finance, while also monitoring and managing the various
Markets risk taking activities performed in the country, through the dedicated
specialists (local markets traders, and RT managers). The Head of UG Markets is
responsible for managing and leading senior level Markets related regulatory
relationships in the country and for maintaining a strong governance,
compliance, risk and control environment. The role is also responsible for
leading a diverse team who play a key part in creating a strong risk management
discipline, client service delivery and culture. A key part of the role will be
in driving a revenue growth strategy that reflects the market opportunities in
the country. A primary objective over this time horizon for the UG Head of
Markets will be to leverage off the strongly established FXLM franchise, to
expand the whole suite of Markets and Security Services products and solutions
to the customer base in the Region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Leading and Implementing Country Business Strategy:
  • Developing a coordinated country strategy
    across the Markets and Securities Services products to ensure optimal
    client alignment
  • Managing senior external interfaces with
    Markets related Regulators, market data, and industry groups, peers
  • Represent the Markets and Securities
    Services franchise throughout Citi
  • Drives client value by leading reviews of
    resource allocation and prioritization for country and cross product
    business initiatives
  • Maximises organizational execution of key
    initiatives and business review processes
Leading Strong Governance and Controls:
  • Creates appropriate governance, controls
    and compliance including a culture of expense management discipline
  • Builds a culture of responsible finance
  • Works in close partnership with control
    functions to ensure appropriate governance and control infrastructure
  • Ensures close partnership with Compliance
    to lead productive interaction and dialogue with key regulators
  • Ensures partnership with Finance to
    deliver the annual financial planning / budgeting process
  • Leads across products to facilitate
    optimal resource allocation decision making by product and client segments
Human Capital Management:
  • Leads the UG Markets People Strategy
    including talent reviews for critical roles
  • Partners with HR and regional product
    heads to ensure the people strategy and organizational capabilities are
    aligned to business strategy
  • Ensures cross-product oversight and
    governance of headcount, hiring and workforce planning
  • Provides direction and oversight of talent
    processes that underpin our meritocratic and high performance culture,
    including; compensation, promotion, junior talent pipeline (MAs, Analysts
    and Associates), internal mobility, talent reviews and succession planning

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Citi Bank Head of Markets
    job placement should preferably hold a Degree level qualification or
  • Accounting, Economics, Engineering,
    Business, Finance and similar degrees.
  • Candidates with MBA, CFA or similar
    further degrees will be accorded due preference.
  • In-depth experience of Citi’s Markets and
    Securities Services products, clients and risk management
  • Successful leadership of a diverse and
    multi-product business
  • Successful track record of leading and
    creating momentum and a collective agenda across multiple products
  • Good knowledge of the industry and country
    and with the ability to anticipate and lead the organizational response to
    future changes
  • Good technical knowledge of Citi Markets’
    product suite including FX, FXO, Interest and FX Derivatives, Credit and
  • Strategic thinker with ability to
    translate vision into executable plans
  • Leadership skills and intellectual
    capability to bring together a broad range of Markets and Securities
    Services products
  • Credibility and gravitas to lead, motivate
    and influence a diverse population across products and matrix reporting
  • Interpretive and problem solving skills;
    pragmatic approach to ensure limited resources are directed appropriately
  • Good interpersonal and communication
    skills with ability to influence and create alignment at senior levels
    across multiple products, clients, and competing priorities
How to Apply:
All applicants who to join Citi Group in the aforementioned capacity
are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
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