Head of Treasury Career Opportunity – Commercial Bank

Job Title:    Head of Treasury
Organization: Commercial
Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Future Options
Consulting Ltd is an HR consultancy company which seeks to recruit on behalf of
its valued client, a leading commercial bank operating in Uganda for over the
last 20years providing a full range of prudential lending and investment
products.
Job Summary: The Head of Treasury
will take the overall management of the bank’s balance sheet to achieve the
stated goals and objectives of the bank through:-
·        
Managing, control and continuous upgrade of the banks
risk management strategies.
·        
Managing and directing the activities of the dealing
team to ensure achievement of established targets
·        
In charge of 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: 
·        
Routinely communicate the bank’s strategic direction
and objectives and ensure alignment of divisional goals and activities with the
banks vision, mission and corporate goals and objectives
·        
Continually reassess the banks policies and
practices relating to treasury division and champion the articulation and
implementation of the necessary changes in line with best practices
·        
Provide leadership and guidance to departmental
staff and coordinate activities within the division to ensure compliance with
the banks internal policies and procedures as well as regulatory and statutory
requirements
·        
Coordinate and manage the development of the
division budget
·        
Ensure the judicious management of the banks
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
regulators
·        
Manage the trading and marketing activities of the
units within the division in line with the Bank’s Business objectives and
strategic plan.
·        
Ensure compliance with internal and statutory
imposed regulations
·        
Act on behalf of and perform other duties whenever
mandated by the CEO/MD
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
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The applicant should preferably hold a first degree
or its equivalent in any discipline. A relevant post graduate or professional
business qualification (ACI, ACA, CPA)
·        
A minimum of ten years’ experience with a minimum of
5(five) years in treasury and three (3) years managerial/supervisory capacity
·        
Detailed knowledge and understanding of debt, and
balance sheet management with emphasis on dynamics of Uganda money market,
foreign exchange market, and capital market operations
·        
Good Knowledge of liability management, interest
rate risk management and contingency funding
·        
Good appreciation of credit
·        
Good FX and Amaoney Market dealing experience
·        
Detailed knowledge and understanding of the Ugandan
banking system, capital market operations and good exposure to other
international banking systems
·        
Detailed understanding of liquidity management and
funding techniques
·        
Ability to demonstrate commitment to ethical
standards and high level of integrity
·        
A motivational team leader
·        
Excellent communication Skills (written & oral)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and detailed
CVs, including a daytime telephone contact, three referees, quoting the
position to:  The Director, Future
Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O.
Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda or by email: reception@futureoptionsug.com. (Please
include the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject
line of the email).
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 24th August 2015
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