Pricing and Capital Management Officer Jobs – DFCU Bank

Organization: DFCU
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: 
Head of Treasury
About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast
growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services.
DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of
the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International
Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25%
stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development
projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing
financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary:  The Pricing and Capital Management Officer
will manage the Fund Transfer Pricing (FTP) in the Bank and ensure that the
Bank holds an optimal Capital structure. 
He/ she will optimise Bank pricing for assets and liabilities to meet
the strategic objectives for the Bank.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the FTP framework, through
    engagement with stakeholders from the business, to drive the optimal
    Balance Sheet Structure.
  • Hold regular trainings with the business
    stakeholders to ensure that they are aware of the drivers of FTP and carry
    out their activities taking FTP into consideration.
  • Carry out consistent review of the
    pricing mechanism and drivers and engage the business accordingly to
    ensure that the Bank achieves the desire interest margins.
  • Margin reporting and forecasting to
    drive balance sheet optimization.
  • Monitoring of the interest rate risk of
    the Banking book to ensure an optimal structure of the Bank balance sheet
    and high light any activities that may be detrimental to the desired.
  • Perform regular stress testing on the
    Bank’s interests margin to identify any business activities that
    negatively impact the overall margins and also ensure that the outcomes of
    these testing influence planning and budgeting.
  • Regular engagement with all business
    stakeholders to ensure that pricing assumptions are kept up to date.
  • Build robust Interest Margin Forecasting
    Models and scenario analysis tools to identify any potential future margin
    risks and engage relevant stakeholders on activities required to address
    these risks.
  • Review and update all assumptions pertaining
    to margin stress testing.
  • Review and engage the Business on their
    budget inputs to identify and address any margin gaps during the planning
    cycle and support the Finance team in ensuring that these are embedded in
    the budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Support in the monitoring of the bank’s
    capital structure and highlight any risks that may be identified.
  • Monitor the loans and deposits booked by
    the Business to ensure that they are aligned and also ensure that the bank
    meets the desired Return on Equity target.
  • Engaging the business on any deals that
    may not appear aligned.
  • Identify any opportunities that will
    support the Business in meeting the desired ROE targets.
  • Prepare policies and risk frameworks
    that will guide the Bank in achieving the Optimal Capital Structures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Pricing
    and Capital Management Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Business or Finance related degree with a highly numerate bias.
  • ACCA certification is an added
  • Five years of post qualification
    experience in Finance / Risk / Treasury / a busy Commercial Environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of Banking Product
    Management Margin Management.
  • Appreciation of financial analysis and
    pricing issues.
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of how
    to formulate and implement an effective FTP methodology to drive the
    correct behavior within the Business Units.
  • Computer literacy and working knowledge
    of software packages such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access.
  • Working knowledge of Finacle is an added
  • Good communication and presentation
    skills to Senior Level audiences
  • General knowledge of the Banking
  • Excellent report writing, verbal,
    presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Action delivery / control oriented.
  • Strong numeracy skills, attention to
    detail and personal effectiveness
  • Personal initiative
How to Apply:
All candidates who
so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged
to send their applications with detailed CVs including present position and
copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O
& A level) to: Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com
Deadline: 9th July 2019
NB: dfcu
Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates
in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in
this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically
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