Head, Market Risk at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)


United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Market Risk

Location: Nigeria

Job Objective(s)

  • Oversight and management of the Market Risk Management Group.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the Group runs in line with worldwide best practices and responds to administrative issues.
  • Develop, Review and Implement Policies and Procedures and review Market Risk policies of subsidiaries.
  • Attend and run the ALCO/GALCO Market Risk process, and guide the committee to review the most critical Market Risks.
  • Attend and Run other Market Risk processes in Group Management meetings such as GRMC, BRMC and guide the committee to review the most critical Market Risks.
  • Develop the staff especially the number 2 position to ensure seamless continuity of the job function.
  • Other projects and committee membership as required by management.
  • Ensure that Executive Management is advised of Group Risk positions daily.
  • Support for Subsidiaries in Africa and the Rest of the World.

Minimum Educational Qualification

  • First Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics and other related disciplines.
  • Professional qualifications or MBA is also required.
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience required

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Advanced accounting skills
  • Thorough knowledge of banking and Treasury Operations
  • Understanding of accounting policies and accepted principles
  • Ability to motivate and manage talent for maximum performance and delivery of targets.
  • Highly numerate
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
25th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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