United Bank for Africa (UBA) Kenya – Market Risk Officer.

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Job Objective

Ensure timely and accurate development and submission of Market risk analysis and Balance Sheet reports to Management

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Extract data and monitor group positions
  • Responsible for periodic balance sheet stress testing
  • Responsible for contingency funding plan maintenance and testing, to ensure that there are contingencies for systemic crises e.g. liquidity issues
  • Monitor compliance with regulatory and internal limits
  • Produce daily market risk reports
  • Monitor proposed limits for indicators
  • Monitor external and market risk indicators
  • Collect market data and conduct statistical analysis
  • Conduct risk assessment on new trading products
  • Carry out P & L attribution analysis
  • Maintain valuation rates
  • Responsible for trading portfolio stress testing to see the impact of systemic variations on the bank’s position
  • Responsible for trading book risk reporting
  • Monitor commodity prices, exchange rates, interest rates and update the daily spot/monthly average prices database
  • Manage daily collateral placement with counterparties for derivative transactions
  • Monitors Key Risk indicators across the Subsidiary and produces relevant management reports

Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely delivery of standard analysis and reports
  • Responsiveness to information on changes in market trends
  • High internal and external customer satisfaction index
  • Good external risk rating
  • Compliance with internal and external policies and regulations

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree (MBA, MSC, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications compulsory)
  • Minimum of 4 – 7 years banking experience; minimum of 6 – 9 years non-banking but related experience
  • Key Competency Requirements
  • Broad knowledge of financial accounting with ability to analyze and interpret corporate financial statements
  • Good knowledge of risk assessment
  • Good knowledge of the Country’s economy and market dynamics
  • Good knowledge of the bank’s policies and procedures

Key Skills

  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong team player and excellent organization skills
  • Strong attention to details and ability to work under pressure

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