Market Risk Officer – United Bank of Africa (UBA)

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United Bank of Africa (UBA) is looking for Market Risk Officer

Job title: Market Risk Officer
Department: Risk Management
Reporting Line: Head Market Risk
Location: Head Office

Job Objectives

  •  Collation of data and daily generation of market risk reports for treasury and securities
  • Risk Measuring, Monitoring, Controlling & Reporting

Role & Responsibilities

  •  Collation of data from the operating systems and from market intelligence reports
  • Prepare the daily price and liquidity risk reports for the Group
  • Run the stress testing and simulation scenarios
  • Write the monthly Market Risk Management Report (ALCO) etc.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required by management
  • Reporting anomalies and potential risks to the Head, Market Risk Measurement and Reporting
  • Measurement, Monitoring and reporting of OPL
  • IFRS reporting
  • Measurement, Monitoring and reporting of FCCL
  • Team member in preparing IFRS reporting and loan impairment schedule
  • Micro: Daily, One week; Macro: One month

Key Performance Indicator

  •  Timely report of risk reports; Consistent collation of data for analysis; Accurate and realistic stress reporting


  • Education– Minimum: First degree in economics, finance or quantitative sciences related discipline.


  • Experience – Minimum of 03 years banking or 4 years non-banking but related experience.

Key Skills:


  •  Understand banking operations
  • Good grasp of balance sheet mapping
  • Database administration
  • Good knowledge of financial accounting with ability to analyze and interpret corporate financial statements
  • Good knowledge of the country economy and market dynamics
  • Good knowledge of the bank’s policies and procedures


  •  Communication skills;
  • Interpersonal relationship;
  • Facilitation / knowledge sharing;
  • creativity; Fraud Detection & Control; Internal Audit practice;
  • Account Management;
  • Analytical and Investigation Skills;
  • Auditing Skills; Accounting Skills;
  • Comprehensive Banking Operations (Domestic and Foreign)


  •  Fraud and Operational risk knowledge
  • Oral and written Communication Skills 
  • Banking, Insurance, Capital Markets;
  • Policy and Regulatory Interpretation skill and Implementation capability; Extensive Working Knowledge of Microsoft word, Excel and power point and Intranet Mailing facility
  • Conceptual Skills

Application submission

Candidates should send their resume and motivation letter to , with the heading “ Market Risk Officer ”

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to proceed to the interview stage. 

Deadline: Monday, February 13, 2023 

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