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Thursday 3 April 2014

Head of Treasury - Equity Bank Uganda

Vacancy  Head of Treasury
Recruiting Organisation: Equity Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Managing Director
Job Ref: Treasury -1/EQBUL 31/2014

About Equity Bank:
Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modem, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to nearly 8 million customers, the largest customer base in the Eastern African Region.

Job Summary: The Head of Treasury for Equity Bank will ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the full range of treasury products including foreign exchange,  fixed income, corporate services and off balance sheet products to achieve the unit’s business growth targets; as well as support all business activities and initiatives that will further the achievement of bank’s strategic business objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Rigorously support the Strategic planning process of the Bank and execution of agreed strategies to realize delivery of targets.
Responsible for Liquidity and Cash Management functions: Ensure that the Bank meets all external and internal liquidity requirements and that proper contingency plans are in place to address excess and deficient liquidity incidences in line with the Bank policy and Procedures.

Oversee the dealing/interbank borrowing, lending and foreign exchange activity in Equity Bank
Develop innovative treasury products that will enable the bank grow its foreign exchange and money market volumes and revenues.
Deliver market information and insight to customers and other stakeholders. F
Actively identify and market clients with potential to grow revenues from sales of treasury products and services.
Build, nurture and maintain relationships with clients.
Take lead and develop the Treasury team, and manage their performance

The ideal candidate must possess a good University business degree from a recognized University
Additional professional Certification e.g. CPA /ACCA, ACI (Financial Markets Association)

Skills and Experience:
At least six years’ post-qualification working experience, three of which must have been in a senior role within the Treasury function, preferably in a financial institution)
The ideal candidate must demonstrate skills/know how in dealing, financial analysis and knowledge of financial markets
Good working knowledge of Reuters Extra and Reuters Dealing
The applicant must demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills
Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Business environment
Appreciation and/or exposure to Risk Management in a Financial Institution
Possess the ability to build and sustain Customer relationships
Strong Planning & organizing skills
Excellent numerical skills

If you believe you are interested in joining the banking sector at Equity Bank, please send your application along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of the relevant certificates and testimonials, quoting the respective job title or ref no in title subject field to recruitment@equitybank.co.ug or post to The General Manager, Human Resources, Equity Bank (U) Ltd, P.O. Box 10184 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline:  Wednesday 9th April, 2014.