Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Jobs at H. Pierson Associates (Banking)

H. Pierson Associates is recruiting for one of its client – a leading bank in Nigeria with good branch network and diverse customer base. They are currently recruiting for the following position: 

Market Risk: Senior Management (Liquidity, Trading, Asset / Liability, Investment, Interstate)
Job Specifications:

  • Implementation of best-practice investment, liquidity and interest rate risk management process
  • Formulate appropriate strategic responses to market risks embedded in the bank’s trading portfolio
  • Obtain analysis of macro-economic updates, money market developments and international market data for effective market risk identification, measurement and management
  • Ensure compliance with risk limits/threshold by treasury and other business units
  • Ensure proper implementation of Risk-Based-Supervision (RBS) for the bank
  • General understanding of market risk software
  • Responsible for the preparation of ALCO and Market risk reports to the Management
  • Development of proactive A/L and market risk mitigation strategies
Person Specifications:
  • 8-12 years experience in the banking industry covering Trading, Investment, Fund, liquidity and Interest Rate Management
  • Mastery of Basel II
  • Good Knowledge of Money and Capital Markets dynamics
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Flair for market research
  • Good first degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or any related discipline
Treasury, Middle Management – Senior Management.
Job Specifications:
  • Manage Bank’s assets and liabilities to minimize the liquidity and price risks inherent in the balance sheet
  • Manage Treasury accrual portfolio whilst maximizing the returns on the assets and liabilities.
  • Co-ordinate monthly Assets and Liabilities Committee (ALCO) meeting.
  • Determine, analyze and report revenues and profits realized on products.
  • Implement Bank’s defined Money Market Strategies and trading in Local Currency Money Market Instruments
  • Undertake complex financial calculations including options appraisals and sensitivity analysis.
  • Use of spreadsheet and word processing software to an advanced level
  • Simplify complex financial issues and present them in a manner that the recipient understands
Person Specifications:
  • 6 – 8 years in the banking industry especially in Treasury
  • Good first degree in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or any related discipline
  • Undertakes robust risk assessment and management
  • Challenges conventional wisdom and the way things have always been done
  • Leads projects and ensures delivery to agreed timescales
  • Encourages a climate of clear, open and honest communication
  • Actively encourages a culture of organizational and cultural diversity
 Operational Risk: Senior Management
Job Specification:
  • Coordinate and provide leadership in Operational Risk Management for the bank
  • Ensure compliance with the bank’s operational policies and procedures
  • Provide necessary guide for Operational Risk Policy development and implementation
  • Ensure smooth implementation of operational risk software
  • Evolve firm-wide operational risk management culture within group
  • Develop strategies for operational risk escalation, mitigation and control
  • Ensure adequate and timely reporting of operational risk profile and issues
Person Specifications:
  • Previous involvement in Operational Risk Management
  • Minimum of 10 – 12 years banking experience
  • Understanding of banking operations, internal control/audit, process review and IT
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Appreciation of Basel II and Risk-Based Supervision (RBS)
  • Academic Qualification (B.Sc / HND, MBA/M.Sc)
Method Of Application:
Kindly email your CV to ham@hpierson.com
Check their website for more info

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