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Market and Operations Risk Officer at United Bank for Africa (Z) Ltd

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka
  • 00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 00

United Bank for Africa (Z) Ltd

Position: Market and Operations Risk Officer

Division: Risk Management

Department: Credit and Risk Management

Reporting Relationships:

Functionally reports to the Country Chief Risk Officer

Administratively reports to the Country Chief Risk Officer



Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct balance sheet value analysis
  • 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
  • Responsible for new funding/investment products risk assessment
  • Monitor compliance with regulatory and internal limits
  • Produce daily market risk reports
  • Monitor proposed limits for indicators

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


  • 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

Job Requirements & Knowledge:

  • 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

Application requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree (MBA, MSc, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications compulsory) from a recognized university
  • Candidate must have 4 – 7 years banking experience; minimum of 6 – 9 years non-banking but related experience
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credits on their Grade 12 results with Mathematics and English included.

Method of Application

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements must send a copy of their CV, cover letter, professional and academic qualifications in a single document to on or before 5th February, 2024.

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