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Fixed Income Trader job at Dfcu Bank


Dfcu Bank

About the Organization:

DFCU Bank, registered as the Development Finance Company of Uganda Bank Limited, is a commercial bank in Uganda. It is licensed by the Bank of Uganda, Uganda's central bank and national banking regulator.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Global Financial Markets, the Fixed Income Trader will be responsible for maintaining the bank’s Held-for-Trading portfolio in Government Securities, generating both long- and short-term trading plans and executing trades daily.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementing Fixed-income sales and marketing strategies, tracking performance against budget on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to realise set fixed-income budgets.

  • Execute and capture primary and secondary market trades ensuring completion into the bank’s core system.

  • Monitor the banks PV01, Value-at-Risk and Aging limits.

  • Analyse market data and risk to form a trading strategy.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with regulators, counterparties and investors.

  • Continuously engage various stakeholders to discuss market trends and investment strategies.

  • Stay up to date on industry trends including regulatory changes.

  • Management of market risk, to mitigate losses resulting from high-risk exposures by operating within approved limits.

  • Adherence to the highest standards of ethical and professional behaviour.

  • Adherence to the ACI and BoU code of conduct.

  • Keep up to date with global macroeconomic and political developments.

  • Assemble, disseminate and distribute economic news

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Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Sciences, or a related field.

  • ACI dealing certificate is an advantage.

  • Broad knowledge of banking practices and local banking regulations.

  • Broad knowledge of ALCO management.

  • Good knowledge of Trade finance and corporate banking functions.

  • Ability to market and establish client relationships.

  • Good analytical and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to manage and motivate staff.

  • Ability to work in a matrix organisation

How to Apply

If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), to the email address indicated below;
dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through +256 312 300391.
Disclaimer: dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.

Deadline for Application

May 10, 2024

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