Chief Investment Officer - FTRY3 in Abuja, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Division Manager, FTRY.3, the incumbent will carry out the following functions:


(A) Supervisory Duties:

  • Supervise management of Bank’s assets in its liquid currencies, according to the Investment Guidelines of each fund, monitoring and controlling interest rate and credit risk exposures;
  • Supervise prompt and efficient placement of time deposits and execution of Foreign Exchange transactions;
  • Supervise monitoring of market, economic and political developments and assess their implication for the Bank’s assets and investment strategy;
  • Supervise production of all Treasury’s Investment reports (Weekly Market Focus, Monthly, Quarterly Report) presenting performance results and market developments;
  • Act as Officer-in-Charge in the absence of the Division Manager.

(B)  Portfolio Management Specific Duties:

  • Manage the Bank’s assets versus the specific benchmark(s) or fixed liability schedule with the objective of capital preservation, liquidity maintenance and profitability in accordance with the Investment Guidelines of the specific funds;
  • Determine the optimal asset allocation to maximize risk-adjusted returns through the recommendation and implementation of investment products and trading strategies;
  • Formulate and implement investment strategies, performing credit and scenario analysis and testing investment decisions and strategies to assess their potential impact on the Bank's liquid assets;
  • Monitor and control the risk exposure of the portfolios and manage them within the Bank's investment guidelines and risk parameters. Propose and implement hedging strategies, via the use of derivatives;
  • Supervise the portfolio valuation process and perform portfolio analysis, including portfolio performance attribution analysis in liaison with the Risk Management with regard to the verification of such data;
  • Lead projects to introduce new financial products to enhance portfolio returns;
  • Maintain and manage professional relationships with investment community, dealer counterparties, central banks and other professionals operating in financial markets. Actively seek to establish new market contacts and ensure that the investment team can access all relevant markets at any time;
  • Lead advisory services and technical assistance to African Central Banks and other financial institutions on fixed income investment management;
  • Make proposals in order to review of the Bank Group’s investment management framework, financial policies, guidelines, benchmarks and procedures. Actively participate in ALCO’s Working Groups.
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