Careers

We go to great lengths to source, attract, recruit, develop and retain the best talents. Wherever they may be.

We ensure adequate avenues for career growth and exploration

At UBA, we strongly believe that our people are critical to our success in building a sustainable and dominant business in the countries we operate in, across Africa and beyond.

Our Philosophy

At UBA, we strongly believe that our people are critical to our success in building a sustainable and dominant business in the countries we operate in, across Africa and beyond. We go to great lengths to source, attract, recruit, develop and retain the best talent, wherever they may be in the world. To this end, we are always striving to:

– Provide a non-threatening environment that encourages and rewards role-model performance.

– Help our work-force maintain a healthy balance between work and their personal lives.

– Provide competitive compensation and benefits that rank amongst the top-tier competitors in each of the countries we operate in.

– Ensure adequate avenues for career growth and exploration – whether functional or across country lines.

– Develop a culturally diverse pool of talented professionals, with the skills and mindset to deliver excellent results, in different markets and cultures, across the African continent and beyond.

UBA Academy

We understand that the only way to get the best results and continually stay ahead of the curve is to continually sharpen our most important asset – our people. In commitment to this, in 2008, we set up the UBA Academy as a force to reckon with in continually training and developing our workforce, so they can continue to be at the fore-front of best-breed professionals in the world. Our dedicated Learning and Development professionals are always on top of closing any detected competency gap in our work-force. UBA Academy adopts a mix of different learning methods ranging from e-learning programmes, class-room trainings to off-site trainings both locally and abroad. The Academy also issues a certificate upon successful completion of its modules and has successfully graduated 4 batches of Management Trainees from its rigorous trainee programme.

People and Culture


At UBA, we take our corporate culture very seriously and take proactive steps to enshrine it in the hearts of our employees. Our culture is defined by our core values.
Enterprise
Excellence
Execution

Performance Management

UBA runs a robust goal-driven Performance Management System which measures each employee’s performance against care-fully defined targets, their level of team-work and the organization’s performance. We strive to ensure that every employee understands how he contributes to the organization’s bottom-line. Asides measuring performance, our performance management system seeks to reward Role Model performance accordingly while at the same time, helping least performing Staff to get better on the job.

Career Centre

We go to great ends to source, attract, recruit, develop and retain the best talents where-ever they may be in the world

Compensation and Rewards

UBA strives to be among the top-tier industry competitor in terms of compensation, in each country it operates in. We understand the powerful impact of rewards can have in motivating role-model employees and teams, and thus strive to provide monetary and non-monetary rewards accordingly.

Graduate Programme

UBA Graduate trainee programme aims to inspire participants to discover the next stage of their lives after graduation. The mission is to facilitate new understanding and life-changing learning. Through our engaging classroom environment, participants will learn from industry experts, and cultivate a master’s level business mind.

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Education and Experience

  • – Minimum of bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.
  • – Minimum of 7 years in Enterprise Product Marketing, Advertising, and Media Strategy across global markets.
  • – Experience in planning and executing multiple products, marketing programs, brand, and sales teams.

Functional Skill sets and capabilities

  • – Product Branding
  • – Product Packaging
  • – Familiar with product marketing tactics (e.g. integrated marketing campaigns)
  • – Sales tools (e.g. demos, presentations)
  • – Keen eye for detail
  • – Working knowledge of web analytics tools (Google Analytics, WebTrends)
  • – Advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel, PowerPoint, Projects and Power BI.
  • – Social Media and Tech Savvy
  • – Project management
  • – Product Management
  • – Marketing analytics
  • – Public speaking
  • – Design & copywriting
  • – Market analysis
  • – Creativity
  • – Analytical mind and strong quantitative skills
  • – Excellent communication skills

    REMUNERATION & BENEFITS: Your pay is negotiable. We offer an attractive benefits package that is highly competitive.

  • Applications closed 

Description

In this role, you lead every facet of our product journey. While contributing creativity in managing our portfolio of Banking products and implementing our media strategy, you own key elements of the marketing plan and drive product value awareness and sales.

You work with a cross-functional team across Sales, Corporate Communications, Product Development, IT, and more to connect customers with the products and scale our messages of how their financial service needs are met.

Responsibilities

  • – Partner with product managers, sales and other organizational leaders to set and deliver against coordinated business and marketing goals.
  • – Guide the creation and execution of annual and quarterly go-to-market plans in partnership with cross-functional marketing teams, the business group and sales.
  • – Identify key data inputs (consumer, industry, customer and market) to inform and influence product roadmap and new opportunity identification, commercialization and business model choices
  • – Oversee the development of product marketing deliverables – value proposition, product positioning statements, user benefits, naming and brand recommendations, etc.
  • – Translate complex product concepts into simple, creative, and impactful product communications that resonate with key consumer and industry audiences
  • – Analyze sales data and channel information and create plans to improve product and channel acquisition using effective marketing and sale techniques
  • – Create consistent positioning statements, messaging and the associated proof points.
  • – Generate customer insights on usage and identify untapped opportunities and buyer personas.
  • – Generate marketing collateral to promote products & channels
  • – Follow and analyze market trends to position products and generate revenue.
  • – Craft compelling copy across marketing channels (landing pages, ad campaigns)
  • – Evaluate projects using relevant KPIs and feedback from existing and prospective customers
  • – Create content such as case studies, videos, website copy, and blog posts for marketing.

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Required Knowledge and skills

  • Broad knowledge of banking industry products and services
    • In-depth knowledge of organizational structure and corporate governance best practices.
    • Knowledge of International law
    • Project management knowledge,
    • Strong interpersonal relationship and human capital management skills
    • Excellent communication and interviewing skill
    • Attention to details
    • Bi-lingual i.e. speaks fluent English plus any other African official language.

    REMUNERATION & BENEFITS: Your pay is negotiable. We offer an attractive benefits package that is highly competitive.

  • Application closed

Responsibilities

  • Monitor the activities of Company Secretaries in the various Anglophone Subsidiaries.
  • Maintain appropriate enterprise-wide Subsidiary governance policies.
  • Promote best practices of corporate governance in the Anglophone subsidiaries.
  • Take custodianship of corporate governance portfolio for the various subsidiaries.
  • Provide support to Directors of subsidiaries on governance issues.
  • Prepare and administer the corporate calendar for the Anglophone subsidiaries.
  • Standardize board packs and reporting formats for the Anglophone subsidiaries.
  • Ensure the integration of subsidiaries added through acquisitions.
  • Assist with implementation of structured changes & initiatives affecting the subsidiaries.
  • Promote accountability of all Board Members and Management across the Group to Shareholders through improved transparency and disclosure
  • Create a center of excellence for Subsidiary Governance.
  • to Market Risk/Internal Control/ Finance.
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Preferred Competencies

  • Broad knowledge of banking industry products and services.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of foreign exchange market and operations
  • Ability to interpret customer business needs, operational requirements with demonstrable ability to crunch numbers
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Projects and Power BI)
  • Customer relationship management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong analytical skills.
  • Risk awareness, passion for excellence and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of CBN’s policies and the business environment
  • Social Media and Tech Savvy
  • Application closed

Responsibilities

  • Increase sales of treasury products, ensuring profitability, while creating value and achieve market dominance in line with the bank’s strategic objectives.
  • Track and analyze developments in the external environment and their implications on foreign currencies and securities to facilitate sales decisions.
  • Ensure compliance with approved trader’s limit and daily open position limit.
  • Seal and cover trades at competitive prices for customers.
  • Source for key players in the industry in order to get share of wallet of their business.
  • Reconcile transactions booked to ensure accuracy of information captured on the blotter.
  • Capture all transactions processed bank-wide on FX blotter.

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Preferred Competencies

    • Prepare EOM blotter and income statement for signoff by the Group Treasurer, Internal Control and Performance Management.
    • Conduct market intelligence into third currencies activities and provide market commentary and views for the Treasury newsletter .
    • Manage relationships in accordance with policies, procedures and legal requirements.
    • Review Master Agreements with foreign and local banks for adequacy of content.
    • Liaise with other market participants; and implement market development initiatives.

    Report Generation

    Generate reports for relevant stakeholdersGenerate Daily Settlement for Liquidity Management by end of day for funding

  • Application closed
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Responsibilities

  • Monitor global currency markets for price movements.
  • Monitor and analyse developments in the external environment and their implications on third currencies to facilitate trading decisions.
  • Evaluate technical analysis (charts) to identify trading opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with approved trade size and daily acceptable loss limits.
  • Seal and cover trades at competitive prices for African subsidiaries, local banks and internal customers (Treasury Sales).
  • Reconcile trades booked with platform blotter to ensure accuracy of information captured.
  • Build and Maintain Relationships
  • Build trust relationship with African subsidiaries, local banks and internal customers (Treasury Sales).
  • Generate Daily Settlement for back office (Treasury Ops FCY) by end of day for settlement
  • Daily generation of trade blotter for submission to Market Risk/Internal Control/ Finance.
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Duties and Responsibilities

• Manage successful relations with the media, clients and investor community.

• Responsible for editorial direction, design, production, and distribution of organization publications.

• Build media relations and place news-worthy information in strategic media to positively position the bank and its products and services.

• Support financial-realization through increased brand awareness.

• Manage public perception by developing creative media content and optimized for search engines and social networks.

• Ensure brand integrity and compliance in all creative execution and communication initiatives.

• Planning, implementing, and delivering overall marketing and corporate communications strategy.

• Work closely with client-facing teams to support business development efforts.

Description

As part of our strategic positioning of UBA UK as the bank of choice for financial interactions between Africa and the rest of the world, UBA UK is seeking to recruit an experienced and versatile International Marketing specialist to lead the Marketing and Corporate Communications function of the bank. In line with UBA UK ‘s unique value proposition within UBA Group, the Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications will be required to design and implement a dynamic marketing and communication strategy that will enhance the UBA UK brand in alignment with the Group’s global vision. The Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications will drive an integrated communications strategy working with key partners and suppliers across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The role will report to the CEO, UBA UK, and will be based in London.

Job Requirement

 Minimum of a Bachelor Degree.

• MBA, MSC, MA, ML and/or professional qualification is desirable.

• Strong writing skills

• Excellent Public Relations (PR) skills

• Broad Professional network

• Strong creative and critical thinking skills

• Result oriented

• Problem solving capabilities

• Management Level Experience in Financial Services is required

• Experience working within a Group is preferred

• Strong Editorial Experience

• Proven track record in media

• Vast knowledge of core platforms required for digital marketing, search engine optimisation and online campaign management

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in design and execution of marketing, communications, and public relations activities

Renumeration

The remuneration package are negotiable and highly competitive.

Join the UBA tribe (#callitatribe):

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@ubauk.com on or before Friday, June 5, 2020.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Acquisition, management, and retention of client relationships
consistent with agreed targets, to improve deposit liability, growth
and mix, in line with the bank’s strategy.

• Ensuring that account opening processes are completed within
agreed service level time lines and stipulated KYC procedures.

• Prepare sales plans for business growth to achieve set targets which
include, but are not limited to, liabilities, assets, fees, FX, digital
products and account opening.

• Support implementation of various sales and marketing strategies
to meet ever changing customer needs in liaison with Branch/
Business Managers.

• Increase product penetration, diversify risk, and improve the bank’s
profitability through cross-selling and up-selling of bank products.

• Act as a liaison agent between the client and the bank with regard
to handling queries, complaints, issuing of instructions, and any
other arising customer issues.

• Safeguard and promote the bank’s image with the general public

• Prepare documentation on the creation of risk assets to increase
business office profitability.

• Ensure the reactivation of dormant accounts and relationships to
improve deposit liability, growth and profitability.

• Prepare weekly and monthly statistics/performance reports for
management use.
• Carry out Market Intelligence covering competition, specific
allocated sectors, and provide input to the New Product
Development process.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of Corporate or their
designate.
Job Requirements.

Description

We are seeking for suitable candidates to fill in the roles of Relationship Managers in our Corporate banking department. The relationship manager’s role will be to establish and maintain positive customer relationships, plan
and deliver effective sales strategies, and monitor the progress of new and existing products. Additionally, they will be required
to ensure seamless and timely service to customers through interfacing with other areas of the bank including Risk, Treasury,
and Operations

 

Job Requirement

 First degree in any field.

• Five (5) years cognate experience in corporate banking with a leading industry player.

• Additional professional qualifications will be an added advantage

Job Requirement

If you are interested in either of the roles above, please send your application via email to Evelyn on careerskenya@ubagroup.com by 23 May 2019

Duties and Responsibilities

• Acquisition, management, and retention of client relationships
consistent with agreed targets, to improve deposit liability, growth
and mix, in line with the bank’s strategy.

• Ensuring that account opening processes are completed within
agreed service level time lines and stipulated KYC procedures.

• Prepare sales plans for business growth to achieve set targets which
include but are not limited to liabilities, assets, fees, FX, digital
products and account opening.

• Management of own portfolio of customers ensuring that they
receive the appropriate level of service and advice to meet their
specific needs.

• Support implementation of various sales and marketing strategies
to meet ever changing customer needs in liaison with Branch/
Business Managers.

• Contribute to the effective launching of new products to ensure
favourable market response and optimum build-up of revenue.

• Increase product penetration,and diversify risk, and improve the
bank’s profitability through cross-selling and up-selling of bank
products.

• Prepare documentation on the creation of risk assets to increase
business office profitability.

• Prepare weekly and monthly statistics/performance reports for
management use.

• Maintain comprehensive database of the customer’s operational
records including the existing and prospective customer data.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of Retail or their
designate.

 

Description

We are seeking for suitable candidates to fill in the roles of Relationship Managers in our Corporate banking department. The relationship manager’s role will be to establish and maintain positive customer relationships, plan and deliver effective sales strategies, and monitor the progress of new and existing products. Additionally, they will be required
to ensure seamless and timely service to customers through interfacing with other areas of the bank including Risk, Treasury,
and Operations

Job Requirement

 First degree in any field.

• Five (5) years cognate experience in corporate banking with a leading industry player.

• Additional professional qualifications will be an added advantage

 

Job Requirement

If you are interested in either of the roles above, please send your application via email to Evelyn on careerskenya@ubagroup.com by 23 May 2019

Here, we call it Tribe

Over the years, these executives have brought their knowledge, experience and leadership to bear on the development and delivery of solutions (through products and services) to meet the needs of our customers.