United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York.

From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Job Opportunities at The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

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  • Compliance Advisory Officer
  • Relationship Officer, Embassies Multilaterals & Development Organizations
  • Team Member, Regulatory Liaison
  • Method of Application
  • Deadline: September 30, 2021

Compliance Advisory Officer

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Lagos | Nigeria. 
Job Description:
  • Ensure adherence to Policy and Regulatory Compliance.
  • To provide guidance to stakeholders on Compliance matters to ensure the bank’s operations and business transactions follow all relevant regulatory provisions and internal policies.
  • To provide compliance and advisory services to executive Management.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ensure Compliance Advisory Portal is always properly manned, and all inquiries are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Respond to escalations and enquiries with respect to IMTOs.
  • Re-route STR/SAR escalations from business offices to Transaction Monitoring unit for proper filing.
  •  Attend to all BVN related changes taking into consideration the provisions of the CBN BVN Framework by ensuring completeness of recommended documentation.
  • Attend to all Foreign Currency Transactions referred to Compliance for advice.
  • Respond to request for World-Check due diligence screening.
  • Ensure prompt response to Request for Information (RFI) from Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit providing requested documents.
  • Review and approve account opening request for PEPs and Public Sector Accounts.
  • Review and approve Domiciliary Account Tiering /Due Diligence alerts.
  • Conduct due diligence for Merchants and Payment Facilitators onboarding.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Our ideal candidate must have deep knowledge of the Bank’s Products, Services, Processes and Policies with a minimum experience of 4 – 8 years’ in Operations, Internal Control & Audit.

Skills Required:

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving ability.
  • Analytic, Conceptual and Investigation Skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of the computer and basic applications like excel, power point, World Check.
  • Firm, professional and result-oriented.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
  • Avid Reader.

Knowledge Required:

  • Deep knowledge of the Bank’s Products, Services, Processes and Policies.
  • Good Understanding of Sanction screening.
Job Description:
  • Focusing on Embassies, Multilaterals, developmental organization as well as diplomatic corps, missions with a view to mining and even creating opportunities in the space.
  • To co-ordinate with the other stakeholders within the bank in implementing strategies for breaking into new emerging EMDO markets across Africa and establishing mutually beneficial and strategic partnerships between the UBA Group and International Development Organizations.
  • To ultimately forge strong bilateral relationships between both countries as well as create other mutually beneficial collaborations at large.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Development of detailed EMDO marketing strategies for multilaterals, embassies, International and local NGOs.
  • Conversions of New EMDO Mandates, Management of existing relationships and retention of business.
  • Supervising the implementation of prepared marketing plans and strategies to achieve the objective of the unit.
  • Development of specialized banking products, detailed EMDO marketing materials for multilaterals, embassies, International and local NGOs.
  • Implementation of call plan, engagement plan and required sponsorships.
  • Participation in RFPs, Bids, Tenders and other assignments.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • We are looking for a candidate who has a good knowledge of banking products/services, excellent relationship management skills with a minimum of 5 years’ banking experience.

Skills Required:

  • Result-oriented, self-motivated.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Excellent relationship management / communication skills.
  • Good speaking and writing skills.

Knowledge Required:

  • Bank Product/Service Knowledge.
  • Industry / Regulatory Knowledge.
  • Banking Operations.