The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), with Head Office in Abuja, is seeking qualified, skilled, and energetic individuals to fill the vacant positions of Macro-Prudential Analyst (Deputy Director), Senior Economists – Principal Economists (Managers – Senior Managers) in the Financial Policy and Regulation, Monetary Policy, Research, Statistics and Development Finance Departments of the Bank.
The ideal candidates must be Nigerian nationals with strong leadership qualities, analytical, writing and presentation skills, and established track records in academia, banking, or consulting in relevant industry.
They must also have a strong working knowledge of modern research techniques.
GROUP HEAD, MACRO-PRUDENTIAL ANALYSIS (FINANCIAL POLICY & REGULATION DEPARTMENT)
JOB ROLE: HEAD, MACRO-PRUDENTIAL ANALYSIS (DEPUTY DIRECTOR)
The position requires a top-ranking Economist with cutting edge competencies in monetary economics, open-economy macro-economics, and quantitative methods. Reports directly, to the Director, Financial Policy and Regulations Department.
Analyzes Macroeconomic developments in Nigeria and globally
Advises Management on system risk management.
Reviews reports on all aspects of policy and Regulation of financial institutions prepared by teams in the group.
Manages Credit Risk Management System (CRMS) returns rendition and compliance
Conducts periodic Bank ratings
Undertakes financial institutions stress testing
Prepares periodic management reports, e.g. Industry updates and developments
Develops baseline ratings of financial institutions
Maintains the e-FASS data base
Carries out other duties as assigned.
International financial market practices
Examination and inspection skills
Interpretation and application of banking policies
Advanced Risk Management skills
Understanding of credit analysis, banking operations, money and capital market operations, Foreign Exchange Operations, Auditing/Examination practices and techniques.
International supervisory and regulatory practices.
Organization and co-ordination skills.
Writing and communication skills.
Budgeting and Cost Management.
P/C Personal productivity tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.
Interpersonal Relationship Ability
A PhD in Macroeconomics and an additional qualification/practical experience in Risk Management.
Minimum of 12 years working experience in a financial environment is required, at least 7 of which must be in macro prudential analysis.
This job vacancy closes on the 21st October, 2011 (5 pm).