Forex Officer – Yako Bank

July 15, 2023

Job Title: Forex Officer

Organization: Yako Bank

Duty station: Kampala


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting sound internal controls and risk assessment of operational policy and procedures for the Foreign Exchange department.
  • Develop and oversee the strategic plan, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements as well as established bank procedures.
  • Act as a point of contact person for any system implementations or enhancements.
  • Work closely with the Head of Operation; align sales needs and operational goals.
  • Support new products including implantation, testing, and production workflow.
  • Act as primary liaison with all regulatory agencies and internal/external audits.
  • Management of Yako’s Funds capital planning and allocation
  • Evaluating investment proposals and advising management on the suitability of the investment to ensure the best returns.
  • Closely watch the exchange rate movements and guide the team on the rates
  • Responsible for Asset/Liability management reporting


Minimum qualifications:

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor s degree in Business or equivalent experience. Required.
  • At least two (2) years of direct foreign currency operations experience is required.
  • Deep exposure/experience with Foreign Exchange products is strongly preferred.
  • Prior management experience is required.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft products


How To Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates should submit applications along with their CVs and academic documents online through

Application Deadline:  Wednesday 26th July 2023

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