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Friday, March 10, 2017

General Manager Job at Britam - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
General Manager

Jobs at:
Britam

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 24th March 2017

Duty Station:
 Uganda

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Job details:
Britam is a leading diversified financial services group that has interests across the Eastern and Southern Africa region, with offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Mozambique and Malawi. The company offers a wide range of financial products and services in Life, Health, General insurance, Asset management, Banking and Property.
The Asset Management Business offers asset management and investment advisory services to individuals and institutional clients. We currently have USD 1.1 Billion in Assets under Management (AUM). Our product range includes: Unit trusts, pensions, investment planning, wealth management, off-shore investments, discretionary portfolio management and propeny investments. Britam Asset Managers, Uganda, wishes to recruit experienced, dynamic and innovative individuals to fill the following positions in our Uganda Office.
To identify, grow and retain business and manage key client relationships. The job holder will report to the Chief Executive Officer
Britam Asset Managers, Kenya.
Key Responsibilities
 Lead and develop the Britam Uganda Asset Management business with a focus on Retail, Institutional and Alternative Asset Management.

  •  Effectively acquire, retain and manage retail and institutional investment clients and Assets Under Management.
  • Set strategy for the team and perform multiple tasks in order to achieve business goals and targets which will be reported to the Board of Directors of the Company.
  • Manage and collaborate with various stakeholders such as internal colleagues, external stakeholders, management teams, executives within Britam Asset Managers Kenya and Britam Holdings Group.
  • Originate public/private markets transactions through relationships with banks, advisors, entrepreneurs, investment consultants and others.
  • Manage the company’s financial, physical and human resources.
  • Effectively work with internal and external parties to evaluate, structure, finance potential and existing investments for Britam Uganda Asset Management business.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and local understanding of the Ugandan and wider East African investment and capital markets environment.
  •  Develop effective distribution channels in support of the Britam Uganda Asset Management business.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a business related degree
  • At least 7-10 years’ experience in a similar role, 3- 4 of which must be at management capacity in a busy environment.
  • Relevant professional certification
  • Deep understanding and comprehension of investment, corporate finance and accounting concepts
  •  Knowledge of local regulatory requirements
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills self-starter, motivated and passionate about the East African market
  • Strategic decision making and initiating action — demonstrable experience required.
Job application procedure
These are East African Fio/es with preference for Ugandan Citizens. If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, please log onto our website https://careers.britam.com/  for more information and submit your application online, not later than 24th March 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.