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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Transformational Leader Job at Pricewaterhouse Coopers Limited (PWC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Transformational Leader

Jobs at:
Pricewaterhouse Coopers Limited (PWC)

Deadline of this Job:
Friday,17 November 2017

Duty Station:
country within East Africa Region

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Job details:
On behalf of our client, we seek to recruit a highly competent, motivated and professional individual to fill the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer. The candidate should be able to fit into the role with a view to support growth for the business with minimum disruptions.
Overall Job Purpose
Reporting directly to the CEO, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for the achievement of strategic objectives as set by the Board through the Chief Executive Officer. The job holder will be responsible for the provision of oversight for banking operations to ensure continuous performance within set targets. The incumbent is expected to demonstrate and embody the institution values and mission to create value for all stakeholders.

Key Duties/ Responsibilities
- Development of overall strategies aligned to the Group Strategy together with the CEO and the Board to provide strategic direction to the business;
- Development of the overall annual financial budgets for the business and ensure alignment of the budget to the strategic objectives for the success of the business;
- Provide direction and leadership towards the achievement of the institution’s philosophy, mission, strategy as part of the entire Group;
- Accountable to the Board of Directors for the operations of the country business and provide recommendations for improvements or new opportunities within the market for growth;
- Review the integrity of all control systems and management processes including risk management to safeguard the reputation of the institution at all times;
- Lead engagement with the institution’s stakeholders to understand issues and develop relationships, in particular clients and customers, employees, governments and regulators, business partners, rating agencies, the media, special interest groups who have legitimate concerns or involvement and the communities in which the institution and the Group operates;

Key Qualifications and experience
The successful candidate must have at least fifteen years’ experience of which at least five years must have been at senior management level in an active commercial environment or a large financial institution.
S/he should have a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized university.
The incumbent must be a Certified Public Accountant holder with a valid membership to the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or similar qualifications from other recognized professional bodies.
Key Competencies
Technical competencies:
  • The incumbent must possess strong knowledge in budgeting and budgeting control experience;
  • S/he must have strong knowledge of the banking industry and concepts;
  • Must have strong understanding in customer, market and competitor needs;
  •  Must demonstrate strong knowledge of the banking regulatory requirements;
Behavioral Competencies:
  • The incumbent must demonstrate strong leadership and people management skills;
  • Must be an able negotiator;
  •  Must be able to clearly communicate with fellow staff and key stakeholders;
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills,
  • Must demonstrate agility and strong adaptability skills
  • Must possess emotional intelligence and manage emotions in a mature and composed manner as expected
Additional Information
This position will be based in any country within East Africa Region
Job application procedure
Interested candidates are advised to visit our website for a more detailed job description for the role, and apply online at
Send your application to reach us by Friday,17 November 2017. In addition please attach a curriculum vitae that contains details of your qualifications, experience and positions held relevant to this role. Include your day and evening telephone numbers, email address, names and address of three professional referees. Canvassing in any form is not allowed.