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Saturday, January 6, 2018

Chief Executive Officer Job at Commercial Bank - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Chief Executive Officer

Jobs at:
Commercial Bank

Deadline of this Job:
not later than Wednesday, 10thJanuary 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Our client, a reputable Commercial Bank in Uganda is seeking to recruit a highly motivated, results-driven and qualified professional to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer. The role holder is expected to be an exceptional leader who will provide strategic direction, champion business growth and manage the Banks‘ operations.
Based in Uganda and reporting to the country board of directors, the Chief Executive Officer shall be responsible for setting strategic direction and leading the implementation of the strategic and annual business plans in relation to the Bank operations in Uganda. In the same context, the role is responsible for ensuring business visibility, growth, internal and external stakeholder management.
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide strategic leadership in driving business growth, visibility and provision of effective and efficient operations across the bank network;
  •  Lead the development and implementation of effective business development, marketing and public relations strategies to promote the products, services and image of the Bank;
  •  Ensure actualization of targeted business revenue, market share growth and profitability;
  • Advise the Chairman and members of the Board on the performance of the Bank and ensure that the appropriate policies are implemented to meet the Bank’s mission and objectives while complying with all relevant statutory, regulatory and legal requirements;
  • ln liaison with the Chief Finance Officer, manage the capital position of the Bank, ensuring that adequate capital is deployed at all times;
  •  Manage the Bank's reputation risk, while ensuring good relations with the Government, regulatory authorities and the press;
  •  Develop and implement a high performance based and vibrant culture, aimed at steering the overall bank performance, growth and market visibility; and
  •  Coach, mentor and develop the executive leadership team to ensure excellent performance and succession planning within the Bank,
Personal Specifications
  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or a related field.
  • A professional qualification will be an added advantage.
  • A Minimum of 10 years working experience in a senior management role in a large, preferably regional commercial bank, or an organization of similar complexity.
  •  Demonstrated ability and experience in turning around businesses.
  •  Knowledge of regulatory banking requirements, banking operations and risk management.
  •  Strong business development and brand enhancement skills.
  •  Excellent stakeholder, people leadership, decision making and management skills.
  •  Ability to manage diverse teams, influence change in others, motivate staff and cause positive outcomes.
Job application procedure
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the relevant criteria for the role above, please submit your application including, copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including, (among others) details of your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts of three referees (3) familiar with your qualifications and work experience. To be considered, your application must be received not later than Wednesday, 10thJanuary 2018, addressed to: The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte (Uganda) Limited,
1 Lumumba Avenue
P. 0. Box, 10314 Kampala
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. The shortlisted candidates should be available for interviews between 15 and 11 January 2018. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity.
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