- Company: Equity Bank
- Experience: Undefined
- Studies: Undefined
- Category: Banking - Finance
- Contract: Undefined
- Salary: Undefined
Based in Uganda, and reporting to the Board of Directors, the role will
provide overall day-to-day strategic guidance, direction and leadership
to Senior Management Team, and oversee the Bank’s operations that cover
financials and support services, including Retail, Corporate, Deposit
Taking, Mobile Banking, and other Financial Services.Key Duties/Responsibilities
Overall day to day management of the work of the bank.
Provides strategic advice and guidance to the senior management team
and ensures well motivated, trained and developed staff at all Levels.
Prepares and directs the implementation of the annual business plan
and ensures that the bank attains its objectives as cost-effectively and
efficiently as possible.
Develops and directs the implementation of the bank’s operational
systems, policies and procedures and ensures compliance with banking and
other statutory regulations.
Establishes and maintains effective formal and informal links with
major customers, relevant government departments and agencies, local
authorities, key decision makers and other stakeholders.
Prepares and gains acceptance, and monitors the implementation of
the annual budget to ensure that budgets are met, that revenue flows are
maximised and that fixed costs are minimised.
Develops and maintains an effective marketing and public relations strategy.
Represents the organisation in negotiations with customers,
suppliers, government departments and other key stakeholders/contacts.
Oversees the preparation and presentation of periodic and annual reports and accounts.
Performs duties specific to the position and other functions as assigned by the direct report and or the board.
Academic Professional Qualifications
University degree in Commerce/Economics or Business
Administration discipline and a relevant professional banking
qualification from reputable Institutions.
Master’s degree or higher qualification is desirable.
Experience Skills Required
A proven record of success at senior-level in general and commercial management in the banking and financial industry.
Minimum (at least 10 years) work related experience of managing
people and resources, a minimum of 5 years of which should have been at
senior management position.
Advanced understanding of the banking sector or industry in Uganda/East Africa.
High Level financial management and commercial awareness.
In-depth experience in strategic planning, implementation, monitoring, and control processes, and change management.
Excellent interpersonal relationship building and diplomatic skills.
Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Excellent organisational and time management skills.
Ability to work with no supervision and under pressure while performing duties.
Ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardised situations.