the role is directly accountable for the general management and oversight of the bank and to deliver and increase profitability, business and market share growth, product penetration, sustained business and banking operations and exemplary customer experience.
- Lead and direct Senior Management and Business Teams
- Lead and formulate Business Plans and Strategies
- Continually review business strategies and plans in response to changing operating environment and emanating business challenges while retaining focus to overall business strategies.
- Champion and propagate the brand platform internally and externally (purpose, vision, mission, values, behaviors and promise).
- Manage and maintain a robust monitoring, controls, business continuity, governance and risk management environment.
- Maintain proactive oversight in ensuring adherence to external and internal statutory and regulatory standards, risk and compliance management.
- Provide, manage and maintain comprehensive business status reporting with robust key performance / risk indicators and tracking thereof
Qualifications and Requirements
- University Degree in Business related field. Post graduate and or Banking qualifications will be an added advantage.
- Minimum of 10 years’ experience in retail and corporate banking, treasury and commercial banking operations, customer service, governance and controls with at least 8 years’ in senior to top management position.
- Track record of attaining targets of business growth and profitability in the financial services and banking sector.
- Have appreciation and operating knowledge of the regional banking industry (especially operating dynamics of East Africa), market and global trends as well as challenges
- Demonstrable cross-cultural, people and relationship management skills, team motivation and leadership competence.
- Sound understanding of statutory and regulatory requirements of corporate governance, business and banking operations of East Africa.
- Demonstrable ability to adapt and operate in a matrix management and reporting environment