Managing Director - Tanzania

Managing Director - Tanzania

Job Title: Managing Director - Tanzania
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tanzania
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: MDTZVDN
Contact Name: Verge das Neves
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 12, 2017 05:02

Job Description

Purpose of Role

To develop, lead, guide and monitor a business, financial and operational strategy to grow the Bank's brand within the country in line with group strategy and exercise overall control and supervision of all activities within the in-country operation to meet agreed performance targets.




  • Strategy development, alignment and enablement
  • Achievement of financial targets
  • Brand and reputation management
  • Operational leadership and oversight
  • Internal and external relationship management and engagement
  • Governance, risk and compliance management
  • Team leadership, management and mentoring
  • Effective teamwork, self management and alignment with group values


Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant post-graduate business experience
  • Masters Degree; MBA advantageous
  • 10 – 15 years post qualification experience in a senior executive / Managerial position
  • Experience with incountry regulatory authorities
  • Industry subject matter experts
  • Understanding of how to run a financial institution in a developing country
  • Ability to develop a volatile market (interest rates, change of regulations)
  • Ability to build rapport and strengthen relationships with local regulators and central bank
  • Approach to risk should bold but calculated and forecasted
  • Must have a track record of driving costs, revenues and customers
  • Hands on Management style and ability to lead by example
  • Knowledge of retail, corporate and digital banking
  • Solution focused, creative thinker with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Sound judgement and decision making skills
  • Highly analytical and attentive to detail with ability to think laterally
  • Must have courage and ability to look at long term sustainability of business



The role is remunerated competitively with a full company benefits package. 

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