Executive Director/Chief Operations Officer Job Vacancy at Opportunity Bank Uganda


Location: Kampala
Opportunity Bank Uganda is a member of Opportunity International, a global microfinance institution that provides access to financial services in 27 Countries globally serving over 2 Million customers with Savings, Credit and other transformational services aimed at transforming the lives of low income earners.

We are seeking for suitable candidates to fill the position of Executive Director/Chief Operations Officer.

Job purpose:
To provide leadership in establishing and implementing an overall Vision and Mission for the bank in all delivery channel services to ensure that the bank is sustainable, profitable and best provider of innovative micro finance financial services that meets the needs of the economically disadvantaged in Uganda.
To develop a market-oriented culture within the bank’s outlets that maximizes the bank’s triple bottom line of outreach, sustainability and transformation.
To help the Bank manage adverse impacts resulting from a weak competitive position or from poor choice of strategy, markets, products, activities and structures including the risk of direct or indirect impacts resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or from external events.
To ensure that the bank has reliable and high-quality MIS and IT services including development, implementation testing, staff training and support of T24 and all other computer systems in support of the Bank’s targets, mandates and in line with best practice IT principles and policies.
Responsible for the development and implementation of the bank’s strategic marketing plan which include corporate brand, product and product delivery and client service strategies.

Key Result Areas:
Manage the bank’s delivery channel services and ensure the services are commercially viable.
Oversee and co-ordinate the development of all outlet customer accounts and services business plans that ensure profitability of the Bank.
Oversee the establishment and maintenance of internal operating systems in all outlets which ensure compliance with the bank’s own policies and procedures including Central Bank Legislation.
Oversee the market research, marketing and product development activities around savings products to ensure a strong market position for the bank.
Oversee the Human Resource Management of the outlets and ensure it reflects the values and culture of Opportunity Bank Uganda Ltd.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Education and Experience
Masters or Bachelor’s degree in business related subject from a reputable University College e.g. Commerce, Business Administration Economics


Knowledge and Skills
Advanced experience, knowledge and training in accounting, financial and/or credit analysis or related areas.
Advanced knowledge of local Banking and Financial Services (Act) banking compliance regulations, banking and business law, local employment and labour Laws, bank operational policies and procedures, and Micro lending products and services.
Proven commercial skills in business development, marketing and client relationship building.
Excellent organization, communication, delegation, performance Management, Leadership and Team building Experience skills and training.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their application letters together with their curriculum vitae not later than June 12th 2015 to: Human Resources Officer Opportunity Bank Uganda Ltd P.O. Box 33513, Kampala

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