Financial Services, Lilongwe, Malawi

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is an local Malawian Executive role in the Group. The role reports into the Chief Operating Officer and is accountable to the local Board. The CEO is responsible for leading a high performing leadership team to deliver the organisations performance of towards achieving its overall strategy, growth and profitability agenda. Over 10 to 15 years of work experience in Banking or Finance industry inclusive of 5 to 7 years in Senior Executive Management position in a commercial Bank or Financial Institution

Position Published
2 Aug 2018
Position Updated
29 Oct 2018
Applications Invited
78 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist Pending
3 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
35% Complete
2 Aug
Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Pending
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
78 Applications
3 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
35% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Group Chief Operating Officer
Supervision Of
Group in Malawi
Interacts With
Board, Stakeholders, Shareholders, Clients, Customers, Management and Employees
Job Description
Implementation and achievement of the groups current and future strategic direction set by the Group Board and Group Executive team, ensuring delivery of strategic and operational key results and outcomes across the organization
Being conversant with the operations of the institution, risks that the institution is exposed to, the state of internal controls, legal, regulatory and industry practice requirements of the institution, as well as current issues and policies affecting the financial sector
Providing the mandate and leadership for the in country management team to work in partnership across their operational groups, to lead and implement continuous improvements in business processes, leveraging digital transformation, and ensuring delivery of customer centric services
Identifying and developing new business opportunities.
Maintaining valuable relationships with public and private sector stakeholders to ensure the groups continuous expansion and business growth
Strategic Leadership - In collaboration with the Group resources, contributes to the development of the Strategy and Work Plan to ensure the groups profitable growth and success
Country Leadership and People Management - Provides credible, courageous and agile leadership to the Malawian management team, ensuring that they actively participate, contribute to the strategic thinking and development of the group, and demonstrate integrity, respect, moral ethics, sound judgement, and positive leadership, in all of their duties and interactions both internally and externally.
Financial Management
Business Development and Customer Centricity - Defends and grows the Groups share of market in the Digital Financial Services sector in Malawi, ensuring strategic competitiveness to achieve desired shareholder returns.
Audit, Risk Management and Compliance
Corporate Governance
People Management - Ensure that the People function of the group in Malawi is effectively managed in terms of selection and appointment, reward and recognition, performance management and talent management in line with their People lifecycle
Stakeholder Engagement
Candidate Specification
10 years
Education Level
Degree or Post Graduate Qualification in Banking related discipline, Finance and Management
MS Office; digital networking
Knowledge Of
Financial Management Experience; Strong Credit Risk Management and Lending background and experience
Skills To
Exceptional leadership and management skills with a focus on securing strategic partnerships, business planning, people and financial management
Ability To
Strong Communication and People Management. Interpersonal and influencing skills to build strong business relationships, foster stakeholder engagement, create new partnerships and drive culture of collaboration and innovation
Leader, Flexible and Agile, Confident, Passionate
Must comply with rules prescribed by the Reserve Bank of Malawi on criteria relating to (i) probity, personal integrity and reputation (ii) competency and capability (iii) financial integrity
Financial Services
Technology and Entrepreneurship
Gender Profile
Age Profile
Between 40 and 60 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Lilongwe, Malawi
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