Gatsby Microfinance Careers - Chief Executive Officer



Organisation: Gatsby Microfinance
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: GMFL Board of Directors

About Gatsby: 
Gatsby Microfinance is a subsidiary company to Uganda Gatsby Trust. A trust supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation (UK). Gatsby is a fast growing company with branches in Kampala, Mukono, Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Fortportal and Masaka. Its Head offices are located in Katwe.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for leading the development and execution of the institution’s long term strategy with a view to creating shareholder value.
  • Provide strategic leadership to the institution on policy, resource mobilization and strategic partner development.
  • Supervise the day to day management of the institution to ensure effective implementation of policies, procedures and systems.
  • Act as a direct liaison between the Board and the management of GMFL and communicate to the Board on behalf of management.
  • Be responsible for directing and motivating staff towards the attainment of the company goals and objectives.
  • Communicate on behalf of the institution to shareholders, employees, Government authorities and other stakeholders.
  • Be responsible for the implementation of external / internal audit recommendations.
  • Be responsible for the public relations of the institution.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field
  • A Masters degree in a Business field with a bias in Finance.
  • Five or more years managerial experience in microfinance/ finance institution with a successful track record of performance.
  • High analytical and problem solving ability gained through professional & practical experience.
  • Ability to work in a turbulent and un-predictable environment where responding and managing change is essential.
  • Sound leadership, decision making and management abilities.
  • Demonstrate critical competence in four broad categories: commitment to results, business, leading change, and motivation.
  • Experience in handling Board governance.
Age: Between 35-45 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates may please send their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Gatsby Microfinance Ltd
Katwe Road next to GELP petrol Station
P.O Box 37828, Kampala. Uganda.
OR
Via E-mail to: gmflcredit@gmail.com

Deadline: Tuesday 17th December, 2013. 

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