Careers in Banking – Business Manager at Stanbic Bank

Job Title:       Business Manager
Organisation: Stanbic Bank
Job ID: 14336
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Stanbic Bank
Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in
turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking
and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking
group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group
ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank
in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of
banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking
(PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary: The Business
Manager will be responsible for leading the development and execution of the
bank’s strategy, overseeing planning and management, upholding high standards
of governance and corporate citizenship, accounting to all our stakeholders,
and ensuring that we deliver value to our shareholders, customers and staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Overall Strategy and Financial Objectives:
Work in liaison with the Regional Head, the Heads of
Operations in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania, the CIB Operations Executive team at
Head Office and teams across the region to formulate and execute business
strategy, tactics and financial plan related to the Operations function
supporting the Investment Banking businesses
In charge of the analysis of financials, MIS,
stakeholder engagement and reporting and highlighting key matters/issues
/requirements arising to the Regional Head: CIB Operations.
Work with business and finance and produce the
performance level analysis needed to conduct monthly performance reviews with
each region.
Attend and represent the EXCO team at various forums
Work closely with the Management Team to agree and
implement a ‘People Strategy’
Actively contribute to the performance driven
culture within the area
Ability to motivate individuals and work with the
Operations leaders in building team-oriented, inspirational goals that are
aligned to the objectives of the CIB business in the region
Act as change agent in the positioning and
implementation of new and ongoing strategic initiatives and objectives.
Enhance brand value and thought leadership.
Efficient stakeholder communication and management
Enhancing Performance:
Coordinating and consolidating IB Operations
submissions for the various EXCO and GOVCO reports.
In charge of drafting of presentations and other
documentation as required by the Head: IB Operations.
Participate and lead projects
Carry out internal/external research as and when
Where necessary, participate in and coordinate
various Steercoms that are owned by IB Operations. This includes the
administrative functions of the agenda as well as tracking of action items.
Analyze performance reports across the business to
identify trends, opportunities, concerns and report these in a consolidated
format as required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The applicant should preferably hold a Post
Bachelor’s graduate degree – specialisation in Finance and/or Business
At least five to ten years’ experience
Process knowledge
Banking knowledge
Working knowledge of financial and budgeting
Broad knowledge and understanding of Management
Previous experience in various reporting functions
would be advantageous
Detailed working knowledge and understanding of the
financial drivers of the CIB Business
Good understanding of CIB products
Familiarity with broader Business Banking and Retail
Services impacting Corporate  Clients and
value chain
Excellent interpersonal skills
Personal Competencies:
Strategic Orientation: Understands and translates the
broader Banks’ business strategy into clear plans of action that are aligned
with the BU’s objectives ; articulates and implements strategic objectives;
provides meaningful input into the strategy/objectives of the business unit;
ensures that all client solutions are aligned with and support business
Solutions Thinking: Identifies
business opportunities/gaps; draws on and integrates information from a range
of relevant sources and stakeholders to realise integrated solutions; forward
Leadership: Inspires,
influences and guides others to help them achieve desired
results/organisational objectives while keeping the organisation’s vision and
values at the forefront; builds credibility in self and the team; stimulates
high performance
Relationship Building: Uses
appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to influence, build
and /or initiate effective relationships with others (colleagues, stakeholders
and customers); builds and maintain credibility with others
Project Management: Takes multiple
simultaneous tasks/projects/initiatives through to completion within or before
defined timelines; reflects the ability to plan, organise and control;
effective continuous communication of project status to identified stakeholders
Business Acumen: Articulates a
good understanding of the mechanisms and processes behind an end-to end
business and displays strong insight into the processes and resources, and
financial management required to sustain a business;  anticipates business and customer trends and
stays up to date with these
Financial Acumen: Plans and
manages the Bank’s financial resources in line with sound financial principles
How to Apply:
All candidates
who wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in
the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link
Deadline: 14th December, 2015
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