Head of Operations Employment Placement – Opportunity Bank

 Head of Operations
Organisation: Opportunity
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Executive
About US:
Opportunity Bank
Uganda Ltd (OBUL) 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
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Opportunity Bank Head of Operations will be tasked with the
    oversight over all branch operations in the bank, implementation of the
    Operations policies and developing a strong internal control systems, cash
    management and monitoring.
  • Identify risk factors and establish frameworks to mitigate risk in
    the Operations Department.
  • Ensure compliance with Operations policies and procedures, BOU
    regulations, budget parameters, and procedures and the risk management
    framework operational within the Bank.
  • Responsible for audit, risk and BOU findings /reports, and helping
    resolve issues raised as well as ensuring no repeat findings.
  • Oversight over daily processing, clearing, confirmation and approval
    of all electronic funds transfers and payments to the different stakeholders,
    float management and control.
  • Ensuring acceptable levels of uptime is achieved for all channel
    related systems and develop strategies that allow the Bank to operate at
    its desired operational efficiency using available delivery channels.
  • Plan, develop and oversee the implementation of annual work plans
    and operational activities, systems and procedures in line with Bank of
    Uganda Regulations, bank policies and customer expectations.
  • Tasked with preparing budgets and cost management and control.
  • Actively participate in Management committees as member such as
    ALCO, Management Risk Committee, Operation and Management Credit Committee
    and such committees that shall be established from time to time and
    require participation of the Operations Function

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Opportunity Bank Head of Operations must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in commerce, economics, business administration or related fields.
    Post graduate qualifications such as MBA. Other post graduate
    qualifications is an added advantage.
  • Seven years’ experience in the Banking field, at least 4 years of
    which are at Management level.
  • Previous experience in banking Operations with a proven track record
    of developing systems and procedures that support the Operations Function.
  • Knowledge of the Ugandan banking regulations and statutory
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their signed application
letters together with their resume addressed to;
The Human Resource
Opportunity Bank
P.O. Box 33513
Plot 1259, Old Kiira
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 4th May 2018
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