Head of Marketing & Communications Job Vacancies – PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU)

Job Title:    Head of Marketing & Communications

Organization:
PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

PostBank Uganda Ltd
(PBU), is a 100% Government owned Bank regulated by Bank of Uganda under the
Financial Institutions Act, 2004. PostBank’s strategic direction is to be the
financial institution of choice for the mass market with specific emphasis on
players in the micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSME’s), and also
along the agriculture value chain.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       The purpose of this job is to lead the
transformation agenda of PostBank towards a modern digitised bank. The role
holder will therefore be accountable for leading the banks innovation process
and leading the development of new and optimising of existing information
systems and technologies that will drive service delivery to PostBank’s
customers.

·       Work with the COO/ED and appropriate business
and operational functions on developing the Bank’s Business Technology (BT)
strategy and plan, ensuring that it aligns with and supports the banks
strategic and operational plan.

·       Lead the project management and
implementation of major change initiatives by coordinating the responsible
departments to ensure smooth implementation

·       Be the centre of expertise for innovation,
development and implementation activities in all domains of the bank (client
facing, Digital Strategy, Operations, Regulatory Implementations)

·       Continuously review processes, driven by Lean
and Agile ways of working to ensure that all bank processes are optimised,
initiating changes to enhance innovation and commercial drive

·       Coordinate and control all projects related
to selection, acquisition, development and installation of major information
and operations systems for the bank. Provide advice on evaluation, selection,
implementation and maintenance of information systems, ensuring appropriate
investment in strategic and operational systems. Evaluate systems to measure
their success

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must hold a Business
degree in Marketing Communication, Commerce, Business Administration,
Economics, management or any relevant field.

·       Professional Marketing qualification like CIM
is essential

·       Relevant Practical training in Brand
enhancement, Corporate Communications, PR & Sustainability in the financial
services sector is essential.

·       Possession of a Certified banking
qualification or master’s degree in a relevant field would be an added
advantage.

·       At least seven years’ experience, 4 of which
must have been in Corporate Communications, in a senior management role.

·       Must have good creative, verbal and written
communication skills with good organizational and administrative skills

·       Must be result driven, critical thinking,
analytical, attention to detail and problem-solving skills with ability to think
strategically and logically

·       Ability to translate strategy into achievable
performance objectives

·       Must have good negotiation, persuading and
selling skills

·       Has business acumen

·       Sound knowledge of general banking law and
practices

·       Good knowledge of best practices in Marketing
in the banking industry.

·       Ability to manage multiple projects at a
time.

·       The ability to communicate clearly both
verbally and in written form in a professional manner is deemed essential.

·       Ability to build functioning working
relationships across organizational, corporate, and cultural boundarie

·       Takes clear accountability, and focuses on
delivery of broader corporate goals.

·       Ability to take decisions and progress
towards goals in conditions of uncertainty

·       Ability to demonstrate positive image and
role model Postbank’s values and leadership behaviors

·       Must be a person of impeccable integrity

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send your resume and
certified copies of your academic documents to hr@postbank.co.ug

Deadline: 10th July 2020

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