Chief Executive Officer Job in Ghana

A reputable rural bank in the Eastern Region is seeking a qualified person to fill the following vacancy: Chief Executive Officer

Role Summary

• Responsible for delivering the mandate of the bank and shall have the overall supervision and responsibility for the effective and efficient functions of the bank
• Report the board and be responsible for any other duty assigned by the board

Key Responsibilities

• Drive the business of the bank to achieve its strategic objectives sustain productivity and growth
• Formulate and implement policies, procedures and strategies for carrying out the work of the bank
• Provide leadership and guidance for the bank through the coordination of activities of all the departments and agencies of the bank
• Prepare and present required technical papers for the Board of directors for decision-making
• Efficiently manage the human, financial and physical resources of the bank to achieve organisational goals
• Responsible for the operational and financial administration of the bank
• Implement policies, decisions and strategies of the board
• Establish linkages between the Bank of Ghana and ARB Apex Bank, as well as other financial institutions and external bodies
• Prepare and submit prudential returns to regulatory bodies, i.e ARB Apex Bank, Bank of Ghana, the Association of Rural Banks, and other stakeholders
• Ensure compliance with the Banks and specialisted deposit-taking institutions Act 2016 (Act 930), the ARB Apex Bank regulations (L1825), 2006, Companies Act 2019 (Act 992) and other relevant legislations and directives
• Coordinate the preparation of the Bank's strategic Plan and budgets and ensure the efficient management of both human and physical resources to achieve organisational goals
• Ensure a peaceful and harmonious industrial working environment
• Undertake any other activities that may be assigned by the board

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a First Degree in a relative discipline from a recognised university plus at least 10 years of work experience in the banking industry with 5 years in a senior management position

The holders of the following would be an added advantage

• A Master of Business Administration (MBA) ni Banking, Finance, Economics and Accounting or a related field
• A professional qualification from the ICAG, ACCA and CIB
• Experience in a rural banking environment is highly preferred and knowledge of T24 software application

Knowledge and Skills required

• Self-motivated and result-oriented person
• High sense of integrity, transparency, accountability, excellent interpersonal leadership, and managerial skills
• Must have strong interpersonal and people management skills

Location: Eastern Region

How To Apply For The Job

All interested applicants should send their cover letter, curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates, names and addresses of 3 referees via email:

Closing Date: 29 February, 2024