Corporate Director

Added on 10.07.2017
Category Sales/Business Dev, Finance, Banking
Countries Tanzania
Cities Dar es Salaam
Level Senior
Contract type Permanent
Main Responsibilities The Corporate Director's job purpose inludes:
  • Set the strategy and lead on the execution of required activities to become the pre-eminent Commercial Bank across the African Continent.
  • Ensure synergies are met in line with the integration of the bank globally. Leader of the business and part of the Executive Committee    
Main accountabilities:
  • Lead relationships with multi-nationals, Development Banks, and Major NGOs across Tanzania.
  • Act  as Global Relationship Director and Africa Relationship Executive for a select number of Large Corporates and institutions.


  • Generate proposals to increase the value of the Commercial Banking portfolio, through identification of new markets and or product opportunities, including potential alliances.
  • Develop and agree stretching targets to maximise performance.
Company and Controls   
  • The role holder will have accountability for the establishment and embedding of the values, behaviours and risk appetite that underpin the achievement of the Commercial Bank’s objectives.
  • The role holder will have specific accountability for delivering the economic profit performance of the Commercial Banking segment of Sub Sahara Africa & Indian Ocean.
  • Lead origination and execution of more complex/cross-group transactions.
  • Take major operating and investment decisions for the Commercial Bank and, as part of Exco, wider SBU decisions, including:
  • Overall SBU planning and approval of Budgets
  • Prioritisation
  • Resource allocation
  • The role holder will play a key role in generating, evaluating and making recommendations.
  • Ensure that the Commercial Bank, across all countries is in control every day.
  • Contribute and deliver to the improvement of the risk profile by delivering improved governance, risk management, controls and compliance requirements. 
  • Outstanding knowledge of Commercial banking globally
  • Sound knowledge of strategy and planning processes
  • Product development knowledge and expertise
  • Know and understand the following environments: multi-nationals, Development Banks, and Major NGOs across Sub- Sahara Africa
  • Outstanding knowledge of control and governance requirements and environment
  • Sound track record of relationship management
  • Proven relationships within the commercial banking field in emerging markets
IT Skills
  • Minimum 10 years experience in Commercial Banking in the emerging markets
  • Proven experience and expertise in  credit risk analysis
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