Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Job Placement – UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:        Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Organization: UGAFODE
Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Board
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial
institution in Uganda and is adherent to the Central Bank’s regulations and
guidelines and was founded in 1994 to provide quality microfinance services.
Job Summary: The Chief
Executive Officer (CEO) will be responsible for the overall management of the
institution including providing clear leadership and direction to the
institution, ensuring solid operating and financial performance, recruiting and
developing talent needed to accomplish high performance standards and
overseeing new operating systems and procedures. The incumbent will have the primary
responsibility for achieving growth strategy and for positioning UGAFODE
Microfinance Institution as a leading provider of high quality services and a
preferred institution in the provision of services that yield improved income
in every household served. This will include assuming leadership in four key
Overall management and governance;
Strategic planning and business development;
Human resource and talent development;
Communication and external stakeholder relations
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s
degree; Master’s degree in Finance or 
business or a related field
A minimum of ten years of direct experience in
financial services, at least 3 of which should have been at senior management
level in retail banking or similar financial services company
Wide knowledge of micro banking products,
including loans, money transfers and savings.
Significant experience in raising deposits as
well as experience  of using channels and
technology to drive business
Broad knowledge in Banking and Micro Deposit
regulations, business law, employment and labor law, microfinance operating
policies and procedures.
Demonstrated experience leading and building cohesive,
high performing teams
Excellent analytical, interpersonal,
communication and influencing skills
Ability to delegate effectively amongst teams and
show commitment to the long-term development of the management team through
coaching and mentoring
High level of integrity and commitment to
excellence and the institution’s social mission and corporate values.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications which should include a cover letter and an up-to-date detailed CV,
certified copies of complete academic transcripts and professional
certificates. Your applications should include names of three professional
referees and a day-time telephone contact. Send them to:
Head of Human Resources,
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI),
Silva Arcade, Plot 62 Bombo Road,
P.O. Box 30815, Kampala. Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: 2nd December,
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