Chief Manager Research, Product Development and Business Intelligence Job Placement – Centenary Bank

Organization: Centenary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: General
Manager Strategy & Research
About US:
Centenary Bank is
the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000
clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread
countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations,
employing more than 1,900 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to
use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.
Job Summary:  The Chief Manager Research, Product
Development and Business Intelligence will coordinate research and product
development, preparation of business Intelligence – dashboards, drive in depth
examination analysis of the regulatory, economic and market environments at
both local and regional levels and provide Centenary Bank’s decision- makers
with thorough and objective assessments of strategic opportunities and relevant
recommendations to support decision-making
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage information on the Business Intelligence data and prepare
    recommendations to the management team
  • Coordinate the development and preparation of business intelligence
    dashboards for the bank
  • Drive the development of optimal and scalable Business Intelligence
    (BI) application to meet business needs.
  • Report on analytics and metrics results to management and facilitate
    the provision of information access support to all business units.
  • Manage the data warehouse system for data integrity, quality and
  • Manage the team by empowering, motivating and managing performance
    of employees to promote a high- performance culture.
  • Manage market research to identify opportunities for developing new
    products or making changes to existing products and make recommendations.
  • Present reports on economic topics / developments (inc market,
    industry and regulatory topics) in support of informed decision-making by
  • Drive the promotion of Centenary Bank’s credential vis-à-vis its
    international rating agencies so as to anchor its investment-grade rating,
    by notably providing value-added and pertinent support in providing
    dedicated reports and topical papers geared towards illustrating the sound
    financial and operational positioning and outlook of the Bank; provide
    insightful assistance in attending to queries formulated by these agencies
  • Manage the preparation of roadshow presentations of Centenary Bank
    while being closely involved in the write-up of articles and interviews
    for management.
  • Support and Provide technical assistance management and GM Strategy,
    Quality, Research and BI in their dealings with external parties and in
    raising awareness of key economic players on business-related issue
  • Developing new and innovative products and services both deposit and
    loan side that appeal to the Bank’s core market niches.
  • Developing new and innovative collaborative schemes with
    Organizations and/or Companies through which the Bank’s existing or new
    products and services can be cost effectively and efficiently delivered to
    targeted market/customer segments.
  • Conducting market surveys on close competitor’s product and managing
    the monitoring of events in the market place all aimed at bettering the
    understanding of competition’s strategies and Centenary Bank’s
    benchmarking and present reports on economic topics / developments to
    support informed decision-making by management
  • Administer and manage any research activities and or project
    sanctioned and approved by Management in line with the Bank’s research
    policy and procedures, delivering within the approved timelines and
  • Coordinating implementation of product pilot tests and managing
    product performance monitoring:

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Centenary Bank Chief Manager Research,
    Product Development and Business Intelligence job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Statistics/Quantitative Economics /Business Computing/BBA /BCOM
    or related fields.
  • A master’s degree in IT, Business Administration, Project Management
    or related fields an added advantage.
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience in a related function, four (4)
    of which should have been at managerial level
  • Communicating with Impact
  • Driving continuous improvement and innovation
  • Delivering Customer Expectations
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Relating and Networking
  • Understanding data and generating solutions
  • Writing and Reporting
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the
instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download
, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae
(CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic
testimonials/certificates and send the application to:
General Manager
Human Resources, Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.
Note: While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted
applicants will be contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 31st January 2019 by 5:00pm
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