Head of Affluent Banking Job Placement – Barclays Bank UK

Job Title:       Head of Affluent Banking
Organisation: Barclays
Bank UK
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Retail
and Business Banking Director
About Barclays UK:
Barclays is a
British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in
London. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and
investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit
cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48
million customers. As of 31 December 2011, Barclays had total assets of US$2.42
trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide.
Job Summary:  The Head of Affluent Banking will have the
main responsibility for implementation of the agreed Premier strategy in
Uganda, driving and delivering exceptional business performance through
powerful leadership of the Premier Banking Team. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategy and
Business Planning
Providing Powerful
Leadership: 40%
  • Build, develop and motivate high
    performing teams committed to achieving success through each other
  • Ensure that your Managers are developed
    to achieve their maximum potential whilst also coaching them to build
    their awareness of the strengths/development needs of their people
  • Effective resource management/planning
    that reflect current and future business requirements – ensuring the
    correct balance of numbers, skills and experience of your people
  • For all direct reports, agreeing
    challenging performance objectives and measures providing regular feedback
    and honest assessment on achievements
  • In the way you lead on a daily basis, be
    a role model for your people – doing things wholeheartedly, communicating
    with passion and enthusiasm, embracing change as a way of working
  • Creating an empowering environment for
    your people encouraging individual ownership, initiative and challenge of
    the status quo
  • Pursue your own development to increase
    personal effectiveness acknowledging strengths and areas for development
Driving Business
Direction 40%
  • Work with the Retail Director to agree
    the proposition strategy for Premier
  • Own and bring this strategy to life for
    stakeholders, clients and colleagues to provide clear direction on the
    proposition objectives.  Translate
    and prioritize the objectives into business performance measures at
    cluster level
  • Accountable for overall achievement of
    Retail Performance Objectives for nominated areas:
growth and income contribution
Risk and Rigour management
  • Understand and articulate aggregated
    cluster requirements and feed this back to the -proposition Director to
    shape the client offering
  • Collaborate cross – functionally to
    provide high standards of service delivery
Team work   20%
  • Work closely with the Retail Director,
    to deliver exceptional business performance
  • Ensure RDs are aware and supportive of
    proposition plans and own the agreed strategy when challenged
  • Work together with other RD and the
    Pan-African Support team, to deliver exceptional performance across
    Barclays Africa
  • Recruitment and training of a skilled
    Premier relationship and client support team
  • Aggressively recruit potential Premier
    clients to the proposition to hit income targets
  • Manage awareness of refreshed Premier
    offering amongst target client market and internal stakeholders
  • Dramatically improve client perception
    of the Premier service

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Barclays
    Bank Head of Affluent Banking job should have a finance degree
  • Three years of experience as an account
    manager in a large financial institution
  • Possess in – depth understanding of the
    full range of Premier product set, and an overview of Corporate.
  • An understanding of technical support
  • Detailed understanding of Premier
    Strategy, operating structure and interface with other functions
  • Good understanding of Barclays Africa
    Group structure and interfaces with other functions
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of
    competitor and market activity in local cluster.
  • Proven networking and social skills
  • Coaching and training skills
  • Business Management/Financial Management
  • Proven sales ability
  • Strong negotiation and influencing
  • Excellent communication skills –
    written, oral and presentation
  • Time management skills
  • Strong planning & organization
  • Good PC skills
  • Good numeric & analytical skills
  • Proven team working skills
  • Fraud prevention skills
  • Excellent listening skills
How to Apply:
If you feel
challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key
deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current
curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment
website detail below:
Barclays is an equal
opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and
rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.
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