Head of Products & Strategy Employment Opportunity – Orient Bank

Job Title:        Head
of Products & Strategy
Organisation: Orient
Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Managing
Director
About US:
Orient Bank is a
leading Private sector commercial bank in Uganda since 1993. Its steady growth
over the last 20 years can be attributed to its professional management and
prudent Lending and investment policy.  The confidence in Orient Bank of
the Ugandan business community in particular and the public in general, is
reflected in its large deposit base. In November 2002 Orient Bank made another
first in this economy by successfully out competing other Banks in taking over
TransAfrica Bank Ltd., (TABL).
Job Summary:
The Head of Products & Strategy will drive the day to day product
management, development and sales. Manage the Orient Bank product range by
ensuring the business remains competitive while achieving its stated income
targets. Understand Orient Bank competitive position for each product category
and market sector and make recommendations in respect to pricing and market
potential.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Ensure
that the company has a well formulated and articulated strategy consistent with
its vision and that all initiatives and plans are managed in a manner
consistent with this strategy.
·       
Identify
and translate market opportunities into new product programs, or enhancements
to existing products, in order to generate a profitable business. Includes
demonstration of business cases for products, defining features and
functionality, P&L projections, and changes required to internal operations
and delivery.
·       
Establish
and implement competitive pricing policies and tariff structure to maximize
product profitability and shareholder value.
·       
Develop
a strategic plan on how the Bancassurance, E-Banking products and all
alternative channels will grow in line with customer needs and regulatory
frameworks.
·       
Manage
product life cycle right from development, approval, launch, sales,
profitability, risk review and shelving.
·       
Generate
and manage new product or product amendment ideas at the concept development
stage.
·       
Design
of new products or product features considering both customer requirements and
the constraints for new developments.
·       
Write
the aggregate business case for new products using risk and infrastructure
plan, detailed operational risk assessment, and complete the financial model
per product.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·       
The
applicants for the Orient Bank Head of Products & Strategy job placement
must hold a bachelor’s degree in Finance, a business related field, Economics
or Statistics.
·       
At least
10 years of cognate experience including 5 years in a corporate strategy
position within a dynamic environment preferably as a Products or Strategy
Manager.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates who meet the criteria indicated above are requested to send their
applications, and updated Curriculum Vitae to the following
email: rajab.mbulabwikyo@orient-bank.com
Deadline: 21st April 2020 by 3:00pm
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