Standard Lesotho Bank invites applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer

12 Sep 2019

Maseru - Career opportunity: Standard Lesotho Bank has a vacancy for the Chief Executive Officer who is to be a Game Changer at the Bank that has the largest footprint in Lesotho. Deadline for applications is 27 September, 2019.

Standard Lesotho Bank is part of the Standard Bank Group which has the largest banking footprint in Africa.

It is the largest bank in Lesotho by both balance sheet size and profit. In today’s fast moving world, the Bank is driven by highly capable and qualified professionals who are passionate about building Lesotho’s economic growth. The Bank is committed to providing an exceptional experience to its customers, to inspiring innovation, creating vast opportunities for growth for its employees, and investing in the socio-economic environment of Lesotho, consistently making a difference to the communities we serve. 

Job Function 

We are currently seeking a Modern-day Dynamic, Visionary Leader; an assertive Strategic Thinker with Exceptional Interpersonal Skills, Results and Service-Oriented, Decisive with the Passion and Energy to lead a strong Culture Shift to Client Centricity and High Performance in this era of Digitisation and Artificial

Intelligence. To be considered for this role, the ideal candidate should have an extensive excellent track record of developing and maintaining successful Business Strategy and Relationships, Strong Transformational Leadership Skills in a multidisciplinary environment, Strong Sales, Networking and Stakeholder Management Skills, Solid Commerciality and Financial Acumen, as well as Extensive Risk Management experience.

The incumbent must have a sound understanding of trends in the financial services environment both locally and globally. 

The incumbent will, amongst others, be responsible for building and strengthening the business, providing Ethical Leadership, driving the people agenda and ensuring that the Bank becomes the financial services employer of choice in Lesotho.

Qualification & Experience 

•  A relevant degree with post graduate qualification (MBA Preferred)

•  Possess effective analytical skills with business acumen to influence organisation’s bottom line

•  10 years in the financial services industry

•  Extensive experience in developing strategy

•  Demonstrated Inspirational Leadership and management qualities

•  Experience in managing a large diverse team

•  Experience in driving a digital strategy

• Organisational and Change Management skills

• The ability to operate in a Matrix organisation/ International Bank and drive a local/ Country Strategy. 

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Or you can email your application with detailed CV and scanned copies of your academic record to: [email protected] not later than 27th September 2019.