Recruitment for Chief Executive Officer (banking / credit) – Gambia

A multinational bank and financial services group is currently seeking an experienced CEO to join the groups Gambia team.


  • Manage subordinate supervisors in operations, finance, information technology, human resources and audit departments
  • Ensure high quality financial services are delivered to their clients
  • Maximize outreach to the target group in a sustainable way
  • Ensure the long-term financial viability of the subsidiary in accordance with established targets and plans
  • Implement best-practice corporate governance, management, organizational structure and procedures, staff development, financial management and risk management principles
  • Ensure compliance with all internal & external policies and regulations
  • Strategic planning for the organisation and its units – responsible for direction, coordination & evaluation of all units
  • Maintain good coordination with regional office, headquarters, and governing bodies
  • Prepare and continuously maintain a comprehensive business plan and annual budget for Board approval and manage the organisation’s resources within the budgeted guidelines and relevant laws and regulations
  • Enhance processes and infrastructure, data and intellectual property to allow the organisation to grow and achieve its goal

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Relevant Masters degree
  • a minimum of 10 – 15 years experience in commercial/retail banking with experience in various departments within the bank
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a credit specific role
  • International experience in developing countries: 3 years minimum
  • Fluency in English  and the local language preferred
  • Risk Management experience required
  • Exposure to strategic planning is required
  • Solid management, accounting and legal skills are essential
  • Previous exposure to Africa in their career
Lise Kotze
Senior Recruitment Consultant
CA Finance

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Lise Kotze at [email protected] 

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