Senior Leadership Role At Access Bank in Africa

07 Nov 2019
29 Nov 2019
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About the organization: 

Access Microfinance Holding AG („AccessHolding“) was established in 2006 by a group of international shareholders from the public and private sector. Our partners include among others the European Investment Bank (EIB), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and KfW Development Bank. The business purpose of AccessHolding is to build up and control a network of commercial banks in developing and transition countries (the “AccessGroup”) with a target group focus on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). The AccessGroup currently comprises ten financial institutions located in Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and South America and employs close to 7.000 staff serving more than 1.5M clients. The head office of AccessHolding, the parent company of the Group, is located in Berlin, Germany.

About the Job: 

Access invites applications from highly dynamic, pragmatic, and performance-oriented candidates to join a Senior Management Team and lead one of its African Banks as a Senior Manager. The Senior Manager, together with the CEO shall be responsible for the overall strategic leadership and management of the Bank and shall be accountable to the Board of Directors.

The key responsibilities include formulating and implementing effective strategic plans, providing strategic direction and leadership for the achievement of the Bank's vision, mission, strategy, and annual goals; as well as representing the Bank externally, by building and nurturing sound relationships with all the stakeholders of the Bank.


  • A Master's Degree in Management /Banking /Finance /Economics/ Commerce /Accounts/ Statistics/ Business Administration/Law or a qualified as a Chartered Accountant after having completed a bachelor’s degree;
  • At least 10 years of experience in international banks or large regional financial institutions or multilateral development banks, in officer or above level.
  • Proven experience with an excellent track record in leading, managing, and inspiring a team of dynamic professionals.
  • Extensive knowledge of international banking regulations and best practices.
  • Highly confident, dynamic, thorough, pragmatic, and visionary.
  • Ability to achieve consistent and sound business growth.
  • Ability to anticipate trends, capitalize on new opportunities as they arise, think strategically, and communicate effectively.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, organizing, analytical, problem solving, and communication skills.
How to Apply: 

Interested candidates are invited to send their updated Resume/CV, expected remuneration package and earliest joining date to [email protected]