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Job Summary

A registered microfinance company wishes to recruit a highly competent, proactive and self- driven Chief Executive Officer to grow the MFI to become a major provider of financial inclusion.

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

Objective: To implement the strategic goals and objectives of the institution; give direction and leadership towards the achievement of the institution's vision, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives; represent the organization and strive to build a positive image in all relevant media encounters.


Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO shall be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that the vision, mission, purpose, goals, objectives, targets and outputs, and policies set by the Board are fully implemented, complied with and met.
  • Fund Sourcing - Develop, acquire and maintain the necessary grants, credit lines, and other financial and non-financial resources necessary to meet the institution's objectives.
  • Financial Management - Coordinate the budget planning process and prudently manage institutional resources within those budget guidelines
  • Risk management- Coordination with the various departments, establish and maintain an effective internal control and risk management system
  • Community and Public Relations - Develop networks and strategic alliances to positively influence economic policies.
  • Policy formulation and implementation - Formulate and implement guidelines, procedures, internal regulations that are consistent with the policies set forth by the Board of Directors and industry regulators Institutional strengthening and capacity building
  • Ensure that the institution complies with each of the requirements of the Bank of Ghana and other regulators


Qualification Required and Experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance. Accounting, Management or some other related field
  • At least ten years working experience, with two of them in senior leadership, in a combination of the following: Micro-Finance institution, banking institution, a progressive corporate environment, international business, or economic and business development institution.
  • Must have a clear understanding and experience of micro-finance industry and technology
  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Capability and willingness to lead the institution forward
  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach
  • Very good communication and marketing skills
  • Good knowledge of economic and financial topics
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong commitment to the mission and Core Values of the Micro-finance Institution and the plight of the low income  people

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