PostBank Uganda Ltd is a government-owned bank regulated by Bank of Uganda under the Financial Institutions Act, 2004. The bank focuses on the mass market with operations spread across the country. The bank is growing and enhancing its service.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The Planning & Performance Analyst will evaluate the bank’s performance and outcomes & advise on how to make PBU more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues and foster the bank’s efficiency.
The role holder will be responsible for manipulating bank data using powerful analytical software and applications to prepare reports, evaluate outcomes and thereafter prepares reports or give presentations to the Business team.
The role holder will be expected to provide professional input to the budgeting process by assisting in the distilling of strategic goals into annual business plans, write and present in a clear and insightful manner.
Key result areas/deliverables
Identify and define issues or problems that are less obvious.
Brings structure and order to undefined problems and/or large scale problems, making them easier to address and solve.
Uses systemic thinking and creativity in devising solution options.
Evaluates relative costs, benefits and obstacles of potential solutions.
Articulates or translates complex information in clear, meaningful and structured way.
Thinks ahead to identify potential risks to service or performance
Anticipates issues and risks and prompt corrective actions.
Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the plans, pointing out material negative deviations and recommending prompt corrective actions.
Monitoring and proactively analysing, on an ongoing basis, internal and external events that affect the Bank, so as to provide ideas and intellectual leadership for both short-term tactics and long-term positioning and vision;
Provide professional input into the Bank wide annual business planning and budgeting process through distilling the Bank’s strategic goals into annual activity plans and advising senior management on the most efficient allocation of the tasks for respective departments and units;
Responsible for the preparation of the CBO’s regular reports.
Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.
Cost Saving & revenue growth Innovation targets as will be agreed from time to time
Education and training
A Business degree in finance, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, management or any relevant field.
Possession of a Certified banking qualification or master’s degree in a relevant field would be an added advantage.
Relevant Practical training in Planning & Performance Analyst in the financial services sector
Skills and experience
Sound experience of at least 2 years as a Business Planning professional, preferably in the consulting or financial services industry.
BA or BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering, or any similar discipline with a clear analytical bias,
You’ve gained significant, relevant experience in similar business analyst positions,
Demonstrable financial acumen, including deep familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis, as well as in root cause data interpretation,
Intermediate to advanced-level proficiency in Excel; you’re comfortable with macros, pivots, lookups and more,
You’re comfortable performing ad hoc financial analysis using data reporting tools
Experienced with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MS Access, Essbase, Cognos): you can provide recommendations for strategic decision-making,
Clear understanding of banking business issues as they pertain to and demonstrated skills in economic forecasting. Economic modelling, including computable general equilibrium modes will be an added advantage;
Experience in presenting and selling ideas to Senior Management with strong presentation skills (written and verbal).
Understands the bank’s priorities, business drivers, competitors and competitive strategy to help drive strategically aligned solutions, considering aspects of risk/reward.
The ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in written form in a professional manner is deemed essential.
Takes clear accountability and focuses on delivery of broader corporate goals. Must be a person of impeccable integrity.
How To Apply for PostBank Uganda Jobs 2022
All interested and qualified candidates should send application to [email protected] with job title as subject, accompanied with copies of relevant academic documents.
Address applications to Chief HR & Admin Officer, PostBank Uganda.
The following documents should accompany the application strictly online;
Certified copies of academic documents
Applicants address and day time telephone contacts
Postal/email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society one of which should be your current Supervisor.
Deadline: 11th February 2022 by 5:00pm
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