Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Executive Director

Sager Ganza Microfinance Plc
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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Executive Director- SAGER GANZA MICROFINANCE PLC

Directly reporting to:Board of Directors (BOD)

Direct supervisor of: Senior Management Team

Immediate Alternate: Head of Operations


Minimum a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management or some other related field

Must have at least five years working experience in middle management in a combination of the following: micro-enterprise lending organization, banking institution, a progressive corporate environment, international business, or economic and business development institution.

Must have a clear understanding of the microfinance industry/development finance, delivery channels, and technology

Special / Personal Abilities

  • Must agree with organization’s mission and values
  • Be a dynamic, outgoing, self–starter with a strong sense of business, ability to make sound and well thought out decisions after consultation with all relevant stakeholders, quantitative and financial skills, great flexibility, and ability to remain cool in stressful situations
  • Committed to values of excellence, integrity, business, and moral ethics, participation, and justice. A desire to help the poor succeed economically and take control of their own development needs
  • Possesses leadership qualities that evidence presence, confidence, and flexibility as a decision-maker and can inspire his management team to exceed expectations;
  • Ability to provide direction in a highly regulated but competitive environment with a strong emphasis on growth;
  • Working knowledge and experience in developing targets, forecasts, and budgets and in using cost control techniques;
  • With a passion for understanding the intricacies of a “commercially-run” micro-finance operation, with added COVID-19 response experience.
  • Supervisory oral and written communication skills, as well as good knowledge of negotiation techniques and conflict resolution/ management;
  • Good acumen in the areas of risk management, control, and corporate governance.
  • A mature, committed to social and financial goals professional.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Banking Applications (CBS)
  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, manager, and coach;
  • Be able to represent the institution’s interests in meeting with community and government leaders and officials.


  • To develop and implement the new strategic goals and objectives of SAGER GANZA PLC;
  • To give direction and leadership toward the achievement of SAGER GANZA PLC's vision, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives;
  • To represent SAGER GANZA PLC and strive to build a positive image in all relevant media.

Main tasks:

  • Board Administration and Support – Work closely with and report to the BOD and ensure that the vision, mission, purpose, goals, objectives, outputs, and policies set by the Board are fully implemented, complied with, and met;
  • Financial Management -- Recommend yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manage resources within those budget guidelines;
  • Risk management- In coordination with the various departments, establish and maintain an effective internal control and risk management system
  • Community and Public Relations – Ensures that the institution and its mission, programs, products, and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders; Develop networks and strategic alliances to positively influence the economic policies; Manages Cooperation agreement with World Vision and ensures compliance
  • 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- Facilitate growth of Senior Management Team into a team that is capable of fostering the institution ahead in accordance to the Strategic Direction and Business plan
  • Compliance to regulations- Ensure that the institution complies with each of the requirements of BNR and other regulators
  • Achievement of targets and strategic goals- Leads the institution in achieving the targets as defined and agreed in the business plans, as well as in accomplishing the strategic goals
  • Appointing authority and Staff Management- Implements effective staff performance management and Approves and confirms staff appointment, promotion, demotion, and transfer
  • 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
  • And other responsibilities that may be assigned by the BOD to ensure achievement of strategic objectives.


Fifteen (15) days from the day of the first appearance.

How to apply

Your application letter with three (3) references and your CV must be sent to the Company Secretary's email: no later than Friday, January 28, 2022.


Chairperson of the Board of Directors


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