Chief Operating Officer

  Afghan United Bank
Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1025
Date Posted:Jun 15, 2020
Closing Date:Jul 15, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Accounting/Finance ,Management
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:7 - 10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:6 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghan United Bank:


Afghan United Bank is a local bank, licensed by the Afghanistan Central Bank in 2007. Currently this bank has 27 branches across the country. The bank provides various banking products to its clients and customers including Islamic Banking. According to the mid-term strategy of the bank, the branch network and operation of this company will be expanded rapidly in the coming 1 year time. For more information kindly visit:

Job Summary:

The Chief Operating Officer plans, organizes, and controls all the day-to-day activities of the Bank; collaborates with the Chief Executive Officer in the overall administration of the Bank. Responsible for the management of Bank operation to ensure maximum profits commensurate with the best interest of shareholders, customers, employees, and the public and assists in attaining established Bank operational and financial goals.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Voting member of the Board of Management of the Bank after obtaining the required approvals.

2.Day-to-day management activities by essentially ensuring the effective implementation of key decisions, coherence and coordination across the Bank.

3.Ensure that the company's IT systems and operational infrastructure support smooth execution of day-to-day operations.

4.Ensure operational compliance with Bank and DAB policies and procedures.

5.Manage all operations including system operation, data entry, end user customer service, finance/administration, and IT infrastructure management.

6.Oversee product development, project management/client services, marketing operations, database management and reporting.

7.Ensure proper physical and digital security of the bank’s staff, premises, CIT and properties.

8.Establish and ensure a high level of customer relations and service in the bank.

9.Develop and regularly up-date operational manual/procedures for all key processes, including operational process, cash management and data input/maintenance.

10.Resource assessments/allocations to ensure sufficient technical and operational resources to meet bank’s requirements.

11.Co-manage short-, mid-, and longer-term development projects in the bank.

12.Oversee acquisition, maintenance and management of bank properties and assets.

13.Enhance the performance management, training and development process in consultation with HR department.

14.Set performance targets for direct reports, monitor performance and provide feedback to further development.

15.Supervise cash management function through the entire bank.

16.Reports to the Afghan Central Bank on regulatory reporting requirements.

17.Manage and mitigate different aspects of risk involved in operational processes/procedures.

18.Responsible for setting operational strategy for making the bank ahead of competitors in the market.

19.Represent the bank from operational perspective in various meetings/seminars.

Other job-related duties as assigned by the Management.

Job Requirement:

· At least Master degree, preferably in Finance or Management field.

·7-10 years related experience in a banking/financial institution and at least 5 years at senior managerial level (COO position).

·Working knowledge of bank IT, policies, procedures and best practices.

·Ability to design and implement innovative steps for operational efficiency.

·Good knowledge of bank operational requirements with regard to the administration, staff management, compliance, risk, finance and legal functions of the bank.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Interested Candidates can send their resumes with their recent photo to:

Kindly mention the title of position in the subject line of your e-mail.

Only the Short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview.

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