Bank of Uganda advertises 7 top jobs, as aging staff are retired

Bank of Uganda headquarters in Kampala
By :
AT Reporter

KAMPALA – Seven positions at the levels of executive director and director of Bank of Uganda have fallen vacant.

In a memo dated 24 April 2020, the Executive Director Administration at Bank of Uganda (BoU), Solomon O. Oketcho calls on suitably qualified candidates to apply for the vacant positions and others due to fall vacant at the central bank.

“Interested candidates should submit their applications to the Director Human Resources through the BoU I-Recruitment Module of the HRMS not later than 22nd of May 2020,” said Mr. Oketcho.

Among the advertised positions are that of: executive director information technology, executive director Operations, director non-bank financial institutions and director medical.

Others are for director human resources, director financial stability and that of financial markets.

According to the bank memo, eligible candidates for positions of executive directors shall be staff who hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in any of the relevant fields from an accredited university, and must have served substantively at the rank of director for a minimum of 2 years.

While for the position of director, eligible candidates shall be staff who hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, and a master’s degree in any of the relevant fields, and should have served substantively as head of division for a minimum of 2 years.

The same advert states that a maximum of five candidates shall be presented for oral interviews by the board.

“If the shortlisted candidates are more than five, written leadership and management tests shall be administered and a maximum of five successful candidates shall be shortlisted,” memo read in part.

Africa Tembelea understands that in such where applicants are more than 5, a written leadership and management test shall be administered by an external institution with experience in capacity building and executive selection.

Afew weeks back, President Yoweri Museveni appointed Dr Michael Atingi-Ego to the position of Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda (BoU). He replaced Dr Louis Kasekende who’s contract ended at a time the bank was facing a series of scandals.

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