QNB1418 - Chief Representative Officer

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Division: -
Department: -
Country: Cuba
Closing Date: 18-May-2016
About QNB

QNB Group, the largest Financial Institution in the Middle East and Africa are looking to hire a Chief Representative Officer, to meet the expansion needs of our office in .

QNB has enjoyed continued success with Net Profits of QAR 10.8 billion (USD3 billion) in 2018 (up by 6%) and increased Total assets to QAR 853 billion (USD 234 billion). The Group now employs over 29,000 employees in 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.

Role Summary:

To manage the QNB business interests, solicit advisory business as per the Country strategic plans, in accordance with sound banking and business practices as well as with prudential policy and regulation. To protect and build QNB brand and image and treat the location as part of the QNB group. Deliver the Business Plan and play a leading role in the long term strategic direction of the intenational entity.

Role Description:

Key contributor in strategic decision making and its subsequent implementation related to achievement of the country business strategy and targets.

Achieve budgetary targets set for the assigned location.

Produce annual business plans and budgets for approval by the RGM

Maintain regular contact with the country’s major clients and central bank

Ensure efficient day-to-day international operations of the assigned country by providing effective coordination for operational and IT support until resolution of such issues.

Liaise with international entities of the Group and Group Head Office support units and vendors when necessary to ensure efficient international operations.

Develop SLAs and performance standards for support functions to ensure delivery of quality service to customers at such locations.

Oversee all aspects of the country’s day to day activities – from a business, operational, control, people management perspective. This will entail using their judgment and take decisions as necessary to ensure smooth running of all transactions.

Accountable for all country activities to the RGM and senior management of the Group, as well as to the relevant regulators.

Apply personal credit judgment to all advisory mandate handled by the country by signing off all credit applications produced by the Marketing Department.

Approve Operating and Capital and within the specific authorities delegated by the RGM. Any deviation from the foregoing will be subject to prior approval, or, in cases of extreme urgency, subsequent ratification from RGM at the appropriate level.

Review all MIS and excess reports produced by the various business groups at different times and exercise discretion where appropriate.

Keep senior management of the Group updated on regional developments which could affect the country’s activities.

Ensure that the country business maintains adequate liquidity at all times and complies with regulator guidelines in this respect.

Manage the overall country risk profiles and ensure all necessary measures are taken to minimize the Group’s risk position.

Liaise with Group Business Support for the timely resolution of support issues of the assigned country.

Liaise with the respective Group Compliance/ AML and Group Internal Audit personnel at the overseas locations and their respective Head Office counterparts for provision of guidance/ advice to the personnel working in such entities on compliance/ audit matters.


You will be a university graduate, MBA is preferred

You will be a seasoned banker with strong credit skills, typically acquired over at least 10-15 years of banking experience with a minimum of 5 years in management, some having been gained overseas, ideally in the assigned location.

You must have previous and/or current experience of the banking sector in Cuba.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV