Executive Director

  • Full Time
  • Kitwe, Zambia
  • Salary: Competitive
  • October 31, 2020

Website tandizazambia Tandiza Zambia Finance Ltd

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About us:
Tandiza Zambia Finance (Tandiza) is a Non-Banking Financial Institution (NBFI), licensed by the Central Bank of Zambia. Our offices are based in Kitwe in the heart of the Copperbelt. Our mission is to efficiently provide competitively priced short-term credit financing to solve customers’ unforeseen short-term cash flow shortfalls.

The Opportunity
At Tandiza we believe our staff are our greatest resource and therefore, we spend a lot of time and effort developing our human capital. We are welcoming applications from suitable candidates to apply for consideration to enter our Tandiza Talent Pool. Successful applicants who are accepted into our talent pool will be first considered for recruitment, as soon as, there is an opening or opportunity in our business.

Grade/Role: Executive Director


  • Providing regular updates and reports to CEO
  • Upholding company values of professionalism, integrity, provision of excellent client service and due care in execution of tasks.
  • Managing, developing and coaching of team members
  • Reviewing and authorising various reports and processes, ensuring they are performed in line with policy.
  • Managing key client contact relationships.
  • Ensuring team works together and achieves monthly, quarterly and annual financial and operational targets.
  • Attend and make contributions in Board meetings.
  • Overseeing financial and regulatory reporting
  • Overseeing 3rd party and supplier contacts
  • Attend and contribute to operational, tactical and strategy meetings.
  • Oversee Key business projects from start to completion.
  • Act as a steward for all company assets and resources, ensuring there is no wastage or loss.


  • Able to contribute to commercial and strategic discussions and make recommendations to improve business processes
  • Has experience in fully articulating strategy and successfully implementing this to completion
  • Has experience presenting to a board and taking board through detailed commercial decisions and recommendations
  • Able to contribute to process/policy development and ensure process/policies are being enforced.
  • Able to manage several competing commitments, in addition to managing a team
  • Comfortable handling and managing key client relationships, 3rd party supplier relationships and regulators etc.
  • Has a demonstrable history of performing at consistently high level, with a duty of care, integrity and professionalism

Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate from a reputable university
  • Professional post-graduate qualification e.g. Masters from relevant business or economics field, ACCA, CIMA etc
  • At 7 to 10 years’ experience in a senior position.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced SME business with high growth potential and less structured environment.


We offer a competitive pay structure which includes:

  • A competitive base and allowances
  • A performance-based element
  • Healthcare allowance
  • Training and educational allowance
  • In-house training and coaching

Details of how to Apply

Please submit your application by emailing us at: [email protected] Clearly indicate which role you are applying for. Your application should contain the following

  • Latest Resume
  • Cover later stating what demonstrable experience you have and how it relates to the requirements of the role you are applying for
  • Contact details for at least three referees (from latest previous or current employees) of relevant seniority
  • Copy of your official identification (e.g. NRC, passport)
  • Copy of your academic qualifications

To apply for this job email your details to tandiza@tandizazambia.com

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