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Lead, Functional at Standard Bank Plc

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Standard Bank Plc

  • African Unity Avenue, Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: Office of the Executive

Company Description

Standard Bank Group is a leading Africa-focused financial services group, and an innovative player on the global stage, that offers a variety of career-enhancing opportunities – plus the chance to work alongside some of the sector’s most talented, motivated professionals. Our clients range from individuals, to businesses of all sizes, high net worth families and large multinational corporates and institutions. We’re passionate about creating growth in Africa. Bringing true, meaningful value to our clients and the communities we serve and creating a real sense of purpose for you.

Job Description

The holder is responsible for the day-to-day coordination of the leads drawn from the different functions of the Bank, where he/she is responsible for the delivery of all the functional aspects of the project. He/she is also the functional contact point for the Centre project team.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • First degree in Business Commerce.
  • A master’s degree in a related field would be an added advantage.


  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in Banking.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Finacle Experience would be an advantage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate country project functional track leads activities.
  • Lead compilation/validation of Business Process Development (BPD) documents timely.
  • Lead review, validation and sign off of solution documents.
  • Participate in the compilation/validation of migration rules timely
  • Manage and drive User Assurance Testing (UAT) activities.
  • Ensure Functional Team actively participates in process reviews.
  • Scope out and facilitate simulations.
  • Provide required information timely to the Project Head and Centre project team as will be required from time to time.
  • Ensure the project delivers a solution that complies with regulatory requirements.


Additional Information

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Challenging Ideas.
  • Establishing Rapport.
  • Making Decisions.
  • Directing People.
  • Empowering Individuals.
  • Resolving Conflict.

Technical Competencies:

  • Understands and produces documentation to the level expected by the Head, Project.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Understanding of the banking business.
  • Understanding role of a change agent in change management.
  • Understands team dynamics.
  • Conflict & Stakeholder Management.

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