C.E.O. position for National Bank of Samoa advertised

The Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O.) position at the National Bank of Samoa (N.B.S.) has been advertised.

NBS has invited qualified candidates who are interested in leading N.B.S. to submit applications for the C.E.O. position with the deadline at 4:00 pm Friday, May 3. 

The current chief executive officer of the bank is Tu'u'u Amaramo Sialaoa.

The applications can be submitted through email and written application should include the applicant's most recent curriculum vitae including name and details of three referees to. An expression of interest letter should be addressed to manager (human resources). 

According to a public statement by N.B.S. advertised in the Sunday Samoan, “NBS is seeking a strategic, experienced, innovative and commercially astute leader to be the C.E.O.”

“The C.E.O. reports to the Board of Directors and will be responsible for the overall strategic and operational performance of NBS and the achievements of the Bank’s Growth and Profitability Agenda.

“The C.E.O. ensures the implementation and achievement of NBS’s current and future strategic direction set by the Board, and ensures delivery of strategic and operational key performance results, and expected outcomes, across the organization.

“The C.E.O. provides the mandate and leadership for the Leadership Team, to lead and implement continuous improvements in business policies and procedures, leveraging digital transformation, and ensuring delivery of quality customer services,” stated the public statement.

The statement also stated that the C.E.O. is accountable for developing new business opportunities and sustaining valuable relationships with private and public sector stakeholders to ensure the bank’s continuous expansion and business growth.  

“The C.E.O. position requires the right skills and mindset to assess and mitigate principal risks and compliance of the Bank’s business, its growth and profitability and ensures technological systems; digital e-channels are in place to deliver Bank’s services.

“Key responsibilities include: strategic leadership of N.B.S. in compliance with Regulatory obligations and overall Governance of the organization;  financial management; producing financial and annual reports for the Board in a timely manner; ensuring sustained long term profitability  of the Bank.

“Managing relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure that the Bank is promoted and positioned effectively; developing new innovative strategies and best practices in systems and processes; providing strategic advice and recommendations to the Board of Directors,” added the statement.

The statement also added that other key responsibilities involved establishing the Bank’s performance targets through the implementation of strategic and operational plans.

“And also implementing changes to deliver the highest level of customer service; business development and customer agenda/value propositions; audit, risk management and compliance; lead by example Principles of Good Corporate Governance (transparency and accountability); corporate and social responsibility.

“The core competencies/skills and experience must comprise of: strategic planning and strategic thinking; act with integrity, respect and uphold ethical principles and the Bank’s Code of Conduct which reflect the core values of the ‘faa-Samoa’ (Samoan way).

“And also effective leadership and people management; a proven track record should include executive-level experience and excellent communication skills; delivering results - to drive and achieve excellent business performance; strong lending and business acumen," stated the advertisement. 

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