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Manager Board Affairs job at Centenary Bank

About the Organization

Centenary Bank is a commercial bank in Uganda licensed by the Bank of Uganda, the central bank and national banking regulator.

Job Description

To provide company secretarial and legal advisory services to facilitate effective governance practices, operations of Board affairs and cost effective legal advice to manage legal risks while enhancing business operations and growth.

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Duties and Responsibilities

Board Meeting Coordination:

  • Schedule and organize board and committee meetings.

  • Prepare and distribute agendas, meeting materials, and minutes.

  • Ensure meetings are conducted in accordance with bylaws and governance policies.

Documentation and Record Keeping:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of board activities, including meeting minutes, resolutions, and board member communications.

  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements for documentation.

Liaison and Communication:

  • Act as a liaison between the board members and the executive management team.

  • Facilitate effective communication among board members and between the board and other stakeholders.

Governance Support:

  • Advise the board on governance best practices and ensure compliance with organizational bylaws and relevant laws.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of governance policies and procedures.

Board Member Support and Development:

  • Coordinate the onboarding and training of new board members.

  • Provide ongoing support and development opportunities for existing board members.

Strategic Planning and Advice:

  • Support the board in strategic planning processes.

  • Provide advice and insights on strategic issues and board priorities.

Logistical and Administrative Support:

  • Handle the logistical arrangements for board meetings, including venue booking, travel arrangements, and catering.

  • Manage the board’s budget and expenses.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

Educational Background:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration, law, public administration, or a related field. A master’s degree or professional certification in corporate governance or a related area can be advantageous.


  • Significant experience in a similar role, preferably within a corporate, non-profit, or governmental organization.

  • Experience in corporate governance, legal compliance, and board management is highly desirable.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Organizational Skills: Excellent organizational and time-management skills to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.

  • Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills for preparing reports, agendas, and communicating with board members and stakeholders.

  • Attention to Detail: High level of accuracy and attention to detail in record-keeping and document preparation.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with board members and other stakeholders.

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to identify issues, analyze problems, and develop effective solutions.

  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in using office software, such as Microsoft Office Suite, and familiarity with board management software.


  • In-depth understanding of corporate governance principles and best practices.

  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to board operations and documentation.

  • Familiarity with the specific industry or sector in which the organization operates can be beneficial.

Personal Attributes:

  • Integrity and discretion in handling confidential information.

  • Professionalism and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and demands.

How to Apply

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