Career Opportunities – Deputy Governors, Central Bank of Barbados

Author(s): Central Bank Of Barbados

Created 20 Feb, 2019
Categories General Press Release
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The Central Bank of Barbados is seeking to recruit two executives to fill the posts of Deputy Governor, Operations and Deputy Governor, Research, Supervision and Information Systems.

The Deputy Governors will support the Governor in the effective management and leadership of the Bank and in the development of quality business strategies and operational plans aligned to the Bank’s strategic objectives.

Deputy Governor – Operations

The Deputy Governor – Operations will maintain strategic oversight of the Operations Division – Accounts, Banking and Investments, Currency, Foreign Exchange and Export Credits and Facilities Management.

The individual will formulate proposals for enhancing the efficiency of financial markets. The successful candidate will have oversight of the Division’s effective management of risks.


Postgraduate qualifications in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field and/or a recognised professional certification in accounting or finance with at least ten (10) years’ experience at the executive management level in a central bank, the public sector or the financial sector. The individual should have a sound understanding of the financial system, both local and international and their interaction with each other.

Deputy Governor – Research, Supervision and Information Systems

The Deputy Governor – Research, Supervision and Information Systems will have oversight of the Bank’s programmes for building systems for economic intelligence and formulating policy proposals for the achievement of economic and financial stability.

The individual will oversee the design of the Bank’s policy framework and operational infrastructure for promoting a safe, sound and stable banking system.

The successful candidate will supervise the development of the Bank’s strategies for leveraging the use of technology in its operations.


Postgraduate qualifications in Economics with at least ten (10) years’ experience at the executive management level in a central bank, the public sector or the financial sector.

The candidate should have a track record of publications in the field of Economics and should have an appreciation of the special challenges of small states. A PhD is desirable.

The Deputy Governors must have a proven track record of inspired leadership, being capable of innovating and promoting change, maintaining trust and confidence within the institution and across the financial sector and national landscape.

The successful candidates must have a strong background in building managerial talent to influence strategic and operational performance, thereby creating an environment and culture that promotes high productivity and employee engagement.

Candidates for the post of Deputy Governor must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Astute decision making abilities based on sound reasoning and analysis are paramount. Candidates must be of undisputed integrity and in good standing.

Curriculum Vitae, including the names and contact information of two (2) professional references should be submitted to no later than March 8, 2019.


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