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Career Opportunity With BRAC International

BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd launched on 25 April 2019 and attained its current status of a Tier II Credit institution following a successful background as the leading Microfinance services provider in Uganda. The Bank operates 32 regulated branches and 131 satellite offices covering 84 districts in Uganda targeting Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs. BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd promotes financial inclusion by extending financial services to unserved and underserved populations, especially women and youth as well as people living in poverty in rural areas. The Bank is operationally and financially self-sustaining with over 231,000 active customers and a loan book in excess of Ushs. 175 billion. To enable us serve our customers better, we are seeking to fill the following vacancy

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Position

DEPUTY HEAD OF CREDIT – FIELD OPERATIONS

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Reports to: Head of Credit

Purpose: To provide overall management and supervision of the Credit operations in the network ensuring growth of the loan book and portfolio quality management. The position works directly with divisional managers and other supervisors to ensure Brac Uganda Bank loan portfolio quality is attained, maximizing loan profitability within capital risk limitations.

 

MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES.

  • Ensuring portfolio growth in line with strategic and business plans.
  • Ensuring healthy, sustainable portfolio quality and managing performance of Divisional Managers.
  • Contribute in preparing strategies and business plans to ensure overall goals of the bank is achieved with efficiency and effectively.
  • Continuous review of credit policies and procedures in line with regulations and changing market and client needs in order to remain relevant.
  •  Facilitating the monthly delinquency  and other credit Management Committee meetings
  • Participating in development of  new lending products
  • Closely work with HR & training department to ensure people development, succession plan and staffing are carried out to confirm bank has the right kind of resources as and when required.
  • Liaise with the compliance, risk & internal audit departments to implement action plans to address policies and procedures violations as highlighted in the compliance reports.
  • To design and pilot new products with the credit administration staff of Brac Uganda Bank Limited; Business Development Unit etc.
  • Follow up  and ensure departmental accountabilities are made in a timely manner
  • Maintain efficient and effective operations and ensure the unit runs its operations within approved budgets
  • Drive value and compliance driven culture at the field.
  • Solving Credit function problems as they arise from time to time.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Accounts, Finance, Statistics or Business Administration.
  • Master’s Degree is added advantage

Experience Requirement:

  • At least 08 years’ experience in regulated microfinance/Banking sector holding various senior positions.
  • At least 02 years’ experience of working as Divisional Manager.
  • Experience in Credit Management is a must

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong managerial and interpersonal skills coupled with analytical and soft skills.
  • Good presentation skills

 

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Salary and Benefits

Salary:As per organization policy

Job Location: Kampala,Uganda

Last Apply Date: 09/Apr/2021


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Interested candidates should email their application letter, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic documents, IN PDF FILE mentioning the job tittle as the subject matter to recruitment.bracugandabankltd@brac.net NOT later than Friday 09 April 2021. All applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Training Brac Uganda Bank Limited. Note: Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you do not here from us within 01 month.

BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.  

 

BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd is an equal opportunities employer

 

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