18 Aug 2017

Uwezo Microfinance Job Vacancy : Branch Manager

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Steer the Branch/ Unit into high level performance through proper supervision and maintenance of healthy portfolio through adherence to laid down policies and procedures.

Responsibilities for the Branch Manager Job

  • Responsible for promotion and marketing of UWEZO products and services in the area of operation.
  • Responsible for supervision of UWEZO activities in the Branch/Unit to ensure that they are carried out in accordance with the laid down procedures and policies.
  • Responsible for the smooth running of the branch/Unit by planning branch activities.
  • Conduct weekly or biweekly meeting with all branch staff and ensure they are well updated on all company issues
  • Responsible for supervision of the branch staff
  • Stimulate branch growth through recruitment of new clients
  • Determine portfolio levels of areas of operation within existing policy framework
  • Responsible for loan appraisals and approvals as per policy
  • Ensure safe custody of branch assets
  • Ensure staff members in the branch are well acquainted, and adhere to the company policies and procedures
  • Organize and facilitate business and loan management training for new and existing clients
  • Maintain high quality portfolio by ensuring on time payments of loans and being zero tolerant to arrears
  • Monitor loan approvals and the loan status of the branch, i.e. disbursements, repayments and appraisals
  • Take overall responsibility for branch operations
  • Responsible for preparation and submission of daily, weekly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports to management.
  • Responsible for a Performance Management through appraisals, motivation and development of all branch staff as well as recommending their confirmation and training needs.
  • Ensure all data is properly keyed into the system on time
  • Perform any other function as may be directed by management from time to time.

Branch Manager Job Qualifications

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Finance, Accounting, Economics or other relevant studies from a reputable University.
  • Accounting professional qualification would be an added advantage
  • Experience of 3 years in a credit position or Business Development
  • Initiative, high integrity and dependability.
  • Excellent public relations, interpersonal & communication skills with excellent customer service.
  • Knowledge in handling customers
  • Experience in a financial sector will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in computers
  • Knowledge of credit policies and procedures.
  • A team player with the drive to improve performance
  • Good sales and marketing skills

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates who meet the requirements should download this Job Application Form fill and send their applications to [email protected] so as to reach us on or before 25th August 2017.

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