Banking Jobs – Branch Manager at Gatsby Microfinance Ltd

Job
Title: Branch Manager
Organisation: Gatsby Microfinance Ltd
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
Gatsby:
Gatsby Microfinance Ltd is
a subsidiary company to Uganda Gatsby Trust. A trust supported by the Gatsby
Charitable Foundation (UK). Gatsby Microfinance is a fast growing company with
branches in 7 districts.
Job
Summary:
The main
purpose for the job is to steer the Branch into high level performance through
proper supervision and maintenance of healthy portfolio and adherence to laid
down policies and procedures.



Key
Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the successful candidate will:
·        
Responsible
for promotion and marketing of GMFL product and services in the area of
operation as well as planning and supervision of Branch activities to ensure
that they are carried out in accordance with the laid down procedures and
policies
·        
Responsible
for the smooth running of the branch including supervision, appraisal,
motivation, and development of all the branch staff as well as recommending
their training needs
·        
Conduct
weekly or biweekly meeting with all branch staff and ensure they are well
updated on all company issues.
·        
Further
ensure they are well acquainted and adhere to the company policies and
procedures
Stimulate Branch growth through recruitment of new clients
·        
Determine
portfolio levels and areas of operation within existing policy framework In
charge of branch petty cash and to ensure safe custody of branch assets.
·        
Organize
and facilitate business and loan management trainings for new and existing
clients
·        
Maintain
high quality portfolio by ensuring on time payments Df loans and being zero
tolerant to arrears
·        
Monitor
and responsible for loan approvals and the loan status of the branch, i.e.
disbursements/ repayments and appraisals as per policy
·        
Ensure
that all receipts delivered in the office by the branch and all data are
properly keyed in the system and are authorized by the close of the day
·        
Liaise
with collaborators and partners at the branch level Dn behalf of the company
e.g. Banks, Administration and Landlords
·        
Responsible
for preparation and submission of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly,
semi-annual and annual reports to management
·        
Perform
any other function as may be directed by management from time to time



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
Bachelor’s
degree Business management, Banking, Finance or Economics.
·        
CPA/CPS
professional qualifications will be an added advantage
·        
At
least 3 years working experience in credit or financial institution.
·        
Computer
literacy in windows environment and relevant accounting/portfolio management
packages
·        
Demonstrated
leadership qualities, high integrity, be outgoing, good interpersonal skills,
aggressive with strong business acumen, flexible and adaptable in responding to
change and willing to relocate or work anywhere in the country.
How
to Apply:
Suitable candidates should
submit their applications including detailed CV with at least 3 reference
contacts, photocopies of academic transcripts and testimonials, to
The Human resource Manager,
Gatsby Microfinance Ltd,
P.O. BOX 37828 Kampala.Uganda.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Deadline:
12th April 2013
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