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Head of Operations Job Opportunity - East African Development Bank (EADB)

Job Title:    Head of Operations
Organisation: East African Development Bank (EADB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director General

About EADB:
The East African Development Bank (EADB) is an international development finance institution, whose mandate is to promote the sustainable economic development of East Africans. Shareholders of the EADB are Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, the African Development Bank (AfDB), and other international financial institutions.

Job Summary: The Head of Operations will be responsible for the coordination of the Bank’s lending activities in the region and responsible for the credit portfolio. The job holder shall take full accountability of the overall quality, growth and performance of the Bank’s portfolio and operations department. The job holder will be responsible for the design and implementation of risk management policies to safeguard the Bank’s lending operations. As a member of the senior leadership team, the job holder will be responsible for the provision of leadership and guidance in all matters relating to credit management, credit appraisals, and monitoring and controlling the credit portfolio to ensure quality of the credit portfolio

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Participate in the development of the institution’s strategy in order to ensure alignment of the credit function with the institution and the Bank’s overall strategy;
·         Take responsibility for the overall quality of the loan book;
·         Lead in the design and structuring of financial models and negotiating documentation for complex projects, such documents include investment agreements and security documentation;
·         Carry out thorough risk assessments and ensure that all risks associated with the Bank’s new lending, equity and other products are clearly identified and where such risks are acceptable, appropriate mitigation measures are instituted;
·         Keenly monitor disbursements and support project implementation;
·         Formulate new approaches, products strategies, policies, procedures, guidelines and standards for the Bank’s interventions;
·         Prepare and execute business development strategies and actively promote the Bank's products to potential clients;
·         Build and maintain sound relationships between the Bank and the host countries to ensure that the Bank is well informed about the country’s strategic priorities;
·         Proactively identify potential investment partners and opportunities based on financial capability, development and economic impact;
·         Provide leadership in the implementation of the departmental systems and internal operating environment to ensure alignment with the overall Bank objectives;
·         Design a risk management framework for the department and supervise activities to ensure that the risks associated with the Bank’s new project lending, equity investments, asset leasing and guarantee operations are clearly identified, are acceptable and that appropriate mitigation measures are instituted;
·         Design a monitoring and evaluation framework to monitor the development impact of the projects;
·         Drive operational processes, maintaining effectiveness and efficiencies, while monitoring compliance with relevant local and international regulations as well as total client satisfaction;
·         Work with the Director General and the Head of Finance in the evaluation of projected company cash flow through the maintenance of loan pipeline reports and loan payoff reports and
·         Provide support to the country offices in East Africa with regard to credit appraisals and identifying potential areas of weakness to minimize credit losses within the business.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Commerce, Accounting, Law or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized university.
·         The successful candidate must have at least ten years’ experience at senior management level in an active commercial environment or a large financial institution. The candidate must have at least five years’ of practical experience in project cycle management.
·         The ideal job holder will be a seasoned investment career banker who has grown through the ranks. The ideal candidate will have international experience in deals structuring and public private partnerships.
·         Strong knowledge in budgeting and budgeting control;
·         Strong knowledge of banking laws and regulations;
·         Comprehensive banking background and extensive practical experience in credit appraisal and loan portfolio management;
·         Thorough knowledge of lending operations and products of financial services organisations, development banking and regulatory environments particularly in East Africa;
·         Proven strong financial analysis and loan underwriting skills;
·         Thorough knowledge of credit services and a complete understanding of credit policy and procedures;
·         Previous experience in deal origination and creative structuring.
·         Must demonstrate impeccable integrity, honesty and a strong ethical background with an ability to resist and maintain zero tolerance for corrupt, political and other undesirable influences;
·         Must demonstrate strong leadership and people management skills;
·         Ability to establish and maintain constructive and effective relationships with key stakeholders and staff alike;
·         Must be open to change and be able to adapt established methods for new uses within the Bank;
·         Excellent interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:
If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match the aforementioned job role, please send your application online at the link below

Deadline: 24th November, 2017

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