Agriculture Supervisor Job Opportunities – Equity Bank

Job Title:    Agriculture Supervisor
Organisation: Equity
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Sector
Head, Micro Lending
Job Ref: EBUL CRED/02/2018
About Equity Bank:
Equity Bank is one of the
region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods
of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modem,
inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong
footprint in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan, Equity Bank is
now home to nearly 9 million customers, the largest customer base in the
Eastern African Region.
Job Summary: The Agriculture
Supervisor is mainly responsible for achieving individual performance targets
(growth & quality) of agriculture products as agreed with the Sector Head,
Micro Lending and/or Head of Credit, support all agriculture business
activities and initiatives that will further the achievement of bank’s business
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible
    for achievement of the overall agriculture portfolio budget growth and
    quality targets for the bank.
  • Ensure
    agriculture loans in arrears are promptly followed up and proper evidence
    of follow up is maintained on the customers’ credit files.
  • Appraisal
    and account relationship management for all Agriculture customers in the
    bank (where no designated Agriculture staff are available)
  • Alternate
    Chair of the credit committee meetings and responsible for risk assessment
    of all the agriculture loans disbursed in the bank.
  • Ensure
    full compliance to credit policies and procedures for all the agriculture
    loans disbursed within the bank.
  • Mentoring,
    training and couching of all the agriculture staff within the bank.
  • Responsible
    for safety of securities and credit files of agriculture customers within
    the bank (2nd custodian to securities & files of agriculture staff]
  • Creation
    of a conducive working environment for all agriculture staff to perform
    their duties.
  • Ensure
    optimal staffing and supervision of all the agriculture staff within the
  • Target
    setting, Performance management and appraisal for all the agriculture
    staff within the bank in accordance with set targets.
  • Cascading
    and enforcement of all credit circulars on policy changes and lending
    guidelines communicated from head office from time to time.
  • Cross
    selling of other products and services of the Bank to increase the Bank’s
    income streams from existing customers.
  • Ensure
    that all the customer service level agreements are adhered to at all times
    such as the turnaround time for agriculture loan appraisals and prompt
    feedback to agriculture customers’ enquiries/complaints.
  • Initiate
    and maintain a business relationship with various partners in the
    agriculture industry, e.g. farmers’ groups and farmers’ associations,
  • Any
    other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Sector Head,
    Micro Lending and/ or Head of Credit.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Branch
    Loan Portfolio growth (Amount & No. of customers)
  • Quality
    of bank agriculture loan book (PAR 2 days, 30 days & 90 days)
  • Measure
    of write offs and Recoveries against written off loans
  • Monthly
    Loan disbursements
  • Rate
    of irregularly overdrawn accounts
  • Compliance
    Rating to Policies & Procedures
  • Customer

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Commerce,
    Accounting, Statistics, or any other business related course.
  • Any
    professional courses in Banking, Credit Management, Accounting or Finance
    will be an added advantage.
  • Three
    years of working experience in credit at supervisory or management level.
  • Strong
    analytical and people management skills
How to Apply:
If you believe you are
interested in joining the banking sector at Equity Bank, please send your
application along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of the relevant
certificates and testimonials quoting the Job Title or Ref. No. (Check at the
Top of Advert) to: or to post to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Equity Bank (U) Ltd,
P.O. Box 10184 Kampala
Deadline: 13th February 2018

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