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Agriculture Supervisor Job Opportunities - Equity Bank

Job Title:    Agriculture Supervisor
Organisation: Equity Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
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 objectives.

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 bank.
  • 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 Retention


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:  recruitment@equitybank.co.ug 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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