Head of Credit (Corporate Banking) Job Placement – Cairo International Bank Limited (CIB)

Organization: Cairo
International Bank Limited (CIB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Managing Director
About US:
Cairo International
Bank Limited (CIB) is a bank that has been operating in Uganda since September
1995, and regulated by the Bank of Uganda, offering a full range of banking
services including; deposit taking, lending, treasury and trade finance
Job Summary: The
Head of Credit (Corporate Banking) will provide leadership and overall oversight
in the execution of the Credit department day-to-day activities making sure the
prudent lending practices and compliance to regulations are within best
practice principles
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Head of Credit is responsible for overall supervision of
    activities, administration and efficient daily operations of the Credit
    department in accordance with the banks policies and statutory
  • Provide strategic leadership for all credit processes of the bank
    and guide all related activities to build and protect a quality and
    profitable loan portfolio that supports the bank’s growth strategies,
    within sustainable risk parameters.
  • Follow trends in the banking industry and propose
    adjustments/changes to the bank’s credit policies, strategy and procedures
    to ensure that the bank retains its competitive position and lending
  • Drive all the credit activities including the mobilization of
    borrowers, the underwriting, and approval of loans, the review, and
    submission to the Board and Management Credit committees of large credit
    applications, and solving loan problems.
  • Ensure the bank’s compliance with all regulatory requirements in the
    areas of credit, including compliance with lending limits, concentration,
    non-performance, classification, provision and writing off of debts.
  • Participate in the continual review and update of the bank’s credit
    policies, guidelines and practices in line with changes in credit risk and
    the bank’s business priorities.
  • Provide necessary guidance and leadership to subordinate teams to
    ensure effective execution of the department’s activities
  • Review the periodic department reports and ensure timely
    generation/compilation of management information reports
  • Provide credit training support for credit department and branch
    management teams
  • Ensure that credit delivery is effective, responsive and meets
    customer satisfaction
  • Ensure recovery of non-performing assets and provide remedial action
    for all overdue recoveries.
  • Monitor and appraise the performance of credit department staff to
    ensure that the set targets are achieved.
  • Actively participate in development of credit products.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Cairo International Bank Head of Credit
    (Corporate Banking) job must hold a good bachelor’s degree in Business
    administration, economics and the related business fields
  • Relevant master’s degree or post graduate diploma
  • Five to seven years of hands-on experience, five of which should be
    at Managerial level in Credit. Thorough understanding of typical credit
    policies, processes and the Financial Institutions Act (FIA) is a
    mandatory requirement.
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Networking skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking required
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including a
curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional qualifications and one
most recent passport-size photograph. Please send applications to the following
Cairo International
Bank Limited,
Plot 30, Kampala
P.O. Box 7052
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 22nd June 2018
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