Manager – Cards and Money Transfers Employment Opportunity – DFCU Bank

Organization: DFCU
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Product
About US:
DFCU bank is a fast
growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services.
DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of
the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International
Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25%
stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development
projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing
financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary:   The Manager – Cards and Money Transfers will
be in charge of the Product Life Cycle management; Innovation across products
and customer value propositions; value management – deepening and activation;
customer retention; marketing and analytics-based campaigns; engaging with
business departments to ensure sales & revenue budget achievement and
continuous product improvement.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Continually identify and implement product improvements by
    leveraging channel, customer and competitive insights.
  • Responsible for end-to-end new product launch activities for timely
    and successful rollout; including working with multi-functional
    stakeholders on sales training, marketing communications campaigns,
    promotions etc.
  • Develop and roll out marketing plans for Cards and Money transfer
    products respectively, through market research, competitive analysis,
    pricing, customer engagement, and business planning.
  • Engage the channel management teams for superior delivery of
    existing products and faster adoption of new products to meet business
  • Work on both architectural and functional issues with
    cross-functional teams to achieve integration and clean business flows for
    projects of varying nature.
  • Plan and co-ordinate with business departments (PBB and CB) to
    deliver business results including handling of product queries.
  • Conceptualize marketing enablers that affect channel and customer
    decision making with respect to product uptake.
  • Drive end-to-end bank level campaigns and programs to achieve
    product penetration targets
  • Drive product pricing, profitability and revenue management for
    Cards and Money transfer products to achieve financial objectives.
  • Analyze and prepare business performance/ market trend/ competitive
    landscape reports for Cards and Money transfer products.
  • Prepare and present Progress dashboards and product performance
    reports as per agreed timelines.
Fees and
Commissions, Product Revenue

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Manager – Cards and Money Transfers
    job placement must hold a Bachelors’ degree
  • Product and financial training
  • Five years of working experience
  • Three years of experience in managing card products
  • Good knowledge of key product marketing principles
  • Understanding of key business drivers and ability to drive business
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced forecasting, pricing and business modelling
  • Good computer knowledge especially spread sheets and databases, word
    and PowerPoint
  • Good interpersonal skills to work with other teams for implementation
    of activities.
  • Business and Industrial awareness
  • Team player and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Solutions oriented mind set
How to Apply:
All candidates who
so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present
position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University
Transcript, O & A level) to:
Deadline: 25th September 2018
NB: dfcu
Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates
in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in
this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically
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