Head of Credit Employment Opportunity – Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited

Job Title:  Head of Credit

Organisation: Diamond
Trust Bank Uganda Limited

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Executive
Director

About US:

Diamond Trust Bank
Uganda Limited is a leading commercial Bank operating in Uganda, regulated by
Bank of Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Head of Credit will oversee the Management
and processing of all credit applications within the Bank’s credit policy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide oversight for the Credit Department as regards set policies,
    operational and HR matters.
  • To review, appraise and/or approve loan facilities as provided for
    and in accordance with the credit Policy as approved by the Board of
    Directors.
  • Manage and supervise Credit Administration, Control and Monitoring
    under the Credit function.
  • Research, analyse, and propose sector exposures and limits taking
    account of the prevailing and forecast economic and financial conditions.
  • Implementation of new and effective dimensions on portiolio risk
    management especially in line with Bank’s growth strategy.
  • implementation of automated processes to minimize manual
    interventions thereby increasing efficiencies in delivery of credit
    products at both personal and corporate lending levels.
  • Initiate all credit correspondence/memoranda to customers, units and
    Management Credit Committee as appropriate.
  • Attend Management and Board Credit Committee meetings for making
    decisions on the bank’s Credit portfolio.
  • Annual reviews of the bank’s Credit Portfolio to recommend
    /implement relevant strategic changes as agreed through Credit Policy
    Directives.
  • Review annually, the bank’s Credit policies, procedures, standard
    security documents and recommend /implement changes where appropriate.
  • Identify in liaison with HR appropriate on the job training and
    development programs for staff being supervised.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by Executive Management from time
    to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited Head of
    Credit job placement must hold an Honors degree in Commerce, Business
    Administration, Economics or Statistics.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field would be an added
    advantage or certified banking qualification.
  • At least ten years of experience in a senior managerial position in
    a commercial Bank environment in the credit management function.
  • Ability to handle a diverse loan portfolio and customer base.
  • The candidate should be ready to undergo the mandatory fit and proper
    test by the Bank of Uganda.
  • Good Microsoft office practical skills.

How to Apply:

All prospective
candidates should submit their application, updated curriculum vitae, academic
and professional qualifications to the Head of Human Resources, Diamond Trust
Bank Uganda Limited Ltd, 3rd floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P. O. Box 7155,
Kampala (Uganda) or by email to hr@dtbuganda.co.ug  (please include
the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the
email

Deadline: 5th July 2019 by 5:00pm

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