10 No Experience Credit Assistant – Agriculture Lending Job Opportunities –  Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Job Title:  Credit Assistant – Agriculture Lending (10 No Experience Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Finance Trust Bank (FTB) was licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank on 11th November, 2013, taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Today, Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 500,000 depositors and over 37,000 borrowers, through a network of 34 branches countrywide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.


Job Summary:   The Credit Assistants- Agriculture Lending will be tasked with growing sustainably a quality agribusiness portfolio alongside liabilities mobilization.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mobilization and sensitization of customers about banks’ credit products and other services.
  • Conducting loan appraisals exercise in line to the established Bank policies procedures
  • Presenting loan project proposals to the loan committee for making decision and give feedback to applicant.
  • Disbursing the approved loans according to the terms and conditions spelt out in the lending policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of loan performance in line with disbursement terms and conditions.
  • Portfolio quality must be maintained for PAR 1 at 8% and below, 30days at 5 % and NPA at below 3%
  • Initiation of recovery actions for loans in default in line with loan policy, guideline and procedures.
  • Train other bank staff (credit officers), effective principles of lending especially agric-based enterprises
  • Attend to other duties assigned in lines to policies and procedures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma / degree in any agriculture related discipline.
  • Must not have spent not more than 5 years since completing school.
  • Must have critical thinking, analytical, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in a professional manner
  • Ability to build functioning working relationship with other (Team Player).
  • Ability to demonstrate positive image and up hold FTB values.
  • Must be a person of good integrity record.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility /willingness to learn


NB: The position carries an attractive salary and benefits package.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should address their application to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, TWED PLAZA, Plot 22B, Lumumba Avenue, Kampala, Uganda, and email it to jobs@financetrust.co.ug as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, and a CV. The CV should include telephone contacts and email addresses of three referees, one of who should be the most recent employer.


Deadline: 5th January 2024


Please note that in line with the Bank procedures, no job offers are made online.


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Date Posted 2023-12-29
Valid Through 2024-01-05
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Finance Trust Bank
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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