Branch Manager Careers – Bank of Africa – Uganda Ltd (BOA)

Job Title:   Branch Manager
Organisation: Bank of Africa
– Uganda Ltd (BOA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Manager
About BOA:
Bank Of Africa – Uganda Ltd. is
part of GROUPE BANK OF AFRICA (BOA) comprising 16 Commercial Banks, 3 Leasing
Companies, 2 Investment Companies, a Stock Brokerage Company, an Asset
Management Company and a Mortgage Bank. It spans 15 African countries and
France, employing over 5,000 people. BOA believes in Transparency, Expertise,
Proximity and Responsibility.
Job Summary: The Branch
Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of business
strategies to deliver branch performance and growth targets while ensuring
effective overall Branch Management including staff growth and development,
business growth and development and operational and service excellence
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Prepare
    the branch budget and branch business strategy, and guide all branch
    activities to support the achievement of Branch goals and the Bank’s goals
    overall
  • Oversee
    and actively monitor the financial performance of the branch with the aim
    of driving Branch profitability
  • Steer
    the Branch team in scanning and structuring the market so as to identify sales
    opportunities to achieve business targets while meeting customers’
    expectations
  • Continuously
    monitoring and controlling the branch business performance in liaison with
    the Relationship Officers in regard to annual objectives and sales
    campaigns
  • Propose,
    champion and coordinate the execution of Branch Sales initiatives in
    support of Branch business goals, and drive new business acquisition by
    selling Bank products to new clients
  • Drive
    a culture of great service and quality relationship management in order to
    retain and develop customers, in order to expand the Bank’s wallet-share
    build brand loyalty
  • Prepare
    and analyze quality credit applications for presentation to credit
    committee
  • Intuitively
    review all branch reports and oversee daily operations of all areas of the
    branch
  • Rigorously
    check and forward daily and weekly reports to Head office departments
  • Manage
    and monitor team workflow at the branch in line with set targets
  • Ensure
    service delivery standards are maintained in the branch
  • Ensure
    branch staff comply with statutory regulations and bank internal procedure
  • Take
    lead of corporate social responsibility to improve visibility for the bank
    with in the Branch’s territories
  • Monitoring
    the overstepping reports and advising management accordingly
  • Actively
    monitoring of commercial risk and debt collection activities to minimize
    non-performing assets and other losses
  • Manage,
    motivate and develop the Branch team through rigorous performance
    management, coaching, mentoring and learning interventions to create a
    team able to deliver the Branch mission
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Branch Manager Job should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Business, Finance, Banking, Marketing or a related field
  • Professional
    qualifications in Finance or Marketing or related field e.g. ACCA, CFA,
    CIMA, CPA are added advantage
  • At
    least five years’ experience in Finance related Business Development;
    preferably with a background in Bank operations
  • Excellent
    track record in Direct Selling, Sales Management and Relationship
    Management
  • Solid
    grasp and interpretation of industrial and national economic trends
  • Proven
    Leadership and People management skills
  • Strong
    credit skills
  • Strong
    business and financial acumen
  • Customer
    centricity, with a strong sense for client behavior
  • Skills
    in conflict resolution and problem solving
  • Strong
    presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Team
    player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build internal
    and external networks
  • Possess
    the ability to work under pressure, and exercise excellent judgment
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join the Banking Sector with Bank of Africa should
send a cover letter and up-to date curriculum vitae preferably by email (no
scans), or hand delivery to the address below;
Talent Manager, BANK OF AFRICA
– Uganda, Plot 45 Jinja Road, Kampala, 
Uganda.
Email to: boajobs@boauganda.com
NB:
  • Applications
    received after the deadline will not be accepted
  • All
    applicants who do not meet all the above requirements will not be
    considered
  • Only
    selected candidates will be contacted within two weeks from the deadline
  • Canvassing
    or non-disclosure of relations with current BOA staff when requested will
    lead to automatic disqualification
Deadline; Friday, 27th December 2014 by 5;00 PM

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