Banking Jobs – Manager, Business Development at UDB

Organisation: Uganda Development
Bank (UDB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Development Finance
About UDBL:
Uganda Development Bank Ltd (UDBL) is the country’s only Development
Finance Institution (DFI) established in 1972. The Bank has recently
re-positioned itself as a partner to the Government of Uganda in delivering the
theme of its National Development Plan.
Job Summary: The Manager,
Business Development will primarily develop, grow and retain profitable revenue
generating assets and manage customer relationships to achieve corporate
Key Duties and
  • Supervise, motivate, and provide
    leadership, coaching & mentorship to direct reports.
  • Ensure a dynamic working relationship with
    existing customers, through regular visits, offer relevant business
    development advisory services in order to increase customer engagement.
  • Ensure a robust credit process within the
  • Manage the Portfolio effectively to ensure
    performance through timely repayments, renewals and take proactive
    approach to deal with poorly performing facilities.
  • Ensure robust framework and systems are in
    place across all the lending cycle for the Bank’s customers.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate
    portfolio reporting that communicates portfolio trends and status with
  • Work closely with the Director,
    Development Finance, drive overall portfolio growth in the Bank’s focus
    Key Growth Sectors of the economy.
  • Develop new and maintain existing
    relationships with clients in line with the Bank’s strategic goals.
  • Actively coordinates the preparation of
    weekly, monthly and quarterly work programs for all the officers in the
    Division as a basis of bench-making deliverables.
  • Play a leadership role in negotiating with
    clients and their advisers and internal stakeholders
  • Prepare additional funding requests and
    renewal of facilities for existing customers
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    master’s degree in any business field. He /s she must also hold a
    University degree in any of the following fields: Business Administration,
    Project Management, Commerce, Finance, Economics, Engineering or
    Statistics specializing in any relevant field.
  • A minimum of seven or more years’
    experience in credit origination, analysis and evaluation with three (3)
    of these at a management position in a reputable Bank.
  • Working knowledge of development banking
    and project finance is desirable.
  • Credit analysis and management skills
  • Skills in relationship building
  • Strong communication skills both oral
    & written.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of varied
    product solutions required within the Bank’s customer base and ability to
    recommend new products for development in relation to customer feedback
    received through relationship management
  • Selling skills (to new business, cross
    selling to all business lines)
  • Detailed products knowledge and ability to
    propose the appropriate financial structure for the different business
    under the Bank’s portfolio
  • Possess the ability to analyze business
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (team
    player, good communication and time management)
How to Apply:
Send or deliver your application which shall include an up-to-date
curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic documents and contact addresses of
three professional references to: The Director, Human Resources &
Administration, 1st Floor Wing B, Rwenzori Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road, P.O.
Box 7210, Kampala. Uganda. Tel: +256414355555, Fax: +256414355556
Deadline: 15th May
2015 by 5.00pm
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