VisionFund Job Opportunity – Branch Manager

Job Title:   Branch Manager
Organisation: VisionFund Uganda (VFU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Credit Manager
Ref: 04/04/2015
About US:
VisionFund Uganda (VFU) is a microfinance affiliate of World Vision
Uganda and World Vision International. Its mission is to improve the lives of
children by providing low income entrepreneurs with sustainable and integrated
financial services that unlock their potential.
Job Summary: The Branch Manager will mainly mentor and oversee all
the staff and operations in the branch. The incumbent will also ensure an
efficient financial and integration performance of the branch. He /she will exchange
information with the Operations Manager, Credit Supervisor and other branches,
and ensuring an adequate information flow within the branch. The Manager will
be responsible for marketing  the
products and services of VFU
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Branch
    Growth & Profitability (50%):
    Minimum net client growth of
    5clients per credit officer, Branch Portfolio at risk 1 day less than 10%
  • Financial
    Ensure that financial reports completed & submitted
    by 5th day of subsequent month with minimum errors identified (Also includes
    OVCs and ADP reporting).
  • Verification of branch transactions (petty
    cash, teller cash, and vault cash/mobile money, loan disbursements, insurance
    limits etc).
  • Business Development campaign including
    radio appearance and community programs.
  • Controls branch expenses and manages the
    branch budget.
  • Ensure compliance to policies and
  • Regularly review back to office reports
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should hold a University
    degree in economics, accounting, business administration;
  • Related experience an advantage (e.g. working
    as a loans officer)
  • Determined personality with initiative,
    perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Capability and willingness to take
    responsibility and highly developed sense of rectitude
  • Ready to comply and live up to and in
    accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficient in
    Microsoft office applications
  • Ability to plan and manage finances,
    including a basic understanding of accounting.
  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor,
    and coach
  • Excellent communication and marketing
  • The incumbent must be a committed
    Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Ability to lead and participate in the
    leadership of daily devotions
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send or hand
deliver their CVs, plus copies of their academic credentials to the address
The Human Resource Manager,
VisionFund Uganda Ltd (VFU)
Plot 256, Makerere Kavule,
P.O. Box 24751, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be
Email to:
Deadline: 30th April 2015
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