Agricultural Loan Officer Jobs – Centenary Bank

Job Title:     Agricultural Loan Officer
Organization: Centenary Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Credit Administrator
About US:
Centenary Bank is the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda
serving over 1,300,000 clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58
branches spread countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial
organisations, employing more than 1,900 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an
opportunity to use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.
Job Summary: The Agricultural Loan Officer will support and grow
the Bank’s loan portfolio through the mobilization, appraisal, disbursement,
monitoring and recovery of agricultural loans in line with the credit policies
procedures and set targets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for mobilizing and sensitizing
    customers about Bank products including deposit mobilization in line with
    set targets.
  • Carrying out intuitive loan appraisal
    exercises in line with lending policy of the bank.
  • The job holder will be tasked with
    presenting loan project proposals to the loan committee for
    decision-making and giving feed back to applicants in line with the
    lending policy and procedures of the Bank.
  • In charge of preparing approved loans for
    disbursements according to the terms and conditions spelt out in the
    lending policies/procedures.
  • The Agricultural Loan Officer will also be
    monitoring & evaluating loan performance in line with disbursement
    terms and conditions.
  • Initiating recovery actions for loans in
    default including written off loans in line with loan policy guidelines
    and procedures.
  • Carryout snap checks on teller activities
    including ATMs in line with the Operations Manual.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the Credit Administrator.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Agricultural
    Loan Officer bank job should hold an honours University degree in
    Agriculture – Crop Science, Agricultural Economics, Agri-business,
    forestry, extension options or related field.
  • Ability/willingness to ride a motorcycle
    for effective field loan appraisal and recovery purposes.
  • Willingness to serve at any rural branch
    or operational unit wherever and when posted.
  • High potential to effectively
    appraise/recover loans to Bank’s lending expectation.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to
    relate well with the rural folk.
  • Should be flexible, courteous and business
    enterprising.
  • Energetic and able to work independently
    with minimal supervision.
  • Forward looking, innovative with sound
    awareness in lending business issues
  • Age:
    Below 28 years
NB: Applicants with pass degrees need not
apply.
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join Centenary Bank should send their
applications by following the instructions below; downloading an application
form for employment, download
here
, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae
(CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic
testimonials/certificates and send the application to:
General Manager Human Resources, Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 —
Kampala, Uganda.
Note: While we thank all applicants for your
interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Only shortlisted
applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 17th July 2015 by 5:00 pm

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