Careers in Banking – Manager Trade at Stanbic Bank

Title:   Manager Trade
Organisation: Stanbic Bank
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a
subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by
Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and
financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group
focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by
assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda
by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services
through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate
and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary: The Manager
Trade will support the Bank through the provision of efficient and effective
planning and management of the people, systems and processes and transactions
for Trade Finance section so as to provide a simpler better and faster customer
service, minimize operational and settlement losses as well as ensure good
correspondent relationships.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
People Management:
Routinely attend to the planning and scheduling of
Trade operations  unit’s human  and non-human resources.
Attend to the training needs of all staff of the
section by planning in house training for them.
Ensure clear Job descriptions or duty lists for all
staff are in place.
Manage and ensure that all the staff are productive
at all times.
Actively promote an innovative as well proactive
spirit amongst staff.
Promote succession with in the section.
Develop a systematic plan for every staff to obtain
leave within a calendar year.
Encourage the participation of staff in the
formulation of business plans and strategies.
The incumbent will implement performance monitoring
mechanism by ensuring the appraisals of all staff, mentoring and management of
poor performance.
System Management:
Ensure at all times all systems and equipment are
functioning by maintaining communication with all the support mechanisms.
The incumbent will also ensure appropriate system
access controls are in place for all the staff.
Ensure periodic review of System user profiles so
that users only access authorised levels
The incumbent will be tasked with routinely making effective
verbal or written communication on the progress of the section.
Communicate effectively with clients, branch
managers, senior management as well as correspondent banks on all issues
affecting the operations of Trade.
Send timely feedback to Manager Trade & Payments
on all operational matters of the section.
Ensure that Letters of Credit, Guarantees, Bills for
Collections and Foreign Cheques are processed, settled and reconciled promptly.
Ensure that all Letters of Credit, Guarantees, Bills
for Collections, Foreign cheques and any other approved Trade Finance product
are processes are executed accurately and expeditiously as per approved
Provide trade advisory service to clients and other
Ensure that all statutory and management report are
executed and submitted timely.
Qualifications, Skills and
The Stanbic Bank Manager Trade should preferably
hold a university degree holder with a mathematical back ground preferably but
not limited to any of the following: BSC (Economics & Statistics), BBA,
B.COM, BSTAT, BSC (QE). Possession of a Master’s Degree is an added advantage
Broad knowledge and understanding of Treasury, Trade
and International business operations.
Detailed understanding of the Bank’s systems,
processes and procedures.
Detailed knowledge and understanding and
facilitation of an active change agent role.
Understanding the basics of team dynamics and
participation in developing and maintaining a team culture.
to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one
of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned
capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
1st September, 2015
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