Trade Finance Manager Job Placement – KCB Bank

Job Title:     Trade Finance Manager
Organisation: KCB Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
About KCB:
KCB Bank Uganda
which is part of KCB Group, East Africa’s largest commercial bank that was
established in 1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings into
Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East African
circuit in the year 2012. Today, the Group has the largest branch network in
the region with over 238 branches, 950 ATMs and 8,000 agents offering banking
services on a 24/7 basis in East Africa. KCB Bank Uganda was established in the
year 2007 and has grown to become one of Uganda’s top ten commercial banks.
Currently KCB Bank Uganda has 14 branches complemented with 16 ATMs spread on
Kampala Road, Commercial Plaza, Ben Kiwanuka, Luwum Street, Oasis Mall Sixth
Street, Arua, Elgon Masaba, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Lira, Mbarara and Jinja
that offer trade financing, corporate and retail banking services to customers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
The incumbent will disseminate trade finance
knowledge across the Bank network to enable business growth through Trade
Finance products.
Offer product technical support to the business and
customers to enhance cross selling and structuring of Trade deals.
Follow up resolution of trade Finance service
related issues to ensure excellent customer service and TAT.
Work closely with Head of Retail and Head of
operations, institute measures to mitigate against identified Trade Finance
related risks.
Support branches to adopt to new procedures as per
Head Office circulars relating to Trade Finance.
Ensure growth of Bank revenue and Trade Finance
through driving Trade Finance sales across the Bank in order to achieve the
Bank’s overall profitability goals.
Regularly review the Bank’s Trade revenue collection
in order to ensure all income leakages are closed.
Constantly review our Trade offering and pricing in
comparison to the market and develop strategies, new products or initiatives to
enhance competitiveness.
Develop a Trade Finance portfolio to deliver
sustainable growth of Trade Finance business.
Support business in the closure of any audit
findings within the Trade Finance domain.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate must hold a good Bachelor’s
Credit Skill Development(CSD),
Any Trade Finance accreditation
A minimum of six years’ banking experience
At least two years’ hands on experience in People
Three years’ experience in Trade Sales,
A minimum of two years’ experience Trade sales and 1
years’ experience in credit processes.
Excellent planning and organizing capabilities;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Analytical with attention to detail
Strong work ethic (Discipline and efficiency)
Excellent interpersonal skills (Team player)
Strong self-drive
Working knowledge of policies and procedures
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their
applications by clicking on this link.
Please upload
the following in your application; an updated CV / resume (PDF or Word Format)
which should include your contact information and three work related references
and a one page statement describing your suitability for the role should be
Deadline: 31st October 2015
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