Head of Mortgage and Development Finance Employment Opportunity – Housing Finance Bank

Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Managing
Director
About US:
Housing Finance Bank was incorporated as a private company under the
Companies Act in December 1967, the Bank has become a household name and has
grown in leaps and bounds with a good track record among the pioneers of a
mortgage lending. National Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal
involved in real estate business has 5% shareholding and National Social
Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today,
the bank looks back with pride on the business accomplished in the mortgage
lending business. Through innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty,
Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in
the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary: The Head of
Mortgage and Development Finance will formulate and implement strategies for
acquisition, growth and retention of customers within the Bank’s
home/residential mortgage and commercial mortgage segments. The incumbent will
proactively lead the Mortgage and Development Finance team and have full
accountability to drive business growth, maximize profitability of
residential/home and commercial mortgage lending and ensure a high quality
performing loan book.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide strategic and tactical direction
    to the Mortgage and Development Finance Department to drive growth of home
    and commercial mortgages in line with the bank’s business plan.
  • Continuously review and innovate to ensure
    that the Bank’s mortgage solutions are in line with changing customer
    needs and deliver a consistent customer value proposition.
  • Initiate and build partnerships with key
    players and stakeholders in the housing value chain and lock in the Bank’s
    opportunities to provide mortgages to the end consumers/home buyers.
  • Proactively lead customer relationship
    management in the segment to enhance customer experience, drive value and
    increase share of wallet
  • Grow market share in the residential and
    commercial mortgage segments and achieve scale in the general provision of
    solutions for housing related finance.
  • Steer the inclusion and increase uptake of
    mortgage solutions within the Bank’s areas of coverage across the country.
  • Proactively manage credit risk in order to
    deliver a high performing quality portfolio within the segment.
  • Manage and monitor departmental costs
    within approved business plans and budgets.
  • Manage the performance and development of
    staff in the department in line with the set Key Result Areas (KRAs)
    outlined in their respective performance contracts.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Housing
    Finance Bank Head of Mortgage and Development Finance career opportunity must hold a Master’s
    degree in a relevant field. A banking qualification will be an added
    advantage.
  • At least ten years’ experience in the
    Banking sector with at least 5 in a senior management role.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    credit risk and relationship management.
  • A good grasp of best practices in mortgage
    fending.
  • Proven track record of driving high
    performance and growth.
  • An established and demonstrable track
    record in managing a large multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
    skills
  • Possess excellent networking and
    relationship management competences,
  • Excellent coordination and organizational
    skills
  • Ability to exercise the highest level of
    integrity and confidentiality
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send
their applications including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic
transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and
email address of both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue; P.
O. Box 1539, Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only successful
candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have heard from us
within four weeks of closing date should consider their application
unsuccessful.
Deadline: 27th
February 2017 by 5:00pm
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