Head of Credit Employment Opportunity – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Job Title:        Head of Credit
Organisation: PricewaterhouseCoopers
Duty Station: Kampala,
About PwC:
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) supports organisations and individuals
create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries
with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in
assurance, tax and advisory services. Our purpose is to build trust in society
and solve important problems. Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of
operating environments in Uganda and the region enables us to put ourselves in
our clients’ shoes and offer truly tailored Tax, Assurance and Advisory
solutions to unique business challenges.
Job Summary: The Head of
Credit will be responsible for the management of the institution’s credit and
credit administration functions. As a member of the senior leadership team, the
job holder will further be responsible for the provision of leadership and
guidance in all matters relating to credit management, credit approvals,
monitoring and controlling the credit portfolio to ensure that losses are
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Take part in the development of the institution’s
strategy in order to ensure alignment of the credit function with the
institution and Group’s overall strategy;
Overall management of the Credit and Credit
Administration Departments and implementation of adequate structures and
controls to facilitate quality delivery of credit and high performance by
Ensure that the institution has the right
systems, processes and policies to guide all aspects of credit monitoring and
credit administration;
Exercise oversight of the Credit Administration
process to ensure management of the credit process and portfolio for the
institution across the entire value chain
Work closely with the Chief Executive Officer
and the Head of Finance and Planning, in the evaluation of projected company
cash flow through the maintenance of a loan pipeline reports and loan payoff
Provide support to the Heads of Credit in the
subsidiaries with regard to credit appraisals and identifying potential areas
of weakness to minimize credit losses within the business
Provide leadership to grow and maintain a
profitable credit portfolio for the institution

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should have at least ten
years’ experience with at least five years at senior management level in an
active commercial environment or a large financial institution.
S/he should have a Master’s Degree in Finance,
Economics, Commerce, Accounting or any other equivalent and relevant
qualification from a recognized university.
The incumbent must be a Certified Public
Accountant holder with a valid membership to the Association of Certified
Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or similar qualifications from other recognized
professional bodies.
The incumbent must have strong knowledge in
budgeting and budgeting control
Broad knowledge in banking laws and regulations
Broad knowledge and understanding in credit and
credit appraisal management
Must have a comprehensive banking background and
extensive experience in credit appraisal and loan portfolio management
The job holder must have extensive understanding
of business and financial fundamentals, with mathematical aptitude &
advanced accounting & computer spreadsheet skills.
Proven strong financial analysis and loan
underwriting skills
Maintain a thorough knowledge of credit services
and a complete understanding of Credit Policy and Procedures.
Must have strong knowledge of Central Bank
prudential and risk management guidelines
Strong leadership and people management skills;
Ability to clearly communicate with fellow staff
and key stakeholders;
Excellent interpersonal skills
High degree of integrity, honesty and ethics
Must possess emotional intelligence and manage
emotions in a mature and composed manner as expected
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with a curriculum vitae that contains details of your
qualifications, experience and positions held relevant to this role at the link
Select Head of Credit
Deadline: 17th
November 2017

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