Branch Manager Job Placement – Housing Finance Bank

Job Title:       Branch Manager
Organization: Housing Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager Retail Performance
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 Branch
Manager will develop and monitor the implementation of the branch operations to
aid the profitability of the business unit, grow business and manage risks in
line with, bank policies, regulatory guidelines and branch targets and
departmental work plans.
Key Duties and
Develop strategies to grow the branch‘s
Liability base and asset portfolios in line with the Bank’s strategy.
Keenly monitor the achievement of customer
service rating in accordance with the bank set standards.
Monitor and implement compliance of credit risk
frame work in order to keep portfolio asset quality within acceptable levels.
Implement branch internal controls and
procedures in line with the bank policy.
Plan and coordinate the budgeting processes and
monitor monthly performance and initiate corrective action.
Review, coordinate, monitor and authorize all
the processes of opening, reactivation, adjustment, transfer and closure of all
accounts in line with bank policies/procedures, KYC guidelines, CRB and money
laundering guidelines.
Conduct field visits and carry out the
verification of loans to improve branch portfolio quality.
Produce branch performance reports and present
them to all stakeholders for review in accordance to set standards.
Plan, review and evaluate staff development and
performance needs in line with existing HR policies and PM guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:                                                    
The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank
Branch Manager job opportunity must hold an Honours degree in business or
related field from a recognized University.
Possession of a post-graduate qualifications /
Professional Course in relevant discipline would be an added advantage.
Five years of progressive experience in business
growth and branch operations, with progressive experience in credit management
Readiness to work in upcountry locations
Broad knowledge and understanding of Laws and
regulations relating to lending in Financial Institutions.
Computer literacy skills
Credit analysis
Marketing and Sales
Relationship management
Leadership skills
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 five weeks of closing date
should consider their application unsuccessful.
Deadline: 19th March 2018
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