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Branch Manager Job Opportunities – UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:        Branch Manager
Organization: UGAFODE
Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Manager
About UGAFODE:
UGAFODE Microfinance
Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent
to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to
provide quality microfinance services.
Job Summary: The
Branch Manager will be responsible for all business activities and initiatives
that will further the achievement of the institution’s business objectives at
the assigned branch.  He/she will also be responsible for all branch
operations and supervision of all branch staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
·        
Build
new and maintain existing business relationships at the assigned branch;
·        
Drive
the growth of business at the assigned branch through the recruitment of new
customers and mobilization of loans customers; deposits (savings) customers,
Money transfer services customers and Mobile banking customers;
·        
Champion
customer service at the branch level;
·        
Ensure
adherence to the institution’s Policies, Procedures and/or internal controls
and statutory regulations
.
·        
Provide
leadership to and develop staff at the assigned branch, as well as manage the
staff issues in line with the institution’s Human resources policies &
procedures 
·        
Continuously
undertake local market research to assess competition, customer trends and any
emerging developments;
·        
Actively
promote the institution’s corporate image at the branch level and coordinating
all Public Relations (PR) requirements for the branch
·        
Prepare
annual and periodic work plans and budgets for the assigned branch
·        
Periodically
evaluate the performance of the Branch against work plans and budget targets,
managing performance through regular staff appraisals and taking corrective
action and recommending them for training where necessary.
·        
Timely
compiling and submitting all necessary reports and returns to Head Office.
·        
Supervise
the administration of loans and monitor closely all loan repayments to ensure
early problem recognition and response.
·        
Maintain
proper security over the assigned branch office, all documents, furniture,
fittings and equipment.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidates for the UGAFODE Branch Managers must hold Bachelor’s degrees
in business-related fields from recognized universities. 
·        
At least
five years’ relevant working experience in a financial institution, of which 2
must have been in branch management (Credit or Operations)
·        
Excellent
communications and negotiation skills;
·        
Professional
credibility and high integrity
·        
Strong
leadership skills
.
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills;
·        
Self-drive;
Customer centric disposition; and a Proven track record in delivering business
growth targets.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their electronic applications only
which should include a motivation letter and an up-to-date detailed CV,
certified copies of complete academic transcripts and professional
certificates. Your applications should include names of three professional
referees and a day-time telephone contact. Send them addressed to:
Head of Human
Resources,
UGAFODE Microfinance
Limited (MDI),
Silva Arcade, Plot
62 Bombo Road,
P.O. Box 30815,
Kampala. Uganda
Email to: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug (Please
indicate application for Branch Manager)
Deadline: 10th June 2018
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