Branch Head Job Opportunities – Hofokam Ltd

Job Title:   Branch Head
Hofokam Ltd
Duty Station:
Fortportal, Uganda
Reports to:
Head of Credit
About US:
Hofokam Ltd is one
of the largest Micro Finance Institutions operating in western Uganda with its
head office at Fort Portal. Its vision is to economically empower households in
Job Summary: The Branch Head will supervise and monitor all work performed by Branch Staff, grow the Branch’s
Loan Portfolio and account for Branch resources in line with the business
strategy, policies and set targets; and the UMRA Laws and regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Initiate, plan and monitor growth and Quality
of the Branch Loan Portfolio in line with Hofokam’s Business plan;
·       Implement Branch internal controls and
procedures in line with the Institution’s policies and UMRA regulations;
·       Identify , plan, review and evaluate staff
development and performance needs in line with Hofokam’s existing HR policies
and guidelines;
·       Review, coordinate, monitor and authorize all
the processes of opening, reactivation, transfer and closure of all accounts in
line with Hofokam’s policies and procedures, KYC guidelines and money
laundering guidelines;
·       Coordinate and monitor the process of calling
day’s work and submit reports in line with the Hofokam’s savings operations
policies and procedures;
·       Conduct regular field visits and carry out
the verification of Loans to improve the Branch loan portfolio quality;
·       Generate periodic performance related reports
for Hofokam’s Management, and other key development partners;
·       Train, Coach and mentor staff under his or
her jurisdiction

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a first Degree
in any Business Related Field or the equivalent;
·       At least 5 years of progressive experience in
the credit or finance operations
·       Credit risk awareness: Ability to
conceptualize credit risk inherent in the Institution’s lending products and
the ability to contribute to Internal Credit assessments and Portfolio strategy
·       Legislation: Must be familiar with
legislation and statutory requirements relating to credit approval,
administration and monitoring.
·       Conceptual and Analytical Skills: Must be
able to conceptualize issues and analyze credit proposals to great detail to
understand underlying issues.
·       Technology Skills: Computer literate with
proficiency in MS office and excel
·       Financial Analysis Knowledge: Ability to
comprehend and analyze financial statements in regards to credit risk.
·       Knowledge of Business Environment: Must
understand local and global dynamics of the business environments facing
customers, Hofokam and other stakeholders.
·       In-depth knowledge in Credit operations;
·       Thorough understanding of Hofokam’s
operational Policies and Procedures;
·       Proficiency in Hofokam’s products and
·       Excellent communication skills;
·       Excellent customer service skills;
·       Excellent interpersonal skills;
·       Excellent Leadership and People management
·       Good Strategic business planning and
implementation skills;
·       Excellent Analytical skills;
·       Good Risk Management skills;
·       Excellent report writing skills;
·       Good knowledge of the Management Information
·       High level of Integrity, incorruptible,
honesty, dependable and a trust worthy person;
·       Ability to work under pressure and with
limited supervision;
·       Ability to ride a motorcycle and in possession
of a valid driving/riding permit as per the Republic of Uganda’s traffic Laws
How to Apply:
Application letter
and CV only should be emailed to    Attachments
must be in one PDF document and not exceeding 5MB size. Only Shortlisted
candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 22nd July 2020
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