Senior Manager- Investment Clubs and SACCOs Central Planning Manager Jobs – DFCU Bank

Job Title:    Senior Manager- Investment Clubs and SACCOs Central Planning Manager

Organization:  DFCU Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Head of Personal Banking


About US:

DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs.


Job Summary:  Reporting to the Head of Personal Banking, the Senior Manager- Investment Clubs and SACCOs will be responsible for the overall performance of the Investment Clubs and SACCOs unit including sales, balance sheet and profitability. The Role Holder will also grow market share and retain existing business by providing a responsive, proactive, proficient, and efficient banking service to a portfolio of Investment Clubs (ICs) and SACCO clients.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide strong leadership to the I. Cs BDE and sales teams through regular coaching, feedback, and performance management
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key partners and other relevant bodies to ensure that the bank maximizes its sales potential.
  • Co-ordinate the agenda of the bank in financial literacy, alliance, and partnership programs.
  • Identify potential new business opportunities and consistently generate innovative ideas for implementing new business opportunities.
  • Proactively and regularly improve value proposition and product offering and identify areas of improvement for existing products and processes. Create recommendations for Personal Banking leadership to implement such improvements.
  • Consistently produce clear project plans, specifying objectives, measures, and targets for the team.
  • Review the total performance for the unit on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis and develop short term game plan shifts to ensure that overall performance targets are met and exceeded.
  • Monitor the portfolio regularly for purposes of determining customer behavior and addressing outflows of funds.
  • Develop strategies to ensure that dfcu maintains and improves its competitive position through continuous feedback from the market and use of such information to identify new business opportunities and threats.
  • Grow and develop an active and profitable customer base in line with the company objectives and goals.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the DFCU Bank Senior Manager – Investment Clubs and SACCOs employment opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree preferably in a business-related field.
  • At least five years’ experience in retail banking with a sales background, with at least 3 years at a managerial level.
  • Computer knowledge especially working spread sheets, power point and word processor.
  • Good knowledge of the Bank’s products, systems, and personal banking goals /objectives.
  • Industry and business acumen.
  • Good leadership, Management and Business development skills to effectively plan and develop a cohesive sales strategic direction.
  • Excellent performance driving & teambuilding skills.
  • Strong networking and relationship management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral (Presentation and Public speaking skills)
  • Good /high level engagement & negotiation skills.
  • Good understanding of credit processes.
  • Excellent Customer service, interpersonal skills and the ability to handle conflicts and client complaints.
  • Creative problem solving and good decision-making skills.
  • A team player with ability to lead and work under minimum supervision.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Good stakeholder management skills.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications with detailed CV’s including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below;


Deadline: 15th April 2021


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