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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Business Analyst –Business Banking Job at DFCU Bank - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Business Analyst –Business Banking

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Deadline of this Job:
7th August 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Senior Business Analyst
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 and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary: The Business Analyst –Business Banking will develop and analyse medium to large fundable credit proposals through effective credit appraisal and due diligence processes to ensure quality portfolio growth for DFCU Bank.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will also prepare proposals for medium to large credits, taking into consideration the Bank’s credit policy, with the result of getting quick approval from Credit department and manage customer expectations.
  • The jobholder will perform annual credit review. Liaising with RMs to obtain the necessary information for reviews of big ticket credits.
  • Appropriate deal structuring and review/sign off work done to ensure that it meets set standards and complies with credit policy.
  • The incumbent will also ensure proper pricing on a revenue/expense basis and ensure full collection of fees and commissions whilst growing the revenue line.
  • The incumbent will manage all aspects of credit application including structuring, documentation and risk management.
  • Do a thorough analysis of the customer information and customer accounts advise the RM on any additional incomes that can be derived from the customers.
  • Visit and confirm existence of the business through call reports and confirm authenticity of all other information as provided by client before submitting new and existing credit applications to the credit department.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Business Analyst –Business Banking job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Business Studies, Management, Economics)
  • Possession of post graduate training (Finance, Banking, Project Appraisal, Business mgmt. etc.)
  • At least three years’ experience in business appraisal or related field
  • Advanced credit analysis skills – interpretation of financial information
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to quickly build rapport with strangers
  • Customer focused
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills
  •  Forecasting and business modelling
  • Good computer skills
  • Leadership and staff management skills
  •  Excellent negotiation skills
Job application procedure
All candidates who so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates to: