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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Head of credit Job at Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head of credit [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Management ]

Jobs at: Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited

Deadline of this Job:
19th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 08, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited is a leading commercial Bank operating in Uganda, regulated by Bank of Uganda. The Bank seeks to recruit competent and dynamic Banking professionals to fill the available opportunities in the bank.
Job Title: Head of credit
Reports to: Executive Director
Main purpose of the job: To oversee the Management and processing of all credit applications within the Bank's credit policy. .

Key responsibilities:
• To provide oversight for the Credit Department as regards set policies, operational and HR Matters.
• To review, appraise and/or approve loan facilities as provided for and in accordance with the Credit Policy as approved by the Board of Directors.
• Manage & supervise Credit Administration, Control and Monitoring under the Credit function.
• Research, analyse, and propose sector exposures and limits taking account of the prevailing and forecast economic and financial conditions.
• Implementation of new and effective dimensions on portfolio risk management especially in line with Bank's growth strategy.
• Implementation of automated processes to minimize manual interventions thereby increasing efficiencies in the delivery of credit products at both personal and corporate lending levels.
• Initiate all credit correspondence/memoranda to customers, units and Management Credit Committee as appropriate.
• Attend Management and Board Credit Committee meetings for making decisions on the bank's Credit portfolio's
• Annual reviews of the bank's Credit Portfolio to recommend implement relevant strategic changes as agreed through Credit Policy Directives.
• Review annually, the bank's Credit policies, procedures, standard security documents and recommend implement changes where appropriate.
• Identify in liaison with HR appropriate on the job training and development programs for staff being supervised.
• Any other duties assigned by Executive Management from time to time.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Key requirements:
• An Honors degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Economics or Statistics.
• Possession of a Master's degree in a relevant field would be an added advantage or certified banking qualification.
• A minimum of 10 years' experience in senior managerial position in a Commercial Bank environment in the credit management function.
• Ability to handle a diverse loan portfolio and customer base.
• The candidate should be ready to undergo the mandatory fit and proper test by the Bank of Uganda.
• Must have good Microsoft office practical skills.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Experience Requirements: 10 years

Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements specified in this advertisement should submit their application updated curriculum vitae, academic and professional qualifications to the Head of Human Resources, Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited Ltd, 3rd floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P. O. Box 7155, Kampala (Uganda) or by email to (please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email). Applications should be received by 5.00pm on the 19th July 2019.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
DTB is an equal opportunity employer regulated by the Bank of Uganda. For more details, please visit our website (careers page) for more details.

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