Credit Manager Job Vacancy at ABC Bank Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Credit Manager

About this job

Our Client ABC Capital Bank Ltd is a financial institution that started in 1992 under the name of Capital Finance Corporation Limited, a deposit taking financial institution, licensed and supervised by Bank of Uganda is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide management leadership, guidance & strategic direction to the credit department.

• Develop and implement suitable credit management and legal procedures.

• Effectively implement the Bank’s Credit Policy and carry out periodic reviews.

• Evaluate and assess credit risks, exposure risks, business risks and security risks.

• Examine credit applications and provide recommendations to the Credit Committee/BCC• Ensure quality lending and clean loan book.

• Regularly review credit facilities and provide management with reports.

• Ensure that securities where applicable are correctly taken and  legally  enforceable.

• Provide credit administrator oversight of custody of credit securities and review them regularly to ensure that they remain legally enforceable.

• Ensure that disbursement of credit facilities is done within the approved conditions.

• Promptly review credit facilities to avoid holding expired facilities.

• Classify credit accounts and provide report to Management.

• Grow business in the medium and corporate markets hence driving revenue & minimising loss.

• Monitor credit accounts performance and advise management.

• Identify and recommend to the management introduction of new products as per existing and future customers’ need.

• Analyse the entire Bank’s credit portfolio for correct provisioning as the Central Bank and provide recommendations where necessary.

• Over see Management of the loan portfolio in order to minimise risk of loss.

• Provide an oversight to Ensure that the data keyed in the system on all aspects of Credit is correctly done to avoid income leakage and any future litigation.

.• Ensure all credit provisions are correctly taken by the credit administration unit.

• Participate effectively in all product development initiatives that relates to Credit.

• Undertake field assessment exercises for customers and evaluate their businesses (KYC) for approval by the credit committee.

• Ensure that credit files and all loan appraisal documentation is well maintained and up to date.

• Drive credit portfolio profitability.

• Ensure that service level agreements are in place & met by all service providers to the credit department.

• Coordinate and provide technical assistance during audits, both internal and external and provide reports of the same.

• Performance appraisals for staff under your authority be done on a regular basis.

• Perform any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time by the Executive Director.

• Implementation of Globally acceptable standards of risk, control, systems and processes.

• Promotion of the positive image of the Bank.

• Identification of competitive threats and market opportunities.

• The formulation, development, preparation, implementation and delivery of credit department strategic plan, which is guided by the overall Bank strategy, budget and other business objectives.

• Maintain good relationship with the regulators and with the ability to contribute and where possible influence policy formulation.

• Responsible for recruiting, training and career development for staff in Credit Department.

Skills and Knowledge:

• Ability to translate the bank’s corporate strategy into a departmental business plan and operationally the same.

• Ability to provide leadership that motivates staff to maximize their productivity and retention.

• Ability to present, communicate and implement essential changes to position Credit Department for sustainable success in competitive markets.

• Ability to effectively promote the bank and establish business networks at high levels within the target markets.

• Willingness to take measured risks.

• Proficiency for evaluating market conditions and responding quickly, proactively and positively.

• Good analytical and decision making skills.

• Broad knowledge of banking practices and local banking regulations. • Knowledge of banking products.

• Skills in leadership and sales management.

• Solution selling techniques


• University Degree in a financial field from a recognized institution.

• Post Graduate degree an added advantage.

• Minimum 5 years work experience.

• A Sound knowledge of credit products with minimum of four years experience.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.

Deadline: 2nd Nov 2012


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