15 No Experience Personal Banker - Agriculture Job Opportunities - PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU)

15 No Experience Personal Banker - Agriculture Job Opportunities - PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU)

Organization: PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU), is a 100% Government owned Bank regulated by Bank of Uganda under the Financial Institutions Act, 2004. PostBank’s strategic direction is to be the financial institution of choice for the mass market with specific emphasis on players in the micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSME’s), and also along the agriculture value chain.

Job Summary:  The purpose of this job is to lead the transformation agenda of PostBank towards a modern digitised bank. The role holder will therefore be accountable for leading the banks innovation process and leading the development of new and optimising of existing information systems and technologies that will drive service delivery to PostBank’s customers.
·       Work with the COO/ED and appropriate business and operational functions on developing the Bank’s Business Technology (BT) strategy and plan, ensuring that it aligns with and supports the banks strategic and operational plan.
·       Lead the project management and implementation of major change initiatives by coordinating the responsible departments to ensure smooth implementation
·       Be the centre of expertise for innovation, development and implementation activities in all domains of the bank (client facing, Digital Strategy, Operations, Regulatory Implementations)
·       Continuously review processes, driven by Lean and Agile ways of working to ensure that all bank processes are optimised, initiating changes to enhance innovation and commercial drive
·       Coordinate and control all projects related to selection, acquisition, development and installation of major information and operations systems for the bank. Provide advice on evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance of information systems, ensuring appropriate investment in strategic and operational systems. Evaluate systems to measure their success

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Formulate and implement sales action plans for the portfolios that will lead to the achievement of business objectives
·       Analyse existing customer data to identify expansion and/or additional business opportunities, utilising the MIS and participate in sales campaigns in a planned manner to achieve sales targets
·       Prepare Sales reports showing pipeline and sales performance for the required period, proactively acquire new clients and drive cross selling of additional solution according to customer needs as well as referring sales leads to other business stakeholders
·       Drive the use/sale of alternative self-service banking channels and educate customers of using alternate channels and grow revenue and profitability of agriculture portfolios
·       Perform preliminary analysis/Interview on credit proposals or renewals by looking at the financial risk profile, repayment capability, security adequacy and industry risk and advice loan applicants.
·       Assess credit requests in line with the bank’s credit standards, policies and practices and make recommendations to the credit committee
·       Prepare offer letters for Credit Committee’s approval
·       Raising of vouchers in line with the stated terms and conditions of the offer letter.
·       Posting/Verifying of the day’s work and maintain files for all loan customers
·       Ensure that all customers’ files are safely locked away all the time.
·       Grow the loan book, produce at least 25 loan cases per month
·       Monitor and follow up loan portfolio quality performance. Maintain per of 5% and less, ensure recovery of all loans in arrears according the credit policy
·       Follow up and Recover nonperforming loans in the Agriculture portfolio and liase with recovery unit to ensure closure of recovery process
·       Proactively follow up with the recovery unit/legal units to get updates on cases handed to them.
·       Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agri-Business, Agriculture Economics, Agriculture Engineering, Agriculture Extension, Agriculture Science.
·       Experience in Microfinance related course is an added advantage
·       Experience working in Agricultural extension Services, Farmer co-operatives or Rural Producer Organizations(RPO’s)
·       Advanced product knowledge in credit and other specialised products
·       Experience working in a banking setting- added advantage
·       Ability to ride a Motorcycle- added advantage
·       Analytical skills
·       Report writing skills
·       Communication Skills
·       Team player
·       Decision making Skills
·       Planning
·       Attention to detail

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send your resume and certified copies of your academic documents to hr@postbank.co.ug

 Deadline: 10th July 2020

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