Head of Agribusiness

Job Purpose:

Managing the department of Agribusiness at H/O and zones responsible for all existing Agribusiness loan products and other loan products to be developed in the department. He/she will be required to formulate strategies that will increase revenue to the Bank through development of new Agribusiness products that will excel in the market. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review credit appraisals from RMs and Relationship Officers to provide technical advice and way forward. 
  • Coordinate all Agribusiness activities in the bank, monitor and advise Management on the best option to improve Agribusiness in the bank. 
  • Plan and execute the best strategies in formulation of Agribusiness products that will attract customers in the market. 
  • Supervise the preparation of MIS reports for Agribusiness Department and advice on anomalies observed and suggest solutions to rectify. 
  • Review and implement Agribusiness department strategy to ensure objectives are achieved on a quarterly basis and implement measures to enhance performance. 
  • Coordinate budget objectives of the department to ensure targets are achieved as per approved bank’s budget. 
  • Prepare departmental budget and projections for growth in line with bank’s targets.

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of bank’s products and services.
  • Business environment awareness.
  • Knowledge of government policies relating to banking.
  • BOT regulations, bank’s policies and procedures. 
  • Minimum 3 years of loan appraisals with 2 years in managing people
  • Master’s holder in Business Administration or any other related field

Please note, interviews for this position will take place at our Careers in Africa Recruitment Summit in London, 16- 18th of May 2014. Relevant candidates will be contacted and invited to attend the event.