Senior Credit Manager-Corporate new job at dfcu Bank in Kampala, Uganda 2023

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

dfcu Bank

dfcu Bank

Job Description

Job Category:
Banking/ Finance jobs in Uganda

Job Location:

Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Years Of Experience

9 years

Job Details

Job Duties and Responsibilities

dfcu Bank is a fast-growing Bank in Uganda offering a wide range of financial solutions to its chosen market segments. We are seeking to recruit for the role of Senior Credit Manager-Corporate to support our expansion strategy.

Reporting To: Head of Corporate Credit

Job Purpose:

Reporting to Head of Corporate Credit, the role holder will be responsible for having independent credit sign off on credit applications, performing financial analysis and in-depth credit assessment/evaluation within the delegated authority limit as well as provide leadership to a team of Corporate Credit Managers.

Location: Kampala

Key Accountabilities:

• Formulate, review, and update the Bank’s credit policies and procedures.

• Approve credit applications within delegated authority.

• Review and update the new guidelines / regulations / policies released by the regulatory bodies and Head Office applicable to the Bank’s credit risk management.

• Responsible for processing evaluation on credit applications and preparing credit opinion/ recommendation / commentary for senior management when higher level of approval authority is required.

• Provide advice to business units in structuring credit / loan transactions and perform credit analysis.

• Identify and highlight exceptions against the Bank’s lending policy / standard terms and conditions being offered to credit applicants.

• Periodically representing the Credit Department in meetings and forums as may be assigned by Head of Credit Approval- Corporate.

• Manage and monitor loan portfolio, ensure credit quality and full compliance of Bank’s policies and lending guidelines.

• Perform credit reviews.

• Lead the credit approval team, developing them to achieve set targets.

Qualifications, Experience And Competencies Required:

• Bachelor or above Degree in Finance, Banking, Business, or related subjects.

• Credit certification.

• At least 8 years of banking experience in a financial institution 5 of which have been in Credit Approval, Credit Analysis or Corporate Lending.

• Excellent leadership skills.

• Good understanding of the financial regulatory system, business, economic and legal framework related to lending business.

• Excellent problem-solving abilities and results oriented; able to make decisions independently.

• Experience working/managing projects across multiple functional areas and dealing with multiple business partners.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Strong understanding of mid cap /large corporate.

• Business acumen.

• Well-versed in traditional banking and trade products, as well as treasury and more complex solutions.

• Strong attention to detail and personal effectiveness to drive accuracy.

• Decisive with ability to give independent opinions.

• High-level of integrity.

• Self-drive and initiative.

• Customer dedication and community immersion.


Job Qualifications


Application Process

Application Details:

If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), by close of business on Wednesday 15th March 2023 to the email address indicated below.

dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through +256 312 300391.


dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.

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