Zonal Manager - Mwanza X 1

Application deadline 22. Sep
Posted at
5. Sep, 11:06
Application deadline
Business / Employer name
Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited (TADB)
Job categories
  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • Secretary & Office Admin
  • Agriculture
  • Banking & Finance
Job Role
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Private Sector
Other Mwanza District Mwanza

Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited (TADB) is a Government Institution established under the Companies Act, 2002 and licensed under the provisions of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act No 5 of 2006 and the Banking and Financial Institutions (Development Finance) Regulations, 2012. The bank has the following key objectives:

• To catalyze credit delivery to the agricultural sector and thereby accelerate agricultural growth;
• To lead, as an apex agricultural financing bank, in capacity building strategies and programmes to strengthen the agriculture financial value chain;
• To be an important player in the implementation of the Government’s development vision, policies and programmes, including but not limited to the Tanzania Development Vision 2015, Agricultural Sector Development Programme, Kilimo Kwanza Initiative, Second-Generation Financial Sector Reforms as well as in the furtherance of the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty for Mainland Tanzania (MKUKUTA), and Zanzibar Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (MKUZA);
• To build on existing agro-financing activities through provision of short, medium and long-term facilities to the following: smallholder farmers’ groups, savings and credit cooperative societies (SACCOS), community banks, commercial banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) that are active in lending to the agricultural sector;
• To coordinate and monitor agriculture and rural lending activities with a view to maximizing the impact of agricultural growth by working closely with the Ministries and institutions responsible for Agriculture, Regional Administration as well as the numerous players active in this sector;
• To assist the Government in implementing its policies on enhancing financial inclusion and economic empowerment in the rural areas.

The TADB is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies:

ZONAL MANAGER – 2 Vacancies (1 Dodoma, 1 Mwanza)

Nature and Scope:
The successful candidate will report to the Director of Credit and Business Management. He/She will have overall responsibility for the development and management of corporate relationships in the zone. He/she will also be responsible for the day to day administrative services of the Zonal Office.

Key Responsibilities
• Identify companies/institutions of good credit standing likely to have a requirement for the corporate banking services of TADB;
• Identify business opportunities and develop good customer relationships including cross selling of all TADB products, to achieve set targets;
• Prepare credit proposals for long term, Medium term and short term facilities within agreed quality and timescales;
• Collect, evaluate and document all required customer information and process credit approvals;
• Maintain client relationships including visiting existing customers monthly, and not less than once every quarter;
• Prepare report on each customer visit, highlighting all major business/environmental issues pertaining to the credit/customer, and including recommendations as appropriate;
• Assist clients applying for any of the bank’s facilities and services;
• Advise clients on financial and economic issues that could affect their businesses and/or the bank facilities;
• Process transactions, and liaise with relevant departments for documentation and conclusion of deals;
• Prepare and implement budgets and plans, including setting and achieving ambitious and measurable targets;
• Review work performance of staff in the Zonal Office including their development, deployment, appraisal, training and welfare in line with the bank’s objectives;
• Control expenditure within approved limits;
• Ensure necessary/relevant bank records are kept and updated as required;
• Carry out any other duties assigned by Supervisor or Managing Director from time to time.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:
• Master’s Degree in Business Management/Administration, Agribusiness, Finance, Economics, Banking or related discipline.
• At least 5 years working experience of which 2 must be in a senior/managerial position in related field.
• Ability to analyze financial and economic data and interpret them;
• Strong written and communication skills with ability to write reports in a concise and focused style.
• Possession of leadership and people management skills, and a team player with strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Self-motivated and able to manage and prioritize work load with minimum supervision.
• Computer literate with highly developed computer application skills.
• Knowledge of the banking industry and its related laws, regulations, policies and procedures will be an added advantage.

Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited is an equal opportunity employer. The bank offers an attractive remuneration package, career development opportunities and excellent working environment

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