Manager, Credit Risks (1 Position)

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:49:00 pm

Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) seeks to appoint dedicated, self motivated and highly organized Manager, Credit Risks (1 position) to join the Risk Management and Compliance team. The person will be responsible with Maintenance of quality loan portfolio of loan Portfolio by ensuring processing of loans follow the required procedure and comply with approved credit policy. Timely Credit Risks mitigation of loan applications and propose best approach of improvement to the acceptable standards. The successful candidate will always be required to sign performance objectives at the beginning of the year and reviewed semi-annually.

Reporting Line: Senior/Chief Manager/Director Credit Risks
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam
Work Schedule: As per TPB Staff regulations
Salary: TPB

Main Purpose of the Job
(i) Carry out risk assessment of loan applications and identify any risks associated with those applications.
(ii) Take proactive risk management actions so that the approved loans are of good quality and enhance earnings to the bank.
(iii) Initiate policy review process and ensure bank policies are in line with the bank business strategy.
(iv) Implement effective and efficient recovery actions on all high risk and non- performing loans accounts.
 (v) Lead a team of officers through couching and directing in order to plan the required skills and knowledge of credit risk.
(vi) Mitigate, implement and embed controls and actions to close all audit findings related Loan defaulters timely and ensure this is done within the allowed timeframe.
(vii) Ensure quality and reliable data used in reports by doing a thorough check up before forwarding to the management for decision.
(viii) Work with other managers in the department as a team to achieve excellent business results through continuous people development and mentoring activities.
(ix) Determine and analyze training and development needs for credit risk officers and ensure they undergo those trainings.
(x) Ensure that identified training is budgeted for and executed.
(xi) Establish and maintain a succession plan for the management team in the area using the formal Talent Management process.
(xii) Agree targets and take accountability for the overall achievement of performance objectives in the Team.
(xiii) Provide clear direction to staff who reports to you so that strategic plan, key focus areas, and banks objectives are met.
(xiv) Analyze effectiveness of processes and systems in use in the department and make recommendations for improvements.
(xv) Any other duties assigned by my leader.

§ The overall profitability of the bank though controlling the NPL rate and collection of non-performing loans.
§ Efficiency in Credit Risks Management

§ Impairment levels
§ Delinquencies
§ Interest Income
§ Recovery from charged off loans
§ Audit findings

Education: Holder of Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting, Statistics or Banking from any Recognized university or equivalent qualifications with a banking experience of at least two years.
Experience: At least 2 years’ experience in credit risk or Recovery activities in the Banking Industry.
Skills / Attributes:
· Strong leadership & people management skills.
· Extensive knowledge of banking, credit risk, risk systems and Bank of Tanzania regulations.
· Expertise in the concepts, principles and practices of credit risk and portfolio management.
· Expertise in credit policy and underwriting - the role holder must be able to demonstrate successes in overseeing and controlling underwriting functions.
· Creative thinker who can demonstrate the development of new concepts for optimal credit and fraud management.

Salary and Remuneration
The position attracts a competitive salary package, which include benefits.

Mode of Application
The position will attract a competitive salary package, which include benefits. Applicants are invited to submit their resume (indicating the position title in the subject heading) via e-mail to: recruitment@postalbank.co.tz 

Applications via other methods will not be considered. Applicants need to submit only the Curriculum Vitae (CV) and the Letter of Applications. Other credentials will have to be submitted during the interview for authentic check and other administrative measures.
Tanzania Postal Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental, health and safety Management.

Tanzania Postal Bank has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management. If you are not contacted by Tanzania Postal Bank within seven (7) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment and reference checking.

Please forward your applications before 07th April 2014



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