Thursday, October 09, 2014

Banking Operations Manager - Advans Bank Tanzania

Advans Bank Tanzania, a commercial bank licensed by the Bank of Tanzania, offers career opportunities to highly skilled and motivated professionals. The institution is part of a network of financial institutions worldwide ( which provide adapted financial services to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.

Advans Bank Tanzania seeks to recruit its Banking Operations Manager (reference BOM/SEP14).

Key responsibilities

The Banking Operations Manager is part of the senior management team and reports directly to the
CEO of the Bank. He is in charge of the development of deposit and non-credit financial services
(seconded by a Deposit and Financial Service Supervisor, Product development and marketing staff),
the smooth functioning of back office and reporting activities at Head Office, and he is handling the
relation with the IT department to make sure full support in terms of Core Banking System, other
applications and hardware is provided to the network of branches.

The Banking Operations Manager will be responsible for:

·          Achievement of the deposit and financial services objectives of the bank
·          Defining and making sure branches achieve objectives in terms on non-credit banking activities.
·          Making sure all reporting tools are available at management and branch level to correctly monitor these activities.
·          Defining and implementing an appropriate marketing plan.
·          Proposing the development of new services / products or the improvement in the existing ones in relation with market and results analysis. Same applies to organization of sales force.
·          Manage successful roll-out of existing and new financial services.
·          Developing relationships with technical and business partners as well as with institutional deposit prospects.
·         Making sure risks related to the non-credit activities are mitigated through adequate procedures and controls.
·         Ensuring appropriate and efficient support from Back Office team at Head Office to the branches.
·         Handling the interactions between operations and IT teams in relation to development of applications, product enhancement, quality of IT infrastructure in the network, users’ management.
·         Coordinating with the other departments (Credit/ HR/ Finance/ Logistics/Risk) when needed.
·         Preparing all required data related to non–credit activities for reports to CEO, Board members, shareholders and external partners.

·         At least 8 year experience in a Bank or in the Financial Sector, with at least 3 year experience at Senior management level
·         University degree required preferably in the areas of interest: Management / Finance / Banking / Economics
·         Hands on, good relationship and communication skills, strong team spirit, rigor, leadership and organizational skills demonstrated through experience

The position requires perfect command of English and Kiswahili, good computer skills and a real motivation to work and grow in a challenging context. Candidate should be prepared to travel within Tanzania and to Head Office in Paris or within the Advans group for short term seminars or missions.

Interested candidates can send applications (Resume + Cover letter) by e-mail to Please do not attach any other documents.

All applications should be submitted before 25th October, 2014

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. A detailed job description and profile are available on the website