Branch Manager (1 position)

Published by Jobstanzania on 11:56:00 pm

Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) seeks to appoint dedicated, self-motivated and highly organized Branch Manager (1 position) to join the Technology and Operations team. The work station is Kigoma

Reporting Line:    Chief Manager Branches
Locations:    Kigoma
Work Schedule:    As per TPB Staff regulations
Division:    Branches
Salary:    Commensurate to the Job Advertised

(i)    Branch Manager is the representative of the Bank in your area of operation. You will up-hold the image and culture of the bank in your services and lifestyles. You will market TPB and its products to the population as well as ensuring that staff under you participate in this mission.

(ii)    To run the branch as a profit centre, managing the sales process by acquiring new business and deepening existing customer relationships and maintaining operational efficiency while providing the appropriate service standards.

(iii)    To en sure risk levels are minimized and acceptable so as to enhance revenues and profitability of the branch.

(i)    Generate new business via sales promotions, out-marketing calls, customer visits (current/potential), and build relationship with existing customers
(ii)    To mobilize deposits and ensure that growth in deposits conform  to the annual budget plans
(iii)    Ensure the highest standards of customer service are provided in order that our services are perceived as being the best in the local market including handling customer complaints.
(iv)    To liaise with the Public and Government officials in the area of operation of the Branch to maintain good public relations and project good image of the bank;
(v)    Ensure reconciliation of suspense accounts
(vi)    To carry out general administration of the branch
(vii)    Ensure that all Operational Procedures are adhered to by all branch staff as prescribed in the operating manuals
(viii)    To ensure that the branch is adequately supplies with stationery items and enough cash to meet day to day operations. You will also ensure that adequate security is in place with regard to cash and all bank documents/assets
(ix)    To carry out regular snap checks for cash in tills/strong-rooms, controlled stationery, all suspense accounts and stamp accounts
(x)    To compile timely replies to all audit reports and ensure that auditors’ recommendations are implemented accordingly.
(xi)    Ensure availability of required stationeries and equipment
(xii)    Control branch expenses and ensure that they are within the approved budgets and proper management
(xiii)    To assess manpower and development needs of the branch staff and advice Head Office accordingly.
(xiv)    Plan and manage staff administration issues for  support  staff (i.e. Local leave, training, Dept staff rotation) in consultation with the Chief Manager
(xv)    Carry out periodic staff evaluation
(xvi)    Follow - up and ensure that all revenue due to the bank is correctly charges and collected by the bank
(xvii)    Counter sign with the BFO. All debits to the Profit and Loss Accounts
(xviii)    Manage service delivery, to review output of tellers, customer service and inquiries to ensure adherence to branch standards
(xix)    Ensure timely submission of branch reports/returns to head office as required
(xx)    Ensure that the Anti-Money Laundering requirements are followed as follows:-

·    Take all reasonable steps to verify and identify customers, including performing quality assurance on accounts opened, and the general KYC issues
·    Retain adequate records of identification,  account opening and transactions and ensure timely and properly filling of customer mandates
·    Make/assist    to    effective    reporting    of    suspicious transactions
·    Raise awareness of Money Laundering prevention and training all branch staff
(xxi)    Ensure tidiness across the branch premises and clean-desk policy is exercised.
(xxii)    Perform any other duties as may be assigned to you by Chief Manager Branches or higher authorities
(xxiii)    Comply with the Policies and standards, Local Laws and Regulations, Controls and Procedures of the bank.
(xxiv)    Report Suspicious Transactions
(xxv)    Print and Verify Accounts Opened and Closed report against actual documents and sign on the register
(xxvi)    Ensure dual control is in place in the record room at the branch.

·    Customer retention as a result of high customer service standards
·    Business growth as evidenced by attaining budget figures on revenue
·    Minimization    of    Operational    Costs    thereby    improving    overall    Branch profitability
·    Enhanced and robust control at the branch

·    Authorize payments/withdraws against customer’s accounts as provided for in the operational manual guidelines.
·    May initiate disciplinary action against staff under his/her jurisdiction


Education:    Bachelor degree/Advance diploma in Banking, Economics,  commerce, Business Administration, Finance or Accounting from any recognized University or equivalent.

·    At least 3 years of relevant Banking experience
·    Working knowledge of Equinox Functionality

Skills / Attributes:
·    Strong leadership & people management skills
·    Prioritize Tasks
·    Team player

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 starting the job advertised and the location. Other credentials will have to be submitted during the interview for authentic check and other administrative measures and should not in any way be attached during application.

Avoid scams: NEVER  pay  to  have  your  CV  /  Application  pushed  forward. Any job vacancy requesting payment for any reason is a SCAM. If  you  are requested to make a payment for any reason, please call +255 22 2110621-2 to report the scam. You also don’t need to know one in TPB to be employed. TPB is merit based institution and to achieve this vision, it always go for the best.

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. 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  2nd September, 2015



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