Job Opportunities at Equity Bank, Application Deadline 10 March 2017

Equity Bank is the region’s leading Bank whose purpose is to transform lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. Equity Bank Tanzania growing footprint has seen the network grow to over 10 branches supported by over 500 agents. Equity Bank Tanzania Limited is a member of the Equity Group Holdings Ltd which also has banking subsidiaries in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan. Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the roles outlined below in Equity Bank Tanzania

Role profile:
Reporting to the Head of Operations, the role holders will be in charge of the overall leadership of the branch. They will be expected to aggressively drive the branch growth and profitability targets by identifying, developing and maintaining relationships with customers and agents as well as providing leadership to the branch staff.

Key responsibilities:
•Lead business growth and development of the branch and agents network
•Mobilize deposits to meet branch targets
•Ensure 100% compliance to the Bank’s policies and procedures
•Budget planning, control and evaluation for the branch
•Champion customer experience
•Promote the Bank’s brand image
•Manage and lead the branch team
•Build and develop a high performing team
•Understand and provide clear direction to the branch
•Build relationship with media vendors, contractual agreements and other relevant partnerships
Candidate’s Profile and Qualifications:
•Business related degree
•Over 5 years working experience in the banking sector 2 of which must have been as branch managers of a Commercial Bank
•Holders of professional banking qualifications such as AKIB, ACIB will have an added advantage
•Experience in lending/credit
•Computer proficiency
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
•People management skills
•Sales/Marketing skills
•Financial analytical skills
•Leadership skills
•Strong communication and negotiation skills
•Excellent interpersonal skills

The successful candidate(s) will be in charge of Credit Operations in our branches, reporting to the Business Growth and Development Manager of the branch to achieve growth and profitability, through efficient utilisation of resources whilst maintaining exceptional customer service experience and an effective risk management framework.
Key Responsibilities:
•Manage the growth and quality of the branch loan portfolio
•Participate and chair the branch credit committee
•Monitor the lending process in the branch
•Overall management of the branch credit department through efficient utilization of resources
•Develop and implement a comprehensive portfolio growth plan
•Ensure adherence to stipulated policies and procedures.
•Monitor and control the loan book performance
•Foster teamwork, ensure motivation and discipline among credit staff
•Ensure staff are well trained on bank products and processes
•Be the liaison person between the branch and head office credit

Qualification and Experience:
•Minimum university degree from a recognised institution preferably in a Business related field
•A professional banking qualification will be an added advantage
•Minimum 3 years experience in credit
•Extensive sales and marketing experience with ability to create great business networks•
Thorough knowledge of regulations governing credit

•Self driven and results oriented
•An eye for detail and ability to meet deadlines/targets while working under pressure with minimal supervision
•Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
•Competence in credit skills, sales and negotiations
•Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills
•Excellent leadership skills and ability to think outside the box
•Passion and commitment to quality service performance•
Excellent organisational, planning and analytical skills

If you are interested and you meet the above requirements, please submit your application quoting the job you are applying for at our Head Office reception located at the 3rd floor Golden Jubilee Towers Ohio Street Dar es Salaam or send via email to
 by Tuesday,10th March 2015.

Career opportunities in Equity Bank (Tanzania)
Equity Bank Tanzania Limited,
Golden Jubilee Towers 3rd Floor,
Ohio Street,
P.O. Box 110183,
Dar es Salaam,
Tel. +255 768985500/ +255 768985555/
Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights, values and what they bring to the workplace.
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