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Sector Head- Agribusiness Job, Current Finance Jobs,

Position: Sector Head- Agribusiness 

Location: Nairobi

Job description

We are a microfinance institution with branches across the country. We are looking for a suitable candidate for employment as a Sector Head – Agribusiness loans. He/she will report directly to the CEO.

Responsibilities

Sector Growth:

  • Ensure the loan book grows as projected through continuous product development and value proposition.
  • Actively develop and review products for the sector.
  • Actively participate in effective market penetration.
  • Proactively manage cost to ensure sector profitability.
  • In collaboration with the CEO and the top management, develop a market penetration strategy that clearly identifies target markets and offers new and innovative approaches to reaching customers, in line with the Company’s vision.
  • Oversee sector’s annual plan and execution in all branches. 
  • Guide, coordinate and review sector’s marketing activities countrywide. 
  • Set appropriate sector targets for the staff and monitor progress towards achieving the same and making adjustments as necessary.
  • Ensure sector quality is within expected standards
  • Together with sector staff, keenly manage all non-performing loans to maintain quality of the book
  • Maintain and update quality reports in liaison with sector staff

Leadership, Growth & customer service:

  • Provide authentic leadership to sector staff. 
  • Directly in charge of sector staff productivity.
  • Develop staff competencies and skills through continuous training of products and policies for performance improvement as per set targets and standards.
  • Oversees portfolio transfer in the sector (on staff exit or transfer) through liaison with branch and Head Office management.
  • In liaison with Human Resource Department, conduct effective Human Resource Administration in the sector.
  • Maintain high level of team spirit.  
  • Constantly articulate the strategic intent of the company’s mission and core values
  • Mentor and coach sector staff.
  • Together with the staff, develop strategies to maintain and continuously improve service to the customers.  
  • Ensure zero tolerance to customer complaints-both internal and external.
  • Ensure that the set Turn Around Time is adhered to by all sector staff.
  • Maintain high levels of confidentiality of customers’ information
  • Ensure 100% integrity in sector 

Executive role:

  • Provide the interface between top management and the sector staff.
  • Actively cascade to the staff all decisions and directives from the executive.
  • Constantly provide the CEO with feedback information on the running of the sector.
  • Provide oversight and management for the day to day running of the Sector.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any Business field from a recognized university/CPA/Credit Certification
  • Diploma/Credit Certification.
  • At least 3 years practical working experience at a senior level in a MFI/ Financial institution.

Extra Attributes

  • Report writing skills, Excellent skills in analysis of Financials, communication, interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrates very strong leadership skills 
  • Working knowledge in IT skills (MSOffice- must be very good in Excel)
  • Maturity, honesty, integrity and a strong sense of ethics

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above minimum requirements should send their application and CV to careers@progressivcr.com, naftaly.njoroge@progressivecr.com not later than 22nd May 2021. Indicate “Application for Sector Head – Micro” as the subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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