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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.


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.


  • 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, 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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