VisionFund Micro Finance Institution

VisionFund Micro Finance Institution would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant Post.

1:Branch Manager

Place of work: Jimma, Oromia

Job Description

Manages overall portfolio growth and portfolio quality
Ensures verification of existence of clients and credit worthiness of their business
Chairs the Branch Credit Committee (BCC) and participates in evaluating, approving, or rejecting loans according to the level of discretion;
Ensure saving deposit and withdrawals in accordance to the policies,
Coordinates on growth areas and projections for disbursements
Manages, coordinates and supervise branch staff and ensures efficient delivery of service delivery operations
Coordinate and supervise the operation of the branch,
Plans personnel capacity, selecting new staff, undertakes fair & equitable HRM and evaluating existing staff in accordance with management decisions;
Supervises economical use of material resources (Generator, Motorcycles & Vehicles) ensures same are serviced on time & as scheduled.
Ensures that the branch staff maintain very high morale, identifies capacity building needs and ensures adequate and updated training is provided;
Undertakes annual performance appraisals and staff development plans.
Manages the branch and ensures compliance with all policies and procedures
Implements policies, procedures and internal controls at the branch
Decides on all operational & financial issues within the framework of existing regulations and management decisions;
Reporting and communication
Performs independent balancing of all records;
Works with other management members of the MFI;
Attends quarterly branch managers meetings, engages in team problem solving, works together on overlapping tasks.
Planning & Integration
Develops the branch business plan and annual work plans and seeks approval from the SMT on the projected targets and required resources;
Adjusts the plan as and when needed
Marketing
Promotes loans, saving and any other services provided by the Branch
Plans and initiates promotional measures within the target markets of the branch;
markets of the branch;

Skill and educational background

University Degree/Diploma in economics, accounting, business administration, management, banking, marketing, cooperative, agricultural economics, agriculture or related social sciences and business fields;
Related experience of 4 years for degree and 6 years for diploma
Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team
Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of rectitude
Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values.
Be proficient in Microsoft office applications.
Able to plan and manage finances, including a basic understanding of accounting.
Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach.
Very good communication and marketing skills.
motor bicycle driving skill and License

    How to Apply

Candidates who fulfil the above requirements can submit the application letter, updated curriculum vitae with names and addresses of up to 3 references can apply online VFE_vacancy@wvi.org or in person at Ambo, Nekemte, Bako, Jimma Branches or North West Regional Operation Office (Ambo).

Deadline: Jan 28, 2024

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