Gulf African Bank Head of Credit Jobs in Kenya

Gulf African Bank Head of Credit Jobs in Kenya

Job purpose

Reporting to the Managing Director, the role is responsible for the growth and maintenance of a good quality asset portfolio, ensuring the effectiveness of the Credit Department's Structure and Systems In achieving compliance requirements, effective utilization of resources, and providing leadership to the credit team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and Implement the Bank's credit strategy In line with the overall growth strategy
  • Review and recommend modifications in the Credit Policies and Credit Procedures' Manual as new processes are identified or as processes are modified
  • Review the micro and macroeconomic environment and Identity risks inherent with the aim of advising the Management Credit Committee on strategic markets/businesses
  • Conduct quality reviews of credit proposals to ensure the process is within best practice and the Bank's policy and regulatory requirements
  • Manage credit risk exposures within the established limits, appetite and standards
  • Review monthly facility application workflows to assess the number of applications received, the turnaround time of every step in the process, quality of analysis by team members, approval rate and lake corrective actions
  • Provide administrative and mentoring support to Credit Risk and Credit Administration
    Managers, ensuring employees in the unit are well trained on new and/or modified procedures and policies.

    Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a business related field
  • MBA or MSc, in business related course an advantage
  • CPA or relevant professional qualification - 10 years experience in banking, 8 of which are In a lending function, with 5 years In a senior management role
  • Experience in credit evaluations, Including complex credit and structuring, is required.

    How to Apply
  • Visit for a comprehensive job description and requirements, as well as to apply online.
  • Applications should reach us on or before 30th July 2019.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Gulf African Bank is Regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya
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