Uganda Development Bank Senior Investment Manager - Agriculture Jobs
Uganda Development Bank Senior Investment Manager - Agriculture JobsSubjectJob summary/purposeThe jobholder will be responsible for managing the Bank’s Agriculture
sector business and participate in the activities/ processes leading to
the achievement of setstrategic targetsincluding financial, socioeconomic and impactgoalswithin the sector alongside other dept initiatives.
The position holderis accountable for the overall performance of the Agriculture sector within the bank, including delivery of various
institutional targets in the sector.
He/she will be required to regularly
review trends in the sector, develop and implement appropriate strategies& initiatives and trigger meaningful change in the sector.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
The senior investment manager will be responsible for;
For drivingoverall growth of the Agriculture portfolio in line with the
Bank’s High Impact Goals, including effectively managing the qualitative and quantitative growth of the Bank’s investment
portfolio in agriculture.
Build sustainable and meaningful strategic relations across the agriculture value chain
Proactively manage feedbackof related stakeholders and suggest informed actions to address any emerging issues.
Regularly review the agriculture project process flows with the intent of optimizing process efficiencies &customer experience
Identify and resolve bottlenecks within the credit process with
potential to endanger healthy relations with customers
Work closely with various teams to track and ensure programs are
aligned to the institutional strategy and frameworks, and provide
feedback on/address areas of deviation
Cultivate/inspire a high-performance culture within his/her team
Provide periodic budget monitoring reports to the bank teams to guide in decision making with the aim of meeting institutional
Provide expertise, advice, and training to unit staff to build their understanding of Agriculture finance, conditions, and standards to ensure that programs are delivered with minimized compliance risk; and work collaboratively with relevant departments to train and build capacity of staff.
Collaborate with other departments to build, implement guidelines, procedures, standards, work processes, manuals, metrics, and methodologies for a successful and comprehensive credit management system applicable to agriculture and other related
programs in the bank.
Timely and accurate reporting to specific stakeholders as may be
(S)he will also coordinate the preparation of weekly, monthly and annual reports on the agriculture sector.
Any other such roles that may be assigned from time to time
Level of Authority
Draft related policies, strategies and plans, and motivate management on to take appropriate decisions/courses of
actionwith regard to the agriculture sector
In consultation with the head of dept, make decisions on issues concerning his team/sector.
Direct investments in agriculture in line with the banks High Impact
All UDB Departments
external stakeholders including business associations,
Bank and prospective customers.
A master’s degree in any business field.
University degree in Agriculture or any other related field of study.
Possession of other professional qualifications in agriculture finance
or membershipof a related professional institution or association will
bean added advantage.
Seven (07) years’ experience in agriculture finance - with specific
exposure to financing micro, medium to large agriculture projects across the value chain;
Three (3) years should be at a management position in a reputable
Hands on experience in key processes like deal origination, agriculture project proposal writing, appraisal and related processes.
Knowledge of development banking and project finance is desirable
Self-motivated, flexible, and exhibiting maturity
Strong communication skills
Ability to manage a diverse team of professionals
Strong analytical and financial analysis skills; experience in using
financial models is an added advantage
Ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries
Good negotiation skills with the ability to interact with and influence
Customer service orientation
Interested persons should send or deliver their applications and academic documents which shall include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic documents and contact
addresses of 3 references to the Director Strategy & Corporate Affairs, 1st Floor Wing B, Rwenzori Towers,
7th February 2020
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