Mid sized business
1 to 50 Employees
Bloomsford Associates – Our client, a reputed Microfinance Bank, is looking for qualified people to fill the following positions:
Title: Area Manager
Locations: Akwa Ibom and Rivers
- Our client, a reputable Microfinance Bank, is actively seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional to join their team in the role of Area Manager. If you are a dynamic, results-oriented individual with a deep passion for microfinance and a strong drive for success, we encourage you to apply for this position. Join our client’s team and contribute to the financial empowerment of individuals and communities.
- As an Area Manager, your primary responsibility will be overseeing the operations and growth of multiple branches within a designated geographical area. Your leadership skills, strategic thinking, and in-depth knowledge of the microfinance industry will play a pivotal role in driving the organization’s success.
- Provide strategic direction and guidance to branch managers to achieve business objectives and targets.
- Monitor branch performance, including loan portfolio quality, customer satisfaction, and profitability.
- Develop and implement sales strategies to foster business growth and expand the customer base.
- Ensure strict compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures.
- Conduct routine branch visits to assess operational efficiency, staff performance, and customer service standards.
- Cultivate a positive work environment, promote teamwork, and offer mentoring and coaching to branch staff.
- Collaborate effectively with other departments, such as finance, risk, and marketing, to ensure seamless operations and effective product offerings.
- Stay updated on industry trends, market conditions, and the competitive landscape to identify opportunities and mitigate risks.
- Prepare and deliver reports on branch performance, market insights, and recommendations for enhancement to senior management.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in the microfinance industry, with at least 2 years in a managerial role.
- A proven track record of achieving business targets and driving branch profitability.
- Strong knowledge of microfinance operations, encompassing loan disbursement, recovery, and risk management.
- Exceptional leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
- Profound understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance within the microfinance sector.
- Outstanding analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Willingness and ability to travel frequently within the designated area.
- We offer a competitive salary package that aligns with qualifications and experience, along with benefits including health insurance and performance-based incentives.
Deadline: 30th September, 2023.
How to Apply: interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.