Area Manager at Microfinance Bank – Bloomsford Associates – 2 Openings

Akwa Ibom and Rivers

Company Info

Mid sized business

1 to 50 Employees

Bloomsford Associates

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

Job Summary:

  • 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.