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Job Title: Manager, Securities and Back Office Support

Centenary Bank is the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000 clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations, employing more than 1,500 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.

Job Summary: The Centenary Bank Manager, Securities and Back Office Support will plan, monitor, review and coordinate compliance with credit policy and Divisional work Plan.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain and update a complete database for all credit securities in the Bank, ensure dual control for access of all credit securities and safe custody thereof, cordinate the system of tracking movement of securities; oversee the stock taking of securities in Branches/Head Office,  and report on compliance in line with the Credit policy.
  • Manage the process of capturing all securities in the e-securities’ register for all security files submitted to Head office and at Branches, identify any irregularities and take remedial action with the responsible staff in line with credit policy.
  •  Proactively drive and grow the process of perfection of customer securities for all credit facilities, track submissions thereof to Legal for registration of mortgage or caveats on a weekly basis; and follow up to ensure that all related fees are processed from the relevant General Ledger accounts in line with agreed operating guidelines.
  • Review and recommend authorization for release of mortgages/ Caveats on all credit securities in line with credit policy.
  • Coordinate the process of coding accounts into the Payment Solutions Uganda (PSU) software on a daily basis; ensure that all branches comply with the Ministry of Public Service & Payment Solutions Uganda guidelines;  proactively drive data submission and upload into the PSU software; and follow up for timely posting of all funds received to beneficiary accounts in line with credit policy.
  • Make sure that all users of the PSU system have adequate user rights set for their day to day operations in order to ensure continuity of work flow in line with PSU guidelines and Credit policy.
  • Work closely with the external and internal auditors for smooth facilitation of their work, peruse through the Branch auditors’ reports, identify audit findings, proactively escalate and follow up on issues raised thereof in line with Credit policy.
  • Coordinate submission of insurance premium submissions to insurers for all credit facility types, monitor renewal of expired insurance policies, manage insurance claim process for all credit facilities and prepare the different analysis reports for Management in line with the Credit policy.
  • Oversee the performance and development of subordinate staff in line with set HR guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should possess an honors degree in Commerce, Business Administration or other relevant course from a recognized University
  • Professional Post graduate qualifications in the relevant field is an  added advantage
  • At least four years’ experience in Credit operations at supervisory level
  • Flexibility to serve in any other unit in the division when required
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Good report writing skills
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. Good knowledge of Ms Computer applications
  • Highly capable of exercising creativity with sound judgment
  • Possess the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills
  • High degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to manage several deliverables in a timely and effective manner.
  • Be a Good team player
  • Possess the ability to embrace the Bank’s mission and values.
How to apply for the job:
All candidates who desire to join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download Here, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV), and copies of academic testimonials/certificates and send the application to:
General Manager, Human Resources Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.
Note: While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 30th May 2014 by 5:00 pm
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