General Manager

at Corporate Staffing
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted June 6, 2019
Category Management
Currency KSH
Street Address Nairobi Branch


General Manager

Our client is a fast growing Microfinance Bank and is looking to hire a well experienced and results-oriented candidate to fill in the position of a General Manager. He/ She will be directly accountable for the general management and oversight of the bank to deliver and increase profitability, business and market share growth, product penetration.

Title: General Manager – Business Development (Microfinance Institution)

Industry: Microfinance

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive based on Experience

Role Summary:

The position is responsible for operations strategies and business growth to deliver effective and profitable operation of the business and enhance the Company’s profile in the market place. The successful candidate will be responsible for lending, product development, marketing, customer experience, policy development, compliance and controls.

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 8 years’ experience in senior management positions in a Microfinance Institution or Bank
Experience in credit origination and credit risk assessment in a lending environment coupled with mobilization and delivery channel development.

Job Responsibilities

Lead and direct the development and implementation of the company’s strategic plan, annual business plan and budgets
Develop plans for business growth & profitability targets of the bank
Monitor and evaluate performance to generate a healthy portfolio on a monthly basis, including client satisfaction metrics.
Ensure organizational quality through review, update, implementation and adherence to agreed policies, procedures and manuals.
Ensure compliance and adherence to statutory and regulatory requirements as well as continuous update of processes, policies and procedures.
Prepare budgets, annual business plans and operational plans.
Lead the team in championing the bank’s brand image both internally and externally
Oversee credit risk framework, implement credit strategies, policies and procedures in line with the bank’s corporate strategy and ensure compliance.

Education Requirements

A Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field of study from a reputable University


Flexible and resourceful; the ability to work in a fast-growing institution
A thorough understanding of microfinance performance metrics/indicators and the ability to interpret and process operations data;
Analytical Thinking
Customer Focused
Entrepreneurial spirit
Excellent communication skills
Strong leadership skills and ability to develop staff
Strong Financial Acumen
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