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Cairo International Bank   |   Kampala, Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Head of Credit(Corporate Banking)

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Head of Credit is responsible for overall supervision of activities, administration and efficient daily operations of the Credit dept., in accordance with the banks policies and Statutory regulations

Attach to your detailed CV, copies of your academic and professional testimonial and one most recent passport size coloured photograph. Please also specify your most reliable daytime telephone contact.


  1. Provide strategic leadership for all credit processes of the bank and guide all related activities to build and protect a quality and profitable loan portfolio that supports the bank’s growth strategies, within sustainable risk parameters.
  2. Follow trends in the banking industry and propose adjustments/changes to the bank’s credit policies, strategy and procedures to ensure that the bank retains its competitive position and lending business.
  3. Drive all the credit activities including the mobilization of borrowers, the underwriting, and approval of loans, the review, and submission to the Board and Management Credit committees of large credit applications, and solving loan problems.
  4. Ensure the bank’s compliance with all regulatory requirements in the areas of credit, including compliance with lending limits, concentration, non-performance, classification, provision and writing off of debts.
  5. Participate in the continual review and update of the bank’s credit policies, guidelines and practices in line with changes in credit risk and the bank’s business priorities.
  6. Provide necessary guidance and leadership to subordinate teams to ensure effective execution of the department’s activities
  7. Review the periodic department reports and ensure timely generation/compilation of management information reports
  8. Provide credit training support for credit department and branch management teams
  9. Ensure that credit delivery is effective, responsive and meets customer satisfaction
  10. Ensure recovery of non-performing assets and provide remedial action for all overdue recoveries.
  11. Monitor and appraise the performance of credit department staff to ensure that the set targets are achieved.
  12. Participate in development of credit products

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Senior manager (department head)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Business performance monitoring; Regulatory reporting; Fraud risk assessment and management; Corporate credit; Corporate banking
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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