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9 Jun 2020

Principal Business Development Officer – Zonal Offices (2- Posts)

Job Description

BACKGROUND OF TADB

  • Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited (TADB) is a Government Institution established under the Companies Act 2002 and licensed under the provisions of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act No 5 of 2006 and the Banking and Financial Institutions (Development Finance) Regulations, 2012. The bank has the following key objectives:
  • To catalyze credit delivery to the agricultural sector and thereby accelerate agricultural growth;
  • To lead, as an apex agricultural financing bank, in capacity building strategies and programmes to strengthen the agriculture financial value chain;
  • To be an important player in the implementation of the Government’s development vision, policies and programmes, including but not limited to the Tanzania Development Vision 2015, Agricultural Sector Development Programme, Kilimo Kwanza Initiative, Second-Generation Financial Sector Reforms as well as in the furtherance of the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty for Mainland Tanzania (MKUKUTA). and Zanzibar Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (MKUZA);
  • To build on existing agro financing activities through provision of short, medium and long-term facilities to the following: smallholder farmers’groups, savings and credit cooperative societies (SACCOS), community banks, commercial banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) that are active in lending to the agricultural sector;
  • To coordinate and monitor agriculture and rural lending activities with a view to maximizing the impact of agricultural growth by working closely with the Ministries and institutions responsible for Agriculture, Regional Administration as well as the numerous players active in this sector;
  • To assist the Government in implementing its policies on enhancing financial inclusion and economic empowerment in the rural areas.

The TADB is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified candidate to fill the following vacancies:

PRINCIPAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – ZONAL OFFICE (2- Vacancies)

Nature and scope:

Reporting to the Zonal Manager, the role holder is responsible for the business development and management of corporate relationships within a zone.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Advice the Zonal Manager on all matters in the department.
  • Develop and market the bank’s business through contact with corporate customers, high net-worth individuals, government and quasi-government bodies, and other prospective clients;
  • Identify companies/institutions within a zone of good credit standing likely to have a requirement for the corporate banking services of the bank;
  • Identify and develop business opportunities with companies/dients at a satisfactory rate of return to the bank;
  • Serve clients’ needs through a range of bank’s products and services by originating loans and projects;
  • Provide a superior level of customer relations and service; and ensure compliance with bank’s policies and procedures;
  • Provide support to driving different business engagements and initiatives within a zone in conjunction with the Zonal Manager;
  • Provide support to developing, orchestrating and implementing effective internal and external business strategies;
  • Provide support to promoting a pro-business mindset and culture in the Bank’s environment;
  • Obtain all the client information necessary for the appraisal of a credit proposition and liaise with Credit Analysts as and . when appropriate;
  • Assist in preparation of business plans and budgets for the zone;
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by your Line Manager/Supervisor.

 

Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Banking, Economics, Agriculture, Finance or Marketing.
  • Master’s degree/MBA/Professional accreditation will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience, of which 3 must be in a senior level in reputable company or financial institution.
  • Strong client focus ability and external orientation with the ability to understand client needs and stay abreast of macro-economic trends.
  • High strategic, consultative and solution orientation with the ability to assess client needs at a relationship level and to package the banks products in response.
  • Strong working knowledge of processes and practices pertaining to Agriculture financing deals.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills including a strong command of PowerPoint and public speaking.
  • Exceptional relationship management skills including strong ability to manage and effectively influence multiple stakeholders.
  • Good interpersonal skills with great emphasis on teamwork. Able to work effectively in across the country.
  • High level of responsiveness and ability to operate with a high degree of urgency and work in a pressurized environment
  • Strong drive for results, able to plan, track and follow through to capture solutions and revenues.
  • Knowledge of the banking industry and its related laws, regulations, policies and procedures is essential.

REMUNERATION

Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited is an equal opportunity employer. The bank offers an attractive remuneration package, career development opportunities and an excellent working environment.

How to Apply

Job applicants are required to apply for these employment opportunities through this email, careers@tadb.co.tz Please note: applicants are required to attach the following to their respective application.
  • Application letter showing how they meet the requirements of the position;
  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae;
  • Contacts stating name in full, physical address, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of the candidate;
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates
  • Names and full contacts of three (3) referees.
Closing date: Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 4.00 pm on Monday, 22nd June 2020.  

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