NMB is the largest Tanzanian bank, reaching out to close to 2 million
customers through some 170 branches (of which 60% are in rural areas),
with close to 600 ATM's (almost 40% of all ATM's in Tanzania) and a
variety of alternative distribution channels and Mobile and other
- payment products, making NMB the leading 'bank in Tanzania. .
are currently seeking an experienced' professional to join the
Agribusiness team as the Chief Agribusiness Officer (CAO) with the
overall responsibility of leading. and executing the strategic
leadership to the Agribusiness department, including also a dotted line
supervisory responsibility for the NMB Foundation team: This role
reports to the Managing Director(MD)
Job Title: Chief of Agribusiness
Department: Managing Director's Office
Reporting to: Managing Director
Employment Contract: 3 year fixed term contract(Renewable)
Number of employees: 34
Language Requirement: English and Swahili.
Job Level: Level 8
Date Evaluated :01.06.2015
The role holder will have overall strategic accountability of the Agribusiness department through:
the depth and scope of the Agribusiness opportunities available in the
Tanzanian market and make appropriate recommendations, including
measurable action plans for execution to the Management Team.
Developing internal and external tools that determine the size and profitability of the
department including an in-depth banking sector competitor analysis,
complimented by a robust Food and Agribusiness research team.
an internal analysis capability that recommends for utilization of the
bank's extensive Retail branch network enabling appropriate lending
guidelines and providing proactive head office/ central business
for developing the required staff capabilities and personal career
paths, including developing the required key performance indicators,
(KPI"s) and managing for performance.
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE ROLE
and implement Agribusiness commercial lending propositions to utilize
the strength of value chain relationships in order to increase the flow
of financing to relevant stakeholders within the value chain.
abreast of Government of Tanzania (GoT) policies, strategies and
initiatives in Agriculture and ensure sustainable growth opportunities
and solutions are aligned with the same for the bank.
leading local and international Agricultural trends and practices in
the country and proactively provide marketing leading solutions for
customers within the portfolio.
technical, and financial expertise to internal key stakeholders such as
Credit Committees(CREDCO) and Product Approval Committees(PAC)
appropriate Agricultural concentration in the overall bank portfolio,
also in accordance with the bank's stated risk appetite.
for increasing flow of financial payment solutions and among relevant
value chain stake holders such as out growers, processors, millers and
Responsible for ensuring value adding representation in the NMB Foundation Board of
including recommending appropriate value chain financing arrangements
for small holderfarmers and ensure they are provided with improved
access to finance and tailored training to increase capacity.
Network with central and well as local government stakeholders and with NGO's and relevant Agribusiness donor agencies ..
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
knowledge of Agribusiness Value Chain Financing, sound credit
knowledge, particularly for banking products and services.
collaborative skills across other business, commercial areas to ensure
seamless value chain delivery of Agribusiness banking solutions to
In-depth understanding Agribusiness financial services and products industry in a developing or emerging market.
A powerful advocate and influencer at the most senior levels, including Government organizations
and other local and external Agribusiness entities.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Degree holder in Business Administration, Agro- Economics or any other
related field with at least 10 years' experience working at senior level
in a leading local or financial Agribusiness institution.
leadership skills- demanding in their expectations of self and own
dedicated specialist teams that are geographically spread across the
Resilient to unpredictable set -backs, takes ownership within peer group and sustains value- add activity for the department.
Demonstrates a real sense of aspiration, collaborating well with senior Management teams.
builds a network of local and international Agribusiness contacts and
leverages on a deep understanding of the Agriculture economy of Tanzania
to advance the strategy of the bank.
Good communication skills at various Agribusiness stake holder levels.
COMMUNICATION & INTERACTIONS
Board of Directors,
Heads of Retail, Wholesale, Credit, HR and other
Regulators such as Bank Of Tanzania
International financial institutions such as
IFC, EIB, AFDB
Ministries of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and other related government agencies.
Tanzania Investment Center(TIC)
Send your CV and Curriculum Vitae through advert@NMBTZ.COM