Our client, Azania Bank is a medium sized commercial bank that engages in retail banking, lease financing, foreign transactions and import/export financing as well as letters of credit. It is among the promising local Banks that has been able to harness its growth potential by enhancing its client base
through an enhanced customer outreach programme and innovative products and services. Azania Bank is therefore seeking for highly motivated, result-driven and qualified Tanzanian professionals to fill in the following senior management position directly reporting to the Managing Director;
Jobs in Dar es Salaam Tanzania at Azania Bank Limited
Director of Strategy and Business Development (Job Ref: ABL/DSBD/09/15)
Purpose of the Job
The Director of Strategy and Business Development is responsible for providing leadership to the Strategy and Business Development department. He/she is also responsible for determining the long-term strategic objectives of Azania Bank and ensuring growth of the Bank.
Duties and responsibilities
• Assist the Managing Director in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of the strategic plan and related business and/or operational plans;
• Ensure business development strategies are effectively translated into banking operations by working closely with the Director of Operations;
• Develop and lead the business development team in preparation of the annual business development plans and submit them to the Managing Director for approval;
• Develop and implement credit policy, processes and procedures in line with required international banking standards;
• Secure turnaround times for credit loans are above the set benchmark and gradually improving;
• Manage credit portfolio to ensure that the overall portfolio credit losses are minimized;
• Actively identify and seek opportunities to expand and develop new business (deposit, loan and merchant business for a specific target market) in line with Azania strategic plan; and
• Identify and examine relevant business trends as they affect services at Azania and suggest modifications to plans and policies so as to maximize the benefits or minimize the impacts of anticipated changes.
Jobs in Dar es Salaam Tanzania at Azania Bank Limited
Key qualifications
• Master's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or Marketing.
• Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Banking, Finance Business Administration, Economics or Marketing.
• A minimum of 10 years of banking experience, of which 5 years should be

Director of Operations (Job Ref: ABL/DO/09/1S)
Purpose of the Job
The Director of Operations is responsible for conducting assessment and monitoring of banking operations in order to build public confidence, maintain stability, safety and soundness .n the operations of the Bank. He/she is accountable for the aggregate plan and delivering of information technology systems, tools, operations and the general, operating model.
Duties and responsibilities
• Plan, direct and coordinate Banking Operations;
• Develop and facilitate planning across the Branch Network and direct administrative oversight of Branch operations:
• Develop controls to check compIiance to credit policy and procedures;
• Develop banking portfolio strategy weighted against risk/profit threshold of the Bank;
• Provide direction towards business growth and risk optimization in term of risk/reward and portfolio profitability;
• Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) systems and projects;
• Develop and implement strict security policy and framework for the bank; and
• Ensure the policies are adhered to and implemented throughout the Bank from IT tools, systems and staff identification and credentials have been properly programed into the banking system.
Key qualifications
• Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Banking, Computer Science, IT.
• Bachelor's degree in ICT related field.
• A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, of which 5 years should be at managerial level in the banking operations/ICT related function .

Director of Shared Services (Job Ref: ABL/DSS/09/1S)
Purpose of the Job
The Director of Shared Services is responsible for overseeing Azania Bank's support functions including Finance, Procurement, Human Resources and Administration Services to ensure the timely provision and allocation of human and physical resources required for the Bank to achieve its strategic goals.
Duties and responsibilities
• Assist in the development of the annual business plan for Azania Bank and ensure that the services provided by the Directorate enable the achievement of the business plan;
• Define short-term and long-terms strategies for each unit within the Directorate of Shared Services in line with the overall Bank strategy;
• Assist Azania Bank in determining the technical and financial feasibility of implementing projects and development of new programs based on the availability and capability of its resources (people, information technology etc.)
• Develop relevant financial, procurement, human resources and administrative policies and procedures to ensure effective operations of the bank;
• Coordinate with the Heads of departments in the development of the annual budget for the Directorate of Shared Services;
• Establish and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, i.e., contractors, consultants, and vendors/suppliers, for the achievement of Azania Bank's goals and objectives;
• Act as the Secretary of the Tender Board of the bank and oversee all procurement and tendering functions within the bank; and
• Direct all administrative activities including security, preventative and corrective maintenance, mailroom, office supplies and Azania Bank vehicles.
Jobs in Dar es Salaam Tanzania at Azania Bank Limited
Key qualifications
• Master's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Accounting or Finance.
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Accounting or Finance.
• Relevant professional qualification in accounting such as CPNACCA and a professional qualification in procurement and supplies management such as Certified Supplies Professional or Certified International Property Specialist will be an added advantage.
• A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in financial management, human resource management or general management and administration, of which 5 years should be at senior managerial level.
Director of Internal Auditor (Ref Job: ABL/DIA/09/1S)
Purpose of the Job
The Director of Internal Audit is responsible for ensuring existence of adequate and effective controls in the business of the Bank, and conducting frequent compliance audits as per standards and procedures.
Duties and responsibilities
• Identify potential business risk areas in the operations of Azania Bank, and devise and implement appropriate controls, measures and processes;
• Monitor and provide timely reports to the Board of Directors of any areas of risk, fraud, and other malpractices facing the Bank;
• Develop and implement annual internal audit plan of financial and non-financial compliance audits in terms of systems, policies, processes, procedures, practices, guidelines and regulations and recommend appropriate corrective measures and actions for deviations;
• Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance and control processes;
• Support the development, dissemination of, as well as, monitor implementation of fraud prevention and risk management response policies, processes and procedures across the company;
• Provide guidance and support in all fraud and audit investigation assignments and report the findings to the Board of Directors and Regulatory authorities;
• Provide inputs to the Bank's corporate planning processes and develop departmental functional plans that support realization of Azania Bank's corporate objectives; and
• Implement and exercise delegated authorities and any other instructions and directives as may be issued by the Board of Directors and/or Managing Director.
Key qualifications
• Master's degree in degree in Accounting, Actuarial Science, Commerce, Finance or related degree with a major in Accounting or Auditing.
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Actuarial Science, Commerce, Finance or related degree with a major in Accounting or Auditing.
• Certified Public Accountant and registered as an Authorized Auditor, Tanzania.
• A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, of which 5 years should be at senior managerial level in a financial institution.

Director of Legal Services Company Secretary (Job Ref: ABL/DLS/09/15)
Purpose of the Job
The Director of Legal Services shall be responsible for providing strategic leadership to the department and advise Management and the Board on all legal matters.
Duties and responsibilities
• Maintain the Bank's statutory registers and records including registry of directors, shareholders, debenture holders and minutes of general meetings and Board meetings;
• Arrange board meetings and ensure proper business conduct at the Board meetings and provide the Board with legal advice and opinion on matters as may be required;
• File annual returns at the Registrar of Companies documents which must be filed as per the law;
• Participate in the coordination and implementation of recommendations relating to policies and strategies necessary for Azania Bank to undertake its mandate in banking and financial services and ensure efficient and effective enforcement of activities undertaken by Azania Bank;
• Advise the Management on the proper interpretation and application of laws and on all contracts, agreements and matters in relation to functions of Azania Bank;
• Represent the bank in all legal hearings, arbitration, and court proceedings;
• Ensure a consistent review of statutes and policies administered by Azania Bank; and
• Coordinate issuance of directives and guidance on drafting of legal instruments, contracts conveyance deeds, and ensure proper custody of the Bank's legal documents and seals of the Bank.

Key qualifications
• Master's degree in Law.
• Bachelor's degree in Law.
• An advocate registered in Tanzania or with a permission from the Chief Justice to practice law as an advocate in Tanzania.
• A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, of which 5 years should be at senior managerial level.

Head Risk Management and Compliance (Job Ref: ABL/HRMC/09/15)
Purpose of the Job
The Head of Risk Management and Compliance will be responsible for developing and embedding a supportive risk and compliance culture in the day to day business of the Bank ensuring that the Bank is aware of risk and compliance elements.

Duties and responsibilities
• Assess products, services, compliance or operational risks at Azania bank and develop risk management strategies;
• Develop risk management framework and system and train departmental risk champions on implementation;
• Prepare reports or presentations that outline findings, explain risk positions or recommend changes for the bank to adopt;
• Serve as a confidential point of contact for employees to communicate with management, seek clarification on issues or dilemmas or report irregularities;
• Responsible for the risk budgetary planning (risk costs) and any other operational budgets in the bank;
• Monitor implementation of action plans to ensure risk mitigation efforts are proceeding as required; and
• Evaluate the adequacy of the Bank's internal control framework in addressing risks and accomplishing the Bank's goals and objectives.

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Key qualifications
• Master's degree in Business Administration/ Risk Management/Actuarial Science
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Finance/Accounting/Commercial Actuarial Science or other relevant degree
• Certified Public Accountant/Association of Chartered Certified Accountant/ Certified Institute of Risk Management/ Institute and Faculty of Actuaries / Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
• A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in related field, of which 5 years should be at managerial level


If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above position, please send your application form, detailed curriculum vitae, and photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of three referees to the address below.

Applications should be submitted by post or electronically indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line and send to the address given below. All applications should be submitted to the address given below not later than 10'" September 2015.

Applications which do not indicate the reference number or have an application letter attached or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
E-mail applications should bear the reference number of the position applied for in the subject line of the email.

Application by post should be addressed to:

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Executive Selection Division,
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