Branch Manager

Bachelor's Degree   Jawzjan, Afghanistan Full Time 392
Date Posted:Dec 3, 2019
Closing Date:Dec 17, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Business Administration
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 - 6 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About FMFB:


The First Microfinance Bank - Afghanistan.

Founded in 2004, The First Microfinance Bank - Afghanistan (FMFB-A) is part of the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance (AKAM), which has programmes in over 10 countries throughout the developing world. FMFB-A's vision is to be recognized as the leading microfinance services provider contributing to poverty alleviation and economic development through the provision of sustainable financial services primarily targeting micro/small businesses and households. The bank provides credit and deposit products to a wide range of clients including micro, small and medium enterprises along with commercial banking and international remittance services.

The bank is also a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) - an independent network of banks using finance to deliver sustainable economic, social and environmental development. Our values-based banking agenda focuses on providing affordable financial services that promote entrepreneurship, agriculture, incremental housing and clean energy in Afghanistan.

With over 1,100 employees, FMFB-A operates in 14 provinces of Afghanistan through 39 branches. The number of FMFB-A clients across 14 provinces reaches about to 180,000 (men and women) both in rural and urban areas. The FMFB-A loan outstanding and savings values reach to over AFN 6.2 billion and AFN 2.5 billion, respectively.

Job Summary:

The incumbent of the position is responsible for all the activities of the branch. S/he supervises the work of the branch employees; and manages a well thought-out commercial development of the branch. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Manages, monitors and supervises the branch operations (loan portfolio, savings mobilisation etc.); and Manages branch liquidities.
  2. Manages and supervises the work of branch staff; and is in-charge of branch administration.
  3. Assist staff in setting commercial objectives; and persuades staff to achieve them and constantly monitors staff efforts to ensure their achievement.
  4. Manages the logistical aspects (stock of documents, stationeries, vehicles,…) in coordination with the Logistics and Procurement sections.
  5. Implements the business plan/financial projections at branch level; and authorises expenses in line with the budget.
  6. Follow up of important customers as well as delinquent customers; and chairs the Branch Loan Committee.
  7. Developing staff capacity through ongoing need-assessment and support to maintain efficiency and effectiveness of resources.
  8. Responsible for staff attitude and ensuring a respectful, professional and banking values driven behaviour against customers.
  9. Liable for all branch fixed assets in terms of in placing their adequate and update inventory, being utilized properly and making sure that they are in good and functioning order.
  10. Any other identical task assigned by the respective supervisor/s.

Job Requirement:


  • Academic background in economics or sciences.


  • At least 6 years’ experience in banking or Microfinance, where at least 3 years of it is serving a managerial role.


  • Ability to manage staff in a challenging commercial environment, a good command of written and spoken English, good computer literacy, a good understanding of the concept, theory and practice of Microfinance Banking.

Personal Traits:        

  • Social concern; committed; believing in, and committed to staff capacity building; respectful to customers.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Jawzjan
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