Branch Manager (Call for CVs)

Bachelor's Degree   Multi Location Full Time 2540
Date Posted:Jan 9, 2021
Reference:Mentioned at submission guidelines below
Closing Date:Jan 30, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:12
Functional Area:Social Science ,Business Administration
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:6 - 8 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 nearly 1,500 employees (20% women), FMFB-A operates in 14 provinces of Afghanistan through 39 branches (including one woman only branch). The number of FMFB-A clients across 14 provinces reaches about to 197,000 (23% women) both in rural and urban areas. The FMFB-A loan outstanding and deposit values reach to over AFN 4.5 billion and AFN 7.6 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:

  • Manages, monitors and supervises the branch operations (loan portfolio, savings mobilization etc.); and Manages branch liquidities.s
  • Manages and supervises the work of branch staff; and is in-charge of branch administration.
  • Assist staff in setting commercial objectives; and persuades staff to achieve them and constantly monitors staff efforts to ensure their achievement.
  • Manages the logistical aspects (stock of documents, stationeries, vehicles,) in coordination with the Logistics and Procurement sections.
  • Implements the business plan/financial projections at branch level; and authorizes expenses in line with the budget.
  • Follow up of important customers as well as delinquent customers; and chairs the Branch Loan Committee.
  • Developing staff capacity through ongoing need-assessment and support to maintain efficiency and effectiveness of resources.
  • Responsible for staff attitude and ensuring a respectful, professional and banking values driven behavior against customers.
  • 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.
  • 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, Kabul, Parwan, Nangarhar, Baghlan, Bamyan, Badakhshan, Takhar, Kunduz, Samangan, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul, Jawzjan, Faryab, Herat
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