Regional Manager-Central

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1486
Date Posted:Sep 12, 2018
Closing Date:Sep 19, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Business Administration
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90,66,94

About OXUS Afghanistan:

OXUS Afghanistan started Operation in 2005 under support of ACTED, a development and relief NGO, which is operating in twenty five Countries of the world, and Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA). Currently, OXUS Afghanistan has a portfolio of over AFN 816 million with an outreach of about 22,000 customers managed through 19 Branches, 10 provinces. OXUS Afghanistan is a part of OXUS Group, a global network of Microfinance Institutions created by ACTED, a leading international NGO operating in 25 countries. OXUS Afghanistan was created with funding from the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA), a Government Apex agency set up by international donors in 2003 in order to develop and support the microfinance sector in Afghanistan. OXUS Afghanistan Provides conventional and Islamic financing. OXUS -Afghanistan has individual and group lending which helps Afghan people have access to finance. OXUS-Afghanistan provides financing for youth and women as women improvement process and support them for better access to finance.

Job Summary:

The Regional Manager is responsible for the overall management of the Branches under his supervision. He is responsible for several branches, and has to make sure that all set targets are met in terms of outreach, quality of portfolio and profitability.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

 Fluency in English and Dari with strong written and verbal communication skills in both language

Duties & Responsibilities:

) Provide leadership and good management to the staff by:

a) Acting as a positive model and giving the good example;
b) Leading the development of the Branches according to the objective and targets set for in the business plan, including outreach in terms of portfolio and number of customers, quality of portfolio and profitability;
c) Monitoring the Branch teams to ensure efficiency and delivery of high quality products and services to clients;
d) Ensuring that related Branches employeesreceive the training they need to carry out their responsibilities;
e) Ensuring the free flow of information between the team, other Branches, HQ and external organizations;
f) Representing OXUS Afghanistan at all relevant meetings with governmental and traditional officials, MFIs, NGOs, and others.

2) Supervise all the lending activities of the Branches:

a) Manage the team Branch Managers;
b) Set the target plan for the team and control the achievement of targets;
c) Maintain at all times the highest quality of portfolio;
d) Control the quality of the services provided by the Branches to their customers;
e) Report the performance to HQ using standard reports on a weekly and monthly basis;

3) Supervise all the administrative activities of the Branches:

a) Conduct staff performance reviews every six (6) months and provide regular feedback to his/her team.
b) Review monthly reports with related Branch Managers involved in the process of reporting.
c) Update targets and data of the Branches on a regular basis and ensures that projections are accurate;
d) Ensure that all policies and procedures are being correctly implemented and details them to his/her staff.
e) Conduct regular monitoring of staff and visits clients on a regular basis to ensure quality control of information and activities.

4) Supervise all the financial activities of the Branches office:

a) Create and manage the Branches budget, ensuring accuracy, efficiency, and cost effectiveness in
the use of resources on a monthly basis in cooperation with HQ;
b) Review and sign all financial reports;
c) Supervise the management of physical cash;
d) Ensure that the daily, weekly, monthly, or annual reconciliations between the physical cash and cash in accounting software;
e) Make sure information entered in the loan tracking and accounting softwares are complete and accurate
f) Submit monthly financial and programmatic reports to the appropriate individuals and entities ensuring their accuracy and timeliness.
5) Participate in the institutional development of the OXUS Afghanistan:

a) Participate in meetings and seminars both within the local organization, nationally, and internationally as required,
b) Cooperate fully on audits of field operations and financial operations.
c) Follow up audit recommendations in field and ensure their full implementation.
d) Conduct regular trainings in branches under his/her supervision.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


 A Bachelor degree in Business Administration ,Finance;
 4 years’ experience in microfinance, commercial banking or in the financial sector;
 Integrity, honesty and commitment;
 Good knowledge of accounting;
 Advanced computer skills;

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