Gicumbi Branch Leader at Vision Fund Rwanda

1 Gicumbi Branch Leader at Vision Fund Rwanda
Gicumbi Branch Leader

Vision Fund Rwanda | Type: Job
Published: 2024-05-28 | Deadline: 2024-06-10

28 May 2024


‘’Make a difference to thousands in the land of a thousand hills’’

VisionFund Rwanda (VFR), is Rwanda’s largest microfinance Institution committed to the development of Rwanda through providing affordable financial services (savings and loans) to the less privileged throughout its 4zones in Rwanda. VFR is the institution where you can develop your expertise working with the best people worldwide in a dynamic, team focused high performance environment. If you are looking for interesting but challenging work where you can make a difference in the world, then VFR has the will to make it so. VFR needs to recruit experienced and qualified staff on following position:

Gicumbi Branch Leader

Reporting to Head of Operations

Work location: Gicumbi Branch


  • To ensure an efficient financial and integration performance of the branch
  • To exchange information with the Head of Operations, Branch Team Leader and other branch staff, and ensuring an adequate information flow within the branch
  • To market the products and services of VFR

Type of the contract: Open Ended contract

Major Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities and weighting (adds to 100%)

Key tasks & outputs


1.Branch growth & profitability (50%)

  • Minimum net clients, deposits and loan portfolio growth as per the established budget,
  • Plan and supervise marketing and promotional activities in the Branch working area
  • Champions the efforts in managing loan delinquency by closely monitoring the branch loan portfolio

Steady growth in Client numbers, deposits and loan portfolio volumes

2. Reporting

  • Respecting the set deadlines for all required reports with minimum errors identified (Also includes OVCs and AP reporting).
  • Timely submission of reports to different dept.

3. Verification of branch transactions (petty cash, and /mobile Banking transactions, loan disbursements, insurance operations etc).

  • On time capturing, authorization (clearing) of data.
  • Timely correction of errors.
  • Compliance to insurance limits.
  • Good audit rating

4. Business Development campaign including radio appearance and community programs.

  • Carry out sensitization campaign at least once a month.
  • Positive customer inflow plus Good rappel with local authorities, customers and other organizations within the vicinity

5. Controls branch expenses and manages the branch budget.

  • No budget over shoots

6.Compliance to policies and procedures

“Low” Risk rating:

  • >66% Implementation of prior audit recommendations that are within the control of the branch.

No repeat findings

7. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Creativity and initiative in duties assigned

Process improvement

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • A committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Able to lead and participate in the leadership of daily devotions.

Qualifications: Knowledge and Technical Skills:

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • University degree in economics, accounting, business administration;
  • Four (4) years of related experience in Microfinance or Banking Branch operations
  • Having knowledge on savings groups functionality would be an advantage,
  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of rectitude
  • Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values
  • Be proficient in Microsoft office applications
  • Able to plan and manage finances, including a basic understanding of accounting.
  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach
  • Very good communication and marketing skills

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Office environment: typical office based with frequent field visits of up to 70% (choose one or combination)
  • On call: (in the after normal working hours)

Our offer

VisionFund Rwanda is willing to offer you a competitive salary, challenging work where you can make a difference in the world, develop your expertise by working with the best people worldwide in a dynamic, team focused and high performing environment

How to apply

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to the following link

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will not be considered.

 If the aforementioned position speaks to you, send your updated application via the above mentioned Link by or before 10th June, 2024.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on: (no applications will be accepted through this email).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.