14 Oct 2021

Branch Manager at Vision Fund Rwanda

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Job Description

Job Opportunities in VisionFund Rwanda

‘’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 positions:

1. Branch Manager

Reporting line:  Head of Operations

Work location: Nyamata Branch

The expected Branch Manager will be responsible for producing the effective performance of Gicumbi Branch activities, providing significant extension, planning, monitoring, and documentation of the branch operations, maintain the quality of loan portfolio and level of deposits of the branch.

Major responsibilities:

  • Provides sound planning, monitoring, implementation, extension, and documentation of branch Operations including but not limited to loans and collaterals management, internal control systems, compliance with policies & procedures, and timely & adequate reporting (50%);
  • Maintains the deposits of the branch, verifies related transactions, and ensures quality customer service at branch levels (15%);
  • Manages loan portfolio and ensures compliance with policies and procedures (15%);
  • Provides regular coaching & mentoring to staff and ensures that staff in operations are equipped with adequate knowhow by closely liaising with HR in all matters regarding training to new and existing branch staff (10%);
  • Provides strong leadership to staff including Banking, MIS, group and individual lending and manages branch performance by supervising set targets achievement and maintaining appropriate liquidity at branch (10%);
  • Any other task that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualification, experience, and core capabilities

Education: Bachelor Degree in Management, economics, Accounting, Finance, or business administration.


  • 5 Years’ experience in Microfinance or any other financial Institution
  • He/she should have a valid driving license, category A
  • In-depth knowledge of the banking and microfinance industry’s standards
  • Knowledge of applicable laws is desirable;
  • Sound leadership skills and excellent communication skills

Proficient Core capabilities

  • Achieving Capabilities
  • Thinking Capabilities
  • Self-managing Capabilities
  • Relational Capabilities

Method of Application

If the aforementioned positions speak to you, carefully complete the pre-screen questionnaire and attach your application letter together with a detailed and updated CV via the following email: [email protected] by 27th October 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

By sending in your application, you consent to VFR running a background check on.

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