18 Apr 2016

VisionFund Job Vacancy : Regional Manager

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VisionFund Ghana is part of a network of International Microfinance Institutions working in 32 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America. Middle East and Eastern Europe. VisionFund is a subsidiary of World Vision International and we work in partnership to unlock the economic potential for communities to thrive, by providing financial empowerment to families to create jobs and incomes that improve the well-being of children. VisionFund Ghana has 11 branches across the 10 regions of Ghana and serves clients in mostly rural and Peri-Urban communities.

Job title: Regional Manager
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Job  Purpose

The Regional Manager shall be responsible for the managing a cluster of branches in a defined zone to deliver agreed institutional objectives. The role shall offer leadership to a team of staff to deliver services and in strict accordance with the institutions standards.


Business Development

•   Lead the implementation of institutional strategies to realise business objectives of the region
•   Devise and guide the implementation of marketing strategies to achieve all business objectives
•   Supervise a network of branches to deliver products and services to target clients in the region
•   Prepare regional business plans and budgets
•   Identify new markets for expansion to achieve scale and impact


•   Participate in the process of strategic planning for programme implementation, expansion and sustainability
•   Ensure all branch processes and procedures are consistent with institutional policies and procedures
•   Ensure all credit products are delivered to clients within acceptable terms and conditions
•   Monitor branch activities to ensure full compliance with institutional policies
•   Appraise and approve loans as defined in the institutional approval limits
•   Reviews loan agreements to ensure that they are complete and accurate according to policy
•   Review and recommend possible adjustment and improvement of credit methodology to senior management

Qualification Required & Experience

Formal Education

•   A minimum of a first bachelor’s degree plus certification in Business development/marketing
•   A master’s degree in a microfinance/business development course is an advantage
•   A good understanding of credit risk management, accounting and a flair for marketing will be an added advantage


•   At least three years experience in a similar position

Skills and knowledge

•   Must have good business development skills and relate well with people from diverse backgrounds
•   Must have a good knowledge in microfinance methodologies, products and services
•   Must be very conversant with VF Ghana’s core objectives and business model
•   Must be dynamic, innovative and self-motivated
•   Must be willing and able to work effectively under pressure and be goal oriented
•   Must have strong organization abilities

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Qualified individuals should send their applications titled: "Regional Manager" and CVs to the address stated below: [email protected] Or VisionFund Ghana, PMB CT 78, Cantonments, Accra Closing Date: 02 May, 2016

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