Tuesday, August 8, 2017


Vision Fund Tanzania (VFT-MFB) formerly known as SEDA is a fast growing and reputable Micro Finance Institution (MFI) , it has an outstanding loan portfolio of Tshs.23.6 billion ana an existing customer base of 57,000 clients, over 15,000 of the total customer base are small holder farmers. VFf-MFB is an equal opportunity employer that needs dynamic, loyal and committed young men & women who have passion for people's economic development to fill in the vacant positions detailed here below;

Loan Officers
Work Reference No # 4
Position: Loan Officers Reporting to: Supervisors
Purpose of the position
Core Function: To build and maintain a high quality loan portfolio which involves finding clients, implementing and managing a credit program within a designated operation area of VFT -MFB and in accordance to set policy and procedures.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• Does client recruitment and orientation to VFT-MFB Ioan products and Services.
• Process loan applications & do follow-bp on loan repayments.
• Provide quality and good customer service to clients this include business counseling.
Education &Special / Personal Abilities
• University degree in Marketing & Business Administration or Microfinance Management from a reputable university.

Special/Personal Abilities
• Excellent character and unquestionable integrity
• Ability to do exact and detailed analysis for all loan applications
• Good negotiation skills and highly determined to accomplish tasks.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Have a very clean bill of health willingness to take on field work&
• Motor Cycle driving License.
People and Culture Officer (Compensation & Reward)
Work Reference No # 3
Position: People and Culture Officer (Compensation & Reward) Reporting to: Head of People & Culture

Core Function:
This position is responsible for assisting the Head of People & Culture in facilitating staff compensation and reward system

• To ensure timely and accurate of monthly payroll
• Periodically coordinates the salary survey to maintain the competitive pay
• Administers all staff statutory contributions and deductions and ensures are submitted to the respective institutions. e.g PA YE, Pension, WCF,
• Ensures timely and proper management of allowances
• Manages all medical related issues for VFT_MFB staff and their eligible family members

Education &Special / Personal Abilities
• University degree Human Resources Management, Public Administration from a reputable university.
• Minimum of four years' work experience in HR department with two years specialized in Compensation and Reward.

Soft Skills
• Very good communication and interpersonal skills both Kiswahili and English
• Creativity with good analytical and problem solving skills
• highly developed sense of reliability and accuracy
• trustworthiness and willingness to take responsibility
• Above average Competence in Microsoft Office applications and other office productivity tools

Senior Internal Auditor
Work Reference No # 2
Position: Senior Internal Auditor: Reporting to: Head of Internal Audit & Investigation

Core Function:
His position is responsible for coordinating and reviewing VFT-MFB operations against the procedures, laws and regulations policies and procedures, laws and regulation.

Main duties & Responsibilities
• Performs audit work in accordance with the approved audit manual and professional standards
• Carries out the procedures outlined in the internal audit plan
• Periodically review appraise and advice accordingly the soundness, adequacy and efficiency of accounting, finance, MIS, HR and other internal controls
• Perform operational reviews and appraise on the cost effectiveness and efficiency with which resources are employed in the all VFT MFB business processes
• Review and advice degree of VFT-MFB compliance to its internal policy
• Coordinate and facilitate the external and global audit exercise
• Provides investigative services, as the need arises and if possible recommends the change on policy and procedures arising from the cases investigated in order to strengthen the Bank's risk management systems.

Education & Special/Personal Abilities
• University degree in BCom in Accounting, (UDSM) BAF (MU) or equivalent
• CPA (T) holder
• Minimum of four years' work experience as an auditor with three years as auditor in a Microfinance Banking institution.

Soft Skills
• Excellent character and unquestionable integrity.
• Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the potential (qualification) to motivate and manage a team.
• Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of reliability and correctness.
• Good knowledge on general economic and financial matters.
• Good communication and marketing skills.

Work Reference No # 1
Position: Supervisors: Reporting to: Head of Branch Banking
Core Function:
To develops the business plan and annual work plans of the business centre and ensures an efficient performance of the Business Centre to achieve the set targets. To market VFf- MB products and services & does market surveys within the prescribed areas of operation.

Main-Duties & Responsibilities:
• To ensure efficient performance of the Business Centre.
• Ensures that the Business Centre meets or exceeds the targets as agreed upon in the business plan.
• Implements policies, procedures and internal controls at the Business Centre
• Mentoring and coaching of staff & maintains a harmonious working relationship among the staff.
• Conducts regular performance reviews of-the staff under him/her
• Builds a good staff -customers relationship; Ensures customers satisfaction.
Education &Special / Personal Abilities
• University degree in Economics, Marketing, Business Administration.
• Minimum of four years working experience in a Microfinance Bank.
• Proficient with Microsoft applications.
• Banking certification and experience is an added advantage.

Soft Skills
• Excellent character and unquestionable integrity.
• Proactive personality, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team .
• Highly developed leadership skills & sense of reliability and correctness.
• Good knowledge on economic and financial topics.
• Minimum of four years' experience in Microfinance industry with 2 years in Loan management.
• Very good communication both Kiswahili & English. Good mentor and coach
• Negotiation, Networking, and problem solving skills

Working Environment & Remuneration
VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Limited has a calm and harmonious working environment where all staff are equally valued. Good work is recognized and rewarded accordingly and there is an opportunity to grow professionally and spiritually.

For on line application, mark/head the Work Reference Number attach the cover letter with photocopies of your certificates, CV with three referees through email address vftHRstaff@vftz.co.tz. You may a send your application to below address Please mark the Work
Reference Number on the Envelope; don't do both you have to choose one; on line or physical. All should reach VFT-MFB not later than three weeks after the first appearance of the advert deadline August 20, 2017.

The Chief Executive Officer,
VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Limited
P.O. Box 1546, Arusha.
N.B. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted .

Daily News 7 August, 2017


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