Head of Asset Finance – Barclays Bank of Botswana

Primary Location :BW-Gaborone-Gaborone
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:16 Jan 2017  22 Jan 2017

 Overall Job Purpose

To deploy and manage sales and support functions within a sales portfolio by providing leadership, advise and guidance to enable achievement of agreed business targets, and execute the performance in line with the Asset Finance strategy and objective Asset Finance. Manage, sustain and drive a range of incomes from a fluid portfolio of customers and   prospects particularly:-
  • Deliver the Barclays Asset Finance Customer Value Proposition
  • Provide expert support and advice to both clients and colleagues
  • Work in partnership with business banking and Retail to support Conquest, Wedge and Customer income
  • Promote the AFD proposition where appropriate
  • Assist senior management with the AF strategy and action planning process, including engagement with key internal stakeholders who help shape offering, including Risk, Legal, Front Office COO, Technology & Change
  • Ensure adherence to Risk, Pricing and Asset policies and drive product performance
  • Assist with co-ordination, support and over-sight of Regional and Local Coverage AF Campaigns, including agreeing and monitoring critical success factors
  • Preparation of Product Papers in support of coverage credit submissions
  • Engage with Asset Management to assist in strengthening credit proposals and apply credit based knowledge to applications. Maintain a strong level of approval rates for our clients by ensuring applications are reviewed at inception for credit worthiness by applying existing knowledge and judgment. 
  •  Manage Asset Finance team in the designated portfolio in the country ( this will consist of either Large and Medium segment resources in the country and will include environments such as Joint Ventures, Alliances (External) and Non – Alliance (Internal) Asset Finance for both Business Banking and Retail customers)

Main Accountabilities

  • Financial and Business Management
  • Stakeholder Management & Networking
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Customer Service Delivery
  • Manage Customer Sales
  • People Management
Essential/Basic Qualifications

 Education and Experience

  • B-degree in Finance or related field
  • (5) years (Technical/Managerial) experience