Latest Management Trainees Jobs Recruitment at Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc

FORTIS in partnership with the German AFOS Foundation, and the German Catholic Entrepreneurs Association (BKU) is implementing a project co-financed by the German Government to strengthen FORTIS’s capacity to promote qualitative growth and efficiently manage the quality of its services. Focus is on ensuring efficient management of resources, personnel development as well as improving FORTIS’s capacity to provide further training to other microfinance institutions.
We are firmly committed to providing equal employment opportunities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply for posted positions. All employment positions are posted on the FORTIS website until positions are filled.

POSITION : Management Trainee
One of the main components of the project is the Management Trainee-Program. It is designed to cover a period of twelve months broken down as follows:

Training Overview Duration
 On-the-job training (operations – Field, Branch, Region and Head Office) 3 months
 Functional information and involvement in projects 2 months
 Project Management and responsibility 2 months
 Special training in the functional areas where the future job is planned 3 months
 Formal training units in the form of seminars and workshops on relevant management skills 2 months and upon resumption
The project seeks to recruit trainees in the following areas of FORTIS’s operations, kindly visit (Fortis Website) for more details and how to apply for the following management trainee positions:
Key Positions and Job Summary

1. Finance (Ref: FORTISF01)
 Supervise and coordinate the activities of regional and branch accountants
 Support the Chief Finance Officer in developing a robust financial strategy for the bank
 Supervise the preparation of the bank’s annual budget

2. Human Resources Management/ Management Development (Ref: FORTISHR02)
 Plan, direct, and coordinate human resource management activities of FORTIS to maximize the strategic use of human resources and maintain functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, personnel policies, and regulatory compliance.
 To identify all training needs of the bank and compile a list of all training programs for management decision
 To develop and manage a sustainable management development scheme for FORTIS

3. Operations/coordination (Ref: FORTISO03)
 Develop and manage the implementation of marketing strategies, plans and projects for new and existing products to meet customer needs
 Ensure the creation of new businesses and customers for the company’s products and services
 Oversee the maintenance of viable relationship with existing customers to satisfy their needs and keeps them delighted, retained and committed

4. Strategy and product Development (Ref: FORTISSP04) 
 Supervise and coordinate the activities of regional and branch accountants
 Support the Chief Finance Officer in developing a robust financial strategy for the bank
 Supervise the preparation of the bank’s annual budget

5. Risk Management (Ref: FORTISR05) 
 Book authorized credits on the system.
 Identify and track all conditions attached to each facility
 Visitation of customers’ project or security pledges to determine whether the security or project is still viable.
 Supervision/Advise the Relationship manager to ensure that documentations are properly filled (Business supports).
 Ensure that customers do not deviate from approved terms and conditions.

6. Communication Officer (Ref: FORTISC06)
 Work collaboratively with a diverse staff team to create and manage cross-organizational, integrated marketing strategies.
 Coordinate communications projects with clients and contractors for the development and production of educational event, promotional materials, web site production and other collateral.
 Provide writing and editing support for all outbound communication including all promotional materials, website content, a quarterly newsletter and the Bank’s annual report.

7. Auditor (Ref: FORTISA07)
 To ensure compliance to the bank’s accounting system and internal control policies, in order to protect the bank’s asset
 Assist the head, Internal Audit and Control in the design, revision or update appropriate internal control, audit & compliance strategy and framework for the bank
 Handle specific audit assignments at the Head Office or Region, as directed by Head Internal Audit and Control
 Facilitate the audit itinerary of the Regional Auditor

General Requirements
 The ideal candidate must possess a B.Sc degree
 Candidates are required to be between the ages 25 to 30 years old as at the date of application
 Maximum of 3 years work experience, fresh graduate are also eligible
 Ability to use IT tools such MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
Apart from the intensive academic training on general management, inputs on FORTIS ’s culture, strategy, structure and systems as well as on-the-job project management capacity building, the focus on professional training is to serve the purpose of future management responsibilities in the respective areas above.