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Universal Traders SACCO (UTS) is dully licensed deposit taking Sacco under the regulations of SACCO societies Act 2010 and has its major operations in the larger eastern region. 

UTS began its operations in 1997 and has since grown to be a financial service provider of choice in the region. 

To date, Membership to the SACCO is diverse and incorporates traders, farmers, civil servants, membership groups and associations.

We are looking for focused, dynamic and experienced individuals to fill the following positions:
 
Chief Executive Officer 
(1 Post)
 
The person will be responsible for the day to day Management of the Society’s Operations. 

In addition he/she is expected to give advice to the Board of Directors on various policy matters as well as managing the staff within the Society.
  • Interpreting and implementing the decisions of the Board;
  • Ensuring effective management of the Sacco’s business in the best interest of the Sacco and other stakeholders;
  • Ensuring development and implementation of strategic and business plans;
  • Overseeing the development of operational plans and budget for approval by the Board;
  • Ensuring compliance with the laws of the country;
  • Overseeing the development of various Sacco policies.
  • Ensuring there is effective communication between the management and the Board;
  • Acting as the principal spokesperson of the Sacco;
  • Participating in the Board of Director’s meetings and Executive Committee meetings;
  • Responsible for the security of funds and assets of the Sacco;
  • Performing any other lawful duties as may be assigned by the BOD
Attributes /Skills
  • Judgment and decision-making ability
  • Able to handle difficult customers with diplomacy and tact
  • Accuracy and attention to detail 
  • High financial management capability
  • High leadership and administrative capacity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business related course from a recognized University 
  • Be a Certified Public Accountant CPA(K) holder
  • MBA Qualification will be an added advantage
  • Have at least 5 years practical experience in a busy financial institution with 2 of these being in a Senior Management Position
  • 30 – 40 years age.
Branch Manager
(2 Posts)

The branch Manager shall be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and is generally responsible for coordinating day to day branch operations and business growth at the Branch.

Main Duties :-
  • Manage branch performance against agreed targets and budgets, and within policies and standards and in line with the Sacco`s strategic objectives.
  • Establish and oversee the implementation of sound financial management systems in liaison with the Head of Branches and Finance.
  • Manage the branch loan portfolio in accordance with the Society credit policy and procedures.
Attributes /Skills
  • Good Interpersonal and Leadership skills
  • Good business Management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Judgment and decision-making ability
  • Ability to achieve results through people and develop staff
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • High financial management capability
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite
Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in Business Related Field from a recognized university
  • CPA II/ACCA or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar position in a financial institution or equivalent
  • Age: 28 – 35 Years.
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply.

Applications should be sent to the postal or Email address shown below accompanied with a detailed C.V, copies of academic & Professional Certificates and testimonials so as to be received not later than Friday March 06th, 2015.

The candidates must indicate their current and expected gross salary in the application letter though remunerations will be negotiable depending on qualification and experience.

The Secretary
Board of Directors
P. O. Box 2119-90100
Machakos

or info@universaltraders.co.ke


NB: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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