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Friday, June 18, 2021

Manager Agribusiness at Azania Bank Ltd


The Bank is seeking to recruit a highly motivated, result-driven, and qualified candidate from within to fill in the position of a Manager Agribusiness, the job profile and the required qualifications and competences are as follows: –



Nature and Scope: –

The position involves getting appropriate markets and marketing options for agricultural produce and their linkages to various value chain stakeholders. It will also oversee various funding options for agricultural activities and devise sustainable linkages with financial service providers aimed at ensuring reliable cashflows sufficient to cover financial commitments to the funders.

The objective is to have adequately funded agricultural sector capable of generating reliable and sufficient cashflows that guarantee creditworthiness customers who use and deploy banking services for mutual development of the parties, namely the players in agricultural projects and their value chains as well as the financier – a banking institution.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead in identifying, developing and growing credible agricultural projects capable of utilizing bank services for efficient agro projects.
  • Enable the bank to extend banking services to agricultural sector players and use the opportunities to grow customers from the sector and grow the bank’s balance sheet and revenue generation from the sector.
  • Conduct a comprehensive financial analysis and evaluation of various agricultural projects and recommend to the Management for funding as well as devising appropriate terms and conditions for offering various products and services to the sector.
  • Work closely with Bank Management to develop a funding systems approach to support the agriculture and its value chains to be supported by the bank and other appropriate partners and engage them for optimal allocation of resources aimed at growing business of all related parties.
  • Define short term, medium and long term strategy for the bank to finance the agriculture sector taking into account interests of various stakeholders including optimizing risks and other engagement options.
  • To provide active agricultural sector portfolio management and advisory services for the bank.
  • To initiate and devise appropriate policy, procedures and processes necessary for guiding agriculture sector funding, credit accommodation as well as business development within the bank.
  • Create, utilize and maintain strategical business collaborations, alliances, synergies and arrangements between bank stakeholders aimed at boosting and maintaining business growth between the parties.
  • Initiate and recommend relevant improvements in the agri-business enterprises that would enable the bank realize better returns on their investments.
  • Initiate and create publicity and awareness programs on agribusiness available at the bank and engage various stakeholders aimed at raising consumption levels of accompanying bank products and services.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Management from time to time.

Qualification, Experience and Competences

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness or similar field.
  • Minimum of five years working experience in similar field in Tanzania.
  • Positive attitude and mind toward business sense and pushing bank interest ahead.
  • Additional qualifications in business related studies will be an added advantage.

Mode of Application

Applications must be attached with detailed resume, Copies of relevant certificates. The deadline for submission of applications is one weeks after the appearance of this advert.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please apply in confidence to:

P. O. BOX 32089
Tel No.: 2412025/26/27,
Fax No.: 2412028
Or email:

The deadline for submitting the application is 25 June 2021.