National Bank of Samoa

The National Bank of Samoa is a locally owned and operated a commercial trading bank. From its humble beginnings as a family owned and managed business in the mid ‘90’snbs has grown to be a major player in the Samoan banking and commercial sectors.

National Bank of Samoa Samoa
Jan 06, 2019
Full time
Head of Credit Vacancy The Head of Credit is responsible to the CEO to ensure achievement of the Bank’s vision through successful implementation of business initiatives regarding lending culture, policies and procedures. This is a senior management role forming part of the Bank’s Leadership Team. It is expected that candidates have had appropriate experience and accountability to conduct independent and objective assessments and reviews of all lending proposals, in a timely manner, as well as the management and recovery of nonperforming loans. Role Key Responsibilities: Delivers quality credit assessments of proposals and objectively considers whether lending proposals make good commercial sense. Ensures that all credit approvals are soundly based, involve appropriate research / analysis and reflect the Bank’s current lending policies and risk appetite. Uses knowledge of economic sectors / industry and appropriate market data to support the assessment. Position Requirements: Minimum qualification is a degree in Finance and Commerce or related discipline with minimum of 5 years experience. Strong negotiation and consultation and problem solving skills Strong management, conceptual and leadership skills Excellent report writing skills Remuneration : The position offers an attractive package including a salary and staff benefits including staff concessionary lending. Applications: Email or send your written application with your most recent curriculum vitae including names of three (3) referees to the following address. Faumuinā Marei Fa’imanu-Tufuga Manager Human Resources National Bank of Samoa Ground Floor ACC Building Apia Samoa Email: Telephone:  (+685) 26766 Applications will close  at  4pm, 17th January 2019 .