Friday, May 3, 2019

Business Development Manager Job at Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited (TADB)

Business Development Manager


Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited (TADB) is a Government Institution established under the Companies Act, 2002 and licensed under the provisions of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act No 5 of 2006 and the Banking and Financial Institutions (Development Finance) Regulations, 2012. The bank has the following key objectives:

To catalyze credit delivery to the agricultural sector and thereby accelerate agricultural growth;
To lead, as an apex agricultural financing bank, in capacity building strategies and programmes to strengthen the agriculture financial value chain;
To be an important player in the implementation of the Government’s development vision, policies and programmes, including but not limited to the Tanzania Development Vision 2015, Agricultural Sector Development Programme, Kilimo Kwanza Initiative, Second-Generation Financial Sector Reforms as well as in the furtherance of the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty for Mainland Tanzania (MKUKUTA), and Zanzibar Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (MKUZA);
To build on existing agro-financing activities through provision of short, medium and long-term facilities to the following: smallholder farmers’ groups, savings and credit cooperative societies (SACCOS), community banks, commercial banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) that are active in lending to the agricultural sector;
To coordinate and monitor agriculture and rural lending activities with a view to maximizing the impact of agricultural growth by working closely with the Ministries and institutions responsible for Agriculture, Regional Administration as well as the numerous players active in this sector;
To assist the Government in implementing its policies on enhancing financial inclusion and economic empowerment in the rural
The TADB is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies:


Nature and Scope:

The successful candidate will report to the Director of Credit and Business Management. He/She has overall responsibility for the business development and management of corporate relationships.

Key Responsibilities

  • To develop and market the bank’s business through contact with corporate customers, high net-worth individuals, government and quasi-government bodies, and other prospective
  • To identify companies of good credit standing likely to have a requirement for the corporate banking services of the
  • To identify and develop business opportunities with companies/dients at a satisfactory rate of return to the
  • To serve clients’needs through a range of bank’s products and services by originating loans and
  • To provide a superior level of customer relations and service; and ensure compliance with bank’s policies and
  • To review the lending portfolio annually and as when
  • To prepare portfolio review reports and alert relevant Directorates and Departments on required actions.
  • To communicate the strategic plan to subordinates in regard to business expansion, acquisition and
  • To provide leadership, training and supervision to officers and other personnel within the department.
  • To offer technical assistance and directions regarding marketing of bank’s products and services.
  • To facilitate preparation of business plans and budgets for the
  • To carry out any other duties assigned by the Director  of  Credit and Business Management from time to


  • Master’s Degree/Postgraduate qualifications in Business Administration, Economics, Agricultural Economic, Banking, Finance or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience of which 4 must be in a senior post in a bank or financial or related institution.
  • Knowledge of agricultural finance
  • Leadership, motivation and people management
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Banking computer


Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited is an equal opportunity employer. The bank offers an attractive remuneration package, career development opportunities and excellent working environment.


Qualified candidates should apply in writing to or lodge their applications at the address shown below, enclosing:

Application letter showing how they meet the requirements of the position;
An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae;
Contacts stating name in full, physical address, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of the candidate;
Certified copies of relevant certificates
Names and full contacts of three (3) referees.
Closing date: Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 4.00 pm on Tuesday, 14th May 2019.

Managing Director,

Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank,

4rd Floor Acacia Estates Building, Plot 84 Kinondoni Road,

P.O.Box 63372,



For further information, please visit the Bank’s website:

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