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Sheila Matika
Corporate Relationship Manager - Development Organisations , Commercial Bank
HARARE, Zimbabwe
A qualified Business Development Executive and banker with more than 10 years experience in the banking sector, having worked for Barclays Bank and currently Old Mutual Group. My expertise is in corporate relationship management , portfolio management, treasury operations and credit risk. I am open to opportunities for new business development in NGOs and development banks.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
My profession began as an intern at NMB Bank in 2001, where I covered all banking departments such as retail banking, Treasury , Marketing and business development ,corporate banking, corporate finance & operations. Internship was part of fulfilling the requirements for attaining a banking and Finance degree at The National University of Science and Technology. Having completed my degree , my first job was with an Asset management Company in 2003 where i was in charge of the Unit Trusts Department and Treasury. After 3 years i left the organisation to join a Discount House as a business developmemt and sales dealer. In 2008 I joined Barclays Bank as a Treasury Sales dealer responsible for on-boarding new business to increase deposits for the bank as well as managing an existing portfolio through a robust customer relationship management system. In 2010 I swithched roles to move onto the Foreign Exchange & liquidity management desk as a foreign exchange dealer mainly responsible for trading.In 2012 , still in Barclays i moved to the Corporate Banking Department as Corporate Relationship Manager looking after development Organisations and schools. In 2017 I moved to look after the SMEs, a position I held until I was head-hunted by The Old Mutual Group banking arm, CABS, to start up the NGOs department, a position that I currently hold and receiving numerous rewards and recognition for excellent performance evidenced by the growth of the portfolio
I did my secondary education in 1993-1996 at St Augustines High School in Mutare, Zimbabwe. I passed all 10 subjects and proceeded to High School in 1997-1998 at Nagle House in Harare, Zimbabwe and passed all 3 subjects. I attended Universityin 1999-2003 at The National University of Science (NUST) and Technology in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and majored in Banking and Finance, degreee class 2:1. I went on to do Masters at the same University, Msc in Finance and Investments and attained class 2:1. In 2023 I got a part-scholarship to study for a Certificate of Trade Finance in Africa, a course offered by AFREXIMBANK and Bank of America in Egypt. As part of fulfilling the degree requirements at NUST, a student is required to do a 1-year Industrial attachment. I did my internship with a Financial Institution, The National Merchant bank ( NMB) and covered all departmets including Treasury Front and back office, Corporate Banking , Operations, Retail and SME Banking. Professional courses done include both in-house trainings covering aspects such as customer service, risk management , credit Analysis, Financial statement analysis and new business development.
Affiliations and Achievements:
1.At Barclays Bank I was the pioneer Corporate Relationship Manager for the schools portfolio, a portfolio that grew to be a major revenue contributor for the bank and a source of cheap deposits.
2.My NGOs and schools portfolio was the first to have a Facility under the Barclays/USAID Guarantee for financing women-led businesses.
3. I was nominated and recognised by The Old Mutual group and awarded an all-expenses holiday trip to Germany for having excelled beyond expectations in new business development and sales in 2022.

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  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Native language -shona
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