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Amir Saifi | Elance
Last Sign-in: Feb 17, 2013

Amir Saifi

I would like to be a part of a dynamic company
  |   Karachi, Sind


Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I have professional education of business management and diversified experience of handling numerous assignments in financial services sector. I had been part of a core team in a bank and had carried out various successful assignments in consumer banking and other fields.

I have experience of product development, strategic planning, budgeting, policy making, risk and credit assessment, HR management, etc.

I had been part of product development and successful layunch and implementation of various innovative consumer banking products. I...

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Skills (5)

Financial Analysis
Financial Forecasting
Business Planning
Business Analysis
Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Service Description

All types of assignments related to financial services:

As part of the core team of Consumer Banking Group in KASB Bank Limited, Pakistan, I was involved in development of new products, prepare product policies, getting the product program approved from the Board of Directors and the State Bank of Pakistan, The first product that was designed by me and my team was “Education Asaan”, an education financing product that was introduced in Pakistan for the first time. The product dynamics were developed in a way that they provided an ideal solution for primary, higher and university education.

Some of its unique features included credit evaluation on the basis of the rating of educational institute instead of income of the borrower, extremely relaxed and flexible terms of repayment to accommodate all pockets. After the development of the product, I also established consumer banking group’s presence across the country by way of hiring and training of staff to perform various operations including sales & marketing, credit initiation, credit administration, recovery, etc.

Since it was a new product, I took various measures to create awareness amongst the potential customers as well as the educational institutes. These measures included visiting educational institutes for product briefing, conducting seminars and product awareness workshops for institutes as well as parents, etc. As a result of all the efforts, Education Asaan was successfully launched and marked a new...

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Hamdard University
Master of Business Administration
1994 - 1997
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Strategic planning
financial analysis
product development
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