BUCHAREST, March 12 (Reuters) - Romanian lender BRD Groupe Societe Generale
* BRD shares jumped 4 percent on the day to trade at 14,700 lei per share, their highest level since May 2011.
* Bank proposes distributing gross dividends of 1.64 lei per share, worth 1.14 billion lei ($301.27 million) overall.
* The dividend distribution plan will be up for approval at a general shareholders meeting on April 19.
* BRD recorded net profit of 1.38 billion lei in 2017, 90 percent up on the year. Further company coverage: ROBRD.BX ($1 = 3.7840 lei) (Reporting by Luiza Ilie)