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Credit Officer Job Vacancy

Our client, a leading importer of agricultural equipment to East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and Ethiopia), is seeking to recruit a highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic individual to work as a Credit Officer

Responsibilities and Competencies:

1. Reports to the Vendor Finance Director and works closely with an external consultant who will assist in the design and initial implementation of the VF program

2. The credit officer is expected to bring to bear his/her experience and good judgment in the areas of
  • credit analysis,
  • risk assessment, and
  • the use of sound credit policies, procedures, and credit monitoring skills.
3. The position requires:

  • independent investigation,
  • written credit analysis of a borrower’s ability to repay,
  • written recommendation of borrower’s creditworthiness,
  • knowledge about agricultural financing, equipment, loan structure, monitoring and collections.
4. The position requires flexibility and close co-ordination with sales team members and a judicious use of scarce resources.

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience (Agricultural credit officer strongly preferred);
  • Understanding dynamics of lending to cooperatives;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Experience with agricultural equipment preferred;
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment;
  • Good interpersonal and social skills and ability to encourage team spirit;
  • Experience successfully designing and implementing new services or processes;
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office (strong skills in Excel required)
The job is challenging and the incumbent must demonstrate past relevant experience, plus a high level of commitment to the organization must be energetic results oriented and passionate about the job.

Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

Applications together with a detailed CV with daytime telephone number can be, posted, dropped at our offices or forwarded to the following email address.

Deadline is 17/08/2010.

Sublime Concepts Management Consulting Ltd

3rd floor, Uni-Afric Hse, Suite 321, Koinange/Loita St.Nairobi
P.O. Box 5977-00100 GPO Nairobi

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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