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Head of Credit Job in Kenya

Our client is an established and fast growing company in the East African region.

In line with their growth and expansion plan they are sourcing for talented, passionate, self driven and energetic professionals looking to develop and enhance their career to take up the following position:-

Head of Credit

Main Purpose of the Job: Support the development and lead in implementation of the company’s credit control policies, processes, procedures and strategies in minimizing the company’s exposure to credit risk which leads to financial loss.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the implementation of the credit control policy, monitoring and advising changes.
  • Managing the collection of debts
  • Managing the legal proceedings where necessary to ensure outstanding debts are brought to a satisfactory conclusion.
  • Leading and ensuring update of the company’s credit management procedures, techniques and participate in overseeing key accounts and customer relationship management
  • Managing the preparation of management and financial reports in relation to receivables
  • Leading, developing and implementing service level agreement and executing 3rd Party contracts
  • Developing, training, motivating and evaluating departmental staff to achieve highest levels of performance
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
  • Determining & coordinating departmental reporting and communication requirements
  • Be responsible for preparation and monitoring of the credit delivery, monthly, quarterly and annual plans/budget.
  • Identify risks that are inherent in advancing credit services and advice on measures to mitigate the risk
  • Ensure Superior Customer Experience to all internal and external clients

Job Skills
  • Performance reporting and Management
  • Treasury management
  • Tax management
  • Internal controls and risk management measures
  • Knowledge of ERP
  • Application and exploitation of IT
  • Customer Care

Competencies / Behaviours
  • Customer Focus,
  • Negotiation,
  • Entrepreneurial spirit,
  • Professionalism,
  • Creativity,
  • Team Player,
  • Leadership,
  • Innovative,
  • Change Champion,
  • Interpersonal & communication skills,
  • Analytical skills,
  • Organizational skills.

Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM - Finance) degree or its equivalent,
  • Must have CPA-III
  • Must have a Certificate of good conduct
  • Credit control/ Debt Collection background
  • 3 years relevant experience,
  • Corporate collections experience a distinct advantage
  • Computer Literate – Excel essential

Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on to the following address:

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke  

Tel: +254 712 13 10 11

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