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Credit Manager Job Vacancy

Credit Manager - Uganda
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Maintain a high quality loan portfolio;
  • Build a strong credit team (currently 12 people) that constantly learn from mistakes made and hence makes good credit decisions;
  • Ensure a smooth client journey (as far as the credit process is concerned);
  • Improve credit policies to ensure high efficiency of the team.
Specific activities include:

  • Plan the activities of the team on a daily basis;
  • Support and supervise the team to achieve excellent execution;
  • Groom junior management capacity;
  • Analyse trends and individual defaults aiming to improve credit management;
  • Report and suggest improvements to the Operations Manager.
The ideal candidate
The ideal candidate has over 7 years of highly successful work experience, of which at least 4 years in managerial roles in the field of credit, preferably in a commercial environment in East Africa. 

The role needs someone with the following attitude:
  • Mature and independent, without a big ego
  • Challenging status quo – there is always a better way
  • Not accepting mediocrity – stimulate people to perform, replace underperformers
  • Focus on big things – no time for micro management
  • “Just do it” approach – quickly fixes problems by doing good root cause analysis, solution finding and translating to implementation
  • Trust is good, control is better – systematically checks compliance with plans and procedures
The role requires the following skills:
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization;
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses;
  • Resilience under pressure. Flexible thinking and ability to adapt to change.
The candidate has completed a BSc and preferably a MSc/MBA degree at an accredited university. 

What to expect:
 Our client offers a dynamic role in a high potential for-profit business in a fast-growing and exciting market. 

The Credit Manager will be based in Kampala, but the job requires intensive field travel in ad outside Uganda.

The company offers a competitive package consisting of a salary, a bonus scheme (from the 7th month) and medical insurance. 

Team members are exposed to professional management courses and other experiences in and outside East Africa.

How to Apply

Candidates should be willing to relocated to Uganda

Interested and qualified candidates can send their applications to stating their current and expected package

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