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Banking Jobs in Kenya – Micro Finance

SISDO, a fast growing MFI, providing financial services to entrepreneurs in most parts of Kenya invites suitable applicants for the following positions:
1. Unit Manager
Reporting to the Head of Operations the Unit Manager is responsible for operational activities at the Branch, business growth, managing client relationships and marketing initiatives, monitoring market conditions and trends and providing management with feedback on products, processes and delivery systems, compliance with operational policies amongst other duties.
Specific responsibilities:
  • Ensure portfolio quality by providing general guidance and support to the Business Development Officers
  • Provide leadership to the day to day operations of the branch, achievement of branch targets, while maintaining focus on the company’s strategic goals as well as custodian of all Branch resources.
  • Stimulate branch growth through aggressive marketing of SISDO’s products and recruitment of new clients
  • Risk Management: Credit risk analysis and evaluation
  • Manage relationships with staff, clients and other stakeholders.
  • Motivate, coach and develop branch staff to achieve set goals and objectives.
  • Enforce system controls, adherence to credit policies and procedures among all staff and act on behalf of SISDO on legal issues pertaining to unit staff and clients in close liaison with SISDO Head Office:
Qualifications, skills and experience:
  • The incumbent must be Holder of Bachelor Degree in Business Management or equivalent from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 3 years Branch Management experience in Microfinance
  • Computer literacy and proficiency
  • Ability to recognize business trends and opportunities
  • High levels of integrity and dependability
  • Excellent communication skills and able to relate with people at all levels and backgrounds
2. Business Development Officer
Reporting to the Unit Manager, the incumbent is responsible for outreach and marketing of SISDO’s financial products; gaining new clients as well as maintaining existing ones, development of new loans, prompt payment of loans, and general management of the loan portfolio.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Grow and maintain a quality loan portfolio
  • Risk Management: Credit risk analysis and evaluation
  • Undertake credit appraisal to vet all loan applications
  • Ensure all amounts disbursed are collected by the due date.
  • Monitoring and administration of credit performance through reports
  • Compliance with Credit policies and procedures
  • Work hand in hand with team to source for new business
  • Relationship Management
Qualifications, skills and experience:
  • The incumbent must be Holder of a Diploma / Degree in Cooperatives Management / Entrepreneurship / Social Sciences related field from a recognized university/institution of higher learning
  • At least one (1) year experience in a credit function of a financial institution handling Micro and SME clients
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizing and people management skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with outstanding reporting skills.
  • High levels of integrity and dependability.
3. Assistant Internal Auditor
Under the supervision of the Internal Audit Manager, the incumbent will provide assurance with regards to the effectiveness and adequacy of SISDO’s internal control system, risk management and governance, policies, procedures, processes and compliance to statutory requirements and regulations.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Formulate and ensure the execution of Audit programs in line with the overall SISDO strategic plan.
  • Review the effectiveness and efficiency of operations as well as the application of and adherence to SISDO policies and procedures across field operations.
  • Promote Internal Audit as a value add to the organization and deliver audit services that consistently improve the control environment and achieve operational excellence.
  • Provide business insight and communicate all audit related issues to the Internal Audit Manager.
  • Perform audit assignments including proper planning; audit testing, schedules and developing audit programs, working papers or documentation, disclosure of audit findings and drafting audit reports in close liaison with Internal Audit Manager
  • Carry out routine, continuous and adhoc audits, compile quality and timely detailed findings, implications and make necessary recommendations to management for system and controls improvements.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • B.Com. Degree in Finance / Accounting option or equivalent qualifications;
  • CPA (K) or an equivalent qualification;
  • Minimum of three years audit experience in a reputable Microfinance Institution, Bank or Sacco;
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Ms Office. Bankers Realm and Loan Performer;
  • High levels of professionalism and integrity and a team player;
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills;
  • Excellent public relations, communication, negotiation and reporting skills;
  • Ability to work independently and meticulous and detail oriented.
4. Internal Audit Assistant
Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for liaising with all other departments and Field Offices to ensure policy compliance with sound financial and credit operation policies for smooth running of the organization.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing the adequacy and soundness of the existing Internal controls
  • Preparing audit plans
  • Preparing and periodically up dating audit programmes
  • Preparing Internal Audit reports
  • Performing regular checks on all SISDO field offices to ensure policy compliance with financial and credit operation policies
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • B. Com Degree in Finance / Accounting option or equivalent qualifications
  • CPA II or an equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of two years audit experience in reputable Banks / SACCO or Microfinance environment.
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Ms Office.
  • High levels of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent public relations, communication and reporting skills.
The positions are on a three - year renewable performance based employment contract

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their application letter, resume, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected remuneration and a day telephone contact to the undersigned not later than 1st August, 2016:

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
P.O. Box 76622-00508, 

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted

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