5 Credit Officers Jobs in Kenya

A well established financial institution with a countrywide coverage wishes to recruit suitable persons for the following positions:

Credit Officer

5 Positions

Ref CO/5/2015 

One Year Renewable Contract

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Receive potential clients, conduct initial assessment, assist clients in completion of applications and prepare loan analysis and recommendations
  • Oversee mobilization of youth groups, loan appraisal and disbursements of loans to youth individuals and groups.
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of loans given to youth groups
  • Carry out trainings to youth
  • Supervise other credit officers in the department plus officers in the field
  • Update on monthly basis the repayments made by each group in assigned constituency from the bank statements of the collections accounts;
  • Follow on problematic Groups and Constituencies and prepare monthly status report for each Constituency;
  • Responsible for system input and maintenance of Loans, credit analysis, security documentation and maintenance, preparation of letters of offer and reports
  • Make field visits to non-performing Constituencies and Groups and provide required Advisory and remedial services as and when required.
  • A first degree in Business Related Field from a reputable university specialized training in credit or Micro Finance will be an added advantage
  • A master’s degree in a business discipline will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 (three) years’ experience in credit , preferably in a Microfinance Finance Institutions
  • Ability to manage all aspects of lending cycle for the Fund’s lending products
  • Previous experience in working and handling Sharia products will be an added advantage
  • Possession of good analytical and reporting skills
  • Willingness to travel to remote rural areas, passion and eagerness to assist and help empower the most marginalized youth across the constituencies.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills to interact with key stakeholders including senior government officials
  • Possess good leadership skills , with ability to manage others
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines is mandatory
  • Exposure to computerized financial systems and experience in public sector accounting
  • Have passion and eagerness to assist and help empower the most marginalized youth across the country and
  • Honesty, integrity and creativity are a must.
How to Apply

Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should submit their applications together with a detailed C.V and all relevant testimonials, stating their current position, email address and telephone contacts.

The applicants should submit clearance certificates from:
  1. Higher Education Loans Board
  2. Credit Reference Bureau
  3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
  4. Certificate of Good conduct from the CID
All applications are expected to quote the reference number on the envelop and provide postal telephones and email contacts of three references to be received by 12th June 2015.

DNA 1820
P.O. Box 49010-00100

TS No. 2216
P.O. Box 49990-00100

Potential male and female candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.