Credit Officer Job at Credit Junction limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

 Vacancy title:

Credit Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME Industry: Financial Services Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Credit Junction limited

Deadline of this Job:
21 September 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda Kampala East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Job title: Credit Officer (01 position)
Organization: Credit Junction Limited (CJL)
Duty station: Head office-Kamwokya, Uganda
Reports to: Operations Manager
Work Schedule: As per CJL staff regulations
About us
Credit Junction limited is a top Micro credit and technology solutions company dully Incorporated in Uganda. CJL has distinguished itself in providing cutting edge micro credit solutions that positively impact and transform the lives of our customers and other stakeholders. Through understanding the needs of our society, we tailor affordable but high quality financial products and services that deliver satisfaction while addressing the socio-economic welfare of our people.
With its premium products that include; Wetase Qwiq Kash, CJL aims at empowering groups, small and medium business communities, farmers, youth, women, unbanked, youth and other vulnerable communities that have limited access to formal financial/banking facilities with quick and affordable credit services in the shortest time possible.
Job Summary
The credit officer will be responsible for identifying, screening potential borrowers and training of clients/potential borrowers in Credit Junction credit policies and procedures. He/she will implement Credit Junction Limited‘s procedures during loan application, appraisal, loan disbursement and loan recovery. To ensure good customer service, improved performance and profitability as well as effective risk control and management in line with CJL’s objectives. .

Key duties and responsibilities:
• Survey and sensitize the communities about credit junction loan products.
• Recruit new clients for CJL loan products.
• Participate in the recovery of written off loans in accordance with CJL’s loan recovery guidelines.
• Ensure timely loan repayments
• Ensure that all clients’ loan repayments are accurately posted in the loan tracking system.
• Carry out regular field visits, conduct group meetings and assess potential borrowers
• Ensure accurate and timely filling of all loan documentation.
• Ensure effective monitoring of loans through regular visits to clients and manage delinquency alarm signals by following up on problem clients.
• Ensure that all the loan repayment collections are deposited to CJL’s bank account within 12 hours.
• Prepare weekly/monthly reports on the activities and submit it to the operations manager
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


Skills/Attributes:
• High level of integrity
• Must be keen on details
• Excellent communication and report writing skills
• Ability to work under pressure and minimum supervision
• Personable and able to relate to people at all levels and ability to interact with the community • Creativity, innovation and flexibility
• The individual should be willing to work in and around Kamwokya, Kyebando, Bukoto, Naguru, Kololo, Nakasero and Mulago.


Job Qualifications: Not Specified


Key results Area:
• Monthly disbursement of at least 20 new loans
• Maintain at least 200 active clients on a monthly basis
• PAR (above 1 day) of 2% and below
• Client retention rate of 95%.
Key Relationships
Internal: Operations manager, Accountant, Cashier.
External: Regulators, customers, consultants.
Authority Levels
As set down in CJL’s policy and procedures for a position at a credit Officer.


Experience and Knowledge required
• The applicant must hold a Diploma in Accounting and Finance, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, Education, Development studies from a recognized institution.
• Degree is an added advantage
• Good knowledge of microfinance with significant experience in personal loan lending and at least 2 years’ experience at a credit officer level.
• Age: Below 30 years.
Experience: Experience of at least 2 years personal loan lending level


Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates must submit their application letters, Curriculum Vitae, all scanned copies of academic/other supporting documents in one PDF file. In total, there must only be a maximum of 3 attachments and send to info@creditjunctionug.com addressed to Operations Manager, Credit Junction Limited.
Credit Junction Limited is an equal Opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental, health and safety management
If you are not contacted by Credit Junction Limited, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance, a competency assessment, physical capability assessment and reference checking.
Deadline: 21st September 2020.

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