Risk & Credit Officer Jobs in Kenya

Risk & Credit Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • The Risk & Credit Officer will work with the Chief Finance Officer to design, implement, and scale credit sales for a range of products.

  • These include farming inputs that reduce cost and increase revenues for farmers.

    Main Responsibilities: –

  • Evaluate and advice on client’s ability to pay based on analysis of their finances.

  • Follow up with credit customers on repayments and ensure Accounts are up to date.

  • Obtain credit information from credit reference bureaus on customer credit history to assist in decision making.

  • Reporting to partners and management on the portfolio.

  • Creation and implementation of credit policies and procedures.

  • Monitoring the portfolio including follow up of non-performing loans, liaising with credit review bodies and analysis plus recommendation of the same.

  • Analyze, advise and ensure recovery of defaulted loans.

  • Undertake timely recovery actions through effective communication and negotiate with customers on their past due facilities while ensuring that subsequent actions on the facilities, if required, are not unduly delayed.

  • Ensure effective loan collection and default management policies and procedures are in place.

  • Maintaining records of all outstanding Loans.

  • Enhance the client experience through accurate and timely resolution of client issues.

  • Training staff on credit management of
    our portfolio to ensure proper vetting of clients by all relevant departments.

  • Ensure compliance with the lending policies and guidelines.

  • Regular update of the credit policy based on industry trends and developments.

  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, banking, economics, statistics or related field.

  • Credit certification will be an added advantage

  • At least 3 years’ credit experience in a in credit and preferably from an MFI/bank and in Agriculture lending.

  • Candidates with experience in the microfinance sector will have an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • If you feel you are a good fit for this role, please send your CV to

  • executivesearch@humantalentrecruit.com by 17th January, 2020.

  • The forwarding e-mail must clearly indicate the job title on the subject line

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