Safaricom Senior Manager - Credit Portfolio Risk Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Senior Manager - Credit Portfolio Risk Jobs in Kenya


Description

  • We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Credit & Collections department within the Finance division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Brief Posting Description

  • Reporting to the Head of Department; Credit & Collections, the individual is responsible for the strategic management of credit risk for all customers through the provision of portfolio-level insight, reporting and analytics; This is through the development, implementation and oversight of the credit risk appetite framework and limits, in alignment with our strategic and financial plans.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with commercial business units to provide data supported insights on new initiatives to expand current capabilities and/or improve existing risk management processes. He/she will work closely with business analytics, scoring and product management teams to grow the credit portfolio.

  • Derive advanced quantitative analysis to make informed credit risk decisions

  • Design and development of effective credit risk management models for the mobile lending product.

  • Definition of a collection strategy for each portfolio to optimize portfolio profitability.

  • Continuous research and testing to assure effectiveness of the credit risk models, policies and tools in use by the business.

  • Portfolio monitoring to identify trends and mitigation strategies to achieve target credit risk metrics.

  • Ensure business and product heads understand and manage their credit risk responsibilities.

  • Use analytical models to evaluating clients’ credit data and financial statements in order to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit to them.

  • Analyzing client records and using the data to recommend payment plans.

  • Assess & report credit risk under multiple climate scenarios.

  • Generate periodical Business credit reports & market intelligence.

  • Responsible for management & timely collection of digital product debt portfolio.

  • Define an effective collection strategy for each digital
    product to optimize cash collection.

  • Minimize NPL and ensure it is maintained at organization’s acceptable level.

  • Deliver automation on credit control key processes to enhance efficiency.

  • Spearhead section initiatives towards achieving department key objectives.

  • Preparation and monitoring of section budget.

  • Manage the objective setting & PDR Review Processes.

  • Manage and grow talent within the section.

  • Preparation of Management reports and audit schedules.

  • Driving departmental digitization initiatives to sustain continuous improvement through simplification, automation and automation of processes.

    Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Commerce honors Degree from a recognized University. A Post Graduate Degree, CPA (K), ACCA ACA will be an added advantage.

  • Relevant professional qualification/ Certification in Credit Management preferably Diploma in Credit Management.

  • Must have 8 years’ experience in Credit and/or Risk Management in a busy environment of which 4 years should be in a Management level with proven track record.

  • Proven experience in understanding on debt acquisition and management.

  • Proven experience in team leadership.

  • Demonstratable strong numeric and analytical skills.

  • Proven communication and presentation skills, including messaging skills, applied confidently and consistently in a high-pressure environment.

  • Organizational and project management experience and the drive to lead projects to successful outcomes.

  • Effective networking skills and the clear experience quickly building trust and rapport with internal and external stakeholders.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Senior Manager - Credit Portfolio Risk Jobs in Kenya


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