Credit Officer at Yehu Microfinance Services Limited – May 2024

Credit Officer

Job Description 

  • The Credit Officer (CO) is the frontline representative of the organization. As such, he or she plays a crucial role in the institution’s effectiveness. The CO is responsible to ensure that each Yehu member is satisfactorily serviced and that each group and center is operating effectively.

Qualifications/ Experience 

  • Open minded friendly, enthusiastic personality with strong interest in working with rural communities for development and alleviation of poverty
  • Effective communication skills, Strong discernment orientation to support credit decisions, Analytical and fact driven decision making skills.
  • Strong motivation to learn and gain professional and personal development
  • Exhibit confidence within area of expertise and other life skills such as finance, credit, general business and entrepreneurship etc
  • Excellent negotiator- ability to win business interests from varied clientele and other stakeholders.
  • Exhibit Emotional stability, Decisiveness/problem solving skills
  • Diploma in Business Management/ (or a related Diploma)
  • At least 1 year of experience in similar position – i.e. both individual and group lending
  • Proof of Computer proficiency,
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and English languages both spoken and written,
  • Self-driven individual who can work in the field for long hours without supervision,
  • Practical experience in community participatory approaches and skills on different training module, and understanding of community mobilization is an added advantage.
  • Holder of a valid riding license.
  • Unquestionable high level of integrity
  • Qualified persons who are ready to take up the position immediately will have an added advantage

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