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30 October 2016

6 Loans Officer Career Jobs - SolarNow

Job Title:        Loans Officer (6 Career Jobs)  
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Credit Manager
Languages Spoken: Rukonjo, Rutooro, Rwamba, Lubwisi, Sabin, Ng’karamajong, Acholi, Lugbara, Ateso, Japhadola, Samia

About US:
SolarNow is a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 36 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 250 people. Expansion into other countries is planned for 2016.

Job Summary: The Junior Credit Officer will primarily ensure credit appraisals and documentations, monitor payments of credit clients and also ensure loan/ payments recovery in order to minimize non-performing loans.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·         Authenticate documentation presented for all credit applications and ensure they meet the Solar Now requirements and any other requirements.
·         Ensure compliance with Solar Now’s Credit Policy, Procedures and service level agreements.
·         Appraisal of Credit applications and make recommendations.
·         Actively participate in Credit Committee to verify approval or rejection of applications.
·         The incumbent will manage portfolio to ensure good performance; clients pay on time.
·         Ensure all applicants are advised on fate of applications within reasonable time.
·         Proactively manage risk /exposure for assigned portfolio
·         Ensure recovery of systems pledged as security on delinquent loans.
·         Offer support in the restructuring of debts in the interest of the Solar Now and customer.
·         Manage Customer and stakeholder relations in accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·         The ideal candidates for the Junior Credit Officer jobs must hold Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Administration, micro-finance OR it’s equivalent
·         A minimum of four years’ working experience in related field in a reputable organization
·         Applicants must have worked in with at least the Banking, Micro-finance, Solar, Small/ Micro- Lending sector.
·         Ability to speak at least more than two local languages.
·         Flexible and ready to travel and work upcountry. 
·         Keen attention to detail
·         Excellent analytical skills
·         Excellent communication and reporting skills
·         Ability to work with minimum supervision
·         Good team player
·         A fit with SolarNow values

NOTE: Candidates without passion and energy need not to bother applying.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail,, including their updated CVs (no other documents).

Deadline: 4th November, 2016

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