Entry Level Field Collector Job Opportunities – Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Job Title:   Field
Collector
Organization: Platinum
Credit (U) Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Platinum credit is a leading
Regional Micro Finance Company, a subsidiary of Platcorp Holdings Ltd,
providing emergency loans to employed individuals in Eastern Africa. We have a
wide spread branch network in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Currently, Platinum
provides loans to Civil servants and employees of the Private sector, and will
soon roll out asset finance products.
Job Summary: The Field
Collector will ensure collections on delinquent accounts for Platinum Credit
(U) Ltd.  It is important to build a
positive relationship as well as investigate, respond to, and progress issues
and queries to a successful conclusion at the earliest time. The Field
Collector needs to display a positive attitude and a team ethos and work
effectively under pressure and handle conflict situations whilst remaining
professional at all times. The Field Collector also needs to be enquiring and
recognise the importance of best collections practice and procedures, as well
as have a strong focus on achieving collection of debt in a proficient and
effective manner.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Deliver
    demand notices to various clients.
  • Collect
    from clients who have been issued demand notices.
  • Chasing
    outsourced debts and meeting collection targets in order to maintain a positive
    cash flow.
  • Handle
    enquiries from customers/associates on payment issues and outstanding
    balances.
  • Compiling
    status and monthly reports.
  • Ensuring
    prompt administration of credit collection policies and procedures.
  • Prompt
    follow ups and communication to stakeholders, votes/clients
  • Handle
    disputes/differences in opinion
  • Tracing
    for defaulters
  • Carry
    out any other duties as will be assigned by you supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in a Business field or any other
    related course.
  • One
    to two years of work experience in a relevant field.
  • Motorcycle
    riding permit is a must.
  • Awareness
    of financial services
  • Computer
    Literacy skills
  • Knowledge
    of credit industry and legal processes and application in a debt recovery
    environment
  • Life
    skills – the confidence and ability to relate to people from varied
    circumstances
  • Sales,
    Collections and negotiation experience
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications with detailed CV and
testimonials via E-mail to the address below;
The Administration Officer;
Platinum Credit (U) Ltd
Send your application to:
info@platinumcredit.co.ug

Deadline: 18th February 2018
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