Several Entry Level Loan Officer (Experienced) Job Placements – Centenary Bank

Organization: Centenary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Credit
About US:
Centenary Bank is the leading
Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000 clients (a
quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread countrywide. We are
one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations, employing more than 1,900
people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to use your skills and
experience in tackling real world problems.
Job Summary: The Loans
Officer is responsible for mobilizing, appraising, disbursement and recovery of
loans within their portfolio in line with the credit policies, procedures and
set targets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Building Client Relationships:
  • Mobilizing
    and sensitizing customers about Bank products including deposit
    mobilization in line with set targets
  • Enroll
    new clients for a financial card
Appraisal and Monitoring:
  • Conducting
    loan appraisal exercises in line with lending policy of the bank
  • Preparing
    documentation and presenting loan project proposals to the loan committee
    for decision-making and giving feedback to applicants in line with the
    lending policy and procedures of the Bank
  • Preparing
    approved loans for disbursements according to the terms and conditions
    spelt out in the lending policies/procedures
  • Evaluating
    loan performance in line with disbursement terms and conditions
  • Carryout
    snap checks on teller activities including ATMs in line with the
    Operations Manual
Loan Recovery: Initiating recovery actions for loans in
default including written off loans in line with loan policy guidelines and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Centenary Bank Loans Officer job placement must hold an honors’
    University degree in; Micro Finance, Marketing, Statistics, Education,
    Computer Engineering. Finance, Economics, Accounting, and BBA
  • At
    least two years’ experience in microfinance lending operations in a busy
  • Superior
    communication skills
  • Credit
    analysis skills
  • Report
    writing skills
  • Creativity
    with continuous improvement to increase on speed for loan processing in
    order to meet customer expectations, the changing environment and
  • Ability/willingness
    to ride a motorcycle for effective field loan appraisal and recovery
  • Willingness
    to serve at any rural branch or operational unit wherever and when posted.
  • High
    potential to effectively appraise/recover loans to Bank’s lending
  • Positive
    attitude and willingness to relate well with the rural folk.
  • Should
    be flexible, courteous and business enterprising.
  • Energetic
    and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Forward
    looking, innovative with sound awareness in lending business issues
  • Age: Below 30 years and below
Note:  Pass degrees
are not eligible
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to
join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the
instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download
, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae
(CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic
testimonials/certificates and send the application to:
General Manager Human
Resources, Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.
Note: While
we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th February, 2018
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