Entry Level Debt Collection Officer Job Opportunities – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Legal
About Us:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance
Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and seven
contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank
of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.     
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Debt Collection
    Officer will survey and investigate client’s files for cases of
    defaulting.
  • Prepare and deliver
    demand letters to defaulters and follow up on payments.
  • Prepare and submit
    weekly and monthly progress reports.
  • Mentor and train staff
    on debt recovery skills.
  • Peruse client’s files
    to establish type and location of security.
  • Visit locations to
    establish the availability of property for attachment.
  • Contract law
    enforcement for purposes of attachment.
  • Place and distribute notices
    of sale.
  • Identify highest
    bidder and negotiate terms for sale and requisition of sale agreement.
  • Arrange with the
    respective branch for consent to sale and requisition of sale agreement.
  • Investigate cases of
    defaulting.
  • Gather information on
    clients from the Credit Department.
  • Report matters of
    criminal nature to police.
  • Organize potential
    witnesses to make statements.
  • Perform any other
    duties as may be requested by your supervisor from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate
    for the Pride Debt Collection Officer job placement should preferably hold
    a Diploma in Law from a reputable institution. Post Graduate Diploma is
    desired
  • One year of working
    experience in debt collection or law enforcement.
  • 2 principal passes at
    Advanced level.
  • Credits and or passes
    in English and Mathematics at Ordinary level.
  • Emotional
    intelligence, Oral Communication
  • Excellent written
    communication and report writing skills
  • Excellent
    inter-personal skills, Business acumen
  • Computer knowledge
  • Self-starter
  • Follow-up without
    reminders.
  • Ability to meet
    deadlines.
  • Confidentiality,
    Self-drive,
  • Self-confidence,
    Integrity, proactiveness,
  • Compliance to policies
    and procedures, Discipline,
  • Diligence and
    Efficiency.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications to the: Head Human Capital Management, Pride Micro-finance
Limited, Victoria Office Park, Block B,  Plot 6 -9, Ben Kiwanuka Okot
Close, P.O. Box 7566, Kampala, Uganda.
The complete applications should include a detailed CV, copies of
academic and professional certificates/ transcripts, postal address, current
salary, salary expectation, letters of recommendation from 3 referees and a
daytime telephone contacts.
NB: All applicants are advised to deal directly
with Pride, and canvassing is strictly not allowed. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.
Deadline: 21st March 2018
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