Fresher Debt Collection Officer Job Careers – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Organization: Pride
Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Pride Microfinance
Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in
Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an
equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act,
Job Summary:    The Debt Collection Officer will be tasked
with the recovery  of  bad/written 
off  loans  extended 
in  accordance  with 
Pride’s  policies  and 
procedures  and  the 
laws  of  Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Recovery  of 
bad/written  off  loans.           
  • Survey  and  investigate  clients’ 
    files  for  cases 
    of  defaulting.             
  • Visit  defaulting  clients.                 
  • Delivering  of  recall 
    letters  and  ensuring 
    follow  up.           
  • Prepare  and  deliver 
    demand  letters  to 
    defaulters  and  follow 
    up  on  payments.           
  • Prepare  and  submit 
    weekly  and  monthly 
    progress  reports.           
  • Train  staff  on 
    debt  recovery  skills. 
Liaise  with 
law  enforcement  on 
  • Peruse  clients’  files 
    to  establish  type 
    and  location  of 
  • Visit  locations  to 
    establish  the  availability  of 
    property  for  attachment.         
  • Contact  law  enforcement  for 
    purposes  of  attachment.             
  • Place  and  distribute  notices 
    of  sale.         
  • Identify  the  highest 
    bidder  and  negotiate  terms 
    for  the  sale 
    of  attached  assets.         
  • Arrange  with  the 
    respective  branch  for  consent 
    to  sale  and 
    requisition  of  the 
    sale  agreement.
Facilitate the  prosecution 
of  loan  defaulters.       
  • Investigate  cases  of 
  • Gather  information  on 
    clients  from  the 
    Credit  Department.             
  • Report  matters  of 
    criminal  nature  to 
    the  police.         
  • Organise  potential  witnesses  to 
    make  statements.
Key Performance 
  • Percentage  of  recovery 
    of  bad/written  off 
  • Percentage  of  staff 
    trained  in  loan 
  • Timely  and  accurate 
    production  and  delivery 
    of  recall  letters 
    and  monthly  updates 
    and  follow  up.
  • Successful sale  of  securities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Debt Collection Officer job
    placement should preferably hold a Diploma 
    in  law.  (Lawyers 
    are  advised  not 
    to  apply)
  • At  least  one 
    year  experience  in 
    debt  collection  or 
    law  enforcement.
  • Knowledge  of  Laws 
    of  Uganda
  • Communication  skills
  • Business  acumen
  • People  management
  • Result  oriented
  • Good reporting  skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet  deadlines.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following
the procedure;
  • Click Here
  • Create an Account
  • Fill in your personal information and
    upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic
    credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a
    passport photo.
  • Submit online i.e. no hardcopy
    deliveries will be accepted
Deadline: 16th March 2019
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