Credit Officer Jobs – HABARI Financial Services Limited

Job Title:   Credit Officer   

Organisation: HABARI Financial Services Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

HABARI Financial Services Limited is a micro-finance institution established under the Company’s Act. We are licensed and regulated by Uganda Micro-finance Regulatory Authority. We offer loans and other financial services.


Job Summary:  The Credit Officer will be responsible for marketing and preparation of customer loan applications, assessing their creditworthiness, generally managing customer relationships, and their loan portfolio as guided by the institution’s Credit policies.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Loan mobilization: To grow assets by participating in mobilization campaigns, scheduling meetings for potential loan applicants to obtain information on loans, and answering questions about the process, available loan types, or credit options that are available including the terms and conditions.
  • Appraising loan files: Analyses loan applicants’ financial status, credit, and property valuations to determine the feasibility of granting loans to be submitted to the credit committee in compliance with the set loan standards of the institution.
  • Presents & defends loan file to the branch Credit committee: responsible for presenting client’s loan files and defending them with facts, business cases and analyzed information to support a credit decision to be reached by the credit committee
  • Loan compliance: Conducts monitoring (daily) of client’s loan performance in line with agreed terms and conditions of the loan and per set credit policy and procedures at HABARI to guarantee a qualitative loan portfolio for the institution.
  • Reporting: Undertakes reporting (day- to day) on all client loan compliances, non-compliances, incidents arising out of bad loans, and trends in loan repayments as well as any feedback to support a qualitative portfolio.
  • Loan recovery efforts: Provides the leadership regarding recoveries in the area/portfolio of operation by being accountable for client loan application process, analysis, and the subsequent decisions thereof. This includes monitoring of loan performance and reporting, KYC/AML procedures of the client, loan collateral, and recovery procedures that may arise out of poor loan management.
  • Loan documentation: Responsible for collecting, receiving, completing, and updating all client loan files with loan information as and when needed.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Certificate in Finance, Accounting, or Business related Field.
  • A SIX (6) MONTHS EXPERIENCE in credit processes and management will be an added advantage
  • Possesses strong analytical skills, planning and organizing ability.
  • Has excellent business acumen.
  • Knowledge of the full MS Office suite


NB: Females are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply:

All candidates should submit their application letters and updated CVs to the CREDIT MANAGER via our email: and copy to  The CV should include your telephone contacts, contacts & email address of 3 referees.


Your email subject line should include your name & job applied for. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 16th June, 2023


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