Credit Officer Job in Kenya – High Growth Agricultural Products Company

An established, high-growth agricultural products company based in Nairobi is looking for a Credit Officer

Credit Officer Job Description and Qualifications

  • Recruit potential borrowers within the communities where we work
  • Register and train groups on our leasing program, economics of our business model for farmers, and basic financial literacy
  • Compile documentation for lease processing at head office
  • Hold monthly meetings with borrower groups
  • Monitor harvests to ensure that all of the product purchased arrives at the local collection center and subsequently at the Nairobi HQ
  • Record loan repayment deductions and update borrower data in the Management Information System
  • Coordinate with the company’s Credit Unit team on improving systems and processes
  • Strong knowledge of microfinance operations
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the microfinance field
  • Solid understanding of the group lending methodology
  • Solid track record in microfinance product sales and repayments
  • Willingness to work across Western Kenya
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good understanding of agricultural finance
  • Basic computer skills and an ability and willingness to learn new technology
  • Experience with selling leasing products would be an advantage
Interested candidates should email a detailed CV and salary requirements, along with a cover letter of no longer than one page stating their qualifications and intent, to with the subject line “Credit Officer”.

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