Credit Risk Team Leader Career in Kenya

Credit Risk Team Leader
Branch Overview: delivers world-class financial services to the mobile generation. The spread of smartphones presents an incredible opportunity for the world’s emerging middle class to access banking options and achieve financial flexibility. is revolutionizing banking in Kenya, and will soon expand to other countries in East Africa and in other regions across the globe.


What We Offer: Are you ready to revolutionize customer service in Kenya? At Branch, you will be part of a talented, passionate team that is determined to make a positive impact on the lives of our customers.
Our team has unmatched experience in financial technology and emerging markets. 
Since our launch in April 2015, we’ve disbursed over 1.5m USD in loans and are already profitable on our portfolio. Our success has led to investments from Silicon Valley’s leading VCs and we are aiming for massive growth in 2016.

Job Description: Reporting to the Director of Africa, this role will be responsible for the credit risk team. Excellent performance of this role ensures our customers get loans as quickly as possible

Key Duties

  • Responsible for ensuring that loan review KPIs are hit
  • Manage team staffing, attendance and daily targets
  • Track team KPIs and lead weekly meetings to drive performance improvement
  • Initiate and carry out team training on new processes
  • Serve as first point of escalation for credit related issues, file tickets, and proactively resolve issues
  • Update and manage credit team documentation (processes, terms & conditions, rules)
  • Reporting: regular reports on team performance, KPI achievement and attendance
  • Document suggested product improvements.  Work closely with Marketing and CS. 
  • Carry out any other ad hoc duties as requested by Manager from time to time.
  • Degree in Finance/Banking/ Business
  • Extensive experience in a Credit, loan review, risk management team leadership
  • Detailed understanding of loan reviews, credit scores and risk levels
  • Highly entrepreneurial and comfortable with ambiguity and taking initiative
  • Excellent collaborator and team player
  • Extremely analytical with excellent attention to detail
Kindly visit our careers page HERE to apply

Branch International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

This company does not and will not discriminate in employment on any basis prohibited by applicable law.

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