Call Center Officer (Debt Collection) Job in Kenya

               

Job Title: Call Center Officer – Debt Collection

Function / Department: Call Center

Reports To: Team Manager

Remuneration: Commission based

Our Client is a leading Credit Management Firm in Kenya and the larger East African region.

They seek to hire a Customer Service Officer to ensure timely collection of outstanding debts as per agreed terms and limits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform various duties on assigned accounts such as recording, verification and validation of customer’s details as received from Clients.
  • Advise customer on ways of clearing their debts while communicating with them on the importance of paying their debts and consequences of non-payment.
  • Act as a mediator for disputes between customers and principals/Clients
  • Locate and notify customers on defaulted accounts by mail, telephone, or scheduled visits in order to ask for payments
  • Deliberate with customers by telephone or in-person to determine reasons for overdue payments and to review the credit terms for easier settlement of debts.
  • Initiate the clearance process on cleared debts once you receive payment proof and have the same uploaded by the relevant department.
  • Provide customers with their correct account details e.g. balances, account numbers etc.
  • Maintaining data integrity and keep customer details confidential.
  • Attend to customers during scheduled/unscheduled meetings.
  • Record information about the financial status of customers and status of collection efforts in the company’s system.
  • Respond to all correspondences e.g. e-mail, telephone, postal mail.
  • Organize, manage and implement the most suitable debt recovery method and techniques. Negotiate credit extensions if and when required.
  • Preparation of reports as required.

Qualifications

  • Possession of a Diploma in any field from a recognized institution with at least 1-2 years’ experience in Collection/Credit or Sales and Marketing environment (Diploma (Banking/Credit management background will have an added advantage)
  • Strong analytical power, good problem-solving skills and ability to work under immense pressure.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to manage stakeholders. ·
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English is a must. ·
  • Computer literate & English proficiency.

How to Apply

Please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Call Centre Officer) to careers@finleyltd.com before 14th December 2019.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.



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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya
Banking Insurance Investments, Business Administration
Updated: December 8, 2019 — 1:42 pm