Thursday, 15 August 2013

Credit Manager Jobs at Mikopo Finance in Tanzania

Job Title: Credit Manager

Employer: Mikopo Finance

Duty Station: Dar ea Salaam

Application Deadline: 21st Aug 2013

Position Description:

Basic Function:

The credit manager position is accountable for the entire
credit granting process, including the consistent application of a credit
policy, periodic credit reviews of existing customers, and the assessment of
the creditworthiness of potential customers, with the goal of optimizing the
mix of company sales and bad debt losses.

Principal Accountabilities:
1. Maintain a department organizational structure sufficient to meet all
goals and objectives
2. Properly motivate the credit and collections staff
3. Measure department performance with appropriate metrics
4. Provide for ongoing training of the credit staff
5. Manage relations with collection agencies
6. Manage relations with other credit facilities
7. Manage relations with the marketing and sales department
Credit Operations
1. Maintain the corporate credit policy
2. Recommend changes in the credit policy to senior management3. Create a credit scoring model
4. Manage customer credit files
5. Monitor the credit granting and updating process
6. Accept or reject the staff's credit recommendations
7. Personally investigate the largest customer credit applications
8. Personally visit the largest customers or groups to establish relations
9. Monitor periodic credit reviews
10. Monitor deductions being taken by customers
11. Manage the application of late fees
12. Manage the corporate financing program
Desired Qualifications: 5+ years of credit experience as well as group
lending. Bachelor's degree or advance diploma in business and experience
with credit scoring systems preferred. Have a thorough knowledge of creditrelated laws. Be willing to periodically travel to customer sites.

Working Conditions:

Works in a fast-paced office environment. Expected
to be visiting customer’s locations on short notice to conduct information’s
and collection follow up. Occasional overtime may be necessary.
Report to: General Manager

How to Apply:

Send your CV only to all other credentials will be needed for
shortlisted candidates only. And only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted, if you do not
hear from us two weeks after the deadline, consider yourself unsuccessful.