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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Jamii Bora Bank Head of Credit Job in Nairobi Kenya

Jamii Bora Bank is the fastest growing financial institution in Kenya with an impressive customer base of both low and high income earners.

The Bank is poised to change the financial services landscape with a medium term objective of becoming a top tier player within 4 years.

As we expand our operations throughout the country as a fully-fledged commercial bank, we are seeking to recruit energetic, innovative, dynamic, qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following positions:

Head of Credit
 
The incumbent will support the executive leadership team in providing a comprehensive credit management service and decision-making tools throughout the bank. 
The successful candidate will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be based in Nairobi.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Oversight and management of credit analysis/appraisal, credit review and credit administration functions.
  • Responsibility for evaluation of credit processes including governance, loan origination, approvals, collections, collateral management, provisioning and management of bad debt.
  • Accountable for credit compliance and credit policy and procedures.
  • Continuous improvement of turnaround times of credit proposals.
  • Interaction with internal business teams to establish benchmarks for service levels and quality.
  • Evaluation of the quality of credit operations to cope efficiently with business growth in line with the Bank’s strategy and goals.
Job Qualifications / Skills / Experience
  • A Bachelors degree in a business related field from a recognized University.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience with at least 7 years at a senior level in credit control and/or credit risk related functions.
  • In depth experience in credit management including responsibility for both qualitative and quantitative elements.
  • In depth knowledge of Credit Administration, Credit Analysis, and Credit Restructuring.
  • A results oriented individual with a high level of attention to detail.
  • The ability to meet strict deadlines and work with limited supervision.
Interested persons may post or email their CVs including remunerations, day contacts and referees to the following addresses e-mail and telephone contacts, quoting the reference number and position to reach us on or before 1st July 2012.