Several Entry Level Loans Officer Careers – SolarNow

Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Uganda
Languages Spoken: Karamajong (Kotido, Moroto, Abim), Alur (Nebbi), Lukonzo (Bundibugyo, Kasese), Lugbara/ Maadi (Arua, Koboko), Japadhola (Tororo) and Ateso (Soroti, Kumi, Kaberamaido).

Reports to: Credit Manager
About US:

SolarNow is a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 36 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 250 people. Expansion into other countries is planned for 2016.

Job Summary: The Loans
Officer will ensure credit appraisals and documentations, monitor payments of
credit clients and also ensure loan/ payments recovery in order to minimize
non-performing loans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will authenticate documentation
presented for all credit applications and ensure they meet the Solar Now
requirements and any other requirements.
Ensure compliance with Solar Now’s Credit
Policy, Procedures and service level agreements.
Appraisal of Credit applications and make
Actively participate in Credit Committee to
verify approval or rejection of applications.
Manage portfolio to ensure good performance;
clients pay on time.
Ensure all applicants are advised on fate of
applications within reasonable time.
Proactively manage risk /exposure for assigned
Ensure recovery of systems pledged as security
on delinquent loans.
Assist in the restructuring of debts in the
interest of the Solar Now and customer.
Manage customer and stakeholder relations in
accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements.  
Qualifications, Skills and
applicants for the Loans Officer jobs must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Administration, Micro-finance OR it’s equivalent
A minimum
of four years working Experience in related field in a reputable
The applicant
must have work experience in one of these areas; Banking, Micro-finance, Solar,
Small/ Micro- Lending sector.   
and ready to travel and work upcountry. 
A fit
with SolarNow values
Keen attention
to detail
analytical skills
communication and reporting skills
Able to work with minimum supervision
Good team player
NB: Candidates without
passion and energy need not to bother applying.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via
e-mail to including
their updated CVs (no other documents).
Deadline: 7th October,
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