Manager, Credit and Operations Job Placement – Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC)

Organisation: Microfinance
Support Centre Limited (MSC)
Duty Station:  MSC Head Office, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head, Credit
& Operations
About MSC:
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC) is a linchpin of
Government of Uganda
(GOU) micro credit programmes under the Rural Financial Services Strategy.
MSC facilitates access to affordable, sustainable and convenient financial and
Business Development services to active and productive Ugandans. MSC Ltd
supports legally established entities engaged in the value chain namely;
production, value addition and marketing enterprises. MSC offers affordable
credit through its network of 13 regional offices spread throughout the
country. It has so far served clients in 110 districts in Uganda. It gives
priority financing to support the agricultural production value chain namely;
production, value addition and marketing. 
Besides credit, MSC provides capacity building to its clients including
SACCOs, Cooperative Unions, MFIs and SMEs to enable them manage their organizations
sustainably.
Job Summary: The Manager,
Credit and Operations will assist the Head, Credit & Operations to ensure
that the credit function operates efficiently. The incumbent will support the
zones in ensuring that operations run efficiently.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Keenly analyse the performance of the loan
portfolio and provide remedial action where necessary
·        
Regularly
review institutional appraisal reports for funding
·        
Reconcile
loan portfolio reports and compile periodic reports
·        
The
incumbent will ensure that work plans are processed in time
·        
Carry
out periodic supervision visits to ensure that credit policies and procedures
are being adhered to
·        
Ensure
that all audit exceptions are attended to in a timely manner
·        
Guide
the HC&O on the performance of the Zones
·        
Ensure
qualitative and quantitative growth of the business.
Key Result Areas:
·        
Comprehensive work plans for field offices
·        
Timely approvals and loan disbursements
·        
Monthly Reporting
·        
Proper implementation of credit policies &
Guidelines
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the MSC Manager, Credit and Operations should also hold a bachelor’s degree in,
Microfinance, Accounting, Business Administration, Statistics, Economics
or any other related discipline from a recognized university.
·        
Possession
of a master’s degree in Business Administration or any other related field is a
must.
·        
A
minimum of eight (08) years working experience in a financial services
sector, three of which should have been at senior level.
·        
Highly
specialised training and demonstrable expert knowledge and achievement may be
considered in lieu of some years of experience.
·        
Good computer
skills.
·        
Ability
to demonstrate excellent managerial skills.
·        
Ability
to demonstrate a good understanding of Microfinance / financial institution
management.
·        
Ability
to demonstrate analytical skills, clear decision making ability, highest
standards of integrity.
·        
Demonstrated
ability to demonstrable objectivity and impartiality, accepts responsibility
and accountability and ability to work under pressure with tight
deadlines.
·        
Ability
to collaborate with different stakeholders.
·        
Ability
to initiate and manage change.
·        
Ability
to influence others.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae together with copies of certified
academic certificates with at least 3 referees in properly sealed envelopes to
the address given below clearly stating the job title applied for on the top
right corner. All applicants are required to fill a summary form upon
submission of the application, Click Here.
Address to:
The Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director,
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited,
Plot 46, Windsor Crescent- off Acacia Avenue
P.O. Box 33711 KAMPALA
Deadline: 30th November 2016 by
5:00 pm
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