Senior Credit Manager-Agricultural Lending Employment Opportunity – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)




Organization: Pride
Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of Credit
Business
About US:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance
Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 32 networked branches and 5 contact
branches countrywide and an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of
Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Actively participate in preparing the
    Credit Business Departmental budget / Business Plan and achieve annually
    set loan portfolio targets for Agriculture Lending Scheme.
  • Ensure that Pride’s Agriculture lending
    policies are effectively complied with in all branches.
  • Ensure that the Agriculture Loan portfolio
    quality is maintained within acceptable levels.
  • The incumbent will instill a professional
    risk awareness culture.
  • Embed best practice recovery techniques in
    the Agriculture Lending team.
  • Take part in the review and implementation
    of Pride’s Agriculture Lending Policies and Procedures.
  • Participate in developing new products
    under the Agriculture lending methodology and refine the existing ones.
  • Supervise and participate in appraisal of
    loan underwriting.
  • Ensure promotion of products / services,
    retention of current customers and develop new partnerships with potential
    clients.
  • Play an active key role in developing and
    delivering staff training programs covering appraisal techniques (cash
    flow & ratio analysis, security etc…) and recovery.
  • The jobholder will be working with the
    Legal team to perfect collateral and collateral substitutes.
  • Carry out routine inspection of branches
    to ensure compliance with Pride’s agriculture lending policies and
    procedures.
  • Undertake manpower planning requirements,
    in consultations with respective Branch Managers, Regional Managers, Head
    Human Capital Management and Head Credit Business Department.
  • Address client complaints in a timely
    manner.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural
    Land Use and Management, Agribusiness Management, Agricultural and Rural
    Innovation, Veterinary Science or in any other relevant / related field.
  • Possession of a post graduate diploma in a
    related field.
  • Master’s degree in a related field,
    ACCA/CPA is an added advantage.
  • At least 2 Principal passes at A’ Level.
  • Credits in Maths and English at O’ Level.
  • Skills and Competencies:
    Business acumen, good time Management, Stress Management, Reporting,
    Written & Oral Communication, Planning, Coaching, Quality Control,
    Decision Making, Team building, Problem solving, Delegation, Change
    Management, Emotional intelligence, Advocacy, Motivation, Negotiation.
  • Age: Below 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications to the: Head Human Capital Management, Pride Micro-finance
Limited, Victoria Office Park, Block B, 
Plot 6 -9, Ben Kiwanuka Okot Close, P.O. Box 7566, Kampala, Uganda.
The complete applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae,
three referees, copies of academic transcripts, postal address and a daytime
telephone contact.
Deadline: 6th March 2017
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by 24th March 2017,
please consider yourself unsuccessful.

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