Fresher Debt Collection Officer Jobs – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)




Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Legal
About Us:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance
Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and seven contact
offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda
under the MDI Act, 2003.     
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Debt Collection Officer will survey
    and investigate client’s files for cases of defaulting.
  • Prepare and deliver demand letters to
    defaulters and follow up on payments.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly
    progress reports.
  • Mentor and train staff on debt recovery
    skills.
  • Peruse client’s files to establish type
    and location of security.
  • Visit locations to establish the
    availability of property for attachment.
  • Contract law enforcement for purposes of
    attachment.
  • Place and distribute notices of sale.
  • Identify highest bidder and negotiate
    terms for sale and requisition of sale agreement.
  • Arrange with the respective branch for
    consent to sale and requisition of sale agreement.
  • Investigate cases of defaulting.
  • Gather information on clients from the
    Credit Department.
  • Report matters of criminal nature to
    police.
  • Organize potential witnesses to make
    statements.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    requested by your supervisor from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Debt
    Collection Officer job placement should preferably hold a Diploma in Law
    from a reputable institution. Post Graduate Diploma is desired
  • One year of working experience in debt
    collection or law enforcement.
  • 2 principal passes at Advanced level.
  • Credits and or passes in English and
    Mathematics at Ordinary level.
  • Emotional intelligence, Oral Communication
  • Excellent written communication and report
    writing skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, Business
    acumen
  • Computer knowledge
  • Self-starter
  • Follow-up without reminders.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Confidentiality, Self-drive,
  • Self-confidence, Integrity, proactiveness,
  • Compliance to policies and procedures,
    Discipline,
  • Diligence and Efficiency.
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 CV, copies of
academic and professional certificates/ transcripts, postal address, current
salary, salary expectation, letters of recommendation from 3 referees and a
daytime telephone contacts.
NB: All applicants are advised to deal directly
with Pride, and canvassing is strictly not allowed. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.
Deadline: 21st March 2018
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