Fresher Document Verification Officer Job Opportunities – DFCU Bank


Job Title:    Document Verification

Organisation: DFCU Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager- Credit Documentation and


About US:

DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a
variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the
Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the
Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the
name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring
brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as
equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its
objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs
and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending


Job Summary:  The Document Verification Officer will be
responsible for review for accuracy and completeness of all Credit related
documents, authenticating such documents by making call backs and or site
visits, verifying that proper documents are presented to mitigate risks and
minimise operational losses.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Confirm that all mandatory documents are
attached on all loan applications as per the checklists.

Review employer confirmation reports, comparing
them with the applicants’ information and assess validity of information

Make call backs and or site visits with regards
to documents that have been availed in order to confirm legitimacy of a
borrowing customer.

Issue safe to lend certificates in line with the
validated information.

Keep an auditable record of all confirmations
from employers relating to the borrowing customers.

Responsible for daily queries, services desk
queries and clients’ queries on the status of document verification.

Timely and accurately scan and upload results
from call backs/visits or email correspondences in line with SLA.

Check for waivers and compliance elements that
have been deferred and continuously update the system when the conditions have
been fulfilled.

Identify and report any exceptions to the
relevant stakeholders.

Minimize costs resulting from booking fraudulent
transactions and prevent operational losses.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the DFCU Bank Document
Verification Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any
relevant field.

Experience in documents and records management
and review is an added advantage.

Training in key aspects of Credit i.e. Credit
Policy, IFRS, FIA, CRB, AML and KYC.

At least two years of working experience in a
busy and competitive environment.

Knowledge of practical application of Business
& Administration Procedures.

Detail oriented and organized.

High level of integrity and ethical standards.

Attention to detail, excellent analytical
skills, ability to demonstrate high degree of accuracy and meet deadlines.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written,
communications and independent judgement skills.

Ability to prioritise work.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
encouraged to send applications with detailed
CV’s including present position and copies of relevant
professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O and A level) to
the email address indicated below;


Deadline: 2nd September 2020


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