Fresher Credit Control Officer Jobs – DFCU Bank

Job Title: Credit Control Officer

Organisation: DFCU Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager Credit Control


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 institutions.


Job Summary: Reporting to the Manager Credit Control, the role holder will prepare all contracts relating to the Bank’s borrowing customers in a language that can easily be understood by either parties and in case of default, such contracts must be enforceable in the courts of law.

He /She will set out all terms and conditions under which the Bank is willing to make available to the customer the approved credit facility; providing advisory services to the business units.

Location: Kampala


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Preparation of loan documents for Commercial and Enterprise Banking borrowing customers in line with the Bank’s Approved Standard Formats.
  • Ensure such Contracts are watertight and enforceable in Courts of law in case of default.
  • Proofread and advise on standardized documents prepared by the Bank’s Legal department and external Lawyers – for accuracy and completeness.
  • Offer advisory services to the Bank’s business units on all legal related issues on the different credit files as presented for preparation of credit agreements; and as and when approached.
  • Conduct regular security reviews, reconciling the physical security positions as reported by the Documentation team and tracking delays, renewals, and releases.
  • Conduct periodical sensitivity and confirmation checks of validity of securities for deteriorating Business Banking and Consumer/Personal Banking credit facilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Law degree from a reputable learning institution.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Center Kampala. (LDC).
  • In-depth knowledge of the principles governing Banking & Corporate Law, Land Law, Mortgages and Leasing, among others.
  • Effective communication, good interpersonal and research skills.
  • Self-motivation, result orientation with ability to make appropriate decisions as and when required.
  • Administration or any other related field in credit administration.
  • Two years’ experience in drafting credit agreements in a reputable institution/legal firm.
  • Excellent understanding of operations of all Bank products.
  • Attention to details.
  • Independence and with good judgement of task.
  • Ability to deliver quality output within tight deadlines.


How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates  please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), to the email address indicated below:

dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race.


Deadline:  2nd June 2021


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