Manager, Savings Group Loans Job Opportunities – VisionFund Uganda

Job Title:   Manager, Savings Group Loans

Organisation: VisionFund Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Credit Supervisor


About US:

VisionFund Uganda Limited (VFU) is a Microfinance institution and an affiliate of World Vision Uganda (WVU), a child-focused Christian Organization that believes in brighter futures for Children, empowering families to create incomes and jobs by unlocking economic potential for communities to thrive. VisionFund Uganda is also part of the bigger network of VisionFund International (VFI), with MFl’s in 28 Countries worldwide


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To grow and retain a quality loan portfolio of Small enterprise customers by identifying and implementing value adding and specialized financial product solutions from a range of standard and/or customised offering.

(20%) Marketing

  • Assist in conducting market research and survey activities;
  • Solicits new loan accounts in accordance with specific periodic performance targets prescribed in the branch business plan;
  • Acquire new business relationships and accounts.
  • Grow the portfolio as per set targets.
  • Provide input into the marketing plan and campaigns targeted at increasing Small Enterprise revenue.
  • Conducts active marketing campaign to attract new clients;
  • Orients prospective clients about VFU’s loan products;

(45%) Manage loan process

  • Receives loan applications and perform credit appraisal on loan applicants and his/her surety/ guarantor, if any;
  • Conducts inspection and/or appraisal of any property being offered as collateral
  • Prepares and presents credit applications to the branch credit committee for approval;
  • Member of loan committee

(30%) Manages portfolio quality

  • Conduct regular visits to clients and build strong relations with them before, during and after the disbursement
  • Closely monitors loan payments and ensures zero tolerance against past due;
  • Effectively negotiates
  • Acts to support other loan officers in delinquency crisis.
  • (5%) And any other duties that may be assigned by the Branch manager from time to time


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational
  • Attend and participate in the leadership of daily devotions.
  • Able to manage an effective portfolio both in terms of quality and quantity
  • Ensure high level of transparency
  • Complete tasks in timely and cost effective manner
  • Able to train clients effectively
  • Understands and practices the basic principles of microfinance.
  • Greater integration with WV ADPs
  • Continues to seek improvement in the branch/ sub branch
  • Willingness to work with the poor and respect for others
  • Self improvement initiative(s)
  • Demonstrate a growing understanding of and respect for Christian diversity and other faiths
  • Reflects Christ like values in work and life
  • Maintain self control under pressure
  • Prioritises many demands without losing focus
  • Should take leave
  • Builds a strong and effective team
  • An excellent team player
  • Able to work effectively with WV staff
  • Appreciates gender and cultural diversity
  • Collaborates with local authorities and communities
  • Builds and maintains strong relationship with colleagues, supervisor and clients


How to Apply:

All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by delivering hand copies to our office Plot 256 Bombo road Makerere Kavule or

by email: Applicants should submit an application letter, a CV along with the contacts of three professional referees and copies of academic documents. Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 4th June 2021  by 5:00pm


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