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26 Mar 2014

Business Development Officers (SME / Group Lending) Job Vacancy


Faulu Microfinance Bank is a dynamic Christian organization within the micro-finance sector. Faulu was the first Micro Finance Institution in Kenya to be licensed by the Central Bank as a deposit taking institution.

In February 2014 Faulu changed its name to Faulu Microfinance Bank Ltd in line with CBK guidelines.

To keep up with the growing business needs we are seeking highly competent, focused and results oriented individuals for various positions within our business units across the country.

Business Development Officers (SME / Group Lending)

Job Ref: HR: 029/03/2014

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Senior Relationship Officer, the position holder will be tasked with the role of growing a high quality Group/SME portfolio, manage all client relationships and promote the growth of the deposit book while ensuring excellent customer service and team work.

Key Roles and Expectations
The position’s key roles include: -

  • Portfolio growth and management: Recruit and retain clients ensuring a growth in loan disbursement through excellent customer service and timely service delivery.
  • Deposit Mobilization: Mobilize deposits to match and exceed the loan book.
  • Loan processing: Ensure thorough business assessment, proper securitization and compliance to audit standards and company policy.
  • Client education: Disseminate accurate information to prospective clients and ensure their understanding of operations policy as well as training them on group leadership.
  • Loan book quality management: Ensure that all loans given are timely paid in compliance to policy and statutory requirements.
  • A link with the public: Liaise with local administration, maintain relationships with the public and portray company values at the marketplace.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business related field.
  • At least 1 year experience in lending either in SME or Group preferably in a financial institution is a must.
  • Practical knowledge in Sales and Marketing, credit risk management and computer literacy is a must.

Personal attributes

  • Good interpersonal skills with excellent customer service relations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • A team player.
  • Willing to learn, a fast learner preferred.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • High levels of integrity and professionalism.
  • Strong Christian values, commitment and passion for the transformation of the low income population.

If you meet the specified criteria, send your application via email to excitingcareers@faulukenya.com with the email subject as “Business Development Officer).”

Include an application letter and an updated CV (including 3 referees, one of whom must be a spiritual leader) addressed as below:

GM- Human Resources & Legal
Faulu Microfinance Bank Limited
P.O Box 60240 – 00200, Nairobi

Note: All applications should reach us on or before 12th April, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Hardcopy applications shall not be considered.

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