Job Opportunities

Who is the Junior Loan Recovery Officer at Sistema.bio?

Reporting to the Loan Recovery Officer you will be responsible for the quality of the loan portfolio in the Rift valley region (Kericho). You will achieve this through excellent customer service, rigorous loan underwriting and thorough follow-up with active clients.

You’ll be in charge of:

  • Carrying out loan recovery activities through calls for clients less than 90 days late.
  • Undertaking loan underwriting via calls and making decisions on loan approval or rejection.
  • Handling basic trouble shooting on technical cases and solving customer complaints.
  • Learning to conduct loan portfolio analysis, take preventive loan collection actions.
  • Defining a weekly work plan together with the Loan Recovery Officer and to report against the plan.
  • Assisting the Loan Recovery Officer on loan collections in the field and any other relevant activities.

 

More about YOU

  • Bachelor’s or Diploma in a relevant course
  • You are ambitious and eager to learn– the right person has the potential to be promoted to Loan Recovery Officer within 12 months!
  • You have at least 1 year of experience in bottom of the pyramid lending techniques, preferably in microfinance sector.
  • You are familiar with typical income, expenditure and cash flow patterns of rural and peri-urban households.
  • You have a track record in customer relationship management.
  • Experience in financial analysis and agronomic knowledge would be a strong asset.
  • You have a valid driving/riding license or you are willing to pass it within 6 months of joining at your own cost.

What it is like to work at Sistema.bio

  • Entrepreneurial culture: Your ideas matter. We believe in empowering people to own their projects and be able to take responsibility for them.
  • Passion and purpose: Working at Sistema.bio, you will work with a very passionate team that believes strongly in working for the social and environmental impact they want to see
  • A growing team with growing opportunities: Sistema.bio is on its way to double in size in the coming years. This growth will open new roles, new countries and a world of new opportunities! We have a roll-up-your-sleeves culture where we offer new opportunities for our team members’ careers and aspirations based on their skills, interests and aspirations
  • Time in the field with the small and medium-scale farmers: At Sistema.bio, we are passionate about understanding and serving our customers: small and medium-scale farmers. Working with Sistema.bio, we will make sure that regardless of your background, you get to spend time in the field with farmers and genuinely understand their challenges and their everyday concerns.
  • We care about your career progression: We have a strong culture of training and investing in developing our people. As a Sistema.bio employee, you’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to training programs, and clear tracking of your performance and career development twice a year.
  • Work-life balance: At Sistema.bio, we know you’re at your best when you’re rested and healthy. We therefore give you generous holidays options, parental leave, we pay for your health protection and give you options to work remotely when needed and possible
  • Gender Equality: Sistema.bio is committed to gender equality in the workplace. Thanks to our Gender policies and efforts women represent 57% of the Global team for example, and 27% of our overall workforce. We have flexible hours and expressing spaces for lactating mothers

Location and travel

  • You will be based in the Kericho region with minimal travel across the country and neighboring counties
  • Available to start soon as possible

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

Apply Via https://sistemaaccount.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=62&utm

05 Jul, 2021

Finance and Administration Manager – Deadline: 15/07/2021

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for:

  1. Managing the Revenue Generation Process to ensure competitiveness, profitability and sustainability of the Corporation;
  2. Ensuring compliance with regulatory authorities on finance related matters;
  3. Developing and implementing office administrative and personnel systems;
  4. Advising on compliance by the Corporation or its entities with the Kitui County Corporation Act, Public Finance Management Act 2012 and any other relevant law;
  5. Designing and developing revenue generation systems and procedures;
  6. Developing and ensuring the implementation of an effective internal control system for prudent financial management;
  7. Reviewing financial accounting reports for adequacy and appropriateness;
  8. Advising on financial risk profile of the Corporation; and
  9. Coordinating the preparation of guidelines relevant to revenue generation, enhancement, administration and debt collection.

For appointment to this position, a person should:

  1. Have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance Options) Business Administration, Economics or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
  2. Have at least ten (10) years post qualification experience in Financial Management/ Revenue mobilization, five (5) of which should have been in a senior position or at a top management level in the Public Service or Private Sector, preferably in the Apparel Industry;
  3. Be a Member of either the Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Certified Secretaries or Institute of Internal Auditors;
  4. A relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.

Method of Application

NB: Applicants will be required to satisfy all the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and avail clearances from the following institutions:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

To be considered, your application must be received by not later than 15th July 2021 and addressed to:

The Chairperson

Kitui County Textile Centre

(KICOTEC)Board of Directors

P.O Box 72 – 90200

KITUI

Or

Through the following email address:   kicotec@kitui.go.ke . Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

 

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