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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Zone Manager Job at SYOP Uganda Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Zone Manager

Jobs at:
SYOP Uganda Ltd 

Deadline of this Job:
3rd December 2018 

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 19th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

For our young and dynamic micro-finance organisation “SYPO Uganda Ltd.” we seek to recruit new Zone Manager
SYOP Uganda Ltd is a subsidiary of the Dutch NGO SYPO that has been active in the Mukono district for the past ten years. Our ambitious microfinance organisation was started in 2011 and provides low-threshold business loans to groups of women in rural parts of the Mukono and Buikwe districts. The organisation uses an innovative microfinance model in which each loan officer is responsible for one rural zone that is served from a small zone office.

The main responsibilities of a Zone Mannager are:

  • Client recruitment
  • Taking loan applications and supporting prospective clients in creating basic business plans
  • Appraising applicant’s businesses and ensuring that loans are disbursed to creditworthy clients only
  • Sensitising clients regarding the organisation’s rules and procedures
  • Disbursing of loans
  • Collecting of repayments with thorough follow-up of late payers
  • Monitoring of clients’ business performance and general development
  • Administering of all portfolio transactions in the organisation’s online administration system
  • Keeping of accurate financial records of the zone
  • Actively participating in regular meetings
Suitable candidates should have a related academic degree (finance, commerce, business administration) and preferably one to three years of relevant work experience. Candidates should be enthusiastic about working in a rural setting and able to effectively communicate with both uneducated villagers and the international management team.

Candidates should be fluent in both Luganda (spoken) and English (written and spoken). We expect our loan officers to be able to work independently and pro-actively with limited supervision. Successful candidates have good computer skills and are able to work effectively with Microsoft office, email and database software.
We offer a challenging job in a young and dynamic team with strong learning and personal development opportunities.

Job application procedure
Applications for this vacancy can be submitted by e-mail before the close of business on 3rd Dec 2018 to . Please mention clearly in the subject line ‘Application loan officer’. Any questions regarding this vacancy can be sent to the same email address.