Credit Officer

  FINCA Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 411
Date Posted:Mar 30, 2010
Reference:01019
Closing Date:Apr 4, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Banking
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About FINCA Afghanistan:

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Job Summary:

The Credit Officer will work closely with FINCA’s solidarity groups (MMG, WMG) and individual clients (BMA). The Credit Officer will identify potential groups and conduct promotion and training in order to form solidarity groups. The Credit Manager (CM) will set a target number of groups that the Credit Officer will be required to open in his/her geographic region. After a solidarity group has been formed, the Credit Officer will attend group meetings and will be responsible for collecting repayments. The Credit Officer and his/her clients are subject to auditing at any time by FINCA staff. The clients will also receive technical support and training from the Credit Officer.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Credit Officer will work closely with FINCA’s solidarity groups (MMG, WMG) and individual clients (BMA). The Credit Officer will identify potential groups and conduct promotion and training in order to form solidarity groups. The Credit Manager (CM) will set a target number of groups that the Credit Officer will be required to open in his/her geographic region. After a solidarity group has been formed, the Credit Officer will attend group meetings and will be responsible for collecting repayments. The Credit Officer and his/her clients are subject to auditing at any time by FINCA staff. The clients will also receive technical support and training from the Credit Officer.

Job Requirement:

• High school diploma
• Experience in private business, credit, trade, or manufacturing desirable
• University education in finance, retail banking, credit, money lending, or another quantitative field an advantage
• Initiative, integrity, self-management, and ability to work independently (while consulting with management)
• Experience working in the field, bazaars, or markets an advantage
• Knowledge in social science or having some experience in social work.
• Good communication skills and ability to work on a team.
• Dari and Pashto fluency required; some knowledge of English is an advantage.
• Computer (word processing, data entry and data base management) skills an advantage

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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