Jamii Sacco Credit Assistant Jobs Kenya

Assistant II – Credit (Data) Job at Jamii Sacco

Jamii Sacco is a membership Cooperative Society registered under the Cooperative Societies Act Cap 490 (Amended 2004) of the laws of Kenya and licensed by SASRA.

The objectives for which the Society was established are to organize and promote the quality of life of the members by providing quality financial products and services.

The following position is vacant and the Sacco would like to fill it:

Assistant II – Credit (Data)

Job Type: Contract – 3 Years

Location: Nairobi

REF. JSS/HR- AC – II/2018

Roles for the Credit Assistant Job

Reporting to the Principal Officer Credit, the job holder will ensure that loan recoveries are implemented on time, following up on loans in arrears and communicating with the members and guarantors to ensure that loan payments are implemented effectively.

  • Ensuring new loans submitted for recovery are deducted timely.
  • Monitoring and rehabilitating delinquent accounts and maximizing recoveries from written off accounts.
  • Put in place mechanisms of managing arrears and defaulted loans to ensure healthy portfolio at all times.
  • Monitor and send notices to delinquent members and make prompt follow ups on the same.
  • Ensure SACCO debts are recovered timely and efficiently.
  • Coordinate daily execution of debt follow up by phone, SMS, mail and visits.
  • Negotiate repayment plans with delinquent cases (members).
  • Address any member complaints conclusively within the stipulated time arising out of interaction with the defaulters.
  • Maintain an updated database of all assigned accounts and collections with specific dates.
  • Submit detailed reports to the Principal Officer Credit on a weekly basis accounting for impact of his/her activities on general Loan Book.

Credit Assistant Job Qualifications

  • Diploma in Finance/Accounting or Business related field
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in related  field
  • Computer literacy
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good communication skills

General Requirements

  • Planning & Organizing
  • Leadership
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Decisiveness
  • Interpersonal Sensitivity
  • Adaptability

Other Requirements

  • Police clearance certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  • A clearance certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • A clearance certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How to Apply

Applications together with a CV (that includes notable achievements, work experience, current remuneration, qualifications, names of three referees (two of whom must have supervised the candidate at some point), telephone contact, email address, copies of academic and professional certificates as well as relevant testimonials should be addressed to the following;

The Chief Executive Officer,

Jamii Sacco Society Ltd,

P O Box 57929-00200,


The envelope clearly marked with the reference number should be received on or before Wednesday, 19th September, 2018 at 12.00 noon. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Jamii Sacco Society is an equal opportunity employer and any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualifications.

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