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Relationship Officer (Savings/Loans) at FINCA Owerri

FINCA is a leading international Microfinance Institution offering financial services and products to
small scale businesses that have been turned down by traditional banks, so that these businesses can start, grow, and diversify with resulting increases in family income, nutrition, employment and well-being.

FINCA pioneered the “Village Banking method of credit delivery, now used by hundreds of organizations worldwide. Our programs reach low-income people in more diverse countries than any other microfinance provider.

FINCA Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Relationship Officer (Savings/Loans)

Location: Owerri

Job Description

    FINCA is recruiting for highly-motivated and customer-service oriented  Relationship Officers (ROs) who thrive in dynamic environments to be part of the pioneer team for FINCA’s regulated microfinance bank start-up in Owerri, Nigeria.
    ROs ensure an overall positive customer experience throughout the loan cycle and high level of customer service from all interactions with FINCA.
    The Relationship Officers report to a Relationship Supervisor at the branch level and are responsible for promoting and cross-selling FINCA’s products and services, analyzing credit worthiness and ability to repay, effectively managing their portfolios and ensuring compliance with FINCA policies and methodology, including adherence to Client Protection Principles and customer service standards.

Candidate Profile:

    Familiarity with and understanding of the dynamics of small businesses
    Ability to sell products and services
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    Strong fit to FINCA’s desired corporate culture and values, and is committed to furthering FINCA’s mission and vision. In particular, must demonstrate a commitment to transparency and integrity
    Willingness to relocate to Owerri, Nigeria
    Enterprising and self-driven personality with the ability to adapt and acquire new skills
    Highly attentive to detail with excellent organizational and documentation skills

Qualifications and Experience

    ND, HND or B.Sc level of education
    Preferred 3 years of work experience
    Basic mathematics, business acumen and analytical skills
    Proficiency in Computer Applications Excel /Microsoft Office
    Fluency in English required, Igbo or other local language skills strongly desirable.

How to Apply

Click here to apply online

Note: For consideration of your application, CV’s must be in Word or PDF format and a maximum of 3 pages. The candidate will bear any cost for travel and accommodation if called for testing or interviews. Any relocation cost will be borne by the new hire.

Deadline  9th March, 2015.

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