Microfinance Jobs in Kenya

Our client, a medium sized Sacco in Meru County with six branches in different towns wishes to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced individual in the following position;

ICT Officer
Ref. ICTO/2019
Job Purpose: Reporting to the ICT Manager, the ICT officer is responsible for key aspects of ICT platforms management in the Sacco including network administration, user support & maintenance, database management and information security.
Main duties and responsibilities
·         Administration of the Local Area Network and Wide Area Network;
·         Administration of the ICT Systems;
·         Perform on time daily and weekly backups and ensure backing up;
·         Upgrade of systems – performing software installations on servers and client machines;
·         Perform periodic update of the Sacco’s website;
·         Systems uptime monitoring and taking corrective actions where necessary; and
·         User support and maintenance.
Qualifications and experience
·         At least a Diploma in Computer Science or any other related ICT field;
·         Working knowledge of software development;
·         At least two (2) years relevant work experience in a similar position in a busy ICT environment- preferably a financial institution;
·         Very good understanding of Sacco Core Banking Systems; and
·         Professional certification in ICT will be an added advanrage.
Competences
·         Be of exemplary integrity and honesty
·         Possess analytical and critical thinking skills
·         Possess excellent business writing skills
·         Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Have excellent report writing and presentation skills
If you are interested in the above positions, kindly submit your applications as per the instructions below.
How to apply
Download the online form HERE (open with adobe reader).

Internal Auditor
REF: IA/2019
Job purpose: Reporting to the CEO, the position will be responsible for the day to day coordination of the Society’s risk management and internal audit operations.
The position will also examine and report on efficacy of accounting controls, information security, data integrity and adherence to operational policies and procedures, as well as reporting to all stakeholders as required.
The position will also manage staff within the internal audit function.
Main duties and responsibilities
·         Review and report on adequacy of internal control framework of the Sacco;
·         Review and report on compliance to internal procedures and regulatory standards;
·         Assess adequacy of laid down operational procedures and advise management appropriately;
·         Prepare and implement annual audit plans;
·         Conducting any special investigation as may be required by the Sacco from time to time;
·         Verify transaction vouchers to determine authenticity, accuracy and correctness;
·         Review the Sacco’s network & information security infrastructure and report on adequacy & effectiveness;
·         Review and report on ERP system user maintenance and management practices; and
·         Identify and report on income leakages in the Sacco;
Key Qualifications & Experience
·         Holder of a Bachelor of Commerce degree or its equivalent from a recognized University;
·         Is a CPA (K) and member in good standing with ICPAK;
·         Certification on information systems audit e.g. CISA will be an added advantage;
·         A minimum of 3 years relevant experience of which at least 1 year must have been in a supervisory capacity;
·         Prior experience and exposure in the Sacco sector desired; and
·         Computer proficiency for MS Office Suite and specialized accounting software.
Competences
·         Be of exemplary integrity and honesty
·         Possess analytical and critical thinking skills
·         Possess excellent business writing skills
·         Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Have excellent report writing and presentation skills
If you are interested in the above positions, kindly submit your applications as per the instructions below.
How to apply
Download the online form HERE (open with adobe reader).

Credit Officer
Ref: CO/2019)
Job Purpose: Functionally reporting to the Credit Manager, the credit officer is responsible for key aspects of credit management in the Sacco including loan appraisal, disbursement, documentation, monitoring, follow up and recovery.
Main duties and responsibilities
·         Receive and review loan applications for completeness and accuracy;
·         Data entry, appraisal and recommendation of loan applications received;
·         Customer Service and handling of credit enquiries;
·         Maintaining a good quality loan book through loan monitoring, follow up, issuance of demand notices and recovery; and
·         Business development and loan book growth;
Key Qualifications & Experience
·         Degree in Co-operative Management/ Banking or equivalent in a related field;
·         CPA part 2 will be an added advantage;
·         Diploma in credit management will be an added advantage; and
·         At least two years’ experience in a similar role in a Sacco environment.
Competences
·         Be of exemplary integrity and honesty
·         Possess analytical and critical thinking skills
·         Possess excellent business writing skills
·         Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Have excellent report writing and presentation skills
If you are interested in the above positions, kindly submit your applications as per the instructions below.
How to apply
Download the online form HERE (open with adobe reader).
Must indicate the Job Reference Number on the application form.
The form must be submitted by end of day on 4th July 2019.

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