Bayport Financial Services Zambia
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Assistant Credit Officer x3

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Job Summary

Reporting to Credit Management, under the Credit Department, the Assistant Officer – Credit will be responsible for ensuring that there is a balance between the granting of credit and the risk of lending by the Company.

Summary of key job Specifications

The job holder will be primarily responsible for the following Credit activities;

  • Authentication of customer’s loan application documentation provided by Bayport Front Office staff
  • Determination of Bayport client loan applicants’ affordability
  • Timely (and quality assured) delivery of client loan application results
  • Apply own Delegated Authority when approving transaction Loan Amount Limit Requests
  • Adherence to industry best practices in the issuance of credit
  • Reporting of suspected frauds /actual frauds, in accordance with the Company’s Fraud Prevention Policy/Procedures
  • Maintenance of the Company’s Customer Loan application history databases/logs, as well as timely backup of the Company’s Customers’ loan application documentation/feedback on relevant Company platforms
  • Performance of sensitivity analysis/scenarios, when required to give input from a Credit standpoint
  • Ensuring all Credit operational reports are consolidated and circulated on a timely basis

Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Banking [&/or Finance], Business or related discipline from a reputable University
  • At least a minimum of one (1) year work experience in the financial services industry
  • Sound knowledge of industry best practices in issuance of Credit

Other skills and Attributes

  • Highly conversant with Microsoft Excel, analytical and good numerical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong Written Communication Skills – in English
  • Good interpersonal and organization skills
  • Well organized , yet good at multitasking

Method of Application

Suitable candidates must send their applications to with the position applied for as the email subject, attaching their current CVs and professional/academic certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
11 Apr 15:00