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Women Enterprise Fund (WEF) is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency established via Government Financial Management Act in 2007, through Legal Notice no;147 and whose core mandate is to provide accessible and affordable credit to support Kenyan women start and/or expand businesses for wealth and employment creation;
Pursuant to this mandate, the Fund invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyans to fill the under mentioned positions:
WEF/HR/2019/5: Assistant Manager, Credit – WEF Grade 4 (8 POSITIONS)
Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 85,021 – Maximum Ksh; 128,609 PM
Reporting to Credit Manager, the officer will be responsible for leading and supervising the credit operations activities for the assigned region including;
Responsibilities

  • Develop and oversee Implementation of regional work plans and budgets in line with approved Fund strategy for the assigned region;
  • Lead the Regional team in devising and implementing strategies to ensure the set targets in relation to size and quality of portfolio are met;
  • Manage all aspects of the lending cycle under the existing lending channels for the assigned region;
  • Responsible for the staff in the region including their performance management and developmental needs;
  • Liaison with HR team in addressing the staffing, disciplinary and implementation of Cross Cutting PC issues in the Region;
  • Manage the Operation of the Regional Office including securing the physical facilities as well overseeing logistics, office petty cash, and supplies in liaison with HQ;
  • Ensure completeness of the analysis /appraisal of loan application forms emanating from the Region in compliance with the Fund Lending policy;
  • Ensure loan applications from the Region are channeled to the Head Office Loans Committee within the set timelines;
  • Ensure that Regional credit reports such as loan uptake and repayment status are forwarded to field team within set timelines;
  • Participate in awareness creation and publicity campaigns for the region including sensitizing women on the Fund’s products and services as well as representing the Fund in Stakeholders Forum;
  • Assist in review, formulation and implementation of lending policies and procedures.

Requirements
For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-

  • Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least seven (7) years with least three (3) years in a management role;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related option from a recognized university;
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration/Accounting/Finance/Economics/Strategic Management/Entrepreneurship;
  • Shown merit and ability in credit work as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Member of a relevant a professional body in good standing.
  • Broad knowledge of lending principles and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines
  • High integrity
  • Ms office proficiency

How to Apply
Applications clearly marked on the envelop with the position reference and title and including detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, professional qualifications, testimonials, day time telephone number, names and addresses of three professional referees should be delivered to the Fund by hand, courier or post so as to reach the address below on or before 26th November, 2019.
The Chief Executive /Director
Women Enterprise Fund
11th Floor, National Social Security Building, Block A
Eastern Wing
P; O; Box 17126 -00100
NAIROBI;
Shortlisted applicants will be expected to provide details of their current salary and the following documents: Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA; Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); Clearance from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);
WEF is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT discriminate any applicant based on their HIV status, ethnic background, sex, religion, disability, or marital status yet is attentive to gender, regional, and ethnic balance; Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification;