Deadline: 27 Nov 2019.
Date posted: 24 Nov 2019.

Location:Dar es Salaam.


Job Brief

On behalf of our Microfinance client, we are urgently seeking to hire a well experienced, innovative and results oriented Business Development Assistant responsible for initiation and growth of quality loan portfolio for the organization.

Key Responsibilities

Business Growth
  • Client on boarding for purposes of offering unique products and world class services that meet the client’s specific financial needs
  • Robustly grow quality loan book and various incomes according to set targets
  • Growth of product holding per client in order to maximize the Company’s share of client’s wallet
  • Develop a healthy client base and business network which shall assure him or her of continuous business generation for both new and repeat business
  • Constantly engage clients in order to enlighten them on new products and services being offered by the Company
  • Identify opportunities and areas for growth within Dar es Salaam and its environs

Customer Relationship Management
  • Delight clients by efficiently offering services, responding to client queries and complaints within the Company’s stipulated SLA and TAT
  • Offer appropriate financial solutions to clients’ business needs and challenges while taking care of the interests of the Company

Business Growth
  • Prepare and submit client reports to management as may be required from time to time
  • Sound understanding of the local market and sharing this information with colleagues
  • Work with other team members to source for new business
  • Participate in organized customer forums for both feedback and training on the Company’s products and services

Competencies & Skills

  • Financial statements analysis skills and the application of policies and principles for evaluation and management of the risk associated with lending
  • Excellent presentation skills including exceptional loan underwriting and product proposal development skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills, articulate a sales proposition, interact effectively, able to converse with senior decision makers and key influencers with ease
  • Good knowledge of personal or SME/Retail market products and the processes underpinning them, knowledge of the documentation related to industry credit processes and credit delinquency cycles as well as debt collection processes
  • Ability to engage effectively, conduct community outreach and engage with small scale traders, business owners and other market segments
  • Excellent Interpersonal and time management skills
  • Effective Planning and organization skills, attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Outgoing and pro-active in pursuit of credit deals with good knowledge of competitors
  • Good knowledge of local competitors


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Marketing, or any relevant field
  • At least 2 years experience in Business Development in Banking/Microfinance sector
  • Relevant training and qualification in lending process especially to SME/Retail by a reputable firm
  • Must be fluent is English and Swahili. Chinese language is a plus
  • Problem solving skill and negotiation skills
  • Able to do multi task and work under a dynamic and high pressure environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within an organization
  • Computer literate

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