Investment Officers Job in Kenya

About the Opportunity

Inkomoko Kenya Investment Officer is responsible for the
items below:

Responsibilities

Due
Diligence And Investment Preparation (60%)

Respond to inquiries from
prospective borrowers; support them to apply for our facility/investment
products. 

Introduce the investment products
to entrepreneurs, explaining the requirements for repayment and the
seriousness of taking on debt financing. 

Conducts investment appraisal,
collects detailed information (personal, business, and guaranties), and
arranges to open a new investment account. 

Prepares and executes investment
contracts and arrange for disbursement of investment in kind. 

Conduct due diligence on
prospective borrowers, including site visits, document preparation,
coordination with the Business Development Advisors and Business
Associates, etc. 

Communicate all materials to the
Portfolio Manager, and assist in preparing credit reports for Investment
Committee meetings. 


Take photos of entrepreneurs,
have them sign photo waivers, and ensure entrepreneurs’ stories are posted
on the Kiva platform for fundraising with all correct information. 

Portfolio
Management (20%) 

Offer excellent customer service
through daily conversations, correspondence, and site visits as needed to
maintain strong positive relationships with borrowers. 

Work with the Inkomoko Kenya
Business Development Services team to ensure borrower success, and Visit
clients for monitoring. 

Maintain both delinquency and
default rates below set rates during yearly goal setting, 

Track information about borrowers
and communicate effectively with key stakeholders about client
status. 

Actively participate as a key
staff in the weekly Portfolio Review Meeting. 

Maintain a tracking system of
borrower payments and contact information. 

Work with the Finance & Admin
team to produce invoices for payments and monthly reconciliation of
investment department transactions. 

Interact with government leaders,
court systems and others for follow up on lack of payments. 

Ensure that we are adhering to
the requirements of our Kiva partnership, including reporting and
journaling. 

Other duties as assigned by
supervisor 

Investment
Management System (20%)

Update both disbursements and
investment repayments in the Investment Management System (LMS-powered by
odoo)

Maintain and demonstrate
proficiency with investment software applications

Work with system providers to
utilize applications to fullest capacity, streamlining processes and
procedures, ensuring accuracy and compliance 

Assist with system parameters and
design to meet the needs of multiple departments. 

Manage user security access
Ensure proper segregation of
duties, develop and maintain work flows for all stages of investment 

Advise the Management team how to
automate key lending processes

Supervise all aspects of the
investment operations. This supervision includes posting of payment,
payoffs, and balancing, disbursing investment funds

Ensure lending team is provided
with updates and procedural changes

Participates in the review and
recommendations of operational systems and procedures

Successfully interact with
lending staff to improve accuracy and efficiencies of Investment
management system 

Prepare related reports and
administer the system

Other duties as assigned by
supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Investment officer will be a trusted partner of Inkomoko
Kenya clients, and basic qualifications Include:

University degree in Finance or
other related field.

 2+ years of work experience
in relevant or applicable field,

Must speak fluent English and
Swahili. 

Experience in Islamic lending and
practice is an added advantage,

Strong financial and accounting
skills; familiarity with business financial policies in  Kakuma.

Experience in investment
management, microfinance, capital leases, and access to finance for Micro
businesses and SMEs is STRONGLY preferred,

Prior experience dealing with
customers/debt,

Prior experience in a lending
environment,

Experience providing business
advice to entrepreneurs,

Prior experience in Investment
management system software, 

Decisive individuals with ability
to deliver unpleasant messages to the debtors and assertive enough to get
the debtors pay off the entire debt,

 Experience in managing
difficult clients and reaching positive outcomes,

 Very strong attention to
details and good follow through,

Comfort with the civil court
system, and previous experience in litigation preferred,

 Unrelenting perseverance,
personal integrity, and critical thinking skills,

  Must be able to
legally work in Kenya.

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