Debt Collection Agent

Debt Collection Agent
Company:

4G Capital


Debt Collection Agent

Details of the offer

4G Capital (4th Generation Capital) is Africa’s fastest fintech providing ethical credit services to those who require it most. We provide rapidly accessible and affordable unsecured loans with strict affordability criteria to prevent unmanageable debt. Our customers are mainly small businesses and entrepreneurs who use our credit to grow their businesses and provide for the unforeseen. We seek to recruit a Debt Collection Agent.
The Debt Collection Agent will contact defaulting customers by calling and visiting them with an aim ofnegotiating settlement of the arrears.
Requirements2 years’ work experience in debt collection

Experience in microfinance, bank or any financial institution

A good level of general education- Diploma or degree

Computer literacy

Education background in sales/Marketing

Key Competencies
Customer Handling

Sales and Business Development

Enforcement of contract and repayment obligations

Administrative Support

General support to all tasks

Communications

Small Branch Operations

Information Collection

Personal Attributes

Integrity and ability to work in consumer finance

High Motivation

Self starter-functional problem solver

Process discipline- Ability to follow SOPs
Ideal candidate should possess strong negotiation and persuasion skills
Responsibilities

Ensure all work queues are acted upon.
Contact defaulting customers by calling and visiting them with an aim of negotiating settlement of thearrears

Ensure allocated accounts are monitored on a daily basis and appropriate actions taken to ensure that thecollection portfolio remains within accepted limits through the application of sound credit judgment within policy guidelines.

Investigate and resolve any customer queries and complaints through verbal or written correspondence inline with 4G policies.

Achieve the monthly collection targets.

Identify and escalate deceased or disabled customers to collections management for review or collectiontermination.

Perform field visits and submit reports/action plans to recover debt.

Work closely with the units and the call centre on the bad debt portfolio

Other duties include:

Conduct field visit assessment before visiting the market areas
Manage relationships with local authorities and Security Officers.
Plan and organize field collection drives across all branches.

Flag BFCs to be forwarded to the EDC for action

Job Requirements
Required education
: Diploma, Associate's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 2 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
Mandatory attachments
Please have a scan or photo of these documents ready when you start the application:
Self-prepared CV file
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