Credit Advisor Smallholder Credit Facility

  • SNV
  • Fort Portal, Uganda
  • 06/12/2021
Full time


Job Description

SNV is seeking to recruit the services of a talented Advisor to provide technical advice for  the    Dairy Credit Facility The activities include.

  • Promote the Dairy Credit Facility in TIDE project areas (Southwest and Central Uganda).
  •  Support in the Identification of (eligible) SACCO’s who are potentially interested to become a partner financial institution with the fund manager.
  • Support the development of investment packages/loans that target smallholder dairy farmers.
  • Support SACCOs and farmer organisations to develop an itemized list of cost prices of BOQ (Bill of Quantities) to be used during loan assessments.
  • Provide technical advice on credit modalities, investment potential and analysis, possible repayment schedules, investment analysis.
  • Facilitate periodical dialogue between EKN, SNV and Fund Manager and Financial Institutions.
  • Collect, analyse and provide data necessary for all reporting requirements.


Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in Economics, Banking, or Business Administration, preferably with specialisations in rural development, microfinance, or agriculture economics.
  • Four (4) years plus of experience in the relevant field of agricultural finance or rural development programs/project support in a reputable organisation.
  • Three (3) years of proven experience working in/with Tier IV financial Institutions in Uganda.
  • Experience in performance evaluation of financial institutions, across the major aspects of outreach, financial sustainability, portfolio quality, and efficiency.
  • Experience in managing partner relations with NGOs, government departments, research and knowledge institutes, and private sector market actors.
  • Ability/experience in guiding and coaching a team with the knowledge, skills, and financial product development.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Good computer and software applications skills.
  •  Work experience in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team.

Additional Information

Application Deadline: by 17th December 2021.

Contract Duration : 2 years

Contract Type: Local (open to Ugandan nationals only)

Duty Stations: Fortportal

Desired Start Date: Jan  2022

We do not ask for any fees (refundable or non-refundable) at any stage of the job application and or recruitment process. We, therefore, appeal to job seekers not to respond to any such requests.