Vetting Officer

  • Watu Credit
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • 20/12/2020
Contract,   Permanent   Other Jobs in Uganda


Job Summary

WATU Credit Uganda Ltd is a focus driven, customer-centric company that believes everyone
deserves the opportunity to be an entrepreneur and achieve their ambitious goals in life.

As Africa’s fastest-growing Asset Finance Company, we see the continent’s bright and
prosperous future and want to be part of making it a reality.

Our vision is to provide asset financing for motorcycles and three-wheedlers to those who
understand when provided with the right tools can fulfill their dreams and the needs of their families and community.

We Empower Entrepreneurs by providing the means needed to move and improve lives 


About the Role
We are looking to appoint a Vetting Officer (VO) who will conduct background investigations and interviews on applicants and their referees; assess all information gathered against the requirements checklist, and report on the suitability of the applicant/ customer to acquire a facility from WATU Credit Uganda Ltd.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure relevant checks for customer applications are completed and complied with the set standards and requirements of WATU. These checks will be completed in a timely matter for new and already on-boarded customers.This position plays an essential role in the on-boarding process, to ensure all pre-screening checks are completed prior to decision making.

This position will best suit somebody who has a sound understanding of the vetting process
and enjoys working collaboratively with front-line staff to gather data, draw out lessons learned and then communicate the outcomes and impact in an engaging
and credible way.

This position will be based in Fort Portal but will require flexibility to work across all our branch network within Uganda from time to time.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play an essential role in a friendly organization that is trying to make a difference in the lives of those people in our communities.

Although the role will be predominately completing pre-customer screening, the role will also
require completing background checks for existing customers.

Ability to ride a motor bike with a riding license is essential for this position.

Desired Skills and Attributes
1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Science, Security, or any relevant field
2. Ability to pay attention to detail
3. Keen on following processes and procedures
4. Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
5. Proficient computer skills
6. Great interpersonal skills, with the ability to work within a team environment or individually

Application guidelines:
Qualified candidates are invited to submit Cover Letter, CV, earliest start date, salary expectation and which local languages you are fluent with to our email



Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
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 - the employer wants to see a CV that you have prepared yourselfEducation certificate - the official certificate for your highest education

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