JOB ADVERT: CREDIT OFFICER at UNICS Plc. Microfinance Institution


Unity Co-operative Society (UNICS Plc) is a Microfinance Institution created on the 15th of January 2000. Among other conventional financial products like savings accounts and current accounts, UNICS Plc has invested a lot in the development of value added services like Automated Teller Machine and the sale of Bank Cards, Online Banking, SMS Banking, Virtual Private Network, and many others. For the past 21 years, UNICS Plc has been able to position herself as one of the fastest growing financial institutions in Cameroon with highly improved technological facilities and well-developed products tailored to the needs of the public.

We are seeking the services of Candidates who would be ready to work at any of our branches in the National territory in the following positions:


Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Marketing and Sales: Prospect and secure new client portfolios for the institution through marketing outreach.  Be able to cross sell other products/services to enhance the customer’s experience in UNICS Plc.
  2. Making Decisions and Solving ProblemsMaintain an active knowledge base of all of the organization’s loan products and an understanding of the requirements needed of each client (borrower).
  3. Processing/Analyzing Information (Data): Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, and/or verifying information to identify and recommend products that meets the customer’s needs and the organization’s lending guidelines.
  1. Recovery and Follow up: Use legal and tactful measures to monitor, follow up and recover from customers who witnessed business failures or those of bad faith.
  2. Portfolio Management: Review active and delinquent loan files each day to maintain and ensure repayment for healthy facilities, undertake and propose actions to improve delinquent cases.
  3. Objective: Utilize professional judgment to determine which potential borrowers represent good risk opportunities for the organization.
  4. Customer and Personal Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  5. Reporting: Preparing reports on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually as the need may arise in a sequential and concise manner on activities, difficulties, actions and recommendations.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Have at least three (3) years of practical experience in credit management. Experience in credit management in a Financial Institution shall be an added advantage.
  •  Have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Management, Banking & Finance, Economics or Accounting. Experience in Legal issues related to the management of various types of guarantees and recovery as a whole shall equally be an added advantage.
  • Impeccable integrity and morality check.
  • Excellent communications and customer service skills.
  •  Strong attention to details and a mind for numbers.
  • A personality that is self motivating, engaging, positive, result driven and posses the maturity and personality to command respect.

Additional Strengths:

  • Exceptional ability to communicate in English and French verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work in a team fostered environment.
  • Good working knowledge in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Inductive and deductive reasoning.
  • Critical thinking skills.

Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should clearly specify the Job Reference Number and send their Motivation Letter along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae in MS word format via: humanresources@unicsgroup.com  not later than 20th February 2021

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