Kampala Full Time NGO
USh Confidential
2 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Credit Specialist will play the very important role of managing debt

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description


Job Summary

Village Power’s mission is to empower people in Uganda to improve their standard of living by building a last mile- customer centric sales and distribution network in order to enable access to solar energy solutions.

The Credit Specialist will play the very important role of managing debt

The duty station for this role is at the head office in Kampala although one may be required to travel upcountry from time to time.  This function reports to the Head of Finance & Administration.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(Job description)

1.    Design and implement credit and recovery policies.

2.    Control bad debt exposure and expenses through the direct management of credit terms on the company’s ledgers.

3.    Credit check new customers and open new credit accounts ensuring the Village Power has all the relevant information on the debtor.

4.    Ensure debts are paid in a timely manner.

5.    Meet cash and debtor day targets.

6.    Maintain an accurate record of all chasing activity and provide a weekly performance report.

7.    Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring all payment within the agreed terms.

8.    Monitor the accounts receivables portfolio for trend and warning signs.

9.    Advise on the legal and other recovery actions against bad debtors.

10. Work closely with the sales team to follow up any outstanding debts.

11. Define and manage key performance indicators for credit and recovery support team.

12. Any other duties that may be assigned by supervisor from time to time



Competence , skills & attributes

1.    Proven experience as a credit specialist for at least 5years

2.    Strong analytical skills

3.    A strategic thinker

4.    Industry knowledge would be of great advantage

5.    A solid education or training in credit management


If you meet the above criteria and believe you would be a valuable addition to our dynamic team, please send your application to hr@village-power.ug    

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