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Business Development Officer

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Sales, marketing, promotion
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

BDO 02/18/HRD
SMEP Microfinance Bank Limited is a dynamic Christian based bank regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya, whose Mission is “To empower our customers through provision of market driven financial solutions”.
He/she will be responsible for business development through marketing and recruiting of customers, processing and disbursement of loans and ensure timely collection of the same to ensure healthy portfolio and a happy and satisfied customer base.


⦁ A minimum grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE
⦁ A undergraduate Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Business related courses from a recognized institution.
⦁ Knowledge in Sales and Marketing, credit risk management, credit lending
⦁ At least 2 years’ experience in the financial sector with proven and demonstrable ability to grow
SME business (for candidates applying for SME & Institutional Banking).
⦁ Proficiency in computers is mandatory.
⦁ Ability to analyze and interpret financial statements
⦁ Clear understanding of microfinance/banking industry is an added advantage.
⦁ Good interpersonal & communication skills with excellent customer service.
⦁ A team player with the drive to improve performance.
⦁ Persuasive with strong recognition skills,
⦁ Self-driven and possess the ability to work with minimum supervision
⦁ Ability to work independently under minimum supervision.
⦁ Strong Christian values, commitment and passion for the transformation of the population.
⦁ Aged between 26 and 35 years

The full job profile is also on the website and qualified and interested candidates who meet the criteria should download the “Job Application Form” at, and send their filled applications to the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


a) Responsible for Marketing of Banks products and services

b) Facilitate recruitment and registration of clients in existing and new groups
c) Stimulate client training on SMEP policies, procedures and basic business skills, loans, business, e.t.c.
d) Ensure that all clients contribute weekly savings and repay their loans on time
e) Responsible to evaluate clients’ businesses and determine whether they are worth the amount applied for
f) Responsible for client evaluations and loan processing.
g) Responsible for maintaining a quality asset portfolio as per the Banks requirements
h) Responsible for preparation and submissions of timely daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as per the Banks’ requirements to the respective Office Holders.
i) Responsible for recording, verifying and assessing the chattels offered for loans with assistance of the Branch Manager
j) Ensure follow-up of defaulters and collection of arrears
k) Responsible for record keeping for all clients e.g. savings, loan status etc.
l) Ensure client retention through excellent customer service

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Sales, marketing, promotion
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Product knowledge; Bookkeeping; Customer service; Business development; Quality management; Financial reporting; Marketing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

SMEP Microfinance Bank Limited

Banking, microfinance, insuranceCompany size: 500-1000 people

SMEP Microfinance Bank Limited is a dynamic Christian based bank regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya, whose Mission is “To empower our customers through provision of market driven financial solutions”.