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Senior Product Development Officer

Tugende Limited
Kampala, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Tugende’s mission is: “Helping people help themselves”. The Tugende Senior PD Officer will be required to work autonomously and responsibly by serving to; manage client vetting and client credit approvals, manage and conduct in-field research, calculate and manage new product payment plans, prepare management reports and presentations and seek new product and service opportunities for Tugende.

Responsibilities

• Manage a team of PD Officers and co-conduct in-field market research for new high-potential products and services of the company’s priority sectors and evaluate clients’ needs.
• Write product briefs and make recommendations for further exploration.
• Manage, screen and co-conduct field vetting for potential clients for new pilot products and services.
• Manage the credit process for new products, creating accurate credit analyses, and recommending credit approvals to the CCO.
• Assess and recommend potential product suppliers and service providers for pilot products to the CCO to review.
• For products that will be mainstreamed i.e. post-pilot phase, develop new training materials and manage new product training with PD Officers to responsible Branch Operations staff. Ensure that the Branch Operations staff can sustainably manage new products and services and achieve the company’s annual/quarterly/monthly/weekly targets.
• Responsible for the achievement of annual/quarterly/monthly/ weekly company targets for new products and services.
• Collate and actively seek out new product opportunities across all Branches with PD Officers.
• Help develop proposals to pilot new products and services for the company’s priority sectors.
• Assist with marketing activities to build a pipeline for new products and services.
• Assist with the procurement and distribution of products. Submit timely requisitions and follow up regularly with suppliers.
• Manage a collections portfolio and maintain a PAR30 of below 5% and a PAR15 of below 15% at all times.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: none
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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Tugende Limited

Plot 57 Naguru Complex, Ntinda II Road, Kampala, Uganda, Kampala, UG
100-500 people
Financial Services
Website

Tugende is a for-profit social enterprise providing asset and SME finance, leasing, insurance, and financial literacy to new customers, and consumer finance to qualified existing customers. It was formally established in 2012 in Uganda and is a technology-enabled asset financier of income-generating assets for proven entrepreneurs, using a lease-to-own product to offer an affordable path to ownership of these assets. Tugende empowers customers unable to access formal credit, and has financed over 27,000 customers.

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