Job Information
Trainee Client Officer Job at Agora Microfinance Zambia - Career Opportunity in Zambia
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  15 January 2021
Duty Station: Zambia
Posted: 13-01-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-01-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-01-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Trainee Client Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Financial Services , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Agora Microfinance Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
15 January 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Zambia , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Company
Agora Microfinance Zambia Limited (AMZ) is a licensed microfinance lending company that currently operates in the Western and Central provinces of the country. The mission of AMZ is to ‘Contribute to the economic well-being of the poor through effective provision of appropriate financial services.’ Job Overview
The Client Officer (CO) manages all Village Bank (VB) activities (training, collections, cashflow assessments, monitoring clients’ livelihoods, etc.) complying always with the Operations Policy and Procedures and maintaining good relations with clients as well as accurate records of cash movements. .

1. AMZ products information dissemination- Chair village bank meetings to disseminate information on AMZ loan products to clients.
2. Training clients- Train the group leaders and all the members about their roles and responsibilities in the group.
3. Loan application fill in and appraisal- Ensure that loan application both group and individual loans are properly filled in and evaluated before sending to the Supervisor for his/her evaluation.
4. Loan management- Ensure that the loans are disbursed in accordance to the need and repayment capacity of the clients and AMZ policies and monitoring loan utilization of the members to ensure the good quality.
5. Recording and cash handling- Ensure that all transactions related to loan and savings are recorded properly and also cash handling are managed in the good manner.
6. Policies adherence- Ensure that all policies are implemented as per AMZ Operations policy
7. Problem solving- Solve the problem occurrence in the groups
8. Reporting – Report to Supervisor issues occurring in the village Banks.
9. Any other tasks are requested by the Supervisor.

Job Skills: Not Specified

• Certificate in business, finance, economics, development or related field
• Good written and spoken English and ability to speak the local language in the respective area
• Strong commitment to work in the field
• Ability to ride a motorbike or strong willingness to learn as it is the only mode of transport
• Good interpersonal Skills
• Good communication skills
• Good calculation and explanation in numbers
• Police Clearance Certificate will be required upon being offered the job

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
ALL applications should be sent to  by Friday 15th January, 2021 at 17:00hrs. Physical applications can be taken to the nearest AMZ office in your town. Female candidates are encouraged to apply including locals. Indicate in the e-mail heading or application your location and preferred work location from the above.
AMZ is an equal opportunities employer.

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