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Head of Credit Loan - Palmpay HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-09-01 14:07   Administrative / Management   Lagos   821 views
Job Details

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Employment Type: Full Time


Credit Strategy and Planning: Develop and implement credit strategies and plans that align with the organization's goals and risk tolerance.

Risk Assessment: Evaluate the creditworthiness of loan applicants, analyze financial data, and assess potential risks associated with loans.

Loan Approval and Review: Make informed decisions on loan approvals, set appropriate terms and conditions, and ensure compliance with lending policies.

Credit Policy Development: Establish and update credit policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure consistent and effective lending practices.

Team Management: Lead and manage a team of credit analysts, loan officers, and support staff, ensuring they follow best practices and achieve targets.

Portfolio Management: Monitor the performance of the loan portfolio, track repayment schedules, and take appropriate actions on delinquent accounts.

Compliance and Regulations: Ensure that all lending activities adhere to relevant Nigerian financial regulations, legal requirements, and compliance standards.

Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments such as risk management, legal, and compliance to ensure a holistic approach to credit lending.

Data Analysis: Utilize data analytics to evaluate lending trends, portfolio performance, and customer behavior, making data-driven decisions.

Reporting: Provide regular reports to senior management and stakeholders on the credit portfolio's performance, risk exposure, and compliance.


Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field; Extensive experience in credit management, loan origination, and risk assessment within the Nigerian financial industry.

More than 5 years Loan experience

In-depth understanding of local regulatory and compliance requirements for lending activities in Nigeria.

Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and guide a team effectively.

Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills to work with cross-functional teams and customers.

Knowledge of financial technology (fintech) trends and tools for enhancing credit processes.

Proven track record of achieving and exceeding credit portfolio targets.


Competitive compensation package and performance-based incentives.

Opportunity to shape and innovate credit products in a growing fintech company.

Comprehensive health insurance

Exposure to cutting-edge technology and data-driven decision-making.

Professional development opportunities and avenues for career growth.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

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Company Description
Palmpay is a pan-African fintech company currently operating in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and expanding to other markets this year. Were reinventing the payments experience by making it easy and reliable for everyone to transfer money, pay bills and shop online.