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Head of Credit

Head of Credit

Job Title: Head of Credit
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Port Louis, Mauritius
Salary: 120000
Reference: 2542
Contact Name: Salim Peer
Job Published: July 18, 2017 13:03

Job Description

Our client, a strong brand in the local landscape of financial services with an international footprint is seeking to recruit a top notch Head of Credit to oversee the strategic and day-to-day operations of the Credit Department with a strong focus on quality, timely service delivery and team compliance with company credit policies and procedures

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for and oversee the strategic and day-to-day operations of the Credit Department
  • Formulate the Credit Approval process and define the credit parameters and limits hierarchy
  • Assess and be responsible for all credit approvals of the Finance & Leasing Capability
  • Organise the Credit Committee and ensure its proper running
  • Liaise with the MCIB and coordinate the information received.
  • Formulate the Risk Strategy, Risk Profile and Risk appetite of the Company
  • Enforce a cost effective management of resources and compliance to best practices and good governance policies
  • Act as a coach, growing the potential and performance of the key people who will pull the organisation forward
  • Ensure operational excellence in the delivery of services while regularly benchmarking with international standards Drive the business forward with new ideas and professional world class delivery
  • Be committed to Excellence and promote efficiency by setting personal example of corporate values (Agility, Pioneering & Excellence)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Management / Finance or any other relevant field
  • Strong knowledge of applicable industry legislations
  • At least 10 years' experience in a Senior Management Role in the Credit Finance industry
  • Experience in Credit, collections, Risk and/or Accounts receivables
  • Strong analytical capabilities and the ability to think outside the box
  • Outgoing personality, result oriented, orderly and excellent team player
  • Demonstrated Team Leadership Experience
  • Strong sense of Ethics

Interested candidates please send you CV to or apply on our website