Business Development Officer (Church Business) Job Opportunity at SMEP  in Kenya 2013


SMEP Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited, a Christian based MFI regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the positions of:
Business Development Officer (Church Business)
Reporting to the Liaison Officer Churches & Institutions, the successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Marketing of products in the designated area of operation.
  • Facilitate recruitment and registration of clients in existing and new groups.
  • Stimulate client training on SMEP policies, procedures and basic business skills, loans, business, e.t.c.
  • Loan disbursements and deposit mobilization that meet defined growth and quality targets
  • Submission of weekly and monthly performance reports
  • Responsible for cumulating and maintaining client information
  • Maintain good public relation between SMEP and outsiders e.g. Public administration, churches, business community etc
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Have a bachelors degree in a related field or a diploma in Co-operative Management, Business Administration, Banking or its equivalent,
  • Have knowledge in group/individual lending
  • Marketing and/or accounting skills and computer literacy will be an added advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Persuasive with strong recognition skills,
  • Self-driven and possess the ability to work with minimum supervision,
  • Have good knowledge of the micro-finance industry and practices
  • A self-starter who possesses excellent presentation skills
  • Must be a committed Christian
  • Aged below 30 years
How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates who meet the above criteria should download the “Job Application Form” at, and send their filled applications to on or before Tuesday, 23rd October, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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