Credit Control Officer (1 Position)

dfcu Bank is a fast growing Bank in Uganda offering a wide range of financial solutions to its chosen market segments. We are seeking to recruit a Credit Control Officer in our Operations department to support our expansion strategy.

REPORTING TO: Manager, Credit Control

JOB PURPOSE: the role holder will prepare all contracts relating to borrowing customers in a language that can easily be understood by either parties in compliance with all legal, financial and credit requirements to protect the Bank from any loopholes arising from poor documentation)  and in case of default, such contracts must be enforceable in the Courts of law, set out all terms and conditions under which the Bank is willing to make available to the customer the approved credit facility and  providing advisory services to the Bank’s business units.



  • Preparation of loan documents for Business Banking and Consumer Banking borrowing customers in line with the Bank’s Approved Standard Formats.
  • Ensure such Contracts are water tight and enforceable in Courts of law in case of default.
  • Proof read and advise on standardized documents prepared by the Bank’s Legal department and external Lawyers – for accuracy and completeness.
  • Offer advisory services to the Bank’s business units on all legal related issues on the different credit files as presented for preparation of credit agreements; and as and when approached
  • Conduct regular security reviews, reconciling the physical security positions as reported by the Documentation team and tracking delays, renewals and releases.
  • Conduct periodical sensitivity and confirmation checks of validity of securities for deteriorating BB/CB credit facilities.

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies required:

  • Law degree from a reputable learning institution.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Center Kampala. (LDC)
  • In-depth knowledge of the principles governing Banking & Corporate Law, Land Law, Mortgages and Leasing, among others;
  • Effective communication, good interpersonal and research skills.
  • Self-motivation, result orientation with ability to make appropriate decisions as and when required
  • Administration or any other related field in credit administration.
  • Two years’ experience in drafting credit agreements in a reputable institution/legal firm.
  • Excellent understanding of operations of all Bank products.
  • Attention to details.
  • Independence and with good judgement of task.
  • Ability to deliver quality output within tight deadlines.

Application Details:

If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), by close of business on Thursday 11th December 2018 to the email address indicated below:-

dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through +256 312 300469

Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.


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