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Risk Analysis and Evaluation Officer – 3 Posts at Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC)

Risk Analysis and Evaluation Officer – 3 Posts at Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC).

Risk Analysis and Evaluation Officer – 3 Posts at Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC)

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HISTORY The Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC), a wholly owned Government Development Finance Institution (DFI), was established in 1963 initially as a subsidiary of the Land and Agricultural Bank. In 1969, it was incorporated as a full – fledged financial institution under the Agricultural Finance Corporation Act, Cap 323 of the laws of Kenya

Risk Analysis and Evaluation Officer – 3 Posts

Job Purpose

The Risk analysis and evaluation Officer is based at Head Office and is charged with the responsibility of carrying out individual risk analysis from loan origination to approval, documentation, disbursement, and recovery to achieve a low-risk profile.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review all credit appraisal reports received from business units to assess the quality and completeness of all relevant data and information needed to analyse a credit proposal.
  • Analyse credit data provided to determine the adequacy of the financial statements, balance sheet and security ratios in ensuring compliance with portfolio management objectives with respect to exposure limits, diversification and/or concentration.
  • Evaluation of aspects of sectors or industries [with respect to climate, farmer knowledge and technology] that may have an impact on the credit advanced to the farmer.
  • Analysis of the impact of changing economic or industry conditions on the quality and inherent risk on loan asset
  • Accessing of Credit Reference Bureau reports on behalf of Branches.
  • Assisting the Corporations clients acquire notice of changes of their status and delisting of clients from the database.
  • Predict the impact of external factors [Interest rates; production costs and operating expenses; commodity prices; production levels; and collateral values] on the loan.
  • Inform Credit Policy and Procedures Updating credit policy risk acceptance procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Branch units & head office officers i.e. training of staff involved in processing, managing and recovery of credit.
  • Prepare and review board papers on behalf of the department.
  • Liaise with other departments like finance (in terms of liquidity) and Loan recoveries (security valuation & verification) to ensure business continuity/sustainability and exposure.

Education qualificationsand experience

  • Agriculture, Business, Economics &/or accounting related degree Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.

Administration & Management

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Computers & Analytical software

  • Computer hardware and software, including applications in research methodologies.

Background on Law & Government

  • Knowledge of Agricultural laws, legal codes, government regulations, agency rules, & the democratic political process.

Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Three years’ experience in related field.
  • Relevant professional qualification.

Method of Application

To manage the entire process smoothly the Corporation has deployed technology. If you meet the above qualifications, please apply on this portal Attach a cover letter, an updated CV, certificates, and any other supporting documents as guided in the portal. Only shortlisted candidates who meet all the requirements shall be contacted for interviews.

Application Deadline: Friday 26th January 2024 at 5:00pm
: Successful candidates shall be required to provide the following documents for compliance with chapter six of the constitution:

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

Agricultural Finance Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Interested and qualified? Go to Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) on to apply

Risk Analysis and Evaluation Officer – 3 Posts at Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC)

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