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Monday, 17 February 2014

Loans Processing Officers needed at Barclays Bank

 Barclays Bank 

About Barclays Africa:
          Barclays Africa encompasses Barclays Global Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, and Barclaycard operations in 10 countries organised in four geographic areas: North Africa (Egypt), East and West Africa (Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya),  Southern Africa (Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe), and Indian Ocean (Mauritius and Seychelles).

Barclays Africa serves its 2.8m customers through a network of 573 branches and service centres providing a variety of traditional financial products including retail mortgages, current and deposit accounts, commercial lending, unsecured lending, credit cards, treasury and investments.

Job Summary:
 The Loan Processing Officers will primarily vet all the bank’s loans to ensure they meet all KYC and Sanction Compliance standards as per Barclays Retail Lending products and policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1.  Vetting of loan applications (60%)
    Review loan applications received on the same day. i.e minimal or no work in progress bearing in mind the controls in place
Ensure that all documents attached to a loan application are authentic and are safely bound together
Provide MI for your daily productivity to MI official
Demonstrate at least 10% increase in productivity on a monthly basis.
Ensure proper succession planning
Capturing and reporting possible frauds as may be detected from time to time to local money laundering reporting officer.
Attend departmental meetings

2. Control (30%)
Ensure KYC and sanctions compliance on all loans to be processed onto Barclays Systems.
Conduct snap checks as assigned by the team leader.
Make certain that KYC and sanctions compliance on all loans to be processed on Barclays systems.
Ensure comprehensive tele-verification checks are done as per guidelines.
Ensure all loan applications to be processed have been FRAUD screened.
Ensure ownership of your action on a given loan application by appending signature
Maintain 100% accuracy levels.

3. Customer service (5%)
Quickly respond to queries relating to the loan vetting process from various stake holders with the set timelines.
Adhere to timelines within the service level agreements (SLAs) to ensure efficiency and quick turn around time (TAT) in loan processing.
Treat customers fairly and cordially

4. Contribution to the team (5%)
Share best practice and any red flags that are a result of the assessment process.
Support other sections of C.O.U whenever called upon
Team work is encouraged at all levels
Perform any other duties assigned by the center manager or team leader

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The Loan Processing Officer for Barclays Bank should ideally hold a Bachelor’s degree
Possess general banking Knowledge.
Good understanding the Barclays end to end retail lending process.
High degree of Accuracy
Good Computer literacy skills
Excellent analytical ability
Excellent written communication skills

How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:


Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.

For queries contact us on 0417122453 or email: barclays.uganda@barclays.com

Deadline:  20th February, 2014