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21 Dec 2022

Recovery Manager at VisionFund

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Job Description



VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Ltd (VFT MFB) formerly known as SEDA is a fast growing and reputable Micro Finance Bank (MFB). It has a loan book of TZs. 17 Billion and 30,000 customer base. More that 5,000 of them being small holder farmers.

VFT-MFB is seeking to employ a dynamic and committed Tanzanian young men & women who have passion for people’s economic development to fill in the vacant positions detailed here below;

Work Reference No. 006/22

Position: Recovery Manager

Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer (COO)


To ensure an efficient performance of the Recovery Unit
Direct supervision of the recovery officers
To exchange information with the Recovery Officers, Regional Managers, Business Center Managers and other stakeholders in the recovery activities chain
To take part on the recruitment of Recovery Interns and Debt Collectors
To develop Recovery Plans in consultation with Chief Operations Officer
To prepare reports to be submitted to the Chief Operations Officers and other Heads of department as the need may arise
Main tasks

Ensures efficient performance the Recovery Unit
Coordination of the Recovery Unit work with other units/departments or agents
Coordinates Recovery Unit personnel plan
Reporting/Information flow


Achieving Capabilities:

Achieving quality results & service. Practicing accountability & integrity. Communicating information effectively.

Proven ability to prepare and report various deliverables on time
Thinking Capabilities: Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly. Understanding the Humanitarian Industry. Understanding World Vision’s mission and operations. Practicing innovation and change.

Leads and manages change process
Able to identify key strategic approach to debt recovery in VFT
Proven problem solver who shows both leadership and delegating skills

Self-Managing Capabilities: Demonstrating Christian values in life and work. Learning for growth and development. Maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness.

Should demonstrate maturity and provide strong spiritual leadership
Continually improving and developing new skills
Should be a role model for other staffs in work/life balance

Relational Capabilities: Building collaborative relationships. Practicing gender and cultural diversity. Influencing individuals and groups.

Able to develop strong partnerships with other stakeholders
Builds strong teams and work with the rest of the management team
Able to manage the multiple relationships of Management, the rest of VFT team and other stakeholders in the market


List education, knowledge & skills, licenses preferred, and all experiences required to perform this position in a fully competent manner.

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance and Economics
A good background legal studies (business law) and practice are added advantage
Very good knowledge of oral & written English and kiswahili
Very good analytical & reporting skills
5 years’ experience in credit management and loan recovery experience
Experience of at least 5 years in working direct with Saving Groups, 2 of which must be at the Managerial/Supervisory position.
Good knowledge of WV &VFI Partnership
Proficient in Microsoft office application
Excellent trainer, facilitator, mentor and coach
Capacity & willingness to take responsibility and develop sense of rectitude
Familiar with Core business
 Model and demonstrate effective Christian leadership and able to lead daily devotions.

General attributes:

Must be fluent in English
Flexible to travel up country and in rural areas
Knowledgeable of Microsoft Power point, Excel and word
Must have proven leadership ability

About our working environment & remuneration.

VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank has a calm and harmonious working environment where staffs are highly valued. Good work is recognized and rewarded accordingly and there is an opportunity to grow professionally and spiritually.

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Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should;

Forward their application letter, attaching certified copies of their academic and professional certificates; detailed CV’s with three referees to [email protected].

All applications should be addressed to;

The Chief Executive Officer,

VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Limited

P.O. Box 1546,


The position should be the subject of the email application. The application should reach the undersigned not later than 06th January 2023. N.B. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank would like to inform the general public that it has not

engaged any consultant/agent to conduct recruitment on its behalf.

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