Team Leader – Credit Underwriting Team (Procedures / Review / Proposals / Credit Worthiness) – Port Louis, Mauritius

Eastern Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. NKCDT-CUT-01

Our client is a leading financial services group based in Port Louis, Mauritius. They are looking for an individual who will be the Team Leader of the Credit Underwriting Team (forming part of the management team). They will be responsible for the assessment and review of credit requests for all lines of business (Retail, Corporate, International Banking, E-commerce among others), and including restructuring proposals from recovery team. The incumbent is also responsible for the approval of credit requests up to the delegated authority and is a member of the Credit Underwriting Team Forum.


  • To assess credit worthiness of clients.
  • To review credit proposals following assessment by credit analysts. Approve requests within delegated authority and submit to higher authorities for approval.
  • To adhere to all internal policies and procedures and regulatory guidelines.
  • To adhere to agreed Service Level Agreements and ensure good customer service.
  • To provide feedback to Risk Management Team on credit policies.
  • To attend Board Committees and Management Credit Forum.
  • To contribute to the improvement of current processes and procedures.
  • To support the Credit Underwriting leadership team in the formulation of department’s strategy and ensure proper mechanism to track performance.
  • To coach, develop and motivate team.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A first degree in Finance/Banking/Accounting or any other relevant field and/or any relevant professional qualifications.
  • A master’s degree would be a definite advantage.
  • 10+ years of experience in Banking and Financial services industry with at least 5 years in Credit Underwriting Department or any relevant department in a bank or financial institution and operating at a senior position.
  • Knowledge of Financial products as well as clear understanding of policies and procedures.
  • Excellent analytical acumen and have strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to work accurately, under high pressure, within fixed and short timeframes.
  • Results and quality oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Nicole Koenig at

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Nicole Koenig

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CA Global Finance

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