Job Title: Debt Collector

Organization: New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US: The Vision Group, incorporated as the New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited (NVPPCL), began its operations in March 1986. It is a multimedia business encompassing newspaper, magazines, internet publishing, television, radio broadcasting, commercial printing, advertising, and distribution services. NVPPCL is listed on the Uganda Stock Exchange, with an expected turnover of over UGX 60 billion (FY 2010/2011).

Job Summary:
The New Vision Printing & Publishing Co Ltd is seeking debt collection services from individuals under the following terms of reference.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use all reasonable endeavors to recover debts on behalf of the Company, including court actions if necessary, in collaboration with the Company’s Legal Office.
  • Keep the Company informed regularly about progress in debt recovery and report all sums recovered within Two (2) days.
  • Hand over all cash and monetary instruments collected to the Company within 48 hours of collection.
  • Refrain from entering into any agreements or arrangements regarding debt recovery costs without prior consent from the Company.
  • Ensure that all debtors’ cheques are drawn in favor of the company and handed over within 48 hours of recovery.
  • Provide monthly progress reports to the Company.
  • Disclose all relevant information incidental to the execution of the contract.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a debt collector.
  • Experience in working with targets and tight deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and accounting software.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be polite and compassionate without lacking confidence.
  • Must have an accounting background and a degree in Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, or Statistics.

How to Apply: All interested candidates should apply and address their letters to the Head of Credit, Credit Control Office, The New Vision Printing & Publishing Co Ltd, P.O. Box 9815, Kampala.

Email: recruitment@newvision.co.ug

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