Hand in Hand SA: Loans Officer


Hand in Hand Southern Africa (HiHSA) is an NGO with a vision of reducing poverty through job creation. HiHSA is the implementing partner for the UNHCR Livelihoods project in Gauteng with a focus on Johannesburg and Pretoria and also in Durban.

HiHSA seeks to appoint a Loans Officer to be based in Johannesburg.


  • Conduct loans presentations to prospective borrowers and provide with the necessary tools for applications
  • Investigate the viability of client business idea and loan application
  • Quote rates and credit terms to borrowers and prospective borrowers
  • Assist borrowers with loan application process and procedures
  • Estimate date of delivery to borrower based on knowledge of company’s production and delivery schedules
  • Provide ongoing post disbursement contact with existing borrowers
  • Assist with tracing lost clients
  • Attend to all borrower enquiries and complaints
  • Maintain client records
  • Compile recommendation for loan approval to PLM
  • Perform all loans related administrative work within area of responsibility


  • BSc Hons in Accounting or Related Diploma
  • Business Management course added advantage
  • Minimum of two years’ relevant experience
  • Experience community work will be an added advantage
  • MLAS Knowledge added advantage
  • Organisational ability
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a professional and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail

To apply, submit your CV and cover letter detailing how your knowledge, skills and abilities are a direct match for the qualifications listed to [email protected]

If you do not hear from us after one week of closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

For more about Hand in Hand Southern Africa, refer to www.hihand.org