JOB PURPOSE

As a field verification officer, you would be responsible for carrying out different kinds of field verifications leveraging on your experience and our standard operating procedures to help in identifying and eliminating potential default red flags prior to the disbursement of a loan facility or in verification of general KYC information of customers, employees or any other relevant parties. 

You would also be responsible for making deductions from several information sources at the various verification locations in order to ensure the accuracy and legitimacy of the information being verified. You should be very creative, meticulous and observant, collecting any data outside of the standard required information that may be relevant to the verification in question.

You are expected to work with the highest integrity as any falsified information provided during verification would be considered fraud and the relevant legal processes would be initiated.

Location: Lagos 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Embark on physical visitation to potential borrowers’ business places for evaluation of business books, taking inventory and turnover into consideration
  • Ensure that all verifications are completed thoroughly, according to the standard operating procedures and within the specified timelines
  • Physical visitation of locations to verify residential or business address information provided
  • Physical visitation of other parties such as the loan guarantors, employee references and so on to ensure they are aware of their responsibilities and can easily be located if necessary
  • Prepare comprehensive and accurate reports on daily verification activities
  • Perform all other functions as may be assigned by a supervisor

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a B.Sc/H.ND in any business related discipline
  • In-depth geographical knowledge of the local environment
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in credit risk or field verification is an added advantage

Relevant Skills

  • Apt attention to details
  • Proven simple/complex analytical skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Agility and perseverance

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