Credit Union - North Kildare

Senior Credit Officer

Based in Kilcock, Kilcloon Credit Union has experienced steady and sustained loan growth in recent years and now has ambitious plans to further build on that growth. An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit for the position of Senior Credit Officer to play a leading role in those plans.
As the Senior Credit Officer, you will be responsible for a team of 3 Credit Officers and report to the CEO. Your primary duties will include: 

  • Developing the lending process from application and assessment through to approval, that aims to further enhance member experience and streamline internal processes where appropriate;

  • Liaising with members throughout the loan application process as may be required;

  • Driving loan growth in accordance with the credit policy and risk appetite of the credit union;

  • Devising lending strategies and leading the creation of new loan products as required and that are in line with the credit union’s strategic objectives;

  • Working closely with the Marketing Officer in co-ordinating loan-focused promotional campaigns;

  • Preparing monthly and other ad-hoc reporting as is required by the CEO, Credit Committee and Board.  


You will possess: 

  • proven credit underwriting experience, preferably a minimum of 3 years, gained in a credit union, or other financial institution;

  • strong analytical, communication and leadership skills;

  • an ability to use your initiative, but also to work as part of a team;

  • a QFA qualification, or similar, or evidence of working towards same.  


The Senior Credit Officer will be part of the Management Team and be subject to the Central Bank of Ireland’s Fitness & Probity Standards. 
Applications should be emailed to to be received by close of business on Friday 6th November 2020, with a copy of your CV and a covering note outlining the reasons you are applying for the role. Salary will be commensurate with experience and in line with industry standards.
Kilcloon Parish & District Credit Union, trading as Kilcloon Credit Union, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify. Applicants will be provided with our Recruitment Privacy Notice.