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  • Posted: Feb 7, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Tele Collections Executive Kenya

    The role

    The Tele Collection Executive will be responsible for communicating directly with customers to collect debts and resolve outstanding balances. They will work closely with the call center management, credit risk, and sales team to develop collection strategies for delinquent accounts and action planning. A high level of attention to detail and excellent record keeping to ensure that payment plans are recorded and communicated effectively to the customers will be required with a high level of customer service, persuasion, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.

    What you would be expected to do

    • Utilize various tracing techniques and strategies to collect from customers with outstanding debts.
    • Maintaining data integrity and keeping customer details confidential.
    • Contact customers with balances and negotiate payment terms and schedules.
    • Negotiate with customers while maintaining sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
    • Make recommendations to litigate debt on the customer’s end whilst applying the debt management policy.
    • Minimize objections to payment and suggest available customer-friendly payment options.
    • Negotiate payment terms and schedules or set the best course of action for customers seeking to avoid further debts.
    • Use systems to keep detailed notes regarding conversations with customers and outcomes.
    • Offer clients several payment options and arrange for the prompt repayment of balances.
    • Communicate with management and other team members about methods and strategies to ensure a positive rate of customers agreeing to repay their debts.
    • Initiate repossession proceedings where all conversion processes have failed. 
    • Report fraudulent acts in the Fraud App for immediate follow-up.
    • Capture other customer complaints and escalate them to relevant teams using the tools available.
    • Meet all expected standards of performance


    • Consistently and accurately document all information pertaining to collection accounts.
    • Use basic business math to solve problems.
    • Speak clearly, concisely, and effectively; listen actively, and understand information and ideas as presented verbally.
    • Read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures.
    • Follow written and/or verbal instructions.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
    • Ability to change quickly with the needs of a growing company.
    • The process system checks in all available tools accurately.
    • Ability to multi-task by speaking with customers and typing notes simultaneously.
    • Meet daily/weekly/monthly individual goals as the Department Line Manager sets.
    • Perform other duties as assigned 

    You might be a strong candidate if you

    • Minimum of a diploma/undergraduate or equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • Computer knowledge. 
    • Negotiation/collection skills.
    • Customer oriented. 
    • Excellent Communication skills/phone ethics.
    • Priory experience in collections/debt recovery is an added advantage 
    • Languages; English and Kiswahili are a must, and the ability to speak any one or combination native in Kenya

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sun King (Formerly Greenlight Planet) on to apply

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