People First Credit Union is a progressive financial services provider, with over 40,000 members.

We have branches in Portlaoise, Abbeyleix, Stradbally and Athy. With total assets of €156 million, PFCU is firmly rooted within the community and our core value is to serve our members and the community, whilst striving to maintain the highest professional standards.

At People First Credit Union, we look to recruit enthusiastic, friendly and motivated employees. We often have vacancies located across our branches in Portlaoise, Abbeyleix and Athy.

Our Vacancies

Loans Officer

We have an exciting new vacancy for a Loans Officer in our Athy branch.

People First Credit Union is currently recruiting for the role of Loans Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role as a member of our team. We have a full-time permanent position available. This role is based in our Athy branch with some limited travel required between branches.

The Loans Officer position facilitates lending to members of the credit union in accordance with the policies governing lending as laid down by the Board of Directors and relevant legislation.

The Lending Officer is also responsible for the administration processes of the lending department and to provide service support to the member services team. The key purpose of this role is to support our very valued members with the lending aspect of the credit union by providing a superior level of assistance and service in a timely and efficient manner.

The successful candidate will deliver a best in class standard of customer service.

Reward / Package include:

  • Excellent Salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Education Support

Skills and competency requirements:

  • Strong lending analytical ability and proven judgment.
  • Member focused and aligned with the ethos and values of the credit union.
  • A minimum of two years financial lending services experience.
  • Experience in business and agricultural lending and mortgages will be advantageous.
  • Strong organisational and problem solving skills with the ability to multitask effectively.
  • Friendly and approachable, believing in teamwork and collaboration.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to learn and work on different tasks under different situations.
  • Excellent communication skills as well as strong IT skills.
  • Experience working in a credit union, financial or office lending environment is an advantage.
  • QFA qualified, certification or diploma, preferably in business or finance is an advantage.

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