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  • Posted: May 10, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Equity Bank Limited (The "Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank’s registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box 75104 - 00200 Nairobi. The Bank is licensed under the Kenya Banking Act (Chapter 488), and continues to offer retail banking, microfinance a...
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    Relationship Manager - Government & Institutions


    Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern and inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC Congo, Equity Bank is now home to over 12 million customers - the largest customer base in Africa. Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below.

    Focus: Education Industry

    To obtain maximum businesses within the Education Industry on the facilities in the area which include but not limited to: - Schools, Colleges, Semi-Autonomous Government Institutions linked to Education, Publishers, Education related  affiliate businesses and service providers. The Relationship Manager is accountable for all sales activities, from lead generation through close, in an assigned territory, using a formal selling approach. This role develops and implements an agreed upon Operating Plan which will meet both personal and business goals of expanding customer sales in the assigned geography.

    Job Responsibilities

    • The role holder will ensure that there is proper market sensitization of bank products and offering to the Education Industry
    • Portfolio growth with specific reference to Education Industry offering.
    • Deposit mobilization to balance both the asset and liability mix
    • Cross selling bank products to increase the wallet share for the client in the Education fraternity.
    • Provide personalized relationship banking to complement other business functions within the business
    • Prospect and establish new customers by managing a sales pipeline and developing and delivering proposals to customers by illustrating Equity Bank’s value proposition
    • Sell consultatively, detailing products, determine customer needs and requirements, and make recommendations to both prospects and customers of the various solutions Equity Bank can offer their business
    • Work with sales management to develop strategic territory business plans for achievement of sales growth and quota attainment
    • Work in conjunction with other sales management team providing proposals and implementing sales strategies to achieve sales growth
    • Build and sustain relationships with customers and ensure client satisfaction and loyalty to the bank.
    • Leverage available resources to effectively implement company marketing plan, strategies, and sales processes
    • Represent and develop strong relationships with Players in the Education eco-system.
    • Enhance the visibility of the Equity Brand within the Education Industry.


    • Comprehensive understanding of Education Industry and the eco-system/ Previous knowledge in Education background preferred.
    • Excellent communication and team interaction skills, routinely interacting with Institutions and staff
    • Ability to carry on a business conversation with business owners and relevant decision makers
    • Ability to handle difficult situations and interactions
    • Ability to work independently and successfully manage time and territory
    • Excellent analytical skills and ability to sell strategically within an account
    • Ability to understand individuals/ Institutions/customer operations
    • Willingness to travel to customer locations
    • Competency in Computer Knowledge (Microsoft Office)

    Closing date: 24 May 2022

    Method of Application

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