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  • Posted: Feb 5, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 11, 2021
  • 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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    Food & Agriculture Sector Specialist

    Reporting to the General Manager-Food & Agriculture, the ideal candidate’s key duties and responsibilities will include:


    • Enroll, grow and manage Food & Agriculture business relationships
    • Support branches on sector specific relationship management
    • Perform due diligence for Food & Agriculture business, before enrolment, and maintain accurate relationship information
    • Jointly with branch management, develop business cases for Food & Agriculture clients,
    • Present business cases Proposals to Food & Agriculture analysis team
    • Growth of Food & Agriculture business lines
    • Continuously manage relationships within the client’s portfolio
    • Keep updated new developments within Food & Agriculture sectors
    • Organize and participate in Food & Agriculture business forums and events


    •  Holder of a Degree in agricultural economics/agriculture/agribusiness, Food sciences/technology, agriculture finance or related field.
    • Professional background in Accounting, Finance, Financial Analysis and/or Economics will be an added advantage
    • Proof of specific Agricultural Sector specialization
    • At least six (6) years of relevant experience in the sector of specialization three (3) of which must be in technical level of the sector and three in mid- to senior management level within the sector.
    • Experience in delivering high quality economic and technical analysis, research advice on specific F&A sector in support of the Bank’s business growth and development,
    • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Sector analysis tools, etc.).
    • Excellent communication skills

    Skills/ experience required.

    • Self-motivated
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Desire to succeed
    • Confident, commercial and outgoing
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems
    • Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision
    • Commitment to working with Agriculture based segment of the economy
    • Flexibility to work in different geographical locations and to frequently travel.
    • Previous experience in a similar working environment will be an added advantage

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    HR Reporting & Risk Management

    Job Purpose  –          To collaborate with the HR Team in ensuring a robust and proactive HR risk management and regulatory compliance environment exists. To advocate for consistent and scalable global HR processes and continuous improvement.

    Job Level       –           Manager

    Reports to      –           Head, HR Shared Services

    Key responsibilities  

    • Key point of contact for HR legal and regulatory compliance, including internal Operational Risk Management framework ;
    • Ensuring the completion of the HR departmental timeline and monthly reporting
    • HR Operational Risk management process and convening of the monthly HR risk forums  in addition to embedding HR Audit readiness and issue tracking
    • Communicate and collaborate with other teams and stakeholders at all levels, to provide awareness, training and information on HR initiatives
    • Advise HR Business Partners and other stakeholders on policy related HR issues, and support on HR operations as a checker for processes assigned.
    • Provide expertise and shared support to HR Specialist function heads where necessary
    • Perform other duties as assigned via KPIs and various instructions from time to time


    Desired attributes, qualifications, skills & experience

    • The person will be relationship-focused, and solution oriented, demonstrating high ethical and integrity standards
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, Human Resources, or related field required.
    • Minimum 5-7years of progressively responsible HR related experience required, preferably in a high-growth dynamic organization with a global outreach.
    • Up to date member of IHRM and working towards achieving relevant HR qualifications as required
    • Prior supervisory experience or demonstration of excellent varied stakeholder management experience will be advantageous.
    • Prior experience in HR Reporting and Analytics and compliance matters.
    • Knowledge across all areas of Human Resources Operations including benefits, compensation, payroll, performance management, employment law, compliance, immigration / global mobility and employee relations.
    • Strong project management skills. Ability to take an idea and turn it into an actionable plan. Ability to design and create processes and procedures, implement and monitor for consistency of application with minimal direction but in collaboration with key stakeholders.
    • High attention to detail with the ability to audit information and ensure the accuracy of critical data.
    • High degree of business and financial acumen, with the ability to prepare financial proposals, evaluate costs, compensation analysis, and support relevant portions of the HR budget.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including exceptional written and verbal communication and negotiation skills; ability to prepare proposals and communicate business requirements clearly and concisely.
    • Ability to lead and thrive in a process and procedure driven, fast-paced, high growth environment where agility and leading decision validation activities are a requirement.
    • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, familiarity with HRIS

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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