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  • Posted: May 20, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 2, 2021
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  • Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya - incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 - and all KCB's regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It als...
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    Business Productivity Engineer

    The Position: 

    Technology Infrastructure department is responsible for planning, deployment and maintenance of all IT infrastructure for the bank. This ranges from Server, Storage, Operating Systems, Virtualization, IP Network and Telephony, Databases and Business Productivity services. 

    The role holder is tasked with designing, deployment and support of Microsoft SharePoint, SharePoint-Online, Microsoft Power Apps and other technologies like Microsoft Dynamics CRM in KCB Group in order to optimize and improve operations efficiencies while minimizing costs.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Design, deployment, implementation and support of all KCB Group Microsoft SharePoint platform and integration to other Microsoft products.
    • Design, implementation, configuration and administration of high availability, business continuity, disaster recovery and site resilience framework for the SharePoint Platform and Microsoft SQL servers.
    • Design, deployment, implementation and support systems that provide the tools for automating documentation and work practices e.g. Power Apps.
    • Collaborate with other IT staff to ensure smooth, secure and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
    • Research and make positive advocacy on the adoption of new innovative technologies.
    • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, and processes.
    • Develop, implement and adhere to regular systems maintenance policies and procedures, including change request mechanisms and update schedules to ensure optimum uptime and service availability.
    • Conduct research on business systems products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
    • Support to enhance internal communication and collaboration - SharePoint, SharePoint-Online and related workflows, Microsoft Dynamic CRM (ECRM), Intranet, Microsoft Power Apps, Active Directory Services, App Manager for system monitoring, Internet Access and Publishing of websites and KCB Teammate.
    • Ensure robust, reliable delivery of email and SMS communications of system alerts.
    • Monitoring and supporting the availability of core SharePoint infrastructure including the Database servers as well as other banking systems and provide reports to the stakeholders.

    The Person

    For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field from a recognized university.
    • Certification in MCTS or MCITP or Microsoft SharePoint certification is required.
    • 4 years’ experience in Information Technology with hands on experience in:
      • IT banking systems implementation &
      • IT hardware and software.
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

    The above position is demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

    To be considered your application must be received by Wednesday, 2nd June 2021.

    Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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    Agriculture Specialist

    The Position:

    KCB Foundation has partnered with MasterCard Foundation through their programme Young Africa Works, to jointly implement an innovative 5-Year (2019 -2024) nationwide program that will create 1.5 Million Jobs. This project will be implemented under the 2Jiajiri programme of the KCB Foundation.  The partnership targets to reach 114,000 beneficiaries categorized as Micro and Small Enterprises, primarily in Manufacturing, Agricultural and Construction Sectors. The program seeks to alleviate poverty for Women and Youth in the informal sector through Wealth Creation and Employment.  

    2Jiajiri is an end-to-end social transformational program divided into three phases. Phase one involves technical training, where beneficiaries undergo competency-based training in a vocational craft. In phase two, beneficiaries’ are incubated through Business Development consultancy Services, which includes access to Credit. In phase three, beneficiaries reach maturity and transition into the market.

    KCB Foundation was established in 2007 to implement the KCB Bank Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility programs and as a sign of commitment to sustainable development to alleviate poverty and enhance well-being.

    Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) Operations, the Agricultural Specialist will be responsible for providing overall agricultural technical and administrative oversight to all agricultural activities of the Project on behalf of KCBF in liaison with the various implementing partners. The job holder will work in close collaboration with implementing partners responsible for farm production, construction and manufacturing. S/he will also work closely with Clerk of Works and the Project’s M&E Manager. This is a fixed term role as per project lifespan. 

    Key Responsibilities

    • Ensure execution of all tasks and activities related to agricultural production in time and as per agreed standards and operating procedures in liaison with the implementing partners.
    • Work with the relevant implementing partners and Clerk of Works to identify appropriate crops to be produced across the farms suited to the local contexts.
    • Be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring of crop production, productivity and income related to targeted crops being produced.
    • Provide technical guidance on farm specifications, farm inputs and hydroponic structures.
    • Embed crop management and agronomical best practices across all hydroponic and other crop farms by implementing partners, farm managers, beneficiaries and other stakeholders.
    • Provide progress and completion reports on relevant Project activities to Chief of Party, DCOP-Operations and M&E Manager.
    • Providing periodic operations reports to the management team, reporting on progress vs targets and production reports.
    • Support the M&E Manager in the design and implementation of the monitoring framework and plan as it relates to the agriculture component of the Project.
    • Ensure adherence to Horticultural Crops Development Authority regulations, including Food Safety and Quality, Environment Safety and Workers Welfare, Health and Safety.
    • Management, training and supervision of all farm staff.
    • Develop and maintain positive relationships with implementing partners and other relevant stakeholders in the Project.
    • Work with DCOP Operations to ensure all farms are adequately resourced with necessary human and physical resources to enable efficient and optimal performance.
    • Oversee the work of all farm managers and be responsible for performance management of any staff working under him/her.

    The Person

    To be considered for the role, the successful applicant should have the following:

    • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Agriculture; Horticulture or related field from a recognized institution.
    • A Master’s Degree in Agriculture; Horticulture or related field is added advantage
    • Professional qualifications relevant to the role will be added advantage.
    • Have relevant work experience of 5 years and above in agricultural production and agricultural projects management.
    • At least 3 years in hydroponics farming and 2 years in climate smart agriculture.
    • Extensive knowledge and expertise in monitoring & evaluation.
    • Excellent people management and relationship management skills.

    The above position is demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

    To be considered your application must be received by Wednesday, 2nd June 2021.

    Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    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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