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  • Posted: Apr 30, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Umba combines advanced tools and techniques to optimize risk exposures in emerging markets that are currently underserved by traditional banking services.
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    Finance and Operations Manager


    • Umba is currently in search of a Finance and Operations Manager to join our team based in the Kenya Office. In this role, the Finance and Operations Manager will  hold a pivotal role in leading and overseeing various critical functions within the organization.


    • Building and developing a first-class finance and operations team
    • Being a key member of the Bank’s Management Team
    • Integrity of all financial records and reporting
    • Financial and management accounting, budgeting, planning, pricing, commercial contracts, and unit economics
    • Preparation and presentation of Board Reports
    • Audits; both statutory and regulatory
    • Being a Business Partner to all members of the Management Team
    • All treasury activities for the Bank
    • Liquidity and Capital management
    • Chairing the Bank’s ALCO
    • Regulatory reporting
    • The integrity of all records and data in the core banking platform
    • Ownership and oversight of Settlement and Reconciliation
    • The Bank’s operational processes
    • Operational risk management
    • Ensuring AML and KYC requirements are at all times met
    • Managing operational vendor relationships
    • As a digital bank, ensure optimal operational efficiency
    • The role-holder must be approved by the CBK

    Qualifications and Experience

    • An experienced banker from a finance and operations perspective
    • A minimum of seven years banking experience in a senior management role
    • Fintech/digital banking management experience
    • A thorough understanding of banking regulations in Kenya
    • Very hands-on as this is effectively a start-up
    • Good knowledge of payment systems
    • A great leader
    • Well-respected in the market with the ability to win and foster important stakeholder relationships.
    • Experience of reporting to and managing a Board
    • Comfortable working in a matrix structure
    • A collegiate working style, while working with a Team located across the world in many different time zones.

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    Marketing Specialist

    • We are seeking a highly skilled and creative Marketing Specialist to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing marketing campaigns that promote our company's products, and brand. The ideal candidate will have a strong grasp of current marketing tools and strategies and be able to lead integrated marketing campaigns from concept to execution.


    • Develop and implement integrated marketing campaigns that utilize both digital and traditional channels to effectively reach target audiences and achieve marketing objectives.
    • Manage digital marketing initiatives, including website optimization, social media management, email marketing, SEO/SEM, and digital advertising (e.g., Google Ads, Facebook Ads).
    • Create and curate engaging content for various digital platforms, including social media, website, blogs, and email newsletters, to drive audience engagement and brand awareness.
    • Monitor and analyze digital marketing performance metrics, such as website traffic, social media engagement, email open rates, and conversion rates, to measure campaign effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
    • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify trends, customer preferences, and opportunities for growth in both digital and traditional marketing channels.
    • Manage traditional marketing initiatives, including print advertisements, direct mail campaigns, events, sponsorships, and traditional media (e.g., TV, radio, print).
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales, product development, and design, to develop cohesive marketing strategies and ensure alignment with business goals.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with key marketing partners, vendors, and agencies to support marketing initiatives and maximize resources.
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in both digital and traditional marketing and make recommendations for continuous improvement.
    • Provide regular reports and updates on marketing performance to senior management, highlighting key insights and recommendations for future marketing efforts.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field.
    • Proven experience in both digital and traditional marketing roles, with a minimum of 5 years of experience.
    • Strong understanding of digital marketing channels and tools, including social media platforms, email marketing software, content management systems, and digital analytics tools.
    • Experience managing digital advertising campaigns, including Google Ads, Facebook Ads, and other paid media channels.
    • Familiarity with traditional marketing tactics and channels, such as print advertising, direct mail, events, and traditional media.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to create compelling content for digital and traditional marketing channels.
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret data and make data-driven decisions.
    • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving abilities and the ability to think outside the box.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
    • Experience with graphic design and video editing software is a plus.
    • Relevant certifications in digital marketing (e.g., Google Analytics, HubSpot) and traditional marketing are desirable.

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