• Career Opportunities at Barclays Bank

  • Posted on: 27 January, 2017 Deadline: 3 February, 2017
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    Barclays has operated in Kenya for over 100 years. Financial strength coupled with extensive local and international resources have positioned Barclays Bank of Kenya as a top provider of financial services in the market. With an extensive footprint of over 100 outlets and over 210 ATMs spread across the country the banks boasts of years of superb financial performance that has built confidence among the Bank's shareholders, as well as a reputation as one of the leading blue chip companies on the Nairobi Stock Exchange. The bank also has robust Internet and Mobile Banking platforms as well as a 24/7 call centre that offers superior service to all customers. The bank whose goal is to build not only a sustainable, trusted business, but a business which customers and clients consider as the first choice for answers and solutions- provides a full spectrum of solutions ranging from personal banking, credit cards, corporate, investment banking, wealth and investment management to its customers across the country. As a major global financial services organization, we need different thinking, new ideas and fresh perspectives and thus we strive to have a diverse workforce that is able to anticipate and deliver and the needs of our customers in the various markets segments. In order to achieve this, Barclays has embraced the diversity and inclusion agenda globally; we continuously harness our differences ranging from age, disability, education, ethnicity, gender, religion and beliefs, social background to create an environment where everyone can contribute to the best of their ability so as to not only maintain our lead position in the banking industry but also to contribute to the country's economic growth.

    Corporate Credit Manager


    Job Purpose

    • Facilitate the generation of revenue and assist the business strategic priorities in close working relationship with Business Banking, and Corporate & Investment Banking stakeholders.
    • Support the Credit leadership in management of impairment and other losses to ensure these are within agreed budgets / forecasts.
    • Improving the control environment for risk activities.
    • A credit professional acting as credit expert to the relationship team and the conduit to the Credit Risk function for sanctioning purposes.
    • Improve and deepen understanding of our clients needs through joint client visits with the assigned portfolio Relationship Managers. .
    • Responsible for developing practical and appropriate credit solutions (i.e. lending structures) through understanding customers’ needs.
    • Delivering high quality and consistent, credit applications and making sound recommendations.
    • Monitor and control accounts within designated portfolios to ensure early detection of signs of credit deterioration and taking appropriate actions.
    • Maintain integrity of Commercial Credit Risk System (CCRS) data ensuring customer is accurately updated.
    • Responsible for championing Credit policy issues to the designated portfolio and relationship teams through attendance of industry and portfolio meetings.
    • Responsible for efficient use of Bank capital by challenging pricing of facilities within their portfolio and ensuring borrowings to customers meet the minimum required return for the bank.
    • Ensuring Risk Key performance measures are captured correctly and in a timely manner to aid in performance management and decision making.

    Education and Experience Required

    • Bachelors degree or equivalent and/or the ACIB
    • Knowledge of credit analysis techniques
    • Accreditation on use of the Commercial Credit Risk system would be an added advantage


    Head of Forensic Investigations,Fraud & Physical Security


    Job Purpose

    1. The function has responsibility for the provision of Forensic investigations, Frauds and Physical security services across BBK and will ensure that solutions are proportionate and fit with business objectives.
    2. Manage all investigation of cases end to end by ensuring that all the investigative / operating methodologies are adhered to in accordance with the required standards and meet the organisation’s needs in terms of addressing the risks appropriately
    3. Provide leadership to the Forensic investigations, Physical security and Frauds Operations teams (, Acquiring Fraud Monitoring, Cards Fraud Monitoring, Issuing & Acquiring Chargebacks, Transaction, Application and E-Channels) to ensure implementation of Fraud Management programs through the embedding of RBB Policies to reduce losses.

    Technical skills / Competencies

    • People management, both from a staff and customer perspective.
    • Analytical thinking
    • Communication, verbal and written
    • Decision making
    • Negotiation skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Influencing skills
    • Report Writing skills
    • Conflict management.

    Knowledge, Expertise and Experience


    • Thorough knowledge of all of the products and services of Card and Merchant businesses in Africa.
    • Thorough knowledge of bank products
    • Excellent Risk Management skills- this role is dealing with a cross section of countries across Africa.
    • In-depth knowledge of fraud management.
    • Satisfies The Fsa Criteria For An Approved Person, Both Initially And Ongoing
    • The jobholder must have gained first hand experience with clients and have proven negotiation skills and people management.
    • Working within a stringent environment of fraud. 


    • Experience in Risk Management  and fraud prevention
    • Knowledge and experience of card schemes Risk Management rules, policies and procedures
    • Contacts with Law enforcement in relation to fraud
    • Experience  & Knowledge in customers, and employees Fraud Prevention Training
    • Understanding of customers needs
    • Certificate in Fraud Control course.

    Method of Application

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

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