• Career Opportunities at Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB Bank Kenya)

  • Posted on: 31 July, 2017 Deadline: 7 August, 2017
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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 also owns KCB Insurance Agency, KCB Capital, KCB Foundation and all associate companies. The holding company was set up to among other things to enhance the Group's capacity to access unrestricted capital and also enable investment in new ventures outside banking regulations, achieve operational and strategic autonomy for the Group's operating entities and enhance corporate governance across the Group and oversight in management of subsidiaries.

    Senior Manager Partnerships


    The Position: Reporting to the Executive Director, KCB Foundation, the job holder will be responsible for partnership development, relationship management and resource mobilization for KCB Foundation programmes

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop the Foundation’s resource mobilization strategy and donor management system, to build and maintain a suitable pipeline of funding prospects to meet programme funding needs
    • Lead and facilitate relationships with bilateral and multi-lateral donor agencies, and their representative embassies, as well as Foundations and select corporations. Build and maintain a strong, effective network of donors and partners with regular, highly professional touches that position the KCB Foundation for funding opportunities
    • Prepare and submit proposals; manage the proposal development process end to end including the external negotiation processes
    • Participate in organizational strategy formulation, implementation, and evaluation and ensure organizational strategies are consistent with trends in the development sector and fundraising requirements
    • Work with the monitoring and evaluation, programmes and finance team leaders to provide on-time, high quality reports to donors and maintain dialogue with the donors to share progress, challenges, and lesson learned
    • Work with the communications and program teams to prepare technical publications and communications tools, including brochures and annual reports, to ensure effective, responsive positioning with donors
    • Undertake donor studies (donor intelligence, policies, sectoral and geographic preferences, economic background, development assistance strategies etc.), research and other activities to identify funding opportunities

    The Person:

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

    • A degree in a business related field from a recognized university
    • A Master’s degree and/or Professional qualifications in related field will be an added advantage
    • A minimum of eight (8) years’ professional experience in fundraising
    • Proven experience in management at a similar role is required
    • Highly effective negotiation and influencing capabilities
    • Proven and superior written and verbal communication skills

    The above positions are demanding roles for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates.

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    Digital Channels Support Manager


    The Position: Reporting to the Senior Manager, Channels Support, the job holder will be responsible for ensuring that all digital channel systems that are deployed in the bank are properly managed and supported to provide high availability and exceptional customer experience on 24/7 hour basis.

    These include Mobile Banking, Internet Banking, Agency Banking, Digital Payment Services, and remittance solutions.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide technical support for existing mobile and internet banking systems.
    • Customer support through issue tracking and resolution within agreed TAT.
    • System monitoring to ensure both maximum uptime for systems and transactional integrity.
    • Routine system administration and management.
    • Compliance to Change management processes and procedures.
    • Perform system health checks.
    • Involvement in BCM Activities.
    • Provide user support, perform system backups and restore.
    • Trouble shooting and resolution of identified incidents/problems.
    • Proactive monitoring and attendance to anticipated service disrupters.
    • Recommend service enhancements geared towards efficient and effective service provision.
    • Engagement with partners to resolve service disruption incidents

    The Person:

    For the above position, the successful applicant have the following minimum requirements:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in IT related field.
    • Professional IT qualifications in one or more of the following: ITIL, Linux, Prince2, programming, DB Administration
    • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a relevant IT field; including at least 3 years’ experience in support of Mobile, Internet and agency banking technologies.
    • Knowledge of IT Banking Systems Implementation & Capabilities
    • Knowledge of Database management systems , solutions and administration
    • Knowledge of networking technologies and solutions will be an added advantage

    The above positions are demanding roles for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates.

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    Corporate Analyst


    The Position: Reporting to the Execution Manager, the position will be responsible for the preparation of financial reports, performance metrics and dashboards for the Corporate Banking Division.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • To monitor Strategic financial plans including the budgets and forecasts, and provide insights on variances/areas concern.
    • In conjunction with the Execution Manager, analyse and communicate the financial performance metrics of Division/Sectors/Product Houses/Individuals to all the relevant stakeholders within the Division.
    • Prepare and cascade the KPI frameworks/dashboards to track the Sector, Product, Individual and Division wide performance.
    • Ensure appropriate planning and tracking of timelines, budgets, resources, risks, and recommending alternative strategies to the teams within the functions thresholds.
    • Partner with the Finance team particularly on month end activities ensuring accuracy and completeness of the Division’s financial performance results.
    • Conduct research to provide insight’s that support Strategic decision making, which will include analytics initiatives such financial modelling, competitive analysis, sector, channels and product performance measurements.
    • Analysing and synthesizing financial and operating information about, Industries, Companies & Sectors in order to gain insights with the aim of identifying appropriate marketing opportunities.
    • Undertake detailed economic, sectorial and industry research & analysis in support of Corporate Banking propositions.
    • Maintain a detailed and current understanding of the industry (at a macro, sector specific, current market structures; regulatory requirements and issues) to ensure that opportunities are realized and the risks mitigated.
    • To build and maintain productive relations with Sector Heads/ Relationship teams/ Product houses / Finance/ stakeholders to drive delivery of business solutions and revenue growth for the specific sectors or portfolio.
    • Ensure timely preparation of relevant reports, financial and performance metrics’ and cascade to the team in a timely manner or as per SLA.
    • Ensure compliance to the Bank’s policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

    The Person:
    For the above position, the successful applicant have the following minimum requirements:

    • University Degree preferably in Business related field. A Post graduate degree and/or relevant Banking qualification will be an added advantage.
    • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Financial Services Industry is desired, with thorough knowledge of the Corporate Banking products & services.
    • 2 years’ experience in an analyst role covering research in the financial services industry.
    • High proficiency in financial statement analysis and financial modeling.
    • Good understanding of various Sectors, products & services within Corporate Banking, including the market trends & challenges.
    • An appreciation of Risk Management and knowledge of Internal Controls.
    • Strong research and analysis skills with ability to synthesize, interpret and present data.
    • Team player with demonstrated work ethics; consistently demonstrates a high level of professionalism.
    • Effective prioritization skills to meet a complex set of business demands and demonstrate delivery against multiple objectives.
    • Assertive, self-motivated with desire to succeed in a fast-paced, financial services environment.
    • An outstanding ability to communicate effectively and confidently (both oral and written).

    The above positions are demanding roles for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates.

    Method of Application

    If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke

    To be considered your application must be received by Monday 7th August, 2017 Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

    NB: In the event that you are invited to interview for any positions, we will require that you provide us with the following documents:

    1. National I.D.
    2. KRA Pin Card
    3. Birth Certificate of self
    4. Passport Photo (White Background)
    5. NSSF Card
    6. NHIF Card
    7. Police Clearance Certificate (less than 5 Months old)
    8. Academic and Professional certificates, including official transcripts
    9. Certificates of Service from previous employers as applicable

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