• Job Opportunities at Family Bank Ltd

  • Posted on: 13 September, 2017 Deadline: 22 September, 2017
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    Family Bank (formely Family Finance Building Society) was registered as a Building Society in October 1984 in Kenya, under the Building Societies Act and commenced operations in the early 1985. Family Bank converted into a fully fledged bank in May 2007 and the main driver for our conversion was the need to offer a wider range of products and services to our customers.

    Legal Manager


    Job Purpose:

    The purpose of the role is to build and manage rapport with Institutions and Public Sector clients so as to ensure optimum customer acquisition, retention and income generation from sales of all appropriate Assets, liabilities and Institutions products of the Bank

    Key Responsibilities:

    Legal Risks management

    • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken. Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management in all areas.
    • Provide and interpret legal information, conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff.
    • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures. Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
    • Debt recovery and Litigation management

    Manage the legal aspects of debt recovery to ensure representation of the Banks interests.

    Review progress of all outstanding litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers by formulating compliance check-lists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required is provided accordingly.

    • Contract and Documentation management

    Review all contracts or any other documentation where the Company has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the executive management’s attention.

    Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities.

    Negotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions and prepare and advise on the necessary checklist to be adopted to ensure information is submitted on time.

    • Administrative duties

    Provide continuous leadership, supervision, training and development of department staff ensuring an effective and motivated team.

    Liaise with the HR department in conducting performance appraisals and ensure competency and training gaps are addressed.

    Deputize for the Company Secretary on a need basis.

    The Person:

    The ideal candidate must possess the following:


    • Bachelors’ degree in Law from an institution recognized by the Commission for University Education
    • Graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
    • Legal practicing license
    • Masters of Law or Master’s Degree is added advantage
    • 4 years’ experience in Legal Practice; 3 of which must have been experience acquired Post Admission to the Bar.
    • 2 years’ experience in Credit and Legal documentation
    • Team leadership skills.
    • Persuasive oral and written communication skills
    • Great Interpersonal skills
    • Strong Relationship Management, Planning and Organizing skills
    • Commercial awareness

    Key Competencies and Attributes

    • Builds networks and maintains strong relationships
    • Good negotiation skills
    • Able to listen keenly
    • Pleasant and able to relate well in diverse social set ups and teams
    • Upholds high standard of Professionalism, integrity and respect for others


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    Manager-Institution And Public Sectors


    Job Purpose:

    Responsible for Management and growth of the Institutional and public sector segments of the bank. The role holder is also responsible for managing and minimising risk in the same line of business.

    Key Responsibilities:


    1. Responsible for the growth of liabilities of the Bank from the Institutions and public sectors

    2. Take a proactive lead role in the strategic direction of the Institutional and public sector business including development of strategic plans.

    3. Drive Growth of Institutions and public sector Current accounts amongst other products

    4. In charge of partnerships with external investors focusing on the sector

    5. Ensure value chain exploitation of the clients under the relationship.

    6. Responsible for identifying and reporting potential and actual Money Laundering Risk, including suspicious transactions in accordance with the laid down AML policies procedures.

    7. Manage customer requests and transactions in compliance to FBL operational guidelines and procedures with zero tolerance to operational risk and frauds.

    8. Develops, Coaches , motivates and manages the performance of individuals and teams within the department to achieve career and business goals

    9. Actively provides leadership by contributing to the collective Leadership Agenda and sharing business insights/ feedback with the Head Corporate and Institutional Banking to maximise the overall performance and wellbeing of the Bank

    10. Role Models the Brand and Corporate Values of the Bank in the internal and external market environment

    The Person:

    The ideal candidate must possess the following:


    • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Business related field.
    • Have a minimum 6 years’ experience in General banking, and 4 of which should be at management level in an affluent service sector or retail banking.
    • Clear understanding of Institutional banking business banking models
    • 3 years’ experience in Relationship Management with a proven track record of client acquisition and management
    • High level of cooperation with others and is responsive to the bank’s and
    • AMC/CFT training/knowledge.

    Key Competencies and Attributes


    • Goal focused and able to spot business opportunities
    • Builds networks and maintains strong relationships
    • Able to manage and influence others to achieve results
    • Has passion and drive to achieve results under difficult circumstances
    • Pleasant and able to relate well in diverse social set ups and teams
    • Upholds high standard of Professionalism, integrity and respect for others

    Management and leadership ability:

    • Able to identify, motivate and develop talent within the Bank.
    • Capacity to influence decisions at various levels
    • Communicates effectively
    • Drives high performance in teams.

    Method of Application

    ALL applicants MUST apply online to the email: recruitment@familybank.co.ke ; closing date is Friday 22nd September 2017. Canvassing will automatically disqualify the candidate. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    “We are an equal opportunity employer”

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