• Job Opportunities at Co-operative Bank of Kenya - 2 Positions

  • Posted on: 13 June, 2018 Deadline: 25 June, 2018
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    Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited has over 140 branches and runs subsidiary companies which are Kingdom Securities Limited, Co-op Trust Investment Services Limited, and Co-op Consultancy & Insurance Agency Limited (CCIA). Co-operative Bank has presence across the Kenyan border in South Sudan. The Co-operative Bank of South Sudan is owned 49% by the Government of South Sudan and 51% by the Co-operative Bank of Kenya. Our mission is to offer value-added financial services to our chosen market segments with special emphasis on the co-operative movement through a highly effective network of service points, excellent customer service and a highly motivated team of qualified personnel.

    Finance Business Partner (Fbp)

     

    Job Description

    Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “The Kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

    We are looking for a commercially-focused and self-driven experienced professionals who will be the key liaison and a trusted financial advisor to the business areas in supporting the strategic growth of the business through the provision of financial analysis, profitability analysis and the analysis of sales performance.

    We are looking for professionals who combine finance expertise with business acumen, who constructively challenge the business and provide valuable insight to ensure optimal decision making outcomes

    The Role

    Specifically, the successful jobholder will be required to:

    • Drive performance improvement and ensures excellent execution of business initiatives by providing insight and advice in areas such as sales force effectiveness, customer and portfolio profitability, pricing strategy and cost control
    • Establish and manage relationships with business area, gaining an in depth understanding of the business areas and its financial information needs thereby adding value to the business area
    • Provide input on budgeting and forecasting, challenge cost and revenue drivers within sales meetings and make suggestions to help improve the performance of the business
    • Drive business performance through high quality actionable analysis, financial commentary and other communication channels
    • Proactively challenge decisions/proposals using business and commercial knowledge and aid the business in understanding of key economic factors and cost drivers
    • Embed performance measurement of financial and non-financial indicators (KPIs), identifying opportunities for the development of management reports to meet business needs. Develop and report financial and other performance measures (metrics) required by the division.
    • Guide and help develop the financial business cases for all investment projects undertaken by the division and to guide in the monitoring of benefits by gathering data and calculating costs, benefits and returns.
    • Provide support and analysis on a range of technical issues in connection with the financial metrics/analytics e.g. variance/trend analysis (actuals vs budget) makeup of specific costs etc.

    Challenge plans to commit costs, identifying areas for cost efficiency and managing the speedy delivery of benefit

    Skills, Competencies and Experience

    The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and competencies:

    • A degree preferably in Business, Finance or Commerce. CPA (K) or pursuing final stage qualification desired.
    • Experience - 3 years and above in Accounting, financial and/or management reporting and Business Analysis with 2 years’ additional experience in business partnering is preferred
    • Experience in carrying out quantitative & qualitative analytical performance reviews on revenue, cost and bank products coupled with a strategic perspective and ability to apply analytics
    • Good knowledge of the  finance policies, budgeting guidelines and cost management procedures as well as the Banking Act
    • Strong communication skills coupled with good negotiation, presentation, facilitation and influencing skills.
    • Grounded in strong analytical and modelling capability to ensure support the wider business performance and insight as required
    • High level of understanding of the direct relationship between actuals, functional strategy and delivery to targets. 
    • General awareness of the current business trends and practices and good understanding of the financial services industry

    Experience  3 years and above in Accounting, financial and/or management reporting and Business Analysis. Experience in business partnering is preferred

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    Space and Contracts Manager

     

    Job Description

    Job reference number SCM/SSD/2018

    Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “The Kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizon.

    We are looking for a dynamic, creative and self-driven experienced professional who will be responsible for ensuring maximization of Bank’s resources e.g. space, land, furniture, equipment and machinery and that all Bank contracts, leases, licenses, etc are adequate and up to date at all times.

    The Role

    Specifically, the successful jobholder will be expected to:

    • Manage bank owned premises, monitor rent payments and ensure that tenants have leases.
    • Ensure processing of statutory obligations for bank owned properties.
    • Site acquisition for new Branches/Departments and ATMs.
    • Identify, measure and acquire space as well as negotiate leases for the Bank property (both leased and owned).
    • Participate in development of annual and half-year recurrent budgets in respect to rentals and services as well as develop the Unit’s annual and half-year work plan.
    • Participate in the Bank’s long-term space rationalization & allocation efforts.
    • Provide support to the Bank in efficient maintenance and service of bank assets to ensure that assets are functional and in good condition at all times through administration of service agreements, contracts and leases.
    • Review contracts and service level agreements for cost management, efficiency and optimization as well as tender and negotiate service contracts on behalf of the bank.
    • Co-ordinate the engagements between service providers and the Bank in administration of contracts and agreements with the Bank’s Legal Department.

    Qualifications, Skills & Attributes

    The successful jobholder will be required to possess the following qualifications:-

    • A bachelor’s degree in Land Economics, Building Economics, Real Estate or Law.
    • At least 3 years’ experience in general property management.
    • Project management and client management skills.
    • Negotiation skills and Analytical skills.
    • Business awareness.
    • Contracts & SLA management skills.
    • Knowledge of the bank’s policies & procedures.
    • Good understanding of the contract law, land law and arbitration related to property management and contracts.
    • In-depth knowledge of property management, acquisition and registration.

    Knowledge of the various professions in the construction industry.

    Method of Application

    If you fit the profile, then apply today! Please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating the job reference number as the subject of your email to  jobs@co-opbank.co.ke by 25th June, 2018.

    We are an equal opportunity employer.

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