Banking Jobs in Kenya - Gulf African Bank

Monitoring & Collections Senior Manager
The position holder will be responsible for managing, monitoring and restructuring facilities (where it makes prudent business sense) and following up on final recovery, liaising with debtors and handling ensuing disputes to conclusion.
The overall aim is to minimize losses and maximise recoveries and have a portfolio at risk (PAR) that is well within the target set by the Bank

Responsibilities

·         Review Credit recovery Procedure and/or Policies in conjunction with the Head of Credit.
·         Developing and implementing a strategy/plan with detailed actions to ensure reduced non-performing book
·         Establishment of all the necessary systems and controls to monitor early warning signs, properly manage the NPL book and maximise the recovery of debt
·         Oversee the monitoring of Facilities repayments, ensure aggressive follow up by team of monitoring officers.
·         Review and analysis of non-performing book with a view to optimize recovery through restructures, realization of securities and /or write off
·         Ensure that grading of facilities is in line with prudential guidelines and bank’s policies and that the grading is to accurately reflect portfolio risk and assist in determining the appropriate actions
·         Analyzing the overdrawn accounts and initiate actions to ensure that the regularization of the exposures
·         Maintaining adequate level of provisions in respect of all accounts in default.
·         Preparing restructure proposals for presentation to Management Credit Committee (MCC) for approval or further recommendation.
·         Ensuring that all conditions relating to re-structured facilities are adhered to by the customer.
·         Control and monitor the outsourced recovery process.
·         Be the link between the Monitoring and Collections unit, Business teams and Legal department.
·         Resolve all customer queries that arise on accounts that have been placed under remedial actions.
·         Increase recovery opportunities through persuasion of defaulters
·         Ensure compliance with Central Bank regulations
·         Take corrective action on issues raised in Internal and External Audits.
·         Provide mentoring and advice to direct reports

Qualifications

·         Business graduate from an accredited university preferably with a major in Finance, Economics, and Professional qualifications such as CPA, CFA, and Masters (MBA) will be an added advantage.
·         6 Years’ experience in Banking, with at least 3 years in Monitoring and Collections
·         Experience managing borrowing customers and analyzing credit, especially for SMEs would be a plus
Personal attributes
·         Ability to manage relationships through interpersonal skills
·         Honest with impeccable integrity (high ethical standards).
·         Ability to prepare an effective work plan and organize his/her time to successfully perform assigned tasks.

·         Problem solving and analysis skills, especially within a business context
·         Ability to develop and maintain a system that fosters a culture of teamwork, employee empowerment and
·         commitment to the department’s and the Bank’s goals
·         High levels of professionalism and professional development.
How to Apply
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Senior Procurement Officer
Reports To: Procurement & Administration Manager
Role Purpose
·         Assists the Procurement & Administration Manager in all procurement activities
·         Responsible for efficient procurement of goods and services essential for the Bank’s operations.
·         The Senior Officer will also ensure optimal administration services to support internal customers.

Responsibilities

·         Enforce procurement compliance as per policy and the bank’s guidelines
·         Device and implement effective sourcing strategies to discover the most profitable suppliers and initiate business partnerships
·         Control spend and build a culture of long term savings on procurement costs
·         Ensure efficiency in the end-to-end procurement process : PR to RFQ to Summary Analysis to User Approval to PO issuance to User signs off acceptance
·         Lead the supplier appraisal and selection process
·         Effectively collaborate with demand owners/users for clarity and early influencing of specifications to meet the Bank’s objectives
·         Negotiate with vendors to secure the highest value for money and most advantageous terms for the Bank and close sourcing agreements/ contracts with vendors
·         Examine and re-evaluate existing contracts in line with performance
·         Conduct supplier performance evaluation and liaise with Users to close identified gaps.
·         Maintain an accurate and updated database ‘PO Master Track’ of all the PRs and LPOs created.
·         Track and report periodic key performance metrics, dashboards and reports to improve effectiveness
·         Conduct market intelligence for supply market awareness and related trends in order to assess present, future category items availability.
·         Provide other critical services such as inventory management and administration requirements.
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

·         Must have Bachelors Degree in Procurement / Supplies or a Business field from a recognized institution
·         Must have a Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies (CIPS) or its equivalent
·         Must be a valid member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)
·         Computer Literate (with strong Microsoft Excel skills )
·         Minimum of six (6) years experience in procurement/supply chain, four (4) of which should be at the level of a
·         Procurement Officer or in a comparable and relevant position, preferably within the corporate sector.
·         Proven experience in working with procurement ERP systems
Personal attributes
·         Integrity driven person
·         Excellent Interpersonal Relations with internal and external customers
·         Aptitude in Decision Making and working with numbers
·         Planning, Organisational & Analytical Skills
·         Negotiation Skills
·         Accuracy with attention to detail
·         Leadership & teamwork
How to Apply
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