Banking Jobs in Kenya - CBA

Systems Integration Specialist
The role is responsible for the analysis, design, development and management (technical support) of the bank’s ESB platforms with all its integration points to the Core Banking System, Bank Channels,Partners and other Third Party systems. The role delivers business strategy through the GITA by making information flow through various Bank Systems

Responsibilities

·         The design/analysis, development, delivery and ongoing improvement of all Systems Integration processes
·         Provide 2nd Level support for escalated issues from the IT Operations and IT Applications Teams
·         Adherence to internal policies and procedures for the development and management of CBA Integration Platforms and ESB/SOA repositories along ITIL and other best practice standards
·         Support, maintain and audit existing service lifecycle artifacts, to agreed SLAs (10%)
·         Effective management of relationships and protocols with other technical platform owners and internal business owners (10%)
·         Advise internal customers on technology improvements that will ensure realization and maximization of business objectives (10%)

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. A Master’s degree in Technology or Business related course is an added advantage
·         Minimum 6 years’ experience in IT systems development within a large highly digitized organization designing, implementing and managing mission critical systems, with at least 2 of those years within systems integration
·         Certification and experience implementing best practice frameworks e.g. ITIL, PRINCE2
·         Hands on experience in software development with major languages Java, C++, C# and practical experience using relation RDBMS e.g. Oracle and MS SQL etc
·         Hands on experience in complex systems integrations using major SOA tools (Oralce Weblogic/ESB/SOA)
·         Deep understanding of industry standard formats and protocols (JMS, SOAP, XML/XPath/XQuery, REST and JSON)
·         Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
·         A good knowledge of the systems and processes within Financial Services industry
How to Apply
Qualified candidates to Apply here
Closing Date: 20 Sep, 2017
Head of IT Infrastructure
The Head of IT Infrastructure is responsible for the overall data center hosting strategy these includes on premise, collocation and cloud; CBA group WAN/LAN, CBA group databases and storage, CBA servers and related Office automation and desktop/productivity tools.
The role will plan, organize, and manage staff and overall operations that facilitate the stable operation of the bank’s IT infrastructure.Effective delivery of the objectives of the role will include maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas; network infrastructure, server infrastructure, databases, and telecommunications systems. In collaboration with external vendors and delivery partners, the Infrastructure Head will schedule and direct activities to resolve hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion.

Responsibilities

·         Manage and set priorities for design, maintenance, development and evaluation of all infrastructure systems including LAN, WAN, Internet, Intranet, Databases, Backups and
other infrastructure related systems
·         To provide management oversight for the Group Infrastructure Operations to ensure projects, incidents, problems, service requests and escalations are dealt
with according to defined set of policies, processes, procedures and SLA’s.
·         Manage IT Infrastructure Service Agreements, Budgets and Supper Contracts.
·         Effectiveness of integration of IT infrastructure strategy / blueprint with the bank’s business direction
·         Effectiveness of the infrastructure security system (policy, controls and infrastructure) with regard to protection against exposure to and impact of risks associated with data
loss, corruption and/or unauthorized access

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, a Master’s degree in Technology or Business related course is an added advantage
·         Professional qualifications in IT e.g. ITIL, Microsoft MCSE, Cisco CCNA, Unix/Linux
·         Administration, Other relevant professional qualifications in IT field would be added advantage.
·         Project Management certification and experience is preferred e.g. PRINCE2, PMP
·         Eight years’ experience in data center infrastructure support in medium to large organizations.
·         Five years in supervisory role.
·         Working experience in a bank or other financial services organization would be added advantage.
·         Management of Support Contracts and Third party support providers.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates to Apply here
Closing Date: 19 Sep, 2017


Information Systems Auditor
The purpose of this role is to conduct internal audits on CBA Group’s information systems related to information technology security, functions/ processes and the technology
applications that support business functions. The internal audit activities involve analyzing risks and controls, recommending process and control improvements, and providing reports summarizing audit activity to relevant stakeholders to ensure appropriate security controls are in place to protect the Group’s assets from ICT related risks.
The review should also cover compliance with the Group’s ICT and Information Security policies with laws, regulatory guidelines and applicable standards. The Information Systems Auditor must effectively interface with all levels of management, as well as participate in Group Audit initiatives and activities.

Responsibilities

·         Manage information systems audit engagements including planning, development of audit testing and evaluation programs, execution, quality assurance, and reporting of
audit results under the direction of the Audit Manager – Operational Risk.
·         Conduct continuous risk assessment of the information technology environment including general system controls, infrastructure controls, and application controls to ensure
·         consistency in achieving compliance requirements (regulatory, standards and internal policies).
·         Support the financial and operational auditors in identifying high level information system risks, as well as designing and building automation tools for use by the audit department.
·         Contribute ideas that strengthen internal audit practices and other risk/control efforts.
·         Participate in projects related to the implementation of new technologies and business applications by offering risk and control consulting and advice to Group Management.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree preferably in Information Systems Management (Computer Science),
·         Business Administration or related fields.
·         Be a qualified Certified Information Systems Auditor. Relevant certifications in information security knowledge areas, such as Information Systems Audit, Information Security
·         Management and Ethical Hacking. Certified Internal Auditor designation is a plus.
·         5 years of information system audit experience – conducting information systems audits in a financial institution would be highly desirable.
·          Experience of working in the IT function within a banking environment will be an advantage.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates to Apply here
Closing Date: 21 Sep, 2017

Relationship Manager
To grow and maintain a portfolio of clients within assigned market segment by contributing to business growth for the Bank through recommending or selling Business Banking products and cross selling other Bank products and services so as to enhance value-add relationship with existing customers.
This incorporates strong personal drive in prospecting and acquiring new customers, pursuing incremental business within the existing customer base, managing customer expectations to sustain the business relationship and providing business advice that will benefit the client.

Responsibilities

·         Portfolio Management – This entails engagement with assigned relationship manager(s) to undertake daily monitoring of accounts to ensure operations within the approved limits, preparation of excess requests and follow up for sanctions by approving authorities, advising fate of clearing cheques, monitoring of facility covenants (e.g. debenture valuation, valuation reports, inspections, insurance, land rates and rents) to ensure accounts are operated as per bank policies.
·         Customer Service – This entails being the principal contact point with support from the assigned relationship manager(s) of prospective customers or assigned portfolio of business relationships and liaison with other CBA units to ensure prompt resolution of customer queries, needs and concerns to ensure that client relationships within the portfolio are maintained effectively.
·         Risk Management/Compliance – Consistency in adherence to and application of established policies, processes, and tools to achieve optimal efficiency, compliance and cost containment. Minimization of exposures to and impact of risks associated with client portfolio in line with Bank credit policies, CBK regulatory requirements, KYC and AML policies. This involves liaison with business banking clients to obtain KYC documents, financials and other necessary review information, credit administration documentation e.g. letters of offer, insurance renewals, security documentation etc.
·         Business development (Cross Selling) – Supporting the assigned relationship manager to achieve set business development targets by cross selling bank products or referral of
business prospects to product teams and other business units (Personal Banking, Corporate Banking, Treasury, Asset Finance & Bancassurance) which translate into booked business within the assigned portfolio, assisting in preparation of banking/funding proposals (term sheets),preparation of industry papers and industry analysis.(10%)
·         Reporting – Prepare and maintain appropriate reports on client portfolio and per set operational guidelines.

Qualifications

·         University degree – Upper 2nd Class Honors or 3.0 GPA.
·         2-3 years’ experience in Banking or related financial institution with at least 1 year being in a sales or sales support role.
·         Relevant professional qualification in banking, finance or marketing
·         Practical experience in use of MS Office applications

How to Apply Here
Qualified candidate to apply here
Closing Date: 23 Sep, 2017

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