Banking Jobs in Kenya – Postbank

Postbank is a leading Savings Bank, with a nationwide network and offering a wide range of financial services.

Postbank is seeking to recruit a high calibre, results oriented and experienced professional for the position below:-
Senior Legal Officer
PB 5.2 
KPOSB/LEGAL/1/18
Position Function: Reporting to the Company Secretary & Head of Legal Services, the position is responsible for facilitating the execution of legal mandate of the Bank by providing efficient and effective legal services as will be required.
This include management of legal risks and compliance with relevant legal statutes.
Key Responsibilities
·         Verify security documents and ensure that they are duly registered as required.
·         Liaise with external lawyers, valuers, auctioneers and other consultants for effective management of services.
·         Process legal documents pertaining to loans.
·         Draw legal contracts, leases and other legal documents and ensure they are signed, sealed by authorised signatories.
·         Follow up on litigation matters and attend court cases.
·         Conduct legal research on legal issues and statutes guiding the operations of Bank and ensuring recovery of monies owed to the bank by debtors.
·         Undertake assessment of fee notes for advocates and other consultants engaged by the Bank and witnessing of Bank documents.
·         Provide legal advice to the Management of the Bank.
·         Managing all insurance policies and claims for the Bank.
·         Negotiate on insurance renewals and execute all insurance policy agreements.
·         Advise on risk areas that may arise and ensuring they are adequately covered by relevant policies.
·         Maintain and update the insurance assets register.
·         Prepare budgets for renewal and advise on controlling expenditure.
·         Attend to customer complaints and inquiries.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
·         Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognised university.
·         Post graduate Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law.
·         Certificate of Admission as an Advocate of the High Court.
·         CPS (K) qualification will be added advantage.
·         Computer proficiency.
·         3 years post admission working experience.
Terms of Service and Remuneration: The appointments will be for a contractual period of three years, renewable for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets and outcomes.


Manager, Financial Accounting & Reporting
PB 4
KPOSB/F&A/4/18
Position Function: Reporting to the Head Finance and Accounts, the position is responsible for formulating, implementing and enforcing of accounting and internal control systems.
It is also responsible for overall management of the Bank reconciliation’s, suspense accounts reconciliation, and financial reporting.
The office holder will be required to prepare accurate, timely and reliable periodic financial reports for external and internal stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities
·         Oversee preparation of financial reports and ensure Banks compliance with all statutory requirements.
·         Coordinate preparation of audit schedules in readiness for both the internal and external audit.
·         Review internal and external audit reports and critically evaluate findings and recommendations for adoption by Management.
·         Oversee the preparation and implementation of the budget and management of fixed asset register and stores.
·         Monitor reconciliation of all Cash and Bank accounts, Debtors and Bank tenant’s subsidiary against the general ledger.
·         Manage the fixed assets including ensuring that the register is regularly maintained and up to date and in line with the bank’s laid down policies and procedures.
·         Supervise, appraise, guide mentor and train staff while ensuring maximum staff productivity.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
·         Bachelors Degree in a Finance or Accounting field.
·         Certified Public Accountant (CPA (K), ACCA or CFA qualification.
·         Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya
·         ICT Proficiency.
·         Experience in leading various multiple teams and ability to work effectively across teams.
·         7 years satisfactory service and relevant work experience in Finance & Accounts 3 of which should be at Managerial level.
Terms of Service and Remuneration: The appointments will be for a contractual period of three years, renewable for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets and outcomes.


Senior Business Analyst
PB 5.2
KPOSB/ICT/4/18
Position Function: Reporting to the office of the Manager, Systems & Alternate Channels, the position is responsible for ensuring proper and effective systems analysis and design, for maintenance of efficient business application systems.
Key Responsibilities
·         Establish the overall structure for the whole system.
·         Design new computer programs by analyzing requirements; constructing workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications and making appropriate recommendations that will positively impact operational effectiveness
·         Cover aspects of the system such as the component structure, the function modularity, the deployment and the interface with other systems.
·         Create and maintain project schedules by developing project plans and specifications, estimating time requirements, establishing deadlines, monitoring milestone completion, tracking all phases of the project product/service lifecycle
·         Test critical programs in order to test their functionalities.
·         Carryout System scoping and Identify System resources.
·         Coordinate outsourced relationship for 3rd party application development and programming consultants.
·         Maintain computer systems and programming guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
·         Supervise, appraise, guide mentor and train staff while ensuring maximum staff productivity.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
·         B.SC in Computer science or an equivalent degree course.
·         Development of Oracle applications, use of PL/SQL
·         DBA skills using MSQL and Oracle RDMBS
·         Proficiency in programming languages like HTML5, C, C++, iOS, Java, Objective-C. etc. is the main qualification. Basic knowledge of interface design and development will be an added advantage.
·         Web service technologies, specifically REST APIs, Service oriented designs and technologies (AJAX. XML/JSON).
·         Proficient in the use of MS Office applications, such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
·         Experience on Electronic transacting Platform (switch)
·         Experience on Mobile Banking Gateways.
·         2 Years in a busy ICT environment
Terms of Service and Remuneration: The appointments will be for a contractual period of three years, renewable for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets and outcomes.
How to Apply
Applications must be delivered to the Postbank Headquarters situated at Post House, 4th Floor; Market Lane Off 17 Banda Street.
Please address applications to:
The Managing Director
Kenya Post Office Savings Bank
P. 0. Box 30311-00100
Nairobi
All applications should be received not later than Wednesday 14th March 2018.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Post bank is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action.
In this regard, women, people living with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

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