Banking Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - KCB


KCB MCF Mobigrow Program – Partnership Officer
MobiGrow is a partnership program between KCB Bank and MasterCard Foundation, implemented in Kenya and Rwanda. The aim of the program is to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers & pastoralists through productivity enhancement trainings and capacity building and offering financial products tailored to smallholders & pastoralist needs and profiles.
Reporting to the Program Manager, the job holder will support the program team in the implementation of all activities related to the program’s commitment to build sustainable synergies and engagements with relevant market actors and facilitators, government and non-governmental bodies while creating sustained linkages between these entities and farmers’ Producer Organizations.

Responsibilities

·         Map out existing businesses &support partners in the regions where MobiGrow operates in a bid to link them up to producer organizations and cooperatives that exist in those areas.
·         Assess the producer organization and co-operatives volumes produced and align the produce to specific markets i.e. traders, processors, retailers, wholesalers or exporters.
·         Evaluate producer organization and co-operatives needs in terms of quantities for inputs and align their needs to wholesale input providers, including innovative suppliers like i-procure.
·         Identify existing donor funded partnerships and initiatives out in the field that MobiGrow could partner with, in order to bring on board more smallholder farmers hence meeting the targets.
·         Lead the engagement process of all contracted and strategic partners including guiding the team on relationship management
·         Represent the program in local county government forums and other stakeholder forums. Advice the program on the best timing to have program open days and stakeholder forums.
·         Conduct specific business and financial diagnostics to assess the financial health of producer organizations and off-taker SMEs, then plan capacity building sessions in a bid to improve finance and business operations in a bid to expand their capacity to engage with financial products and serve their farmers better.
·         Planning of activities to ensure that the objectives of the program are met within the set timelines while optimizing resources and maximizing impact.
·         Periodic reporting of the situation on the ground to provide both data and anecdotal evidence of impact.
·         Develop timely and concise reports on program implementation as prescribed under the program. Specifically contribute the partnerships piece of the quarterly donor reporting

Requirements

·         University Degree preferably in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Economics, Business Administration or related fields from an institution recognized by CHE.
·         Master’s Degree and/or Professional qualifications in related field will be an added advantage.
·         Have at least 4 years’ working experience, which should include:
·         At least 3 years’ experience in markets systems facilitations for development programs
·         At least 3 years’ experience in Diagnosis of businesses to identify technical & management gaps
·         At least 3 years’ experience in Negotiations to develop and create additional funds for development programs.
·         At least 3 years’ experience in Representation of Program in the local ecosystem including Governments and Value Chain actors.
·         Experience in Creating a Buyers base for the Program beneficiaries
·         Computer Literate with great attention to detail
·         Should have good relationship management skills
How to Apply
The above position is a demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.
To be considered your application must be received by Monday, 1st October, 2018.
Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Sahl Banking – Branch Manager
Reporting to the Regional Business Manager, the Branch Manager will be responsible for the overall leadership of the branch to achieve Sahl and conventional Banking growth and profitability, customer service excellence whilst ensuring implementation of an effective risk management framework through efficient utilization of resources.

Responsibilities

·         Act as the principal point of contact for the bank’s relationship with a designation portfolio of high net worth customers.
·         Achieve profitability targets through revenue maximization and prudent cost management.
·         Grow Shari’ah compliant products and cross sales other basket products as per targets.
·         Ensure proper documentation and administration of Shari’ah compliant portfolios, managing PAR as per set targets.
·         Grow and monitor branch’s liability and asset portfolios to achieve business targets;
·         Grow the customer base, ensure retention of existing customers through high level of customer satisfaction.
·         Overall management of the branch through efficient utilization of resources.
·         Delivery of excellent customer service through maintenance of high service standards.
·         Ensure compliance to Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework.
·         Motivate, coach and develop a high performing team.

Requirements

·         A University Degree in business related field from a reputable and CHE recognized institution. A master’s degree is an added advantage.
·         Certification in Islamic Banking
·         At least 8 years’ experience in general banking; 4 years of which should have been Branch Management and must have:
·         Experience in Sales, Personal/Business and especially Shari’ah compliant products.
·         Experience Credit Analysis and administration.
·         Experience in Bank operations covering Cash Management, Clearing, Accounts and Administration.
·         A thorough knowledge and understanding of the banking Industry.
·         Excellent inter-personal, communication and negotiation skills with the ability to network and develop strong business relations
·         A good understanding of risk, credit policies and procedures.
·         Strong leadership skills with demonstrated competences in championing high performance management
·         Excellent planning, organization, problem solving and analytical skills.
How to Apply
The above position is a demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.
To be considered your application must be received by Monday, 1st October, 2018.
Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
NB: In the event that you are invited to interview for any positions, we will require that you provide us with the following documents:
·         National I.D.
·         KRA Pin Card
·         Birth Certificate of self
·         Passport Photo (White Background)
·         NSSF Card
·         NHIF Card
·         Police Clearance Certificate (less than 5 Months old)
·         Academic and Professional certificates, including official transcripts
·         Certificates of Service from previous employers as applicable

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