Banking Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - Co-operative Bank

Data Engineer

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 seek a fearless inventor with an artistic streak who can find creative solutions to tough problems and sculpt brilliant strategies from a mountain of data, someone who can create the digital equivalent of Mona Lisa with only an algorithm and a smile.
Reporting to the Head – Business Intelligence, the Data Engineer will be responsible for developing, maintaining, testing, evaluating and implementing data solutions and data architecture design.
Responsibilities
·         Identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets using statistical techniques and provide reports. Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources, maintain databases/data systems, and apply ETL procedures to normalize data.
·         Gather information from business users to understand their detailed requirements and expectations, analyze business/use case requirements from BI analysts to determine operational problems, define data modelling requirements, gather and validate information, apply judgement and statistical tests and develop data structures to support the generation of business insights and strategy.
·         Carry out analysis of requirements and recommend solutions to address user requirements. Manage the queue of requests and communicate to the appropriate advanced analytics, BI or data management functions.
·         Assist in preparing system definition/specification by the users highlighting technical requirements and roll out BI Solutions to stakeholders. Assist in developing and implementing a program of continuous improvement of BI processes through a cycle of analysis of existing systems, processes and tools, identifying areas for improvement, implement high impact changes and get feedback from stakeholders. Make changes to system/database configurations and parameters to accommodate business and technological requirements.
·         Build visualizations to summarize and make presentations to business and other key stakeholders. Filter, clean data and review reports, print outs and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems.
·         Secure BI solutions by putting adequate controls and restrict access to programs by users in accordance to the requirements of the Bank.
·         Understand Key Performance Measures and Indicators that drive company performance measurement and reporting as well as analytics across functions and understand how these metrics and measures align and track against overall business strategies, goals and objectives.
·         Guide the business in drawing report formats & wireframes and advice on the best approach to transform data and automate reports as well as Design and code reports/dashboards according to user specification with the key objective to deliver reports that will assist in decision-making and control.
·         Develop and maintain documentation/manuals on system configuration or set up, carry out technical user training as required to enable users interpret BI reports as well as deal with data, dashboards and report queries from users and resolve or advise them accordingly.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or any other degree in related fields.
·         A minimum of 2 years’ experience in BI & Software Development using Oracle.
·         Experience with relational data modeling, data management and data processing. Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages in analyzing large data sets (Excel, SPS, SAS etc.) will be an added advantage.
·         Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques is desired.
·          Strong knowledge of and experience with ETL tools such as Oracle ODI and Microsoft SSIS.
·         Very good knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and a fair knowledge of Unix & Linux.
·         A good understanding of relational databases, particularly Oracle.
·         Good understanding of programming languages; specifically experience in database programming languages such as Oracle PL/SQL and SQL Server TSQL.
·         Experience in analysis, design and development of efficient business systems
·         Good knowledge of reporting and business analytics tools such as such as OBIEE, Microsoft SSRS.
How to Apply
If you fit the profile, then apply today! Please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating the job reference number DE/SSD/2019 as the subject of your email by 22nd May, 2019.

Employee Relations Advisor
We are seeking to strengthen our HR support to the business by recruiting a highly motivated individual for the position of Employee Relations Advisor. This is a stretching role and requires a self-directed professional with ambition to grow, develop their career and most importantly passionate about people.
Reporting to the Head, Employee Relations & Staff Welfare, this position handles employee engagement, organization climate, disciplinary matters, employee wellness and implementing staff recognition programs. This is a critical role and provides an exciting opportunity to be part of developing and executing People Agenda interventions that support delivery of business objectives.
Responsibilities
·         Facilitate through liaison with line managers, increased awareness and consistency of implementation of employee policies and procedures in the Bank.
·         Review and provide input into the resolution and remediation actions of disciplinary matters in consultation with the team leader and the Director HRD.
·         Involvement in Industrial Relations with regard to investigations and resolution of all queries raised by the Union or Line Managers on staff matters.
·         Implementation of employee engagement initiatives in consultation with the HR Business Partners and the business.
·         Implementation of the Employee Wellness program for corporate wellness for increased employee productivity in the Bank.
·         Act as an advisor to the various stakeholders on employment legislation, union matters and all matters pertaining to employee relations.
·         Under the guidance of the Head- Employee Relations and Staff Welfare, maintain relationships with internal/external stakeholders/customers, Kenya Bankers Association, FKE, Union and Functional Heads.
·         Support the Head of the department for any litigation matters by liaising with the internal Legal department for technical legal advice, collating appropriate case documentation and evidence amongst other related duties
·         Formulate input to the Employee Relations and Employee Wellness strategy.
Qualifications
·         At least a university degree in HR, Law or equivalent from a recognized university with 2-3 years of demonstrable HR experience in a busy environment.
·         Ability to contribute to team success by having a positive attitude to work and working with integrity.
·         Working under pressure and with little supervision and hence the need to be self-driven and motivated.
·         High level of tact and diplomacy and the ability to use appropriate styles and methods of communication to ensure a professional yet personal customer service; excellent spoken and written English.
·         Sound understanding of HR policies and procedures and a good understanding and knowledge of Labour and Employment legislation.
·         Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a discreet and professional manner;
·         Ability to build effective working relationships with others – at all levels of the organization;
·         Proven ability to remain calm, focused and organized and to deliver results on time when under pressure and with rapidly changing circumstances;
·         Leads from the front, Delivers and owns results, Values and respects others, Drives innovation, Fosters Communication & Inspires trust and integrity Customer Centric.
How to Apply
If you are confident that you fit the role and person profile and you are keen to add value to your career then please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating the job reference number ERA/HRD/2019 by 22nd May, 2019.

Business Intelligence Developer
You like being part of a fast-paced work environment, and you can always be counted on to exercise sound judgment. You have a keen eye for identifying potential issues, and you like to work as part of a team to create solutions. This is the opportunity for you.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to build their career within our IT Department as a Business Intelligence Developer, responsible for the design, development, and documentation of database solutions. This position requires the ability to complete complex development efforts using an agile development methodology.
Reporting to Head – Business Intelligence, the developer will be responsible for detailed analysis, design and development of business intelligence systems, dashboards and reports. Additionally, he/she will be required to maintain and support applications within this section and will therefore be required to have knowledge working within the agile methodology keeping in mind quality control plans within the developments to identify improvements.
Responsibilities
·         Develop and implement Business intelligence reports, dashboards and other solutions that ensure business optimization and requirements fulfillment.
·         Analyze business/use case requirements from BI analysts to determine operational problems, define data modeling requirements, gather and validate information, apply judgment and statistical tests and develop data structures to support the generation of business insights and strategy.
·         Filter, “clean” data, and review reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems;
·         Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets as well as interpret the data and analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.
·         Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems.
·         Design and code reports/dashboards according to user specification with the key objective of delivering reports that will assist in decision making and control.
·         Make changes to system configuration and parameters to accommodate business and technological requirements.
·         Provide test interfaces for users to test the reports and dashboards before being put on the production environment.
·         Develop and maintain documentation/manuals on system configuration or setup and deal with queries from users and resolve or advise.
·         Carry-out analysis of requirements and recommend solutions to address user requirements as well as attend to systems/solution failures and resolve or coordinate the resolution of the problem.
·         Develop and maintain documentation/manuals on system configuration or setup in addition to building reusable code and libraries for future use.
·         Assist in developing and implementing a program of continuous improvement of BI processes through a cycle of analysis of existing systems, processes, and tools, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing high-impact changes, and getting feedback from stakeholders.
·         Understand Key Performance Measures and Indicators that drive company performance measurement, reporting, and analytics across functions and understand how these metrics and measures align and track against overall business strategies, goals and objectives.
·         Rollout Business intelligence solutions to stakeholders and provide test systems for UAT to ensure that functions/features are tested before go-live.
·         Secure systems by putting adequate controls and restrict access to programs by users in accordance to the requirements of the bank.
Qualifications
The successful jobholder will be required to possess the following qualifications: –
·         Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related degree from a recognized university with experience in software development knowledge.
·         Minimum 3 years’ experience in software development, data analysis and reporting with a proven record of accomplishment.
·         Very strong analytical, presentation & problem-solving skills with the ability to work confidently on high priority problems and present technical ideas in a user-friendly language.
·         Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
·         Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting tools (Oracle OBIEE, Microsoft SSRS etc.), databases (Oracle, SQL etc.), programming (XML, JavaScript), Database programming (PL/SQL and T-SQL) and ETL frameworks and tools (Oracle ODI, Microsoft SSIS).
·         Very good knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and a fair knowledge of Unix and Linux.
How to Apply
If you are confident that you fit the role and person profile and you are keen to add value to your career then please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating the job reference number BID/SSD/2019 by 22nd May, 2019.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

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