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KCB Kenya Jobs Opportunities

Exciting career opportunities with a leading bank

KCB is a leading banking group in the Eastern African Region, renowned for the diversity of its products and its growth potential.



It is a player in the global financial market and also commands the largest branch network in Kenya, in addition to having subsidiaries in Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda and Uganda.

To propel it to the next level, the Bank has embarked on a major transformation program and is seeking outstanding, dynamic and results oriented individuals to fill the following key positions.

Chief Business Officer Kenya (CBOK)
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Reporting to the Chief Executive, the CBOK will join the Executive Committee of the Bank and will be responsible for the growth and management of the Kenya business segments including Corporate, Retail and Mortgage Banking as well as Marketing and Communications.

The CBOK will be responsible for the following key deliverables among others:
Development and implementation of the overall business strategy covering customer segments including mass retail, affluent, mortgages, small businesses, and medium-sized corporate;
Development and management of budgets and targets for each of the functions reporting into the role;
Monitoring and reviewing Kenya’s business performance and achievement of targets;
Maintenance of relationships with customers and key stakeholders;
Securing quality-of-service delivery to all customer segments and products;
Supporting business development in subsidiaries; and
Risk management across all functions reporting into the role.

This is a high profile role and an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with the following credentials:
A bachelors degree preferably in a business related field;
A post graduate and or banking qualification will be an added advantage;
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in commercial banking covering Corporate, Retail and Mortgage businesses with at least 8 years in a senior management position;
Good appreciation and knowledge of the banking industry, latest market trends as well as challenges; and
Track record of success and delivery of business results.

Director Marketing & Communications
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Reporting to the Chief Business Officer Kenya, the Director Marketing and Communications will be responsible for KCB’s overall marketing and communications programs, as well as the Bank’s brand management.
The Director will facilitate client development through marketing and client service programs.
The role will also be responsible for providing market information and recommendations to the respective business units to aid product development and customer service.
The Director Marketing and Communications will be responsible for the following key deliverables among others:
Development and implementation of a Marketing Strategy in line with the overall KCB Strategy and ensure flawless execution;
Development and implementation of an internal communications strategy and processes.
Planning and administering the Bank’s Marketing Operations budget;
Supporting the development of regional marketing budgets and programs to ensure a consistent brand message;
Overseeing the Bank’s electronic marketing efforts and product development in liaison with other functions across the Bank;
Developing a deep understanding of client preferences and trends, based on customer satisfaction surveys, mystery shopping and focus groups;
Providing leadership of the Marketing, Customer Communications and Pricing strategies to guide the development of products and customer service programs;
Providing recommendations to expand product footprint and capabilities to serve existing and new markets;
Defining product launch plans and leading cross functional rollout teams to successfully launch new capabilities; and
Managing all aspects of the Bank’s brand, including events to build and maintain a strong identifiable brand character that is communicated clearly and consistently through all channels.

This is a senior management role and an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with the following credentials:
A bachelors degree preferably in a business related field;
A post graduate and or banking qualification will be an added advantage; and
Minimum of 8 years experience in commercial banking with at least 6 years in a senior management position.
Minimum of 10 years in a senior financial management position, including a CEO role or equivalent in a complex environment, preferably in the financial services industry.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
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Reporting to the Chief Executive, the CFO will join the Executive Committee of the Bank and will be responsible for Financial Management, Treasury Management, Strategy and New Business processes.
The CEO will also help the Bank to drive the transformation program.
The CEO will be responsible for following key deliverables among others:
Driving performance and providing leadership in Financial Management, Control and Reporting across the Group;
Management and support of strategic planning and budgeting processes for the Group and the business units, including robust Management Information Systems and processes;
Treasury Management, Liquidity Planning and Asset-Liability management;
Planning capital structure of the Group, taxation management and allocations of capital to business units;
Assessing and making recommendations on new business opportunities including partnerships, mergers and acquisitions; and
Coordination with Regulators, External Auditors, Investors and other stakeholders.

This is a high profile role and an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with the following credentials:
A bachelors degree preferably in Finance, Accounting or a business related field;
A Masters degree preferably in Business Administration/Finance/Banking or a business related field;
Qualified Accountant, CPA /ACA/ACCA or equivalent;
A post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline; and
Minimum of 10 years in a senior financial management position, including a CEO role or equivalent in a complex environment, preferably in the financial services industry.

Director Treasury
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Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director will head the Bank’s Treasury function and will be responsible for the following key deliverables among others:
Strategic planning and execution of the Group’s and country treasury strategies to ensure targets are achieved;
Providing effective management of the treasury services that the Group offers in the local and international money markets, bonds and fixed income markets as well as the derivatives market;
Growing Treasury revenues from existing and new clients;
Raising client service levels and ensuring seamless customer service;
Achieving optimum liquidity levels and managing risk and the ALCO process; and
Ensuring compliance with internal controls and group treasury policies related to, inter alia, cash and bank management, foreign exchange hedging, among others.

This is a senior management role and an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with the following credentials:
A bachelors degree from a recognized university in a relevant field; preferably with an MBA or other relevant postgraduate qualification;
Professional Banking qualification or equivalent;
Minimum of 10 years proven working experience in banking, five of which must be as a Head of Treasury in a large bank or financial institution;
Proven track record in strategic planning and money markets management;
Expert knowledge of principles, practices and techniques associated with cash management, banking, accounting procedures and concepts and investment management; and
Comprehensive understanding of all Treasury products including foreign exchange, money markets, derivatives and fixed income.

These are senior positions which require the following requirements:
Good appreciation and knowledge of the regional banking Industry, including latest market trends, risk management, controls, technology, and regulations;
Excellent cross-cultural people management skills, team motivation and leadership competence;
Proactive and customer-focused individuals with strong networking, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills; and
Sound IT proficiency.

KCB is an equal opportunity employer.

If you believe your career objectives match these challenging roles, please submit your application with a detailed CV, quoting the relevant reference number, stating your current position, remuneration, email and telephone contacts, and names and addresses of three referees.

To be considered your application must be received by 1 July 2011 addressed to:

The Director - Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited,
Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way, Muthangari,
P.O. Box 40092 00100 Nairobi

E-mail: esd@deloitte.co.ke

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