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Kenya Post Office Savings Bank (Postbank) Internal Audit, Compliance & Inspectorate and Human Resources Jobs in Kenya

Postbank a leading Savings Bank, with a national branch network, and an equal opportunity employer wishes to urgently recruit highly competent, proactive and self driven people to fill the following positions in the establishment:

1. Senior Manager, Internal Audit, Compliance & Inspectorate

Purpose of the Position

This is a senior management position that provides leadership to the Bank on Audit Compliance and Internal Audit issues.

The position is responsible for coordinating the Internal Audit, Compliance and Inspectorate function of reviewing and strengthening internal control systems of the Bank and carrying out investigations to ensure that Bank assets are safeguarded against misuse, loss and that all operations are carried out in an effective and compliant manner.
Key Responsibilities
  • Put in place a system to ensure that the Bank's operational risks are identified, analyzed and properly addressed.
  • Provide both management and the Board with a regular assessment and opinion on the effectiveness of the Banks risk management and control systems.
  • Develop risk management policies and procedures, including the quantification of managements risk appetite through specific risk indicators, tolerance levels, and early warning signals to provide a quantitative and reliable basis for estimating the likelihood of risk events occurring, mitigate risk and ensure the bank operates within the set parameters.
  • Improve risk management readiness and create an organizational culture that places high priority on effective risk management and adherence to sound operating controls at all levels through communication, training programs and risk-based performance measurements.
  • Ensure compliance with all Central Bank requirements and other applicable laws, regulations and standards of good practice to avoid any legal or regulatory sanctions or damage to reputation that may result from non compliance.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Business degree preferably B.Comm. Accounting option
  • Masters degree in relevant field
  • Computer literacy
  • A registered member of ICPAK
  • CIA and CISA qualifications will be an added advantage
  • 10 years experience in audit with at least 2-4 years in a financial institution
  • Age: Below 50 years.
Senior Manager, Human Resources

Purpose of the Position

This is a senior management position and is responsible for steering the formulation and implementation of bank's human resource strategies, policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective acquisition, placement, development and retention of the required human resource capacity.

Key Responsibilities
  • Advise the senior management team on Human Resource Policies and Procedures that support the business, assist in their implementation and manage the human resource function.
  • Contribute to the development of the company's corporate strategy, particularly by advising on the human resources implication of strategic decisions.
  • Design and develop policies and procedures to ensure that the organizations compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment are sufficient to attract, motivate and retain the required number of staff in the right caliber, and are cost effective.
  • To develop and implement strategies to improve operations and service delivery by providing advice and guidance on all aspects of organization development and change with the aim of having employees who are prepared for the change and developing structures that help to achieve the corporate objectives
  • Negotiate contracts with external consultants and other organizations to provide services to support the Human Resources function where these cannot be met from in-house resources for the implementation of HR best practice.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • MBA degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences or Human Resources Management
  • Higher Diploma in HR
  • Computer literacy
  • Senior Management courses and seminars
  • 10 years satisfactory service and work experience in Human Resource Management, or at least 3 years satisfactory service and work experience as a Human Resources Manager in the Banking sector.
  • Age: Below 50 years.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications with a detailed CV and copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials, so as to reach the undersigned on or before 10th September, 2010.

Please note that ONLY short listed candidates, who meet the minimum qualifications, will be contacted.

The positions are on a 3 year contract and renewable based on performance.

Managing Director
Kenya Post Office Savings Bank
P. O. Box 30311-00100
Nairobi, Kenya

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