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Housing Finance Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Career Opportunities at Housing Finance
Housing Finance has been turning dreams into homes for over 46 years now making it the premier financial enabler for the property industry in Kenya. 

Housing Finance was recently voted the best mortgage company in Kenya, testament to its commitment of making home ownership a reality for the Kenyan market.
Focused on providing integrated financial solutions, Housing Finance is involved in the demand and supply of both commercial and residential properties for the benefit of its stakeholders. 

The organisation is pursuing a growth and diversification strategy which will see it expand both nationally and regionally in the next 5 years while maintaining a leadership position in the property industry.

It is in the pursuit of furthering this mission and retaining market leadership in provision of the full realm of Real Estate Development and Investment products and services that the following vacancies have arisen and Housing Finance is seeking high caliber individuals for these positions:

Business Operations Director
Position overview:

A senior and critical role responsible for the sale and delivery of all HF’s products and services to its customers in the most efficient and effective manner. 

The role reports to the Managing Director.
Key responsibilities:
  • Strategic Planning & Execution: Formulates and implements the Business Operations Strategy so as to ensure the achievement of the bank’s revenue targets in the most cost effective manner.
  • Champion the mortgage sales strategy in line with the overall business strategy to ensure achievement of agreed targets.
  • Deliver prompt, reliable and seamless service to all HF customers in all regions where the Bank is represented in line with the bank strategy whilst ensuring the achievement of agreed product sales targets.
  • Source customers and manage customer relationships bank wide through a well trained team of relationship managers so as to attract and retain more customers.
  • Provide critical support service to the Bank in the areas of ICT, customer service, service delivery, back office operations and business continuity management in a manner that leads to the effective and efficient delivery of the Bank’s services to both external and internal customers.
  • Working closely with a team of property development specialists, source and/or prudently employ funding for the development of property projects undertaken for and on behalf of the Bank’s customers while managing relationships with all property development stakeholders.
  • Leadership & People management: Lead a significantly large team to achieve results and ensure alignment to corporate culture, brand and the development of talent.
The ideal candidate will possess:
  • An undergraduate degree in business or commerce with professional qualifications in banking
  • A Masters in Business Administration or relevant Masters Degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 10 years all rounded banking experience, three of which must be at a senior management or director level. 
  • A good appreciation of retail banking, relationship management and operations management is important.
Business Development Director
Position overview:

A strategic role involved in the development, implementation, cascade and continuous review of the overall strategy and championing of all marketing and business development related activities at Housing Finance. 

This will be achieved by seeking out new business channels and opportunities and injecting new ideas to grow the business.

The role reports to the Managing Director.
Key responsibilities:
  • Working closely with the Managing Director in strategy formulation and implementation, the position is responsible for the review and cascade of strategy in the business and ensuring communication and alignment of strategy at all levels.
  • To formulate and manage the marketing, brand and PR strategy so as to ensure the Bank’s continuous visibility and well managed internal and external communications to mitigate any violation to its reputation.
  • Manages the business collaboration agenda and relationships with various stakeholders to optimize strengths from the diverse business models
  • Is actively involved in determining the foot print and market reach so as to ensure coverage of all markets within HF’s target markets.
  • Seeks out opportunities to continuously innovate HF’s products and processes so as to optimize resources and respond to the ever changing customer needs.
  • Oversee all strategic projects taking place through a well-equipped project team so as to ensure timely, cost effective and successful completion of all strategic projects.
The ideal candidate will possess:
  • An undergraduate degree in business or commerce with high level hands on experience in strategy design, development and implementation
  • A Masters in Business Administration with a specialisation in strategy or marketing will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 10 years in business development or strategy development in FMCG or financial services sector, three of which must be at a senior management or director level.
Generic skills & attributes:
  • Strong relationship management and customer service orientation is essential
  • A proactive self starter with strong leadership skills and ability to motivate and inspire others to positively influence and make an impact at senior levels of management
  • A good appreciation of ICT and the banking regulatory environment
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to convince and sell one’s ideas
  • High levels of confidence and presentation skills to compliment
  • Demonstrable financial aptitude with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Must be a person of high integrity and embrace strong ethical practices
If your current experience matches the required profile, and believe that you can make a marked contribution to the growth of Housing Finance and the achievement of its objectives, we’d like to hear from you. 

Please send us your application in confidence to: 

Applications by Kenyans from the Diaspora are encouraged. 

Applications must be received by 29th June 2012.

We will contact the shortlisted candidates by 14th July 2012.

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