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I&M Bank Jobs in Kenya

I&M Bank, a leading Kenyan commercial banking group with a regional presence in 4 countries, is looking for the following key personnel to spearhead their ambitious business line expansion plans.

Assistant Marketing Manager

Ref: AMM/06/2014

Job Summary: The job holder will be responsible for assisting the Marketing Manager in executing the Marketing functions of the Bank which includes:  advertising, promotions, branding, media & events management, public relations, corporate communications and corporate publications.

 Key Responsibilities:

The Incumbent will report to the Marketing Manager and will be responsible for:
·                     Assisting the Marketing Manager in all communication, marketing, advertising, promotional activities and providing the required marketing support to the business units.
·                     Vendor management which include: supplier identification and sourcing, procurement, quality control and payment coordination for various marketing material including corporate gifts, marketing stationary etc.
·                     Timely distribution and dissemination of marketing material to branches  and sales units,
·                     Branding of all  branches, corporate events, functions, sales activations etc
·                     Management and maintenance of billboards and signages.
·                     Ensuring  contents of allocated sections of the banks website  is relevant and up to date
·                     Media booking

Minimum Requirements:
·                     Marketing related degree. Possession of an MBA would be an added advantage.
·                     Good Innovative, creative and analytical skills.
·                     Excellent coordination, planning and organization skills.
·                     Good Interpersonal skills.
·                     Excellent marketing/relationship building and management skills.
·                     Excellent negotiation skills.
·                     3- 4 years’ experience in a marketing function within the banking industry or in more than one function in a leading Advertising Agency.
·                     Preferred age 25-30 years.
·                     Smart, articulate, intelligent with attractive personality with impeccable communications skills

Assistant Manager, Project Coordinator

Ref: AMPC/06/2014

Job Summary: The job holder will be responsible for providing end-to-end project management support to all business initiatives by ensuring that projects are completed and implemented within set project guidelines and timelines.

Key Responsibilities:

The Incumbent will report to the General Manager Projects and will be responsible for:
·                     Conducting Business Analysis and projecting project requirements in conjunction with the respective departments of the Bank
·                     Engaging with business units before project initiation in order to help clarify and formalize on the project goals, objectives and scope.
·                     Preparing business cases and project proposals in liaison with business process owners.
·                     Developing project management framework and methodology.
·                     Creating and executing project work plans and revising them as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements, in liaison with GM –Projects.
·                     Coordinating and participating in vetting of vendors and negotiating project contracts.
·                     Overseeing the project consultants’ in order to ensure the banks requirements are met.
·                     Assisting in preparation of project budget and monitoring   expenses in order to ensure that the project cost are within budget and escalating any variances.
·                     Maintaining and managing relationships between project stakeholders in order to ensure business requirements are met.
·                     Providing the Project team, Management, Stakeholders and Sponsors updates on overall project status and issues that may impact the delivery of the project within agreed timelines.
·                     Tracking project progress in terms of scope, time and cost and raising alerts with remedial measures.
·                     Developing process flows and reviewing procedures and controls impacted by specific projects in liaison with process owners.
·                     Identifying and solving project issues as they arise during the project implementation.
·                     Guiding the development of test cases for UAT, monitoring the UAT process and ensuring that the vendor provides solutions to all issues/defects raised.
·                     Planning and monitoring go live preparations and post go live support in line with the agreements.
·                     Overseeing project communication in line with the projects communications protocol.

Minimum Requirements:
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Business/ Computer Science/ Information Technology from a recognized institution.
·                     PMP / Prince 2/ Member of Associate of Kenya Institute of Bankers or its equivalent.
·                     At least 5 years relevant experience.
·                     Strong analytical skills
·                     Good understanding of the Bank’s business drivers, products and processes and the technology platforms that support them.
·                     Ability to work with diverse business units and teams.
·                     Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·                     Excellent coordination, planning and organization skills.
·                     Ability to exercise individual judgment and initiative.
·                     Good interpersonal and leadership skills.

Debt Recovery Manager
Ref: DRM/6/2014

Job Summary: The Job holder will be responsible for reviewing the Bank’s non-performing assets book and developing appropriate strategies to ensure timely recovery of amounts due, with minimum loss exposure for the Bank.

Periodically reviewing securities held against NPAs in order to identify possible gaps and institute measures necessary to rectify these, so as to safeguard the Bank’s interest.

Bringing overall Debt recovery knowledge and experience to bear in advising key stakeholders on common pitfalls to avoid in the overall structuring and management of credit facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

The Incumbent will report to the Senior General Manager debt recovery and will be responsible for:
·                     Providing appropriate inputs at Board and Management Committees’ level to ensure appropriate measures are taken to rectify any identified gaps in the lending process.
·                     Based on overall assessment of the Bank’s NPA book and debt recovery success rate, critically reviewing all non-performing facilities and development of appropriate strategies to ensure the Bank recovers the amounts due in an efficient and cost effective manner.
·                     On a case by case basis, assessing the Bank’s positioning and its ability to recover the amounts due without forced realization of securities held as far as possible. This includes detailed negotiations with the defaulting clients for facilities re-structure, where possible, in order to maintain customer goodwill.
·                     Where realization of securities held is inevitable, ensuring the process is handled procedurally in order to avoid delay through intermittent ligation.  Similarly ensuring the defaulting client’s rights are respected in order to avoid potential risk exposure to the Bank through litigation or adverse publicity.
·                     Undertaking periodic review of securities held against all non-performing facilities in order to ensure these are perfected and that no dilution happens during the debt recovery period.
·                     Planning and closely coordinating the Debt Recovery process with various stakeholders, including Lawyers, Valuers and Auctioneers amongst others, in order to avoid undue delay and recovery costs escalation.
·                     For cases in court, ensuring the relevant evidence in support of the Bank’s case is properly documented and shared with the key stakeholders in good time, ahead of court appearances.  Representing the Bank as a witness as and when required.
·                     Where the Bank is represented in court by other witnesses, ensuring these witnesses are well prepared with factual information and absolute clarity on the background of each case.
·                     Providing periodic reports to Management and respective Board Committee’s on the Recovery Status of each non-performing facility, with clear recommendations on the way forward or closure.
·                     Liaising with the Head of Credit to ensure provisions held against bad & doubtful debts are adequate and in compliance with the Prudential Guidelines.
·                     Liaising with the Heads of Credit and Finance to ensure appropriate adjustments are made to the provisions for bad & doubtful debts per the Prudential Guidelines in order to comply with IFRS requirements.

Qualifications and Competencies:
·                     Bachelor’s degree in any business related field.
·                     Professional qualifications in CPA/AKIB will be an added advantage.
·                     Masters in a business related field such as Strategic Management, Economics, Finance, and Operations etc.
·                     Minimum 7 years banking experience. At least 4 years should be at managerial level
·                     Strong analytical skills
·                     Excellent negotiation skills
·                     Effective communicator – both verbally and in writing.
·                     Strong interpersonal skills.
·                     Focused and self-driven
·                     Attentive to detail.

If you meet the specifications for the position above, please send your application together with a comprehensive curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, present position, contact and names of three referees.

In your application, please quote both the position and the reference number as indicated above.

Your application should reach the address below on or before 19th July, 2014.

The AGM Human Resources
I&M Bank Limited
I & M Tower, Kenyatta Avenue
P.O Box 30238 – 00100,

OR email:   

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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