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Co-operative Bank Jobs in Kenya

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 are looking for dynamic, creative and self-oriented professionals to fill the following positions:

Civil & Structural Engineer
The successful person will be reporting to the Manager - Facilities & Contracts Unit.

Job Summary: The role holder will provide support to the Bank in construction/project management, maintenance and security of the Bank’s capital assets with emphasis on structural and construction issues

Main Duties:
  • Utilise budgetary approvals for construction, refurbishment or leasing of bank premises.
  • Develop briefs for constructions/alterations and refurbishment works on bank's premises to enhance Bank's image which may be done through regular site visits etc.
  • Provide building/support services to branches/Head Office Departments and supervise within given time scales
  • Ensuring compliance with Service Level Agreements
  • Ensure that up-to-date records are maintained for premises and equipment.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed as stipulated by Law.
  • Preparation of bills of quantities and tender specification
  • Advise on post project queries
  • Site scoping and re-measurements where applicable
  • Process payments for contractors and consultants
  • Preparation of Schedule of Dilapidations
  • Control Capital Expenditure for projects ensuring that they are within agreed budget, time and quality.
  • Maintain renovation costs within the budget
  • Ensure effective implementation of ongoing and new initiatives.
  • Recommend proposals for change to immediate Superior & Head Property & Supplies Management.
  • Achieve proposed changes to premises, furniture, fittings etc in order to meet present and future requirements within agreed timescales.
Job Specification: 

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • Diploma in Civil &  Structural Engineering, Land Economics, Architecture or Construction Management
  • At least 5 years experience in general Construction/Property Management.
  • Travelling to distant branches when required (must have a Valid driving licence).
  • In-depth knowledge of building construction
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations as stipulated in the Law.
  • Good understanding of the contract law, land law and arbitration related to building construction.
  • Good understanding of project analysis and viability.
  • Specialist general knowledge of the various professions in the construction team
  • Ability and willingness to work for extended hours
Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: CSE/3/HRD/2014

Projects Manager

The successful person will head the Projects unit reporting to the Head Property & Supplies Management Department.
Job Summary: The role holder will prepare bills of quantities for the bank’s projects and advise the department on the cost estimates for the designed projects for the Bank.  

Main Duties:


  • Make budgetary recommendations for construction, refurbishment or leasing of premises
  • Develop cost estimates for the upcoming bank  projects
  • Prepare contractual documents for the various projects as guided by the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act (Chapter 525).
  • Manage tender specifications
  • Prepare blank bills of quantities for tendering which will be given to the contractors for tenders
  • Prepare analysis of the tenders after opening of the tender documents i.e. for the projects which are handled in house where no external Quantity Surveyor is involved.
  • Review bills of quantities prepared by the consultants for projects which are being supervised by external consultants to ensure they are cost effective for the bank
  • Carry out financial appraisal of projects on regular
  • Advise on post project financial queries
  • Prepare valuation reports for projects
  • Carry out site re-measurements to reconfirm the actual financial positions for a project
  • Control Capital Expenditure for projects ensuring that they are within agreed budget
  • Develop renovation costs
  • Develop annual and half yearly capital budgets in respect to construction projects
Job Specification: 

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • A Degree in Building Economics / Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey
  • At least 5 years experience in general property management.
  • Prior experience in construction/project management
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations as stipulated in the Law.
  • Good understanding of the contract law, land law and arbitration related to building construction.
  • Good understanding of project analysis and viability
  • Travelling to distant branches when required ( Must  have a  valid  driving  licence )
  • Potential extended working hours to ensure jobs get completed on schedule and to specification
Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: QS/1/HRD/2014.

Electrical Engineer

The successful person will be reporting to the Manager - Facilities & Contracts Unit.
Job Summary: The role holder will ensure proper and cost effective maintenance of serviceable items i.e. air conditioners, electrical faults, structured cablings and other bank equipments.

Main Duties:


  • Receive, assess and analyse repairs requested by internal customers and decide on whether it is economical to carry out the repair and if so propose the best repair method.
  • Prepare bills of quantities for new and refurbished branches to include intruder alarm, CCTV, internal and fascia signage.
  • Prepare bills of quantities for ATM sites to include electrical, structured cabling and intruder alarm works.
  • To oversee access control systems in the Bank, all aspects of design and tendering for new installations and maintenance of existing
  • Prepare repair specifications, select suitable contractors to carry out the works and prepare maintenance tender documents.
  • Inspect repairs/new installation works and ensure that they are up to date and to specifications.
  • Mimimise unpredicted breakdowns by scheduling, planning and coordinating routine and preventive maintenance of machinery and equipment.
  • Assess and analyse repair and breakdown costs and recommend for equipment upgrading or replacement.
  • Prepare bills of quantities and tender specification as may be required in relation to constructions.
  • Maintain proper operation of all electrical works and breakdown records
  • Verify and forward job cards and invoices to Finance for payment
  • Prepare reports on various inspections
  • Carry out regular inspections to improve ventilations in the bank premises
  • Develop briefs for constructions/alterations and refurbishment works on bank’s premises
  • Provide building/support services to other branches/head office departments and supervise
  • Ensure that up-to-date records are maintained for premises and equipments.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed as stipulated by Law.
  • Financial appraisal of projects on electrical lines and advise on post project queries
  • Prepare of interim Valuation Reports
  • Prepare schedule of Dilapidations
  • Control Capital Expenditure for projects and maintain renovation costs
  • Ensure effective implementation of ongoing and new initiatives.
Job Specification: 

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • Qualifications in any of these fields: Diploma in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 5 years experience in general property management.
  • Prior experience in construction/project management
  • In-depth knowledge of building construction
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations as stipulated in the Law.
  • Good understanding of the contract law, land law and arbitration related to building construction.
  • Good understanding of project analysis and viability
  • Travelling to distant branches when required (Must  have a  valid  driving  licence )
  • Potential extended working hours to ensure jobs get completed on schedule and to specification
Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: EME/2/HRD/2014

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 17th September 2014.

We are an equal opportunity employer.   

Only the short listed candidates will be contacted


The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd.
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi

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