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KCB Job Opportunities in Kenya and SS

Vacancy: Legal Documentation Manager, Retail
Job Ref: CS 11/2014
Department:Securities and Documentation

Location: Kenya

The Position:Reporting to Head, Securities & Documentation Centre, the Legal Documentation Manager – Retail, will provide legal support on loan documentation for retail facilities, manage the documentation process and ensure compliance on collateral conditions prior to disbursement of these facilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a central point of reference, support and advice on retail legal documentation.
  • Manage issuance and processing of offer letters upon receipt of duly approved credit papers observing agreed timelines and high standards of accuracy and within applicable law, bank policies and regulations.
  • Manage conveyancing and loan documentation activities, end-to-end ensuring effective support to the retail branches at every stage of documentation
  • Managing vetting  and/or review all security documents for completeness, clarity and ensure that all legal risks are adequately covered
  • Liaise with external lawyers and other service providers on security documentation process and ensure that security documents and other conditions have been perfected/ completed prior to drawdown of facilities
  • Manage Issuance of  Compliance Certificates for purposes of disbursement of loan facilities
  • Ensure MIS maintenance with respect to TAT, exceptions, security movement and others as may be required for tracking of documents and performance and exceptions.
  • Coordinate and provide training to the retail business team on legal issues pertaining security instruments and protection of the same
  • Supervise and motivate all staff within the retail section of the department
  • Monitoring changes/ reviews in Law and Case law to ensure that the Bank’s security documents are up to date and comply with those changes/ reviews.
The Person

For the above position, the successful applicants should have:
  • University degree in Law from a recognized University; Post Graduate Diploma in Law.
  • Legal practicing license is required
  • Masters of Law or Master’s Degree is added advantage
  • 5 years’ experience in Legal Practice; 4 of which must have been experience acquired Post Admission to the Bar.
  • 2 years’ experience in Credit and legal documentation
  • Team leadership skills.
  • French or other foreign language skills will be a strong added advantage.
  • Persuasive oral and written communication skills
  • Great Interpersonal skills
  • Strong Relationship Management skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good leadership and planning skills
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. 

Vacancy: Country Security Manager
Job Ref: KCBSS 12/2014

Location: South Sudan

The Position: Reporting to the Head of Operations, the job holder will be responsible for the oversight of Physical security and safety of KCB Bank South Sudan Premises (Branches, Business Offices, Record Archives), employees (Premises health and safety), Assets (Building, Cash, Cash-in-transit, Fixtures & Furniture, Business Equipment Vehicles, Computers, Machinery) and customer safety.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implementation of Group security policy, enforcement of standards, controls, processes and regulatory determined procedures for Physical Security and Safety.
  • Develop and execute the annual Departmental Plan and budget within approved limits.
  • Develop and maintain Business Continuity, Risk, and Compliance Management & Regulatory Controls for Business Requirements regarding Security and Safety.
  • Relationship Management and engagement of Key Stakeholders: Head of Operations, Security Service Providers (Guarding, Electronic Security) Law Enforcement Agencies (Police, Intelligence), Branch Managers, Statutory bodies
  • Standing Member of the Health and Safety Committee, Business Continuity Management Committee (HR, Facilities)
  • Drive Security Programs/Initiatives during the business cycle.
  • Incident Management and Reporting of Physical and Safety matters (e.g. Emergency Responses, Crisis Management, Investigations, Crime Scene Management).
  • Oversight Management of Electronic Security Systems (Alarms, CCTV, Access Control, Metal Detectors, Turnstiles).
  • Provide Staff and Business Communication on Physical and Safety Business matters.
  • Prepare and present Security Briefing, Analysis and Reports to EXCO
The Person
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Security related from an institution recognized by Commission for University Education.
  • Master’s degree in Security Management/Strategic Management will be an added advantage.
  • The successful candidate must have completed military, police service training
  • A minimum of 10 years work experience in the following areas;
  • 5 years’ experience in Senior Law
  • Security management in Banking /Corporate environment
  • At least 3 years’ experience in conducting investigations
  • Experience in Health and Safety is essential.
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Ability to work long hours and travel within South Sudan at short notice.
  • Understanding of Juba Arabic will be an added advantage
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. 

Head of Treasury, KCB Bank South Sudan
Job Ref: KCBSS 11/2014


Location: South Sudan

The Position: Reporting to the Managing Director, KCB South Sudan, the Treasurer will provide efficient and effective delivery of the full range of treasury products including foreign exchange, fixed income, corporate services and off balance sheet products to achieve the unit’s business growth targets.

Key Responsibilities
  • Plan, manage and execute strategies (Group & Subsidiary-specific) to ensure performance targets are exceeded;
  • Money Market trading: Develop and execute strategies for investment of surplus funds in treasury bills, bonds and other money market instruments;
  • Manage the dealing activity end to end so as to ensure that all the Bank’s interests are protected at all times and financial targets are met;
  • Liquidity and Cash Management functions: Ensure that the Bank meets all external and internal liquidity requirements and that proper contingency plans are in place to address excess and deficient liquidity incidences in line with the Bank policy and Procedures;
  • Develop innovative treasury products that will enable the bank grow its’ foreign exchange and money market volumes and revenues;
  • To ensure high quality of treasury products and customer segments;
  • Deliver market information and insight to customers regularly to ensure retention and counter competition;
  • Actively identify and market clients with potential to grow revenues from sales of treasury products and services;
  • Assist in developing and maintaining client call and visit schedule and follow up on report action points;
  • Ensure that the bank credit limits with clients are observed at all times;
  • Build, foster and maintain relationships with clients and other stakeholders;
  • Lead and manage the KCB Bank South Sudan Treasury Function team and their performance with the view of ensuring proper positioning and leveraging of the function’s human resources;
  • Participate in Management meetings as may be appropriate including but not limited to ALCO, CMT and others.
The Person

In order to be considered for this position, all applicants should have;
  • University business degree from an institution recognized by Commission for University Education preferably in Economics, Finance, Statistics or Commerce;
  • Professional Certification e.g. CPA /ACCA, ACI (Financial Markets Association)
  • 6 years’ post-qualification working experience, 3 of which must have been in a senior role within the Treasury function.
  • Candidate must demonstrate skills/know how in dealing, financial analysis and knowledge of financial markets.
  • Applicant should possess good working knowledge of Reuters Extra and Reuters Dealing
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills
  • Proven and demonstrated Leadership and General Management skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Good management skills including organizational, presentation & communication, and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated high integrity.
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates.

Business Development Manager - Nairobi

Job Ref:
 CORP 24/2014

Department: Trade Finance

Location: Kenya

The Position:Reporting to the Senior Manager, Trade Finance, The BDM will be responsible for the growth of the Trade Finance Business in Nairobi regions. 

The holder of the role will be responsible for the growth of Trade Finance business both for Corporate and Retail clients whilst sustaining the bank’s market share on international business.

Key Responsibilities
  • Marketing the Group’s Trade Finance products and services.
  • Building and maintaining strong trade customer relationships through excellent customer service in order to achieve customer loyalty and maximize share of wallet.
  • Maximization of utilization of the trade finance facilities availed to Clients in assigned portfolio, in partnership with Corporate Relationship Managers and Retail SME/Business Bankers.
  • Trade Finance deal origination, structuring and placement.
  • Providing expert advice to our Clients, Relationship Teams and the Regional businesses on trade finance products and transactions.
  • Creation and development of business opportunities through market intelligence, participation in trade forums/conferences and other channels.
  • Trade finance product and process innovation in consultation with the Senior Manager, Trade Finance.
  • Trade Finance product training for KCB local and international business teams through branch visits, participation in regional workshops and joint customer calls, among other avenues.
  • Providing technical support to Shared Services (Trade Operations) Team
The Person

For the above position, the successful applicants should have:
  • A University degree preferably in a Business related discipline. Possession of a postgraduate degree or professional qualification in a related field is desirable but not essential.
  • 3 years management experience in Banking with extensive exposure to Trade Finance and Relationship Management.
  • Experience in development and marketing of Trade Finance products.
  • Experience in managing relationships that have significant Trade Finance exposure.
  • Understanding of Trade Finance Operations.
  • French or other foreign language skills will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work well with minimum supervision
  • Ability to deliver excellent results under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Persuasive oral and written communication skills
  • Marketing and negotiation skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good leadership and planning skills
  • Credit Skills
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates.  

Bancassurance Direct Sales Representative (BSR)
Job Ref: RB 73/2014

Location: Kenya

The Position: Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Sales representative will be responsible for insurance business growth and development to generate revenues to support the Bancassurance growth strategy. This is a one year renewable performance based Contract.

Key Responsibilities
  • Offer oversight of day to day Insurance operations in the branch level which entails cross-selling insurance products, consumer awareness/ customers’ sensitization initiatives, processing insurance transactions within defined terms and conditions, supporting clients with claims advise and documentation.
  • Work closely with the branch management team to ensure the branch meets the set targets on insurance business.
  • Provide advisory services to credit department/ branch on relevant insurance policies for businesses/ clients accessing credit facilities from the branch.
  • Work closely with Branch Manager and Credit team and design strategies to leverage the existing clientele and expand the wallet share by selling insurance products hence deepening relationships and driving revenue growth.
  • Identify and leverage potential business opportunities and marketing initiatives at the branch/region and seek necessary support from the Regional or Marketing Heads to actualize these into revenues.
  • Ensuring premium is collected as per the laid down procedures on all claims being reported to the claims department.
  • Provide technical guidance and claims management support to clients and Branches.
  • Ensure timely submission of claim documents and other requisite documents to Claims department.
  • Ensure clients whose claims are being processed are kept abreast on progress of their claims.
  • Participate in regional meetings and offer valuable ideas contributing towards the growth of business.
The Person
  • A university degree in a business related course.
  • Professional Qualification in CII or IIK Diploma will be an added advantage.
  • Must have a minimum Mean grade of C Plus in K.C.S.E with a C Plus in Mathematics and English.
  • Age 26 years and below.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Good planning and organization skills with the ability to deliver effectively under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and customer service skills.
  • Excellent data management skills and proficiency in the use of MS Office software applications
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Co-operative, assertive and able to work independently and offer effective solutions.
  • Ability to develop working relationships with a wide range of internal and external partners.
  • Good knowledge of general insurance products and working knowledge of life insurance.
  • Responsible, reliable, has leadership skills and business acumen to spot opportunities readily.
  • A creative, proactive, passionate and innovative individual with a passion for excellent results.
  • Results oriented and self-driven with a proven performance track record.
The above position is a demanding role and the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.

Vacancy: Direct Sales Representatives
Job Ref: RB 72/2014
Department: Retail Banking

Location: Kenya

The Position:Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Sales representatives will be responsible for acquisition of new business within the assigned Sales locations. 

The position is on contract terms for a period of 12 months.

This challenging opportunity to contribute to the growth of our business will involve the following:
  • Deliver set Sales targets in asset and liability for; SME, Personal Banking, Advantage, Agent banking, Mortgage, Card and Micro Finance products.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Participate in product campaigns to ensure product information is readily available to customers.
  • Conduct door-to-door Direct selling.
  • Seek customer feedback on bank products.
  • Provide regular Sales reports.
Qualifications and Experience

For the above position, the successful applicants should have:
  • A university degree from a recognized institution.
  • Must have a minimum Mean grade of C Plus in K.C.S.E with a C Plus in Mathematics and English.
  • Experience in sales or client relationship management will be an added advantage.
  • Age 26 years and below.
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • A passion and commitment to quality service performance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet stringent targets within defined deadlines.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.
The above positions are demanding roles and the Bank will provide a competitive package for the right candidates.  

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please complete the Direct Sales Representative application form and email the completed application form to

To be considered your application must be received by Dec. 12, 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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