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Head of Projects Job in Kenya

The Kenya Post Office Savings Bank (Postbank) is a Savings Bank with a national branch network, and offering a wide range of financial services. 

Postbank is seeking to recruit a high caliber, results oriented and experienced professionals for the following position: 

Head of Projects

Position Function: Reporting to the Managing Director, the job holder is responsible for the implementation of the projects as identified and included in the Bank’s Strategic Plan in a timely manner to realize the objectives set.
Key Responsibilities
  • Co-ordinate the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Bank’s projects.
  • Identify and mobilize funds for the various projects that the Bank seeks to implement
  • Update the Management and Board on the progress of the Projects that the Bank is undertaking and escalate issues on a timely basis.
  • Act as the Liaison Officer with all stakeholders i.e. departments, consultants, vendors among others to ensure smooth execution of projects.
  • Develop project plans using appropriate standards and monitor the implementation while ensuring they are delivered on time and within approved budgets and quality standards
  • Identify project risks and ensure they are mitigated and managed effectively.
  • Prepare annual departmental budget and ensure adherence to the approved budget for the department.
  • Identify and co-ordinate training needs for staff in the department so as to enhance staff development and efficiency

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Business Studies or relevant field
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field.
  • Diploma in project Management
  • Minimum 9 years’ experience with 3 year experience at managerial level
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption  Commission (EACC)
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Analytical, reviewing and interpretation skills
  • IT proficiency
  • Good Communication skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Project management skills
  • Multitasking skills
Terms of Service and Remuneration

The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3 ) years renewable for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets and outcomes. 

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence to the address below enclosing CVs with full details of educational background, professional qualifications, and attach copies of certificates and relevant testimonials.

Applications must be delivered to the Postbank Headquarters situated at Postbank House, 6th Floor, Market Lane Off 17 Banda Street. 

An acknowledgement receipt will be issued. 

Please address applications to: 

The Chairman
Board of Directors
Kenya Post Office Savings Bank
P.O Box 30311, 00100

All applications should be received not later than Wednesday, 31st August 2016.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Postbank is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action. In this regard, women, people living with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Postbank is ISO 9001:2008 Certified

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