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Managing Director Job Vacancy

Job Ref. NBK/MD 12/001

The Board of National Bank of Kenya Limited wishes to recruit a Managing Director due to the impending retirement of the incumbent Managing Director towards the end of 2012.

The incoming Managing Director should be a high caliber, results oriented and self driven professional who will be expected to spearhead growth and diversification strategies to accelerate profits, dividends and shareholder value.

Job Profile

  • Implementing the Board’s policy decisions in a result oriented and timely manner to achieve the Bank’s vision, mission, goals, objectives and agreed performance targets.
  • Implement the Bank’s strategic plan with reviews to realign the plan to contemporary changing situations.
  • Ensure first class customer service driven through people, ICT and continuous service research and innovation.
  • Ensure continuous product innovation and diversification covering a diverse customer range including individuals, SME, retail and corporate clients.
  • Continuously monitoring economic, business regulatory and other related trends to determine their potential impact on plans and operations of the Bank and initiating the necessary logistical steps.
  • Forge strategic alliances with key stakeholders designed to market mutually beneficial and profitable products and services.
  • Judicious cost management and cost containment without hampering growth.
  • Prudent investment and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Staff motivation and development to ensure retention of highly motivated and committed human capital.
  • To carry out all other duties delegated by the Board of Directors from time to time.
Person Profile
  • Post graduate degree or other relevant qualifications
  • Possess a minimum of 10 years senior management experience in banking and! or financial institutions.
  • Should have extensive industry knowledge, excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with highly demonstrable competencies in building shared vision, championing customer focus and in managing people in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Impeccable integrity and honesty; possess good knowledge of ethics, governance and operations of boards.
The position offers a competitive remuneration package. 

Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone Number(s), names and addresses of three referees together with details of current or past salary as follows: 

If by hand or courier place it in the Application Box (cream in colour) on 2nd Floor, National Bank Building Harambee Avenue;

if by registered post to the address below; 

if by electronic mail copies of the application bundle should be emailed in PDF format to 

Applications to reach us by 9th March, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. East African time. 

The Chairman (Ref. NBK/MD 12/001)
National Bank of Kenya Limited
National Bank Building
Harambee Avenue

P.O. Box 72866 00200-City Square, Nairobi

e-mail: chairinan@nationalbank.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

National Bank of Kenya Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

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