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Equity Bank Jobs in Kenya

Career Opportunities: Equity Bank is the region’s leading Bank whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities.

With a strong foot print in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to over 10 million customers – the largest customer base in Africa. 

Currently the Bank is seeking additional atleast to serve in the role outlined below:

Business Intelligence Developers (BI Developers) 
10 Vacancies
Role Profile: Reporting to the Business Insight Manager, the successful candidate will be expected to bring crucial analytics to business solutions and organizations, solve real-world business problems by designing and building OLAP (online analytical processing) cubes, applying data mining algorithms, writing queries and designing reports. 

Responsibilities range from aggregating data from multiple sources in an efficient data warehouse to designing enterprise-level solutions for very large multidimensional databases.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Design and plan BI solutions
  • Debug, monitor and troubleshoot BI solutions
  • Write relational and multidimensional database queries
  • Create and deploy reports
  • Build relationships with business intelligence partners to understand data needs in order to execute with excellence on documented user requirements and prototypes
  • Educate and advise internal customers on how to leverage available data for consumption
Technical Skills Required:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with developing technical BI data solutions, preferably with Oracle tools (SQL ,PLSQL) Prior work as a Database Programmer or Programmer Analyst strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science any IT and/or Business-related discipline
  • Work closely with BI analysts to deliver effective global BI architecture in a timely manner
  • Expertise utilizing ETL/data integration tools e.g. ODI, Infomatica
  • Ability to manage 24/7 job data processing for ongoing success — troubleshoot and rectify any production related issues
  • Adherence to all development standards and protocols including Change Management, Code Review, Documentation and Testing
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated SQL skills with extensive experience in developing stored procedures, views, functions, triggers and advanced logical methods
  • Skills in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition will be an added advantage
Key Competencies
  • Demonstrated understanding of the business processes across banking, payments and financial domains
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and efficiently to users via the information graphics selected, such as tables and charts
  • Ability to define and analyze data requirements needed to support the business processes within the scope of corresponding information systems in organizations
  • Designing data standards for all data systems as a vision or a model of the eventual interactions between those data systems
  • Knowledge of out-of-the-box solutions packaged to help Jump start implementations at one end e.g. OFSAA, OBIA, Rapid Marts

Position: E-Commerce Manager 
(1 Position)

Role Profile:
 E-commerce has continued to record a double-digit growth in Africa, with Kenya among the top three markets. Equity Bank (Kenya) Limited is playing a lead role in developing an on-line, secure and reliable payment network, thus enabling the rapid expansion of this industry.

Reporting to the Head of Acquiring, the successful candidate will manage and support the implementation of action plans and drive the required initiatives to completion across all functions in the organization.

Key Responsibilities
  • Developing an e-commerce strategy for the Kenyan market, which can be rolled out in into other markets in future and provide strategic direction on how to maximize revenues
  • Identifying and ensuring approval for resources and budgets needed to execute and implement the e-commerce strategy
  • Regularly present to the Management the performance and progress of the e-commerce project
  • Building a high performing e-commerce team with a strong sense for innovation and success, using internal and external resources
  • Liaising with the various business units and functions including Operations, Legal & Compliance, Fraud Management, Sales & Marketing and Retail to develop and implement action plans based on the strategy
  • Developing a business plan to grow e-commerce business through effective distribution and channel management including PSPs and existing corporate clients
  • P&L responsibility for the execution of approved plans particularly with regards to driving growth and development of e-commerce
  • Setting and regularly review pricing policies across the e-commerce products suite
  • Monitoring competitor activity to understand trends in the market
  • Identifying the requirements for an effective fraud management structure and ensure Equity Bank’s activities are compliant with government and international Card Schemes’ regulations
  • Overseeing the liaison with external vendors to follow up on deliverables, handle issues and escalate as required
Candidate’s Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics or ICT from an accredited institution
  • Master’s degree or similar qualifications in Business will be an added advantage
  • Professional qualifications in Information Technology
  • Ten years’ experience in the electronic payment industry particularly in Acquiring and e-commerce
Desired Competencies
  • In-depth knowledge of e-commerce, including business drivers and its cross-border nature as well as service delivery requirements from PSPs
  • Results oriented Professional with international experience in the payment industry, willing to actively share tools, methodologies and best practices on e-commerce
  • Demonstrate analytical focus and ability to plan, develop and implement major project initiatives.
  • Leadership and team management skills, a hands-on mentality, resourcefulness and decision-making skills
  • Ability to drive change and influence others, even in challenging situations
  • Highly developed communication and presentation skills coupled with confidence and experience to persuasively present complex concepts to senior management and other stakeholders
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships and consensus within the organization as well as externally with Service-providers and clients
  • Fluency in oral and written English.
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application, detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of the relevant certificates, quoting the job you are applying by Friday, 22nd May, 2015

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Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer. 

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