Banking Jobs in Kenya - Kenya Women Microfinance Bank (KWFT)

Kenya Women Microfinance Bank Limited is seeking to recruit experienced and highly motivated individuals for the following positions:

1. Livestock Agri-Business Manager
Reporting to the General Manager - Research & Product Development, the incumbent of this position will be responsible for driving the Bank’s sustainable and comprehensive financial solutions to the various livestock agribusiness value chains like dairy farming, poultry farming, aqua farming (fish), apiculture (bees) and others for the growth of the Bank’s livestock agribusiness portfolio.

Specific Responsibilities
·                     Oversee the Livestock agribusiness operations of the organization by providing leadership to KWFT sales team.
·                     Managing a growing and sustainable Livestock agribusiness portfolio through developing new opportunities with existing clients and acquiring new clients through networking with agribusiness value chain players.
·                     Developing financial products that address the needs of the livestock agribusiness farmers and generate effective and efficient marketing strategies.
·                     Conduct assessment of the training needs of small-holder farmer clients and KWFT staff on fundamentals of livestock agri-business.
·                     Develop, prepare and implement livestock agribusiness training curriculum and modules to create sustainable capacity building and support systems and establish the Bank’s farmers’ resource centre.
·                     Identifying and developing sustainable partnerships and initiatives with internal and external stakeholders that seek to address clients’ livestock agribusiness needs.
The required qualifications and key attributes include the following:
·                     Must have a Bachelor of Science in Animal Production degree from a recognized University.
·                     Must have at least 5 years experience in Livestock Agribusiness development preferably in a financial institution.
·                     Strong research, analysis and strategic planning skills.
·                     Proven good marketing and training skills.
·                     Must have good general management, team leadership and people development skills.
·                     Possess high communication skills; good interpersonal skills, excellent presentation and written skills.
·                     Be willing to travel.
2. Compliance Officers
Reporting to the General Manager Risk and Compliance, the incumbent(s) will be responsible for compliance related matters in the bank.
Specific Responsibilities
·                     To ensure compliance of the applicable legislation & company policies by staff & regularly review and monitor business operations and reporting thereon.
·                     To conduct training on compliance matters.
·                     To facilitate resolution of compliance breaches.
·                     Facilitate the process of identifying and mitigating compliance risk.
The required qualifications and key attributes include the following:
·                     Must have a degree in a Business related degree.
·                     At least 3 years’ experience in the financial services industry in Risk, Compliance, Operations, Legal, Finance, or Audit.
·                     Professional qualifications e.g. CPA/ACCA will be an added advantage.
·                     Strong analytical skills.
·                     Good communication and interpersonal skills.
3. Legal Officer
Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, the Legal Officer will be responsible for the following:
Specific Responsibilities
·                     Reviewing and drafting contracts and lease agreements.
·                     Coordinating and managing the litigation portfolio of the Bank.
·                     Liaising with external lawyers on litigation matters for or against the Bank.
·                     Representing the Bank in court proceedings and ensuring timely gathering of evidence as required.
·                     Providing legal advice to the Bank on existing and emerging legal issues.
·                     Reviewing and advising the Bank on laws that may have an impact on its business.
The required qualifications and key attributes include the following:
·                     Holder of LL.B degree from a recognized institution.
·                     Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
·                     Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate.
·                     One year post admission work experience preferably in litigation.
·                     Good communication and interpersonal skills.
·                     Ability to work independently and in a team.
·                     An apt learner.
·                     Highly motivated and passionate about the job.
Applications with detailed CV that includes names of three referees and expected remuneration should reach us on or before 26th June, 2015. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be sent to