Co-operative Bank Jobs in Kenya

Co-operative Bank

Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? 

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “The Kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizon.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and self-driven experienced professional who will be responsible for ensuring maximization of Bank’s resources e.g. space, land, furniture, equipment and machinery and that all Bank contracts, leases, licenses, etc are adequate and up to date at all times. 

Vacancy: Space and Contracts Manager

The Role
Specifically, the successful jobholder will be expected to:
  • Provide support to the Bank in efficient maintenance and service of bank assets to ensure that assets are functional and in good condition at all times through administration of service agreements, contracts and leases.
  • Review and develop a long-term space rationalization & allocation strategy
  • Review contracts and service level agreements for cost management, efficiency and optimization as well as tender and negotiate service contracts on behalf of the bank
  • Manage bank owned premises, monitor rent payments and ensure that tenants have leases
  • Ensure processing of land rates and land rents for bank owned plots
  • Identify, measure and acquire space as well as negotiate leases for the Bank property (both leased and owned)
  • Co-ordinate the engagements between service providers and the Bank in administration of contracts and agreements with the Bank’s Legal Department
  • Participate in development of annual and half year recurrent budgets in respect to rentals and services as well as develop the Unit’s annual and half year work plan
  • Site acquisition for new Branches/Departments and ATMs
Qualifications, Skills & Attributes

The successful jobholder will be required to possess the following qualifications:-
  • A bachelor’s degree in Land Economics, Building Economics, Real Estate or Law
  • At least 3 years experience in general property management
  • Project management and client management skills
  • Negotiation skills and Analytical skills
  • Business awareness
  • Contracts & SLA management skills
  • Knowledge of the bank’s policies & procedures
  • Good understanding of the contract law, land law and arbitration related to property management and contracts
  • In-depth knowledge of property management, acquisition and registration
  • Knowledge of the various professions in the construction industry

Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP)

This position presents you with the opportunity to grow and develop an exciting career that will allow you to provide specialized coaching, support and transformational influence in supporting the business areas of the Bank to effectively deliver on their business strategy and people agenda. 

You will be joining the business at a really exciting time where the people agenda is at the centre of executing our business strategy.

The Role
Specifically, the successful jobholder will be required to:
  • Be a strategic partner to the business by aligning HR strategies to respond to business and having an in-depth understanding of the business to provide appropriate HR interventions in partnership with the leadership.
  • Ensure HR programs are aligned with culture, facilitating HR activities and employee transactions, tracking trends in business and employee performance, behaviors, HR and business metrics, providing guidance on policies and procedures
  • Facilitation of resolution of employee engagement issues and consultatively creating sustained solutions to individual and collective employee opportunity areas
  • Coordinate and influence the development of a performance culture through effective implementation of the KPI focused performance management system with appropriate measures of success and consequence management
  • Coach line management and cultivate appropriate development solutions to raise skills and productivity
  • Take ownership for the talent agenda within the Business Units, ensuring that the talent needs both today and for the future are planned for and are in place. This include clarity of emerging skill requirements within the Business Units.
  • Working with leadership teams, you will be responsible for setting the right environment for change, ensuring that throughout this time, employee engagement is maintained
  • Play a pivotal role in facilitating HR solutions to meet business needs and using people metrics to focus People agenda action plans
  • Play an integral role in business transformation / change programs within HR division, Business Units, and the Bank at large
  • Monitor trends and developments in the HR/Competency development field to support the Company’s business strategy and link with learning interventions that are relevant for the Business
Skills, Competencies and Experience

The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and competencies:
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in social sciences. Post graduate qualification in HR
  • Good knowledge of employment legislation as it pertains to Employment Act, ILO conventions etc
  • Have significant HR experience at Business Partner level, ideally within a high volume, fast-paced and customer-focused environment
  • Excellent business acumen and strategic thinking
  • Possess problem solving and analytical capability
  • Have the ability to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels
  • Possess strong change management, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Have intellectual curiosity bringing valuable insight into the team/business
  • Highly driven with ability to set stretching goals for self and team while continuously pushing for results
Vacancy: Dealer

The role holder will be responsible for effective delivery of the full range of retail & SME forex products to customers with a view to growing revenues and maintain continuous engagements so as to create synergies and wider product reach. 

The Role

Specifically, the successful jobholder will be required to:
  • Support the Head, Retail & SME Forex Unit in the implementation of the Treasury Sales Plan covering all Treasury products.
  • Actively contribute to improvements in quality/efficiency of treasury products delivery process and support product development and sales initiatives by other business units
  • Enlarge customer base by acquisition of new business in Foreign exchange trading and maintain existing client relationship through effective client calls and visits
  • Assist in developing and maintaining client telesales and visits schedule and follow up on reported action points.
  • Continuously engage the branch network through regular visits and telephone calls  and build a network of relationships across all economic sectors
  • Track overall retail and SME forex performance
  • Ensure high standard of customer service to both internal and external customers
Skills, Competencies and Experience

The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and competencies:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a business related field.
  • MBA will be an added advantage.
  • ACI Dealing Certificate.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a busy Dealing environment, two of which must be in Forex sales.
  • Excellent analytical & presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated, team player with an outgoing Personality.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging targets.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of treasury products with a thorough knowledge of end to end processes for treasury products and services.
  • A good knowledge of other bank’s products and services, the financial sector, banking services, capital markets and key relevant stakeholder organizations.
How to apply:    
If this sounds like a match for you, then apply today! 

Please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to indicating ‘Dealer’ in the subject line by 17th July, 2015.

We are an equal opportunity employer.