Banking Jobs in Kenya - Co-operative Bank

Vacancy: Bancassurance Officer
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 people who want to make the world a better place and achieve great things.
We are looking for a dynamic, creative, self-driven and highly motivated experienced professional with a good Knowledge of the principles and practices of bancassurance, keen, aware of market patterns and with a genuine interest of the Insurance Industry.
Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Bancassurance Officer will be charged with the responsibility of establishing and driving Bancassurance as a business line in Retail Banking Division.
In addition, the role holder will spearhead the growth of bancassurance business across the Bank channels through supporting delivery channels, develop operating standards and grow revenues for this line of business.
The Role
The successful jobholder will be expected to:
·         Drive growth in Bancassurance business across and outside the bank channels.
·         Prospect and market various insurance products to prospective clients and advice customers on the adequacy of cover requested for in relation to the policies available.
·         Oversee the operational aspects of Bancassurance business at the branch i.e. underwriting, claims, finance and customer service as well as preparation quotations, negotiating terms for customers and closing sales.
·         Ensure all collaterals and assets that have the Bank interest are properly and comprehensively insured and the Bank’s interest properly noted.
·         Ensure that the Bank, customers and staff insurable assets insured under the branch are renewed on time and that the premium is paid up.
·         Carry out market research and provide customer feedback to our head office Bancassurance team for the development of new products and enhancement of existing ones to suite the various market segments.
·         Ensure that all queries on technical insurance issues from customers and branch staff are addressed promptly while providing technical guidance.
·         Ensure compliance with all regulatory and internal procedures in regard to bancassurance business.
Qualifications, Skills & Attributes
The successful jobholder will be required to possess the following qualifications:-
·         University Degree preferably in a business field from a recognized University with at least two years working experience in bancassurance/insurance industry.
·         Professional qualification in insurance or good progress in ACII or DIP.
·         2 Years insurance marketing and/or underwriting experience.
·         Exposure to Insurance products in the bank set-up with knowledge of the Bank’s set standards, policies and the operating manual.
·         Excellent communicator with ability to work effectively in a diversified set up and in a highly collaborative team environment.
·         Proven ability to respond quickly, independently and appropriately to competing priorities under tight deadlines
·         Personal organization and thoroughness coupled with the ability to work under minimum supervision with good Judgment and decision making skills.
·         Knowledgeable in compiling data and preparing a variety of reports as well as ability to verify the accuracy of documents
How to Apply
If you are confident that you fit the role and person profile and you are keen to add value to your career then please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to indicating the job reference number BO/3/RB/2016 by 1st December, 2016.

Corporate Security Manager
Highly adaptable, dynamic, thorough and experienced in banking operations, experienced in Corporate Security management, with latitude and self-drive to excel in Security Management; Does this sound like a match for you?

If yes, The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “The Kingdom Bank” is the ideal place to elevate you to the next career level where an idea today can be set in motion tomorrow.
This position within our Security department presents you with the opportunity to grow and develop an exciting career that will allow you to proactively manage the business security risk profile in line with the bank’s policies and procedures.
Ensure security services meet business requirements, local legal regulations and adhere to Bank policies and procedures.
The role will also require you to develop security risk control capabilities and pro-actively lead security management by continued education, training and prevention
The role
The successful jobholder will be expected to:
·         Provides cost effective solutions to enhance overall security of facilities, employees, property, and customers through electronic and physical security systems including, but not limited to, access control, CCTV, lighting, and fencing standards.
·         Conducts risk assessments at bank facilities to identify security vulnerabilities and implement corrective measures to mitigate risk to people and property and prevent loss from theft and diversion.
·         Develop and oversee standard operating procedures for designs, configuration and implementation of physical security systems for both employees and facilities/premises protection.
·         Conduct investigations, audits, special event coordination and other safety, security or business continuity efforts as business conditions warrant.
·         Develop relationships with appropriate regulatory and law enforcement agencies necessary to facilitate the interests of the bank.
·         Ensure the security of facilities and assets of the bank by conducting threat and risk analyses at each facility to identify potential issues, monitoring internal control systems to ensure that appropriate information access levels and security clearances are maintained.
·         Oversee the day-to-day security concerns in all facilities of the bank program including supervision of outsourced security personnel and ensuring their compliance with security policies and procedures.
·         Ensure that all employees of the bank work in a safe environment by investigating reported security incidents, providing security awareness sessions and answering inquiries from all stakeholders regarding security as it relates to the bank.
·         Network, gather business intelligence and benchmark on security/safety best practices to provide support for implementation of security initiatives in line with the bank’s security term development plan.
·         Perform corporate investigation and review the effectiveness of security processes, systems and recommend measures to
Qualifications, Skills & Attributes
The successful jobholder will be required to possess the following qualifications:-
·         A Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Corporate Security Management.
·         Honest and an effective team player with a high degree of confidentiality.
·         Strong interpersonal skills, a good planner with excellent analytic skills
·         Articulate with excellent communication and report writing skills.
·         A team player and a leader with excellent problem solving skills.
·         Highly organized, thorough, quality conscious with a structured and disciplined approach to risk.
How to apply:
If you are confident that you fit the role and person profile and you are keen to add value to your career then please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to indicating the job reference number CSM/2/HRD/2016 by 2nd December, 2016.

We are an equal opportunity employer.