Designer (Business Analyst), Communications, Governor’s Office Job in Kenya - CBK

Job Purpose

The job holder will be responsible for translating concepts into visually appealing and effective solutions. He/She will collaborate with cross functional teams to develop innovative designs that meet the needs of the Bank and align with the Brand Identity. As part of the deign team, he/she will be responsible for the Bank’s communications material and collateral.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and execute designs for assignments, including branding, material and collateral review from concept to final deliverables in a timely and aesthetically appropriate manner.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand project/assignment requirements, objectives, and target audience and create designs that effectively relay the intended messages and align with the brand guidelines.
  • Effectively use design software and tools to create concepts and prototypes that will meet the desired objectives.
  • Provide support on the Bank’s overall design philosophy.
  • Responsible for the custodianship of the Bank’s Brand Book.
  • Support in the periodical review the Bank’s design collateral and share insights on the same.

  • Keep the department’s management up to date on hardware and software requirements for the efficient execution of the Officer’s mandate
  • Preparation of ad hoc and periodic reports on activities related to the role and share with the supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure quality delivery of service.
  • Keep up to date with industry trends, design techniques and emerging technologies and propose best practices for adoption to the design projects/assignments.
  • Adhere to design standards to ensure high quality of output.
  • Adhere to the bank policies, procedures, guidelines, and related standards.
  • Any other roles and responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a design related field from a reputable institution/ Comparable qualification from a reputable design school
  • Possess an extensive portfolio of design work, demonstrating wide knowledge of design tools and tasks.

Work Experience

  • At least three (3) years of relevant experience in a large institution.


Technical Competencies

  • Expertise in design software, including Adobe tools
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills
  • Understanding of design principles.

Behavioral/ General Competencies

  • Planning and organization – Ability to organize work, set priorities, and determine resource requirements; determine short or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinate with other stakeholders or part of the organization to accomplish goals. Ability to be agile and meet strict timelines.
  • Quality orientation – Ability to check work to ensure accuracy. Adopt a disciplined approach to work and drive for closure, results, success and in a timely manner.
  • Excellent communication and information sharing -Ability to articulate concepts effectively.
  • Professionalism, work ethic and integrity – Ability to convey a high level of excellence and competence on delivery of duty.
  • Collaboration and teamwork – Ability to work collaboratively within a group of people to achieve a common goal while taking lead in area of expertise to ensure quality delivery of service.
  • Accountability and professional development – Ability to take and accept responsibility and outcome thereof in an open and transparent manner.
  • Customer focus – Ability to demonstrate concern for the expectations of customers and prioritize them as well as convey realistic expectations to both internal and external customers.
  • Decision making – the ability to make better decisions, as defined by decision-making principles posited by models of rational choice.
  • Emotional Intelligence -manages emotions in a mature and composed manner as expected of staff.
  • Digital mind-set – Ability to recognize the importance and impact of technology on the ways of working and integrate technology in the day-to-day job to achieve efficiency, quality, and productivity in the function.
  • Creativity and innovation – Creative thinking, attention to detail and innovation within the ambits of existing rules/guidelines. Ability to keep current with emerging design trends and technologies.

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