Banking Jobs in Kenya – Co-operative Bank 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Banking Jobs in Kenya – Co-operative Bank 2020
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Co-operative Bank of Kenya

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 horizons.

We seek individuals who will provide
guidance, standards and statements of direction for the bank’s server/storage
farms in line with the banks desire to gain a competitive advantage in the
market.

This requires good analysis and
ongoing knowledge of current and changing business, financial (budgetary) and
technological environments and the ability to translate those environments into
blueprints to lead the migration to the new environment.
The UNIX & Storage Engineer will
be responsible for end-to-end and proactive UNIX servers including storage, backup
solutions design & administration, performance monitoring & management
of server, storage & backup of Infrastructure, and general ICT systems.
This will involve setting up of optimal performance benchmarks and use of
modern and appropriate tools coupled with best practice.
The holder will also ensure high
systems availability and improvements to meet business growth demands, ensure
timely intervention by key stakeholders, improved performance, enhanced system
security, business continuity and competitiveness in product and service
development.
Specifically, the successful
jobholder will be required to:
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Monitor performance and manage
parameters to provide fast responses to the various applications and databases
running on the infrastructure stack. This includes systems logs, events and
event correlation and maintaining performance statistics and setting baseline
statistics
·        
Monitor and manage Mission Critical
servers including Oracle Supercluster, Oracle ZFS and IBM Power Systems.
·        
Develop, manage and test back-up and
recovery plans and ensuring that storage, archiving, back-up and recovery
procedures are functioning properly
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Allocate and manage Data Storage
Systems including SAN, NAS, Tape Libraries, etc. and perform server/storage
tasks such as systems design, capacity planning, maintenance, trouble shooting,
and change control activities.
·        
Take lead role in the various I.T.
audits in providing necessary information and enforcing closure of audit,
change management and compliance issues
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Manage key I.T. risks for all
servers, storage & backup sub-systems and ensure proper mitigation.
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Take lead role in BCP and disaster
recovery preparedness through periodic testing as scheduled, update of disaster
recovery procedures and sharing the results with management
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Team up with applications support,
development and DBA team in the development, implementation, management
applications, infrastructure, and monitor system health in order to proactively
identify weaknesses and address them.
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Create new servers using best
practice and Minimum baseline Security Configurations.
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Ensure compliance with all OEM
license agreements and maintain upgrades and critical patches for the various
systems including storage sub-systems.
·        
Create and maintain infrastructure
documentation, including security standards, procedures & definitions and
maintain all technical documentation relating to server/storage management.
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Communicate regularly with technical,
applications and operational staff to ensure system integrity and security.
·        
Establish and maintain business
relationships with vendors, consultants and other outside entities providing
services to the bank. monitor performance of the SLAs to ensure that the server
and storage stacks get maximum value from the SLA contracts.
·        
Handle queries from application/DBA
support, resolve problems in a timely manner and advice accordingly.
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24/7 availability for support of the
bank’s mission critical systems.
·        
Continually monitor security events
in the systems, take corrective actions and generate reports for management.
·        
Develop and maintain system
documentation.
·        
Keep abreast of latest security,
legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities and plan
proactive actions accordingly.
Skills, Competencies and Experience
The successful candidate will be
required to have the following skills and competencies:
·        
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical
Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field from a
recognized university.
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Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a
similar role with hands on experience in planning, systems analysis, design,
support and development in server/storage/backup infrastructure.
·        
A specialist in IT/ Engineering
background with competences in EMC storage, Linux, IBM AIX, IBM DS8800, IBM
TSM, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Supercluster & Exadata ,Oracle ZFS Storage and
project management.
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Excellent knowledge of ICT system
architectures, platforms and Infrastructure.
·        
Strong analytical skills; ability to
analyze and correlate complex data.
·        
Good knowledge of various storage and
server performance-monitoring tools.
·        
Ability to effectively communicate
complex technical issues.
·        
Excellent knowledge of the bank’s
information security policy and the legal implications.
If you fit the profile, then apply
today! Please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to
jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating the job reference number USE/ICT/2020 by 17th
February, 2020.
Bancassurance Direct Sales Representative
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 horizons.
We are looking for a dynamic, creative, self-driven and
highly motivated experienced professional with a good Knowledge of the basic
principles and practices of Bancassurance, keen, aware of market patterns and
with a genuine interest of the Insurance Industry.
The role holder will be responsible for the development
and execution of sales and marketing programs in line with the Bancassurance
strategy as well as generation of business from the Bank’s existing Corporate,
Asset Finance and Personal Banking portfolios.
The role holder will be responsible for the development
and execution of sales and marketing programs in line with the Bancassurance
strategy as well as generation of business from the Bank’s existing Corporate,
Asset Finance and Personal Banking portfolios.
The successful jobholder will be expected to:
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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.
·        
Prepare relevant production and
financial reports.
Qualifications, Skills & Attributes
The successful jobholder will be required to possess the
following qualifications:-
·        
Must have a minimum Mean grade of C+
in K.C.S.E with a C+ in Mathematics and English
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University Degree preferably in a
business field from a recognized University.
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Knowledge of the basic principles and
practices of Bancassurance.
·        
Strong business acumen and strategic
thinking capacity with strong analytical and presentation skills.
·        
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,
excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and advocacy skills.
·        
Knowledgeable in compiling data and
preparing a variety of reports as well as ability to verify the accuracy of
documents and information presented.
If you are confident that you fit the role and person
profile then please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum
Vitae, Degree certificate, KCSE Certificate and a copy of your National
Identification Card to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating the job reference number
BO/3/RBBD/2020 by 14thFebruary, 2020.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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