Banking Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – Co-operative Bank 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Banking Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – Co-operative Bank 2019
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Senior Risk Manager



This
is an exciting opportunity in Risk Management that will deliver value to the
Bank whilst horning your skills and giving you visibility within the Group
Businesses. We are excited at the thought of having you as part of us. As a
market leader, we have worked hard to earn our customers’ trust.
Gaining
and retaining this trust is critically important for our success. We defend our
integrity by ensuring the Bank is in full compliance with all legal standards,
Banking laws, rules and regulations as well as managing risks.

This
is a high visibility role which provides you with an opportunity to contribute
to the Group’s control environment and exposure to many business areas.

Reporting
to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO), the role holder will be responsible for
financial risk management with the overall accountability for developing and
implementing Strategic, Corporate governance, Credit, Market, Liquidity, and
Subsidiaries risk management policy frameworks. He/she is also required to ensure
that the Co-operative Bank Group is adhering to regulatory prudential
guidelines, requirements and best risk management practices.
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Champion the overall implementation
of the Financial Risk Management framework and risk management best practices
within the Bank while acting as a center of excellence for Financial Risk
management.
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Work closely with the CRO, Business
and Operations units within the Bank to establish, maintain and continuously
improve risk management capabilities and culture.
·        
Monitor implementation of the Bank’s
Risk Appetite statement and risk limits by the Bank’s various business &
support units.
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Assist in the designing, monitoring
and implementation of financial risk mitigation strategies and measures for the
Bank’s credit (lending) operations, treasury and ALCO processes.
·        
Generate regular financial risk
reports that monitor the various risk exposures that the Bank and Subsidiaries
faces such as credit risks, market risks and liquidity risks
·        
Assist in documenting the Bank’s
ICAAP to ensure that industry best practices are incorporated to identify,
monitor and control Pillar 1 and 2 risks and the associated capital
requirements.
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Implement the Bank’s Stress testing
policy framework and tools that align to industry best practices and ensure
effective processes are in place to identify measure, manage, monitor and
report on risk exposures under stressed conditions.
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Keep abreast and monitor Bank’s
adherence with existing and new local (CBK) Banking regulatory requirements as
well as supporting the Banks’ subsidiaries in implementation and monitoring the
provisions/ requirements of their Enterprise risk policy frameworks.
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Keep abreast with new and emerging
global and regional Banking regulatory requirements and best practice standards
such as Basel Risk Management Guidelines, King Corporate Governance Guidelines,
COSO Integrated Risk Management Guidelines, and ISO 31000 Risk Management
Guidelines.
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Conduct quality assurance reviews of
all risk management output (working papers, reports and presentations) to
affirm accuracy and completeness of facts and proper presentation before being
submitted to the Chief Risk Officer.
·        
Coordinate risk assessments and
promotion of internal controls and Enterprise Risk management practices as well
as carrying out risk assessment reviews within the Bank and its subsidiaries as
per the Risk annual plan.
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Degree in Business, Finance,
Statistics, Actuarial Science and/or Law or equivalent from a recognized
institution/ University with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in risk
management especially within the Banking Industry and/or in Consultancy.
·        
Risk Professional qualifications from
recognized risk management institution such as FRM (GARP), PRM, and CISI (ASCI)
is desirable.
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Excellent knowledge of CBK prudential
guidelines on Risk Management and good knowledge of Basel II requirements in
the Banking sector as well as the Banking Act with strong emphasis on lending.
·        
Ability to exploit information
technology to develop effective management information and reports that add
value to the business.
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Have an entrepreneurial mindset with
sound business insight, good customer relationship skills coupled with a
demonstrable project management skills.
·        
Excellent report writing &
presentation skills, influencing skills, communication and interpersonal
skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues clearly and
succinctly to a non-technical audience.
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 RM/CEO/2019 by Friday, 12th February, 2019.
As
a customer-centric financial institution, we strongly believe in providing
highly personalised services to deliver that personal touch.
To
better serve our customers, we are on the lookout for highly motivated and
results-oriented individuals who demonstrate initiative, good interpersonal and
communications skills and most importantly, commitment in providing quality
customer service.
Reporting
to the Head – Trade Finance Sales, the Product Partner will be required to own
the full end to end trade finance products or product portfolio processes that
meet customers’ needs. The role holder will also be required to grow trade
related income and asset book as well ensure trade finance instruments are well
executed.
He/she
will be a recognized senior trade subject matter expert with a strong
appreciation and understanding of structuring trade transactions and the
relevant risk aspects associated with the trade business.
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Actively initiate & support new
product development, roll-out and implementation. Originate, structure and
close trade deals against customer opportunities sourced either jointly or
directly.
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Develop and manage a trade deal
pipeline using SFE tools, manage end to end deal conversion and ensure revenue
momentum is sustained.
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Draw up weekly customer calling plan
for trade customers to drive trade business. Negotiate key trade terms with
clients/resolving issues between product and client and provide expert trade
advisory services to customers.
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Monitor and drive customer approved
trade credit facility utilization. Ensure the portfolio managed remains of good
quality as per bank’s credit policy.
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Champion risk approvals for trade
deals and provide risk management of trade portfolio and structured solutions
to mitigate risk.
·        
Provide Relationship Managers &
Customers continuous trade product knowledge through training, workshop and
forums to maximize trade opportunity identification/solutions.
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Proactively manage new and existing
trade clients ensuring increased output to grow bank’s share of wallet.
·        
Review trade product pricing
periodically and do competitive and SWOT analysis.
·        
Drive overall client satisfaction and
service benchmark of trade offering and build customer loyalty. Benchmark
against world-class Trade finance providers and ensure that standards of the
trade finance unit meet similar standards
·        
Ensure that the processes, structures
and systems required to effectively service existing clients and develop new
clients are in place and continuously reviewed using SLA’s
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Ensure complete and accurate customer
charges database is in place and is known to all users
·        
Continually drive and ensure consistent
and superior client orientated culture and high quality service delivery to
trade customers.
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A Bachelor’s degree in Business
related field from a recognized university.
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At least 3 years Trade Finance
experience, 2 of which must be in trade sales function.
·        
Sound Trade Products knowledge with
ability to package simple and complex trade transactions.
·        
Excellent working knowledge of
Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP 600), Uniform Rules
for Collection (URC 522), Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG 758) and
International Standby Practices (ISP 598).
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Credit skills
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Ability to interact and negotiate
with customers at a senior level.
·        
Customer focused & results
orientated.
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Excellent verbal communication,
written and presentation skills.
·        
Good organizational and time
management skills.
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
 jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating
the job reference number 
PPTF/CIBD/2019 by 12th February, 2019.
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 an experienced professional with a
strategic understanding of the security landscape who is able to enforce
policies across security solutions by fine tuning security policies.
This
is a high visibility role which forms a critical part in monitoring network
activities and reporting on any security related anomalies. This role will also
assist in ICT related security investigations. It provides the successful
candidate with an opportunity to contribute to the organization’s ICT Security
and Risk environment and exposure to many business areas. The successful
candidate will also have an ideal opportunity to be an integral part of the
organization and to really make a difference.
Reporting
to Head – ICT Risk and Control, the role holder will work collaboratively with
the IT Security operations, ICT and Security Services teams to detect and
respond to information security incidents, maintain and follow procedures for
security event alerting and participate in ICT related security investigations.
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Monitor and analyze the Bank’s
networks for malicious activity using Security Incident and Event Management
(SIEM) toolsets. This will include responding to and investigating alerts,
assisting with developing new security monitoring use cases and ensuring all
investigative activity is properly documented in the bank’s ticketing systems
and followed up with relevant support teams.
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Document all activities during an
incident and providing leadership with status updates during the life cycle of
the incident.
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Provide analysis regarding intrusion
events, security incidents, and other threat indications and warning
information from various outside agencies.
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Investigate intrusion attempts and
perform in-depth analysis of exploits as well as providing network intrusion
detection expertise to support timely and effective decision making of when to
declare an incident.
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Analyze a variety of network and
host-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to
determine the corrective or mitigation actions and escalation paths for each
incident.
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Conduct digital forensics and malware
analysis triage and independently follow procedures to contain, analyze, and
eradicate malicious activity.
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Monitor open source intelligence
sources for potential threats against the Bank, and ensure appropriate
defensive actions are taken with respect to these.
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Run vulnerability scans against Bank’s
infrastructure, interpreting them and follow up with relevant ICT support
teams.
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Triage issues and escalate them to
the ICT Risk team, and ensure that appropriate follow-up actions are taken by
the IT security function.
·        
Bachelor’s degree in Information
Technology, Computer Science or any other related field with relevant IT
Security professional qualifications i.e. CISSP, CISA/CISM/CEH or other
relevant security certifications.
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At least 1 years’ experience in
Security/Network administration with strong technical knowledge of database,
network and operating systems security.
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Knowledge of various security
methodologies and processes and technical security solutions (firewall and
intrusion detection systems).
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Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network
analysis, and network/security applications.
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Working knowledge and experience in
penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
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Knowledge of common cybersecurity
threats and sources of cybersecurity information.
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Good understanding and knowledge of
risk assessment, risk procedures, security assessment, vulnerability
management, penetration testing.
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 
jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating the job reference number ISMRA/SSD/2019 by 15th February, 2019.
As
a customer-centric financial institution, we strongly believe in providing
highly personalised services to deliver that personal touch. To better serve
our customers, we are on the lookout for highly motivated and results-oriented
individuals who demonstrate initiative, good interpersonal and communications
skills and most importantly, commitment in providing quality customer service
to join our Cash Management Team.
Reporting
to the Head – Cash Management, the role holder will drive and deliver
exceptional sales performance by introducing new revenue to the bank and
improving market penetration over assigned portfolio of clients. The role
holder will also strengthen relationships with clients by positioning
extraordinary value added products to their businesses based on their cash
management solutions needs.
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Increase market penetration and share
of wallet for allocated portfolio through deep understanding of individual
client needs and providing suited cash solution structures at agreed pricing or
fees.
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Understand the clients’ ecosystem in
terms of cash management and create opportunities with their anchors-
buyers-suppliers so they can benefit from the Business chain.
·        
Partner with relationship team in
account planning for identified accounts and ensure account plans contain
appropriate information on wallet opportunities and strategy for cash
solutions.
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Identify opportunities for new
business with banks clients in portfolio and work with the relevant
stakeholders to turn these opportunities into revenue for the bank as well as
ensure attainment of all cash management sales target.
·        
Oversee prospect qualification,
customer calls and negotiations, solution presentations and solution based
proposals and implementation, additionally, confer with implementation team to
confirm solution’s capability to avoid missell.
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Create and own a cash pipeline from
initiation
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Maintain a detailed and an up-to-date
knowledge of the bank’s comprehensive integrated channels capabilities and
their application to client needs and use this knowledge in structuring
solutions.
·        
Frequently review client’s satisfaction
with solutions provided within the quarter as an after sales service check to
strengthen relationship and contentment.
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A Bachelor’s degree in business
administration, finance or any other business related degree with at least 3
years banking experience.
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Good knowledge of cash management
products covering e-payments, collections and liquidity management.
·        
Strong marketing, presentation and
decision-making ability coupled with basic knowledge of transactional banking
products.
·        
Proactive, assertive and highly
adaptable to change with strong analytical and customer centric mindset.
·        
Excellent customer service coupled
with strong communication, leadership and people management skills.
·        
Ability to analyze data, information
and situations, for effective work performance with excellent attention to
details and quality outputs.

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 
PM/CIBD/2019 by Thursday, 14th February, 2019.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

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