Equity Bank Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Equity Bank Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya 2020
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Position: Financial Institutions Manager

In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to
support business growth, we seek to recruit qualified, experienced,
self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the position
outlined below within International Banking unit.

Reporting to the Group Associate Director- International
Banking, the Financial Institutions Manager will develop and implement the
Financial Institutions (FI) strategy in line with the overall International
Banking strategy.

Responsible for overall planning and performance in all of
the following functions within the assigned unit: Product Development, Risk
Management, Revenue Assurance, Service Quality, and Personnel Management. This
role is strategic in nature and will involve establishing and maintaining an
end to end understanding of the client needs. Establish and grow a profile as a
recognized subject matter expert in Group banking arrangements and

  • Develop
    and manage the implementation of FI strategy within the Group in line with
    the defined International Banking value proposition and the overall
    strategic direction of the Group.
  • Develop
    and implement effective business development and marketing strategies by
    anticipating developments, trends and opportunities within the FI
  • The
    targets and objectives include but are not limited to revenue,
    profitability, new customer acquisition, and risk management.
  • Provides
    senior level guidance and support to the staff in their teams and also any
    departments that interact with FI customers regarding customer service
    concerns, operational questions, risk management (AML, CDD and Credit) and
    other related issues.
  • Drives
    the team’s product sales and performance and provides strategic direction
    focused on the continued growth and development of the banks presence and
  • Manage
    all the relevant FI processes within the Group, and the implementation of
    policies and control standards set by risk team, ensuring compliance with
    appropriate risk tolerance and risk appetite.
  • Ensure
    there is a framework for effective management of operational risks with FI
    and compliance with applicable internal policies, and external laws and
  • Building
    relationships with the Bank’s  internal departments and management to
    allow for successful adoption of bank products that meet the needs of
    clients. Act as the subject matter expert for all departments and branch
    inquiries on FI Banking services and Procedures.
  • Ensure
    there are appropriate frameworks in place so that the FI business is carried
    out within the Group’s risk appetite, and reputational and credit risks
    are appropriately understood and managed.
  • Establish
    a robust governance framework within FI business for effective management
    of reputational, business and operational risks to ensure compliance with
    applicable internal policies, and external laws and regulations.
  • Providing
    overall recommendations and feedback to Senior management with regards to
    Products, Services, Processes and procedures that relate to FI Banking.
  • Master’s
    degree in Finance or related field
  • Credit
    risk understanding.
  • Proven
    ability to analyze complex business issues and identify, design and
    implement effective practical recommendations
  • Product
  • Analytical
    and numerate.
  • Negotiation
  • In-depth
    knowledge of key operations functions as well as bank policies and
  • Able
    to operate in a performance driven organization
  • Culturally
    aware and adept at working across multiple geographies
  • Detailed
    knowledge of the core products and special products offered by the
    Financial Institutions team.
  • Working
    knowledge of all aspects of the Financial Institutions sector including
    the macroeconomic factors affecting FIs.
  • Knowledge
    and experience in emerging correspondent banking practices and initiate
    and implement strategic and/or tactical changes.
  • An
    ability to identify opportunities where liaison with product managers
    across the Group would produce a multi-product integrated solution for the
  • Good
    understanding of the policies and strategies across the Group as they
    relate to the demands of the team’s customer base.
  • Awareness
    of legislation affecting the Bank and customers (including Data Protection
    Act, Company Act, Insolvency Act, Financial Services Act) and have the
    highest regard for confidentiality. 
  • Ability
    to network effectively both internally and externally and maintain/
    develop relationships with business influencers, product specialists and
    other key figures in the business community.
  • Have
    broad business and sales experience building and managing relationships
    within a customer base segmented for the larger corporate arena.
  • Jobholder
    with a broad understanding of FI business and financial issues and have
    demonstrable experience that such knowledge has successfully been used in
    a sales environment
  • Excellent
    presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent
    organizational and time management skills with proven ability to
    prioritize and manage workload and to instil a sense of urgency in others
    as necessary to meet deadlines and goals.
  • Excellent
    customer service, relationship management, and business development
  • Sound
    knowledge of marketing, sales, financial, managerial and leadership
    principles with broad knowledge of banking operation practices, policies,
    products and applicable regulations.
  • Excellent
    problem solving, decision making, critical and strategic thinking skills,
    as well as strong attention to detail and concern for data accuracy.
  • Ability
    to analyze trends, processes and procedures and develop innovated and
    effective solutions for improved performance.
  • Strong
    overall business acumen with an ability to understand the direction,
    priorities, and goals of the department and organization as a whole.
  • Strong
    leadership and interpersonal skills; presents a positive and professional
    image, effectively collaborates with diverse teams, and is successful at
    achieving results through the effort of others.
  • Flexibility
    to engage in frequent regional travel if and when required to do so
  • Product
  • Revenue
  • Customer
  • Risk
  • Cross-selling
Position: Agricultural Field manager
In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to
support business growth, we seek to recruit qualified, experienced,
self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the position
outlined below within Equity Group Foundation.
Regional Manager are an integral part in the implementation
FASRAT (Financial Access to SMEs and Rural Population in Agriculture using
Technology) project. The project aims at enhancing access to financial services
by building financial education, entrepreneurship capacities of 60,000 farmers
and 5,000 SMEs. The Regional Manager shall be responsible in implementation of
project and supervision of the project staff in the respective regions.
  • Manage
    a group of Agriculture Field Officers and support them in project
  • Review
    and monitor Agriculture Field Officers monthly workplans, training
    schedules, expense claims and performance against set targets
  • Develop
    viable materials/ lessons learnt and best practices with the support of
    Agriculture Field Officers that will increase the awareness and
    understanding of the project.
  • Organize
    and coordinate project team activities where appropriate (e.g. regional
    meetings, workshops, trainings and field days).
  • Represent
    Equity Group Foundation in the area of agriculture / Development Programme
    to other Equity staff, partners and stakeholders.
  • Prepare
    monthly and quarterly status reports and give regularly feedback to Senior
    Program Manager and the Branch Manager
  • University
    degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, development studies or related fields
    and a preference for a Masters in Agri-Business related course
  • + 7
    years of experience executing agricultural programs with regional and
    national organizations
  • Ability
    to achieve excellent results in the training program and grasp practical
    and theoretical knowledge of management, planning and implementation and
    evaluation of farming operations
  • Good
    understanding of crop husbandry from establishment to harvest of the major
  • Good
    understanding of Good Agricultural Practices.
  • Solid
    knowledge and understanding of the Agriculture value chain Kenya
  • Good
    Knowledge and understanding financial services for agriculture in Kenya
  • Ability
    to evaluate challenges at the farm level and work to coordinate
    implementation of the program both in crop and livestock management
  • Excellent
    communication skills, both writing and verbal, strong analytical and
    quantitative skills, and demonstrated problem-solving ability
  • Excellent
    attention to detail with good organizational, analytical and problem
    solving skills.