Massive Recruitment by Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company (KMRC) 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Massive Recruitment by Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company (KMRC) 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

The Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company
(KMRC) was established as a key institution to support the Affordable Housing
Pillar of the Government’s Big 4 Agenda.



In establishing KMRC, the Government
adopted a public private partnership (PPP) arrangement with majority private
sector ownership.

KMRC is a newly established
non-deposit taking mortgage liquidity company under the supervision of the
Central Bank of Kenya with the core mandate of mobilizing and providing
long-term funds to primary mortgage lenders (Banks, Microfinance Banks and
Saccos) in order to increase the availability and affordability of mortgage
loans to Kenyans.



In order to drive our strategy, we
seek to recruit suitable candidates in various positions who will support KMRC
in attaining its commitment to affordable housing for Kenyans.
We require a suitable candidate to
fill the following position:
Job Title: Chief
Operations Officer (COO)
Purpose of the Job: The position will provide leadership in planning,
implementation and monitoring of the Company’s business, market and product
development; projects and portfolio management; portfolio quality and ensure
that all aspects of the business functional areas are fully integrated and
effectively managed in order to deliver on the institution’s mandate.
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities are
as follows:
I. Managerial Roles and
Responsibilities:
a) Formulate and ensure
implementation and review of operational policies, systems, processes and
procedures;
b) Coordinate credit assessment and
scoring of the participating financial institutions borrowing from KMRC and
ensuring that the credit assessment and scoring reports are approved by the
Board and used to ensure optimal credit management decisions are made;
c) Coordinate preparation of credit
proposals for submission to the approving authorities; ensuring that accurate
and comprehensive data is contained therein;
d) Ensuring that all funding
proposals meet the credit policy requirements, and specified funding criteria;
e) Review project appraisal reports
and investment proposals and present for consideration by management and the
board of Directors;
f) Ensure effective management of
credit management activities;
g) Coordinate development of
information sources that allow KMRC to monitor the performance of and trends in
and comparisons across KMRC’s borrowers;
h) Undertaking pre-refinancing
analysis of potential borrowers to put together the information required to
support credible decision-making and notifying the leadership team of negative
trends to allow KMRC to make timely credit risk minimisation decisions;
i) Manage portfolio management
responsibilities, including conducting field inspections of borrowers to
validate information provided, check on and confirm the adequacy of
documentation, quality of underwriting processes and collateral management;
j) Coordinate capacity building of
the primary mortgage lenders to strengthen mortgage underwriting processes
across the industry.
k) Coordinate development and
standardization of mortgage practices across the market in order to achieve
greater efficiency in the market;
l) Support capacity building of the
operations team and oversee the work of direct reports.
m) Lead in the detailed appraisal of
equity investments in KMRC by potential investors including by development
finance institutions;
n) Liaise with the Risk Management
and Compliance team to continuously review facilities granted, to highlight
changes in risk profile and undertake remedial or risk mitigation action if
required;
o) Oversee detailed project
appraisal, in accordance with existing company policies and procedures;
p) Manage all back-office activities
including credit, operations and ICT functions;
q) Ensure that Company office
activities are carried out in line with KMRC’s mandate and in compliance with
all regulatory requirements;
r) Ensure achievement of operating
targets, including refinancing value, portfolio quality and investment returns;
s) Ensure compliance with the policy
and regulatory framework of the company;
t) Develop and implement robust work
processes and procedures to govern key operational activities such as funds
transfer, safekeeping, collateral administration, reconciliation and loan
processing; and
u) Coordinate the recruitment and
selection of consultants including the selection of right partners, overseeing
and evaluating the agreed scope and work performed.
II. Operational Roles and
Responsibilities
a) Collaborate with direct reports
and the executive team to develop a comprehensive strategy and provide the
effective and inspiring operating leadership necessary to grow the company’s
business;
b) Attain the financial objectives of
the business through effective management of people, product, service and
facility processes, including a focus on the revenue and profit components;
c) Improve sustainable operational
and service systems and infrastructure designed to meet the high standards of
excellence and continued growth of the KMRC business;
d) Ensure compliance with all laws,
rules, regulations, policies and procedures in the mortgage sector;
e) Continually assess and improve
operating systems, day-to-day execution, cost controls, and building regional
strength and ensure Portfolio Management and Recovery;
f) Develop an internal system to
track all portfolios to determine current position and interventions required;
g) Supervise the classification of
portfolios in the respective categories for effective monitoring and
management; and
h) Liaise with legal department and
identified external agencies, to institute the necessary recovery activities.
III. Perform any other duties as may
be assigned from time to time
The jobholder’s accountability areas
are outlined as follows:
·        
Business growth results in terms of
new project approvals and disbursements
·        
Portfolio quality and meet
non-performing loan targets
·        
Quality asset management
·        
Project delivery timelines
·        
Customer satisfaction
·        
New product development and uptake
·        
Market development and growth
·        
Team management and performance
·        
Effective resource utilisation
·        
Policy development and implementation
·        
Successful implementation of the
Department’s strategic goals and key strategic areas.
Department : Operations Department
Position Reports to : Chief Executive Officer
·        
Credit Manager
·        
ICT Manager
·        
Operations Manager
*Required Master: Business
Administration/Finance/Commerce/Accounting/Strategic Planning/Project
Management/Other
* Required Degree: Business
Administration/Finance/Commerce/Accounting/Strategic Planning/Other
The jobholder must possess:
·        
A Master’s degree in Business
Administration, Finance, Commerce, Accounting, Strategic Planning, Project
Management or a related field;
·        
A Bachelor’s degree in Business
Administration, Finance, Commerce, Accounting, Strategic Planning or a related
field;
·        
Minimum twelve (12) years’ senior
management experience in leading credit operations, large scale real estate,
and/or development finance;
·        
Professional Qualification in
banking, finance, investment banking;
·        
Professional Membership with ICPAK
Membership/ACCA or Project Management Professional (PMP)® from Project
Management Institute (PMI)®
·        
Must have demonstrated ability to
handle budgets, resources, processes, projects and relationships;
·        
Should have thorough knowledge of the
financial sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the
financial sector;
·        
Must be capable of functioning
effectively both as a team player and a team leader;
·        
Must demonstrate high levels of
integrity;
·        
Must have strategic leadership skills
with ability to build strategic relationships;
·        
Should have experience in change
management and the ability to drive change in a team;
·        
Should have high level problem
solving and decision-making abilities;
·        
Should be an effective communicator
with the ability to handle high level communication;
·        
Should be result oriented with
ability to deliver desired outcome;
·        
Should demonstrate ability to
identify and respond to risk areas within the department;
·        
Should have effective people
management and conflict resolution skills;
·        
Must have knowledge in use of MS
office packages.
Head of HR & Administration
Purpose of the Job: The Head of Human Resource and Administration will guide and
manage the overall provision of Human Resources and Administration services,
policies, and programs for the Company.
Duties and Responsibilities
The
duties and responsibilities are as follows:
I. Managerial Roles and Responsibilities:
a)
Develop and monitor implementation of effective human resources strategies and
policies in line with the business strategy;
b)
Coordinate recruitment, deployment and retention of quality talents for the
Company for optimal alignment of Human Capital to the strategic mandate;
c)
Coordinate organizational Training Needs Assessment and plan training and
development interventions in line with the overall strategy for improved
performance;
d)
Develop and maintain a cohesive and flexible performance-based culture that
will deliver on the Company’s objectives;
e)
Review the Company’s organizational structure for optimal establishment to
support business processes and ensure effective manpower and succession
planning;
f)
Develop and maintain competitive remuneration and grading structures;
g)
Develop and maintain robust administrative systems on Records Management,
Transport and office maintenance;
h)
Manage Employee Relations, Welfare, Safety and Health to foster a conducive
work environment and ensure legal compliance;
i)
Coordinate and supervise the administrative function and outsourced services of
the organization including security services, management of the office
premises, facilities and all office equipment and property and ensure safety in
the workplace and provision of working tools;
j)
Provide strategic direction on administration of the Company through
development and implementation of administrative strategies, policies,
procedures and systems;
k)
Supervise direct reports work and other administrative matters; and
l)
Mentor and coach staff.
II. Operational Roles and Responsibilities
a)
Maintain and monitor the integrity of the Human Resources Information
Management Systems for accurate employee data;
b)
Develop and monitor implementation of the Human Resources and Administration
Departmental budget for cost management;
c)
Provide leadership and ensure efficient and effective management of staff and
resources in the HR department;
d)
Coordinate and ensure the successful implementation of change management
initiatives;
e)
Ensure implementation of management directives on administrative matters;
f)
Review performance of direct reports; and
g)
Identify training needs for direct reports.
III. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to
time
The
jobholder’s accountability areas are outlined as follows:
·        
Compliance with statutory obligations
·        
Development and implementation of the
strategic initiatives for the Human Resources department.
·        
Management of minor and major
projects like job evaluation; organization structure reviews; salary reviews.
·        
Manage staff separation and
termination of contracts
·        
Management of the HR &
Administration Budget.
·        
Effective supervision of employees
assigned to the department
·        
Maximization of productivity in the
department
·        
Continuous process improvement of
services offered by the department
·        
Ensure customer satisfaction for the
consumers of the services offered by the department
Department: Human
Resource and Administration Department
Position Reports to: CEO
·        
Procurement and Logistics Manager
·        
Human Resources Officer
*Required Master: Human
Resource Management/Business Administration/Social Studies/Other
* Required Degree: Human
Resource Management/Business Administration/Social Studies/Other
Knowledge and Skills Required:
The
jobholder must possess:
·        
A Master’s degree in Human Resource
Management, Business Administration, Social Studies or related from a
recognized institution.
·        
A bachelor’s degree in human resource
management, Business Administration, Social Studies or related from a
recognized institution.
·        
A Higher National Diploma in Human
Resource Management from IHRM
·        
Minimum Ten (10) years’ experience in
the HR Profession
·        
Member of the Institute of Human
Resource Management (IHRM)
·        
Holder of a Valid Practicing
Certificate from IHRM
·        
Must be capable of functioning
effectively both as a team player and a team leader
·        
Must have strong management and
Leadership skills
·        
Must have ability to accurately plan
work assignments, prioritize tasks and deliver deadlines
·        
Should have problem solving and
decision-making abilities
·        
Should be an effective communicator
with the ability to handle both internal and external communication
·        
Should demonstrate ability to
identify and respond to risk areas within the department
·        
Should have effective people
management and conflict resolution skills
·        
Must have knowledge in use of MS
office packages
·        
Knowledge of Corporate reporting
·        
Must have demonstrated ability to
handle departmental budgets, resources, processes, projects and relationships
·        
Must have ability to plan, organize,
implement and evaluate departmental goals
·        
Must demonstrate ability to handle
multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines.
·        
Strong Negotiation skills
·        
Should have strong analytical and be
result oriented
·        
Must have high standards of integrity
and ethical practice
Head of Risk & Compliance
Purpose of the Job: The position is responsible for ensuring risk containment with
respect to all aspects of KMRC’s operations.
Duties and Responsibilities
The
duties and responsibilities are as follows:
I. Managerial Roles and Responsibilities:
a)
In charge of implementing the Company’s Risk Management Policy Framework as
periodically revised and approved by the Board of Directors while ensuring that
the Company’s key risks of credit, market, operational are identified,
assessed, measured, controlled and managed prudently;
b)
Co-ordinate and oversee implementation of the Company’s Risk Management Policy
Framework;
c)
Ensure adherence to set thresholds in the grant of credit; lending programs and
treasury operations with all excess approved/ratified by the Board;
d)
Ensure all teams working within the company are embedding and actively
enforcing risk management, monitoring and resolution tools and reporting as
required;
e)
Formulate new policy guidelines to manage credit, market and operational risks
in line with emergent Best Practices
f)
Convene and lead periodic meetings to discuss the Company’s risk profile with
Management and Staff;
g)
Monitor compliance to both internal policies external regulatory requirements,
and highlight problem areas, together with required remedial actions;
h)
Prepare and present the Company’s risk profile to the Credit & Risk
Committee of the Board (as and when required) highlighting key risks facing the
company and recommending appropriate mitigating measures;
i)
Ensure that the regulatory regime is not only complied with but is also
reported on in a timely and accurate manner;
j)
Develop work plan and budgets for the department for approval;
k)
Oversee the execution of departmental work plan and budgets;
l)
Oversee performance management of staff in the department;
m)
Identify training needs for the departmental staff;
n)
Mentor and coach staff within the department;
o)
Identify procurement needs of the department; and
p)
Prepare and submit all monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
II. Operational Roles and Responsibilities
a)
Ensure correct identification and mitigation of risks through the correct
application of risk identification, assessment and evaluation and mitigation
tools;
b)
Monitor and report the Company’s Compliance Program and ensure adherence to the
Company’s policies and overall governance requirements across the entire
spectrum of KMRC’s activities;
c)
Prepare and monitor the management of annual budgets for the department;
d)
Develop and ensure implementation of a risk and compliance framework on the
Company’s overall risk management strategies and annual work plans;
e)
Report to the Board and Management in a timely manner on any risk related
threats and advice on risk mitigation plans of identified risks;
f)
Create risk awareness to management and staff on risks relevant to their
departments and at individual level to enhance understanding of their
accountability for their departments’ risks;
g)
Provide support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within
the Company;
h)
Assist in preparation of risk reports for stakeholders;
i)
Assist in developing policy, procedure and systems for the departments,
including documentation where necessary, revise operations, accounting,
procurement, HR and IT manuals in order to ensure they cover all possible risks
at the KMRC; and
j)
Ensure appropriate controls and procedures are established in the key
departments of the organization;
III. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to
time
The
jobholder’s accountability areas are outlined as follows:
·        
Successful planning budgeting,
utilization and reporting on financial resources assigned to the department
·        
Effective and optimal organization of
assets and resources assigned to the department
·        
Effective leadership, supervision and
management of manpower resources assigned to the department
·        
Maximisation of productivity in the
department through process-oriented improvements
·        
Continuous process improvement of
services offered by the department
·        
Continuous monitoring of SLAs,
Governance policies, Risk and Compliance policies implemented in the department
·        
Successful implementation of the
department’s strategic goals and key strategic areas
·        
Documented risk management processes
and updated policy and standards
·        
Risk and compliance reports
·        
Collection and compilation of risk
evidence
·        
Verification and testing for accuracy
of transactions
·        
Risk control and management
initiatives
·        
Defined risk management strategies
·        
Risk and Compliance Plan
·        
Defined Risks Parameters
·        
Established Risk Mitigation plans
Department: Risk
& Compliance
Position Reports to: CEO
·        
Compliance Officer
*Required Master: Business
Administration/Finance//Economics/Other
* Required Degree: Business
Administration/Finance//Economics/Commerce/Other
Knowledge and Skills Required:
The
jobholder must possess:
·        
Master’s Degree Qualification in
Economics, Finance, Business Administration, or related fields
·        
Bachelor’s degree qualifications in
Economics, Commerce, Finance, or related field
·        
A minimum of ten (10) years of
related work experience, five of which should include extensive executive
management experience preferably on risk management
·        
Professional qualifications such as
CPA K/ACCA
·        
Professional Membership with
ICPAK/ACCA or any other relevant professional membership
·        
Ability to understand and document
workflows and business processes
·        
Must have demonstrated ability to
handle departmental budgets, resources, processes, projects and relationships
·        
Should have thorough knowledge of the
banking and financial sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements
affecting the sector
·        
Must be capable of functioning
effectively both as a team player and a team leader;
·        
Must demonstrate high level of
integrity
·        
Must have strategic leadership skills
with ability to build strategic relationships
·        
Should have experience in change
management and the ability to drive change in a team
·        
Should have high level problem
solving and decision-making abilities
·        
Should be an effective communicator
with the ability to handle high level communication
·        
Should be result oriented with
ability to deliver desired outcome
·        
Should demonstrate ability to
identify and respond to risk areas within the department
·        
Should have effective people
management and conflict resolution skills
·        
Must have knowledge in use of MS
office packages.
Purpose of the Job: Responsible
for managing contract preparation & review, board meetings & related
documentation, litigation, and providing legal advisory to management and the
Board on the appropriate course of action.
Duties and Responsibilities
The
duties and responsibilities are as follows:
I. Managerial Roles and Responsibilities:
a)
Oversee the delivery of corporation secretarial services to KMRC’s Board of
Directors and coordinate the business of the Board;
b)
Negotiate and manage the drafting of Contracts / Agreements/MoUs and other
legal documents between KMRC and other parties to ensure that the interests of
the Company are protected;
c)
Ensure that KMRC complies with relevant legislation/Regulations and Guidelines/rules
and keep abreast with legal reforms;
d)
Coordinate and facilitate the induction and training of Board members;
e)
In consultation with external counsel where applicable provide legal advisory
and opinion to KMRC to support strategic decision making;
f)
Advise the Board and Management on requirements for compliance with corporate
governance codes and relevant legislation;
g)
Oversee the procurement of legal services providers and their effective
management to ensure delivery of quality legal services;
h)
Undertake legal research on best practices on matters relating to KMRC core
business and propose appropriate determinations, decisions or recommendations
thereon;
i)
Undertake continuous and periodic review of executed contracts to ensure
effective contract management;
j)
Ensure safe custody of contracts and agreements and track their validity;
k)
Represent the KMRC’s in legal proceedings, including amicus briefs;
l)
Represent KMRC in resolution of complaints through mediation, negotiation and
reconciliation;
m)
Prepare periodic reports on legal disputes and remedial action taken by KMRC;
n)
Participate in the preparation of work plans, procurement plans, progress
reports, and other statutory reports of KMRC;
o)
Prepare Legal and advisory opinions;
p)
Provide recommendations or remedial alternatives for resolution of disputes;
q)
Exercise supervisory and disciplinary control over officers’ subordinate to the
position;
r)
Advise the Board, Management and staff on changes to the laws affecting the
company from time to time;
s)
Participate in developing and leading corporate legal strategy to promote and
protect the company’s matters;
t)
Participate in internal audits and corporate compliance programs;
u)
Oversee delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish corporate goals,
strategies and priorities;
v)
Supervise the team of corporate counsel in the Legal department.
II. Operational Roles and Responsibilities:
a)
Undertake all conveyancing activities in relation to KMRC refinancing
operations;
b)
Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaising with and managing
external lawyers;
c)
Monitor the execution of Board Resolutions;
d)
Maintain records of contracts, leases, loan agreements and the covenants
therein;
e)
Provide timely information on renewals or termination of contracts/agreements;
f)
Draw up contracts, lease documents, loan agreements and other legal documents;
g)
Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been
identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken;
h)
Provide and interpret legal information, conduct training and disseminate
appropriate legal requirements to staff;
i)
Coordinate follow-up of all court cases facing the Company and attend hearings
where necessary, follow up on judgements and costs on behalf of the Company;
j)
Follow up with HODs on where action needs to be undertaken on matters arising
from board meetings;
k)
Ensure that all physical and electronic records including confidential and
sensitive Company documents are always safely kept and a record of the same
retained;
l)
Compile board reports/board pack and power point presentations for board
meetings; and
m)
Take minutes in board meetings;
III. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to
time
The
jobholder’s accountability areas are outlined as follows:
·        
Submission of accurate, timely and
relevant reporting on legal activities

·        
Compliance with statutory obligations
·        
Management of contractual risks
·        
Successful implementation of quality
control standards for services offered by the department
·        
Continuous improvement of services
through efficient working
·        
Enforcement of relevant guidelines,
rules and regulations
·        
Efficient coordination of meetings as
may be assigned
·        
Efficient management of filing and
document retrieval system
·        
Ensure customer satisfaction for the
consumers of the services offered by the department.
Department: Legal
Services
Position Reports to: CEO
·        
Legal Officer
* Required Degree: Bachelor
of Laws
Knowledge and Skills Required:
The
jobholder must possess:
·        
A Bachelor of Laws degree from a
recognized institution
·        
A Postgraduate Diploma in Legal
Studies from the Kenya School of Law
·        
Must be a member of the Law Society
of Kenya with a current practicing certificate
·        
An advocate of the High Court of
Kenya
·        
A minimum of ten (10) years relevant
experience
·        
Should have thorough knowledge of the
financial sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements;
·        
Must have ability to plan, organize,
implement and evaluate assigned goals
·        
Must demonstrate ability to handle
multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;
·        
Should have strong analytical and be
result oriented;
·        
Must have high standards of integrity
and ethical practice;
·        
Must be capable of functioning
effectively both as a team player and a team leader;
·        
Must have management skills;
·        
Must have ability to accurately plan
work assignments, prioritize tasks and deliver deadlines;
·        
Should have problem solving and
decision-making abilities;
·        
Should be an effective communicator
with the ability to handle both internal and external communication;
·        
Should have effective people
management and conflict resolution skills;
·        
Must have knowledge in use of MS
office packages.
Purpose of the Job: The
position is mandated to install and maintain computer hardware, software and
networks; to facilitate and effectively ensure that the information flow that
ensures that the ICT needs of KMRC are met.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The
duties and responsibilities are as follows:
I. Managerial Roles and Responsibilities
a)
Manage and provide oversight for the implementation of an ICT security strategy
and disaster recovery plan to minimise the risk of data loss and breach of
privacy of the Company’s information;
b)
Ensure the development, implementation and maintenance of all policies related
to ICT services, including procurement, distribution and asset management;
c)
Supervise the implementation and maintenance of technology infrastructure in
line with the Company’s growth plans, and changing business requirements or
technological advancements;
d)
Supervise ICT system administration in specials projects, including planning,
scheduling, managing and progress reporting for new system implementations;
e)
Develop and coordinate implementation of records management policies and procedures
in KMRC to ensure all staff adhere to as set out in the Company;
f)
Develop and Supervise the implementation of retention and disposal schedules to
identify the records to be disposed of in order to create space in office and
storage equipment for the management of current records; and
g)
Approve plans and budgets for projects and make any adjustments needed.
II. Operational Roles and Responsibilities:
a)
Provide IT related support, by reviewing the Company’s needs, in terms of
computerization, telecommunication, and other technology;
b)
Manage the installation of new versions of the systems used and troubleshoot
ad-hoc user problems in its functioning;
c)
Manage the office multi-user computer network, as well as data and
telecommunication facilities;
d)
Plan the acquisition of specific computer software, coordinate its introduction
into the office, and managing its maintenance;
e)
Organize user training and support for all staff in KMRC;
f)
Coordinate records management through establishment of a computerized records
management system for the office in accordance with company’s guidelines and
policies;
g)
Provide technical guidance and support to regional offices on IT policies,
maintenance of network and systems, and coordinate implementation of new system
in zonal offices;
h)
Scout for new technological innovations within KMRC’s core business areas; and
i)
Support the design and implementation of IT policies and procedures.
III. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to
time
The
jobholder’s accountability areas are outlined as follows:
·        
Successful implementation of quality
control standards for services offered by the department
·        
Effective supervision of employees
assigned to the department
·        
Maximization of productivity in the
department
·        
Continuous process improvement of
services offered by the department
·        
Ensure customer satisfaction for the
consumers of the services offered by the department
Department: ICT
Department
Position Reports to: Chief
Operations Officer
·        
ICT Officer
*Required Master: IT/Computer
Science
* Required Degree: IT/Computer
Science/Software Engineering
Knowledge and Skills Required:
The
jobholder must possess:
·        
Bachelor’s degree in IT/ Computer
Science, Software Engineering from a recognized institution
·        
Master’s Degree in IT/ Computer
Science from a recognized institution would be added advantage
·        
Certification in IT – CISA/CISM, or
any other ICT certifications
·        
Minimum eight (8) years of experience
in the IT Profession
·        
Should have adequate knowledge of the
financial sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the
sector
·        
Should be well knowledgeable of the
ICT trends in the market
·        
Knowledge of relevant legislation
e.g. Public Archives and Documentation Service Act Cap. 19 of the Laws of
Kenya, Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2014, The Information and
Communications (Amendment) Act, 2013 and the Public Finance Management Act,
2012.
·        
Knowledge of professional standards
such as ISO 15489:2001, ISO 9001:2008
·        
Knowledge in budgeting processes
·        
Must have ability to plan, organize,
implement and evaluate assigned goals
·        
Must demonstrate ability to handle
multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines.
·        
Should have strong analytical and be
result oriented
·        
Must have high standards of integrity
and ethical practice
·        
Must be capable of functioning
effectively both as a team player and a team leader
·        
Must have management skills
·        
Must have ability to accurately plan
work assignments, prioritize tasks and deliver deadlines
·        
Should have problem solving and
decision making abilities
·        
Should be an effective communicator
with the ability to handle both internal and external communication
·        
Should have effective people
management and conflict resolution skills
·        
Must have knowledge in use of MS
office packages
Purpose of the Job: Oversee the company’s marketing campaigns and play a key part in
communication and management of stakeholder relations to achieve the company’s
goals and objectives.
Duties and Responsibilities
The
duties and responsibilities are as follows:
I. Operational Roles and Responsibilities:
a)
Create awareness messages on various KMRC issues to the customers and key
stakeholders;
b)
Effectively control the flow of information between KMRC, its investors, and
its stakeholders;
c)
Ensure effective content management across all channels, ensuring that the
right content reaches the relevant audience, right channel selection for each
segment;
d)
Ensure all adverts and publications are properly drafted in accordance to set
guide lines and standards;
e)
Responsible for all online web content and communications as well as social
media interactions to ensure that all content put out by the company, both in
print and online, is edited to conform to the business’s overall values and
messages;
f)
Lead efforts to leverage the Corporate Brand Positioning and solidify the
Company’s mandate and vision;
g)
Facilitate customer education on the Company’s products through exhibitions and
fairs and other promotional activities;
h)
Analyse market developments and advice on product development;
i)
Participate in developing marketing plan geared towards customers, stakeholders
and prospects;
j)
Review marketing material to ensure that visual impact is in line with branding
guidelines;
k)
Day to day management of advertising, media and digital agencies relationships
to drive efficiency in the marketing campaigns or related output;
l)
Organize site meetings, open days, member visits, road shows etc;
m)
Conduct research and market trend analysis, comparators offerings,
demographics, and other information that affects marketing strategies;
n)
Identify areas for improvement in product offerings, sales tactics, marketing
strategy, and promotional activities;
o)
Maximize brand presence on various channels (e.g. web, TV and social media);
p)
Develop investor confidence and belief in the KMRC’s vision and strategy for
delivering shareholder value through effective communications
q)
Create a strong reputation by demonstrating consistent and clear communication
between internal and external parties;
r)
Participate in developing a robust investor relations strategy and framework;
s)
Participate and manage conferences, press and communication forums for
shareholders and customers;
t)
Actively assume the role of primary representative to media outlets, the consumers,
external partners, and business stakeholders; and
u)
Implement and maintain appropriate metrics to evaluate impact and effectiveness
of external communications;
II. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to
time
The
jobholder’s accountability areas are outlined as follows:
·        
Submission of accurate, timely and
relevant reporting;
·        
Continuous process improvement of
services through efficient working;
·        
Enforcement of relevant guidelines,
rules and regulations;
·        
Ensure customer satisfaction for the
consumers of the services offered by the department;
·        
Efficient execution of work processes
as assigned.
Department: Strategy
& Corporate Communications
Position Reports to: Head
of Strategy & Corporate Communications
*Required Degree: Marketing/Business
Administration/Journalism/International Relations/Public
Relations/Communications/Other
Knowledge and Skills Required:
The
jobholder must possess:
·        
A Bachelor degree in Marketing/Business
Administration, Journalism, International Relations, Public Relations,
Communications, or related field from a recognized institution;
·        
Additional qualifications in Digital
Marketing will be an added advantage;
·        
A minimum of five (5) years of
experience working in a similar position;
·        
Professional qualifications such as
Certificate in Public Relations and Diplomacy;
·        
Good Knowledge and experience in the
banking and financial sector operations;
·        
Good interpersonal and strong
negotiation skills.
·        
Must demonstrate high integrity and
ethical practice;
·        
Must demonstrate ability to work
independently with minimum supervision;
·        
Must be a team player who is able to
work cordially in teams;
Procurement & Logistics Manager
Purpose of the Job: The position is mandated to carry out effective procurement of
goods and services
Duties and Responsibilities
The
duties and responsibilities are as follows:
I. Managerial Roles and Responsibilities:
a)
Prepare quotations, tenders and proposals in accordance with KMRC procurement
policies;
b)
Develop and maintain an up to date suppliers’ database;
c)
Maintain and monitor contracts by ensuring that all documents are kept current
and complete and that vendor performance is in line with agreed requirements;
d)
Prepare strategic procurement plans and budget outlining key activities to be
undertaken, the projected cost, as well as expected outcomes;
e)
Develop and implement flexible and responsive procurement and stores management
system for monitoring and tracking costs as well as maintaining up-to-date
inventory of goods and services;
f)
Provide oversight to sourcing in support of Company’s activities and conduct
training on procurement, sourcing, contracting responsibilities, ethics and
general guidelines;
g)
Examine and re-evaluate existing contracts in line with performance. Perform
risk analysis regarding supply contracts and agreements;
h)
Ensure user departments adhere to procurement plans in line with budgets;
i)
Use the market surveys report, monitor and evaluate performance of the supply
chain function; Ensuring sound partnerships with suppliers, clients and
relevant government agencies; and
j)
Oversee the maintenance and safeguarding of procurement records and documents.
II. Operational Roles and Responsibilities:
a)
Notify user departments of re-order levels for items purchased in bulk;
b)
Establish in liaison with the relevant departments and end-users, quality
specifications of goods and services;
c)
Prepare and process purchase orders and documents in accordance with Company’s
policies and procedures;
d)
Provide technical leadership to drive the implementation of procurement and
supplies policies and plans aimed at cost effective acquisition of high
quality, materials, goods and services;
e)
Review the supply chain to ensure it is efficient and effective;
f)
Manage an annual supplier pre-qualification exercise;
g)
Manage the disposal of obsolete and disposable items;
h)
Maintain a comprehensive record–keeping and monitoring system for all
procurement transactions and liaise with relevant user departments on disposal
of obsolete and scrap materials;
i)
Prepare monthly, quarterly/annual procurement plans/reports; and
j)
Maintain business relationships with vendors and suppliers.
III. Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned.
The
jobholder’s accountability areas are as follows;
·        
Delivery of quality administrative
services for the assigned department
·        
Effective communication and
maintenance of relationships through courteous and prompt response to all
enquiries
·        
Efficient coordination of meetings as
may be assigned
·        
Efficient management of filing and
document retrieval system
·        
Efficient liaison with external
contacts
Department: Human
Resource and Administration Department
Position Reports to: Head
of Human Resource and Administration
*Required
Degree: Business Administration/Finance/Commerce/Accounting/Strategic
Planning/Other
Knowledge and Skills Required:
The
job holder must possess:
·        
Bachelor’s Degree in any of the
following; Procurement, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics,
Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing from a recognized university
·        
Must have at least five (8) years
proven work experience
·        
Must have a Certificate in
Professional certification in Supply Chain Management
·        
Professional membership with
KISM/CIPS/CSPS
·        
Must be computer literate
·        
Must be knowledgeable of budgeting
processes
·        
Must be fluent in both English and
Kiswahili
·        
Must have public financial
competencies and professional standards
·        
Must have a working knowledge of
Integrated Financial Management System (IFMIS)
·        
Must be conversant and knowledgeable
of Public Procurement procedures and systems
·        
Must demonstrate experience in Public
Policy and management
·        
Must have leadership and supervisory
skills
·        
Must have good communication skills
·        
Must have knowledge in conflict
management and problem solving skills
·        
Must have team building, negotiation,
organizational and sound interpersonal skills
·        
Must be able to work under pressure
Purpose of the Job: Responsible for the coordination of the planning, budget
preparation, implementation and control to provide adequate financial resources
for effective and efficient delivery of the KMRC mandate
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The
duties and responsibilities are:
I. Managerial Roles and Responsibilities
a)
Monitor and Control of expenditures for KMRC to ensure Prudent Financial
Management and efficient service delivery in line with the set guidelines;
b)
Support the development of financial policies for the department in order to
ensure that they are aligned to the relevant laws;
c)
Co-ordinate the management of the Company’s revenue and expenditure;
d)
Manage the planning, preparation and monitoring of capital and revenue budgets
and controls, work plans and economic reports;
e)
Coordinate and supervise the department’s accounts to ensure smooth running of
the department’s operations;
f)
Ensure all financial assets of the company are managed and accounted for and
are under effective custody and realisation of better returns;
g)
Ensure adherence to all approved financial policies and procedures approved by
the Board and regulatory authorities;
h)
Conduct appraisals for direct reports to help determine training needs of staff
and liaise with the HR Department to ensure staff training;
i)
Ensure all finance functions including those necessary for auditing, budgeting,
financial analysis, capital asset and property management are in accordance
with generally accepted accounting principles, financial policies and
procedures, and all other applicable rules and guidelines; and
j)
Conduct KMRC’s financial performance evaluation reports and making
recommendations to Chief Finance Officer on policy changes.
II. Operational Roles and Responsibilities
a)
Prioritization of activities, projects and programmes based on the Departmental
submissions for the purpose of consideration by the Chief Finance Officer for
financial allocation in the Budget;
b)
Initiation of proposals seeking funds for additional expenditures and
reallocation of funds in the Company Budget for consideration by the Chief
Finance Officer;
c)
Communicate approved annual estimates and progressive implementation to various
Departments and ensure timely adjustment of work plans in line with the voted
resources;
d)
Analyse draft Budget estimates for decision making considerations;
e)
Participate in negotiation of various contracts with service providers with the
objective of providing advisory opinion to the Accounting officers for prudent
financial management and service delivery; and
f)
Offer advisory services to the Senior Management Team to ensure that
expenditures are charged on the appropriate accounts for efficient and
effective service delivery and compliance to the regulations.
III. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to
time.
The
job holder’s accountability areas are outlined as follows;
·        
Effective operational cost control of
the Company’s financial resources
·        
Successful implementation of the
Company’s investment policies
·        
Effective supervision of employees
assigned to the department
·        
Maximization of productivity in the
unit
·        
Continuous process improvement of
services offered by the Company
·        
Ensure customer satisfaction for the
consumers of the services offered by the Company
Department: Finance
Department
Position Reports to: Chief
Finance Officer
* Required Degree: Commerce
(Accounting or Business Administration with Finance Option)/Other
Knowledge and Skills Required:
The
job holder must possess;
·        
Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce
(Accounting or Business Administration with Finance Option) or any other
Business-related Degree from a recognized university.
·        
Must have a minimum of eight (8)
years’ experience
·        
Must be a Certified Public Accountant
(CPAK), ACCA, CIFA, CFA
·        
Member of ICPAK or CIFA
·        
Must be computer proficient
·        
Must have impeccable planning and
budgeting skills.
·        
Must have a good understanding of the
Constitution, Public Finance Management Act and related legislations, Public
Procurement and Disposal Act and regulations, financial reporting standards and
Public Sector accounting standards.
·        
Must have leadership and supervisory
skills.
·        
Must have good communication skills.
·        
Must possess sound interpersonal and
team building skills.
·        
Must be able to work under pressure.
·        
Must have proven problem solving
skills and knowledge on conflict management.
·        
Must have excellent negotiation
skills
Applications
should be received on or before close of business on 28th February, 2020.
KMRC
is an equal opportunity employer and qualified applicants from all backgrounds
are encouraged to apply.

KMRC
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