Thursday, March 13, 2014

Chief Executve Officer job in Kenya

Our client is a rapidly growing regional Bank with its headquarters in Kenya. 

They wish to recruit a dynamic Chief Executive Officer to drive and grow the Bank’s business in Kenya and to oversee and coordinate all activities required to achieve the Bank’s mission, vision, values and strategic goals in a fast changing and competitive market scenario.

Job Ref: MN 5928

Job Profile

  • Lead the development and execution of the Bank’s long term and short term strategic goals and corporate objectives so as to enhance shareholder value;
  • Ensure that the Bank ¡s appropriately organized and staffed; and to provide vision and leadership to the senior management team so as to create a spirit of teamwork and champion the development of human resources;
  • Ensure that the Bank maintains high standards of corporate governance and social responsibility wherever it does business, including maintenance of efficient and effective internal control systems;
  • Proactively plan and lead initiatives aimed at ensuring the Bank has adequate Capital and other resources required to meet its medium and long term goals;
  • Enhance the Bank’s operational efficiency across all functions in order to meet customer expectations and achieve overall cost control based on robust technological driven solutions;
  • Ensure the Bank’s Risk Management Framework is adequate to safeguard the interest of all key stakeholders’ and in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements;
  • Effectively communicate with all its stakeholders — customers, regulators, shareholders, employees, Government authorities, and members of the public;
  • Keep abreast of all material undertakings and activities of the Company and material external factors affecting the Company.
  • Act as a liaison between Management and the Board, providing the Board with appropriate information for effective decision making, and ensuring the systems and processes in place are adequate to keep the Directors properly informed on a timely basis.
Person Profile

The successful candidate will require;
  • Excellent academic credentials with 10 years’ experience, at senior management level, in a reputable bank, with hands on working experience in Africa.
  • Proven background in treasury and / or credit is desirable.
The ideal candidate will be;
  • An innovative and dynamic leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of inspiring and motivating a team of over 1000 employees from varied cultural and professional backgrounds
  • Focused and results oriented.
  • Conversant and up to date with technology driven banking solutions.
  • A proactive ambassador for high level contacts with key market segments and market players.
An attractive performance linked remuneration package designed to attract the best in the industry awaits the successful candidate.

Apply with a detailed CV highlighting your key achievements and your current monthly salary and benefits to so as to reach us by 31 March 2014.