Equity Bank Corporate / SME Banking Senior Relationship Managers and Business Growth / Development Managers (Branch Managers) Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank is the region’s leading Bank whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. 
With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to nearly 8 million customers – the largest customer base in Africa. 
Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the roles outlined below:

1. Senior Relationship Managers – Corporate / SME Banking

The Position

The role holder will be responsible for smooth on-boarding of new clients and managing risks associated with the portfolio in the SME/ Corporate Sector. 
He/She will have direct responsibility for post transactional activities liaison with the Credit Team for credit related activities.
Key Responsibilities
  • Identify business prospects and convert them to relationships.
  • Generate business growth in the SME/ Corporate Sector through set targets.
  • In liaison with the Credit Team, obtain all pre-transactional clearances and approvals.
  • Ensure effective client relationship management
  • Regular client calling and internal Stakeholder management
Candidate’s Qualifications and Experience
  • Business related degree from a recognized university.
  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing. Those with an MBA in Marketing will have an added advantage.
  • Over 5 years relevant working experience in Relationship Management in a banking environment, of which 3 years must have been in managing relationships in the SME or Corporate Sector.
  • Proven track record in achieving Sales/Marketing targets.
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Excellent financial and business acumen
  • Excellent organization & planning skills
  • Assertive and result oriented
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application quoting the job you are applying for by 16th July 2012. Please include detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates and testimonials. All applications should be sent online through the email indicated below.

2. Business Growth and Development Managers (Branch Managers)

The Position

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the role holders will be in charge of the overall leadership of the branch. 
They will, be expected to aggressively drive the branch growth and profitability targets by identifying, developing and maintaining relationships with customers and agents as well. as providing leadership to branch staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead business growth and development of the branch and agents network
  • Mobilize deposits to meet branch targets
  • Ensure 100% compliance to the Bank’s policies and procedures
  • Budget planning, control and evaluation for the branch
  • Champion customer experience
  • Promote the Bank’s brand and image
  • Manage and lead the branch team
  • Build and develop a high performing team
  • Understand and provide clear direction to the branch
  • Build relationship with media vendors, contractual agreements and other relevant partnerships
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • Business related degree
  • Over 5 years working experience in the banking sector 2 of which must have been as Branch Manager of a Commercial. Bank.
  • Holders of professional. banking qualifications such as AKIB, ACIB will have an added advantage.
  • Experience in lending /credit
  • Computer proficiency
Desired Skills and Ability
  • People management skills
  • Sales / Marketing skills
  • Financial analytical skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application quoting the job you are applying for to the email address below by 16th July 2012. 
Please include detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, testimonials, current pay and daytime telephone contact and email address. 
All applications should be in soft and through the email indicated below.

Only short listed candidates will, be contacted.

Email to: jobs@equitybank.co.ke
Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace.

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