KCB Burundi Head of Treasury Job in Kenya

KCB is looking for a qualified individual to fill the following key position:

Head of Treasury – KCB Burundi

Job Ref:
KCBB 01/2014
KCB is a leading banking group in Eastern Africa, renowned for its diversity and growth potential. 
The Bank commands the largest branch network in Kenya and has presence in Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi. 

As a player in the global financial markets, the Group maintains working arrangements with correspondent banks throughout the world.

The Bank now seeks to recruit a Head of Treasury – KCB Burundi to lead a team that is committed to drive business growth.
The Position: Reporting to the Managing Director, KCB Burundi, the Head of Treasury will provide efficient and effective delivery of the full range of treasury products including foreign exchange, fixed income, corporate services and off balance sheet products to achieve the unit’s business growth targets.
Key Responsibilities
  • Plan, manage and execute strategies (Group & Subsidiary-specific) to ensure performance targets are exceeded.
  • Money Market trading: Develop and execute strategies for investment of surplus funds in treasury bills, bonds and other money market instruments.
  • Manage the dealing activity end to end so as to ensure that all the Bank’s interests are protected at all times and financial targets are met.
  • Liquidity and Cash Management functions: Ensure that the Bank meets all external and internal liquidity requirements and that proper contingency plans are in place to address excess and deficient liquidity incidences in line with the Bank policy and Procedures.
  • Develop innovative Treasury products that will enable the bank grow its’ foreign exchange and money market volumes and revenues.
  • To ensure high quality of treasury products and customer segments.
  • Deliver market information and insight to customers regularly to ensure retention and counter competition.
  • Actively identify and market clients with potential to grow revenues from sales of treasury products and services.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining client call and visit schedule and follow up on report action points.
  • Ensure that the bank credit limits with clients are observed at all times.
  • Build, foster and maintain relationships with clients and other stakeholders
The Person
In order to be considered for this position, all applicants should have:
  • University business degree from a recognized University preferably in Economics, Finance, Statistics or Commerce.
  • Professional Certification e.g. CPA /ACCA, ACI (Financial Markets Association)
  • 6 years’ post-qualification working experience, 3 of which must have been in a senior role within the Treasury function.
  • Candidate must demonstrate skills/know how in dealing, financial analysis and knowledge of financial markets.
  • Applicant should possess good working knowledge of Reuters Extra and Reuters Dealing
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills
  • Proven and demonstrated leadership and general management skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Good management skills including organizational, presentation & communication, and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated high integrity.
The above position is a demanding role which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate. 
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.

To be considered your application must be received by 24th January 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

KCB is an equal opportunity employer.

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