Head of Leasing (Banking) Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Head of Leasing – Banking

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Market Related

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Introduction: Our Client, a Tier 3 Bank seeks to recruit a Head of Leasing who will be responsible for driving business growth and financial performance of the leasing subsidiary.

He/ She will have a visionary, Innovative, growth oriented mindset and an in-depth understanding and track record of growing financial services and related businesses organically.

The position reports to the Deputy CEO

Job Functions: Finance

Industries: Banking / Finance & Investment

Job Specification

  • Achieve the highest standard of customer acquisition and retention together with operational & delivery excellence
  • Drive growth, profitability and establishing a record of solid financial results exceeding set targets
  • Identify and build the necessary core internal capabilities to deliver Leasing Products to its chosen segments
  • Grow a quality lease book with favourable returns to the shareholders

Main Activities

  • Implement the Company’s strategic plan, budget and initiatives aimed at delivering strong results and sustainable growth
  • Penetrate the defined market segments through articulation of customer needs and build a portfolio of products with appropriate pricing that are innovative and profitable together with the internal capabilities to deliver the same
  • Build on the developed core competencies, and sales and service delivery infrastructures in order to optimize success of leasing business for the group.
  • Sustain and develop key partnerships with various stakeholders who include customers, regulators, funders, shareholders and related Group Companies
  • Implement and improve processes and procedures that ensure on-going compliance with requirements of relevant risk management systems and policies for Leasing
  • Implement and improve market information system to support the development and positioning of the Bank’s Leasing products and solution offers
  • Develop and retain a high-performance team
  • Effective management of costs including Credit and Operational related

Decision Making Authority / Mandates / Constraints:

What decision/s is the position holder empowered to make based on the key result areas of the position?

  • Products and solution offers, and respective pricing strategies for Leasing line of business.
  • Recommendation of prudent authorization levels for leasing line of business.
  • Discretionary negotiation terms & conditions

Relationship Management: Indicate the departments/organizations/companies etc. that the position holder will need to relate/liaise with as part of this role:

Internal: Business Units

External: Vehicle &Equipment dealers, Insurance Companies, Funders


  • A minimum 10 years in the financial services industry, in banking, leasing and /or with an Movable Asset Vendor at a senior level; experience in Asset Finance will be an added advantage
  • Strong accounting, analytical and relationship management skills
  • A degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Engineering or related degree
  • A Master’s Degree and/or professional qualification in Business, Finance, Accounting, Banking or Law will be an advantage

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: jobs1@hcsafrica.com with Head of Leasing-Banking on the Subject line

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Updated: June 27, 2018 — 4:18 pm