KCB Bank Head of Enterprise Architecture & Governance Job in Kenya


KCB Bank

Head, Enterprise Architecture & Governance


Full time




  • Evaluate new technologies and provide recommendations for investment.
  • Assess the organizational impact of new technologies.
  • Capture and share best practices among the IT community.
  • Create, prioritize, communicate, manage, and execute innovation roadmaps, project plans, and commitments.
  • Design, innovate and build solutions that enable the latest technologies.
  • Set an ambitious and challenging 5-year business innovation and architecture strategy and roadmap.
  • Lead market analysis and innovation, driving the team to generate new ideas and business streams to grow the business, improve safety and ensure reliability of our services.

Architecture Leadership

  • Establish trusted team procedures and services, which include consulting on methods and tools, project delivery, standards and methods development, and governance.
  • Lead the implementation of business capability, reference, and target architectures to guide the development and implementation of technical solutions.
  • Guide the creation of, and alignment to, 3-5 years strategic technology roadmaps while promoting common solutions and minimize technology proliferation.
  • Establish architecture standards to drive simplification and commonality across the bank businesses while maintaining the flexibility necessary for each of the businesses.
  • Drive standards and platforms through influence. Guide solution architects which reside in the team.
  • Develop best practice Policy, Standards and Procedures that safeguard the Enterprise IT investment and assets.
  • Lead implementation and enforcement of Agile oriented, Change and Quality Assurance framework.
  • Work with and through partners. Ensure high levels of performance, excellent communication and delivery.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Business related or IT field from an institution recognized by Commission for University Education.
  • Proficiency in TOGAF and BIAN framework.
  • Knowledge of emerging Technology concepts and disruptive trends.
  • Master degree is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ experience, 6 years of which should be in a senior management position within IT.
  • Understanding of Exponential technologies; Big Data analytics, AI, Machine Learning, Robotics and Fintech evolution.
  • Expert knowledge of business process modelling.
  • Implementing / managing a process framework and governance on enterprise level.
  • Knowledge of WAN & LAN design and implementation.
  • Knowledge of Network Security Implementation & Design.
  • Knowledge and application of the organizations products, services and policy.
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and IT Governance, Policies / Standards and Procedures.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

NB: In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with the following documents:

  • National I.D.
  • KRA Pin Card
  • Birth Certificate of self
  • Passport Photo (White Background)
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Certificate of Good Conduct (less than 5 Months old)
  • Academic and Professional certificates, including official transcripts

Deadline: Jan 24, 2020

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

ICT and Technology, Banking Insurance Investments, Business Administration
Updated: January 12, 2020 — 9:54 pm