Financial Institution Banking and Payment Operations Director Job in Kenya


Exciting Career Opportunities

Our Client, a reputable financial institution within the region is looking for a forward-thinking and experienced individual for the following position:

Director, Banking and Payment Operations

Reporting to the CEO/ Deputy CEO, the role holder will provide strategic leadership for all banking and payment-related processes, ncluding clearing and settlement systems so as to enable the organization achieve its objectives.

S/he will be responsible to:

  • Ensure development and implementation of strategies to ensure continuous optimization of banking and payment operations processes to drive effective and efficient services to the Bank’s customers.
  • Ensure the organization effectively delivers on its role to all its institutional and wholesale customers by providing them with effective banking services, cash management services and supporting operations.
  • Institute processes and policies relating to banking and payment operations.
  • Play a proactive role in the development and strengthening of relationships with customers by providing effective and efficient back office services.
  • Provide the required leadership and support to enable the payments team implement an integrated system to facilitate the electronic submission and processing of payment returns.
  • Provide adequate oversight of the banking and payment operations systems to ensure compliance within the existing legal and regulatory framework.
  • Proactively review the banking and payment product service providers and ensure that approval of new products is undertaken in a timely manner in order to promote an all-inclusive, technologically- driven payment landscape.

The ideal candidate will have Bachelor’s degree in economics, banking and finance, accounting, finance, business administration, computer science or any other relevant discipline; and be a member of a relevant local, regional or global professional body.

They should also have 10 to 15 years’ experience in banking operations or payment systems in dynamic and complex organizational environment; with at least 5 years in a similar role in terms of scale and complexity.

Application details

If your career aspirations match these exciting opportunities, please submit your application online through or scan the OR code below before Friday, 15 May 2020.

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Updated: April 29, 2020 — 6:31 am