Manager, Transaction Management Unit at Equity Bank Kenya

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  • Company: Equity Bank Kenya
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Accounting Jobs in KenyaFinance Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Equity Bank Limited (The “Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank’s registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box 75104 – 00200 Nairobi. The Bank is licensed under the Kenya Banking Act (Chapter 488), and continues to offer retail banking, microfinance and related services. The Bank has subsidiaries in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda and Tanzania. Its shares are listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. Equity Bank was founded as Equity Building Society (EBS) in October 1984 and was originally a provider of mortgage financing for the majority of customers who fell into the low income population.

The ideal candidates’ key duties and responsibilities will include The Group Trade Products team will work in partnership with the trade sales teams, relationship management team, risk team, operations team and other key stakeholders across the Group (including subsidiaries) to develop a portfolio of products and solutions for the Bank’s clients for whom we will provide trade finance facilities to, in order to support their inland and cross border trade activities. The trade products team will be the product / technical experts responsible for structuring appropriate trade facilities, developing market appropriate products and services and ensuring that the clients utilize the Bank’s trade facilities and services effectively.

Financial 25%

  • Support the end to end execution and product roll out including training and deal processing, management and support
  • Manage and maintain the list of already executed trade transactions for tracking purposes.
  • Revenue Assurance –Ensure all income is collected and address any revenue leakage
  • Operational Efficiencies 25%
  • Providing technical product leadership to Group trade operations teams
  • Streamline the subsidiary operations processes with a view of creating efficiencies and alignment to Group standards
  • Ensure adherence to the Procedure manual & other relevant policies and procedures across the Group
  • Provide oversight on trade transactions processed at the Branch and ensure end-to-end adherence to policy and procedure
  • Ensure all relevant systems are in place and co-ordinate with Technology to implement new digital solutions/ create efficiencies/reduce TAT on system issues as may be required
  • Liaise with operations team to ensure seamless deal execution and ongoing administration
  • Prepare and track all trade related MI and work with the relevant teams in their creation and adoption.

Customer 20 %

  • End to End Transaction Management and monitoring
  • Manage the middle office functions and operations – collateral management
  • Business Development in collaboration with branches and relationship managers.
  • Prepare product placemats and presentation materials
  • Drive Group trade digitization and systems implementation
  • Support on the implementation of new trade products/ services/ solutions across the Group
  • Ensure self service capability across all products

Risk and Control 20%

  • Managing of credit and operational risk associated with trade products
  • Oversee and monitor the risk management in processing specialized trade solutions
  • Ensure all the product guidelines are in place
  • Ensure all trade products are IFRS compliant
  • Prepare reports on product performance, uptake, highlight and address any risks identified
  • Monitor and resolve any identified revenue leakage
  • Ensure Trade Finance attains “green” status on all regulatory audits

Learning and Development 10%

  • Provide trade product training and mentorship to Trade operations teams across the Group
  • Maintain on-going commitment to learning and self-development – including industry specifics such as UCP / technology as well as broader knowledge and skillset development
  • Business-related degree CPA (K) or ACCA from a recognized university
  • MBA (added advantage)
  • Proven track record and display of experience in Trade Finance
  • Good understanding of the Marketplace dynamics
  • A team Player

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 6 September. 2021
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