Latest Job Openings at EQUITY BANK KENYA

Win 100% Scholarship Get UN and NGO Jobs
5 lucky winners. Join NOW for Free
Find details here

Banking jobs, Finance jobs, IT jobs, Equity jobs,

Group Director Payments & Channels

Description

Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern and inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC Congo, Equity Bank is now home to over 12 million customers – the largest customer base in Africa. Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below.

(NOTE: Win 100% Scholarship Get UN and NGO Jobs. 5 lucky winners. Join NOW for Free Get More Details Here.)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Job Purpose

  • Master the industry payment landscape, and market intelligence
  • Champion payments and channels innovations
  • Payment strategy building and execution for the group, to enable country Directors of Payment to focus on customer onboarding.
  • Optimize all payment channels and platforms for all countries
  • Form strong relationship with payment partners, card schemes and Fintechs.
  • Manage a strong relationship with payments local regulators.
  • Drive strategy to be No.1 Payment bank
  • Ensure monthly performance reporting of all subsidiaries to roll up to the Group performance position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute Payments Innovations and strategy to meet revenue and profit targets
  • Position the bank as No.1 payment bank in all countries
  • Own and ensure the bank meets channel count, customers subscription, customer activities, channel utilization
  • Maximize pricing, recognize cost accrual and timely application on a monthly basis, and reporting of financial performance by the 1st of new months.
  • Ensure the financial performance of Payment: surpass Revenue target, minimize cost and maximize profit.
  • Update the GCCO and country CEOs of situations, issues, opportunities, relationships, and performance of Payments
  • Work with Payment partners to drive innovative solutions and collaborations to drive growth and innovation
  • Work with IT and solution providers to develop new Payment solutions for subsidiaries to match the capabilities at the center of excellence
  • Drive Product managers to support their own Country and she gets maximum support at the subsidiary levels.
  • Ensure timely and monthly reports of channel optimization (subscription, deployment, sales, and financial performance)

Academic Qualifications

  • Background in Science and Technology
IMPORTANT: Write a Perfect Cover Letter in minutes and start getting interviews! Get expert advice as you write.) Use These Examples Proven to Work.

  Key Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Experience in IT or Digital payment development or management
  • Good understanding of payment products and channels
  • Strong Marketing and Sales skills to drive retail, SME, and Corporate Adoption
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: Relationship management
  • Finance: Experience in managing revenue, cost, profit management, and reporting
  •  Sharp business acumen including the ability to assess risk and appropriate levels of return, strong leadership capability, deliverance, objectivity, excellent interpersonal skills, multicultural awareness, and sensitivity.
  • Good understanding of regulatory compliance and corporate governance.
  • Ability to nurture effective relationships with local regulators as well as government bodies and officials.

Group Director Liabilities

Job Purpose

To develop and grow the Group’s liabilities (customer deposits) business so as to achieve growth in customer base and income targets. This Group leadership role shall develop and articulate the vision for the Liabilities business line, leading the strategic planning and execution of the same so as to ensure appropriate financial solutions for customers and the attainment of the business line commercial return. The effective execution of the role’s responsibilities should enhance the Equity Brand and purpose of transforming lives, giving dignity, and expanding opportunities for wealth creation for our customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Growth of the liabilities business
  •  Setting a clear vision and mission for the liabilities business line, aligned to the Group’s mission and vision.
  • Developing and monitoring long-term strategies for ensuring the long-term commercial viability of the liabilities business so as to enable country segment heads to focus on customer onboarding.
  • Initiate and lead projects for developing or improving deposit mobilizing products that are market led.
  • Formulating policies and planning recommendations for the business line to the Group Commercial Director
  • Championing deposit mobilization solutions and innovations to the relevant business stakeholders
  • Optimal allocation of the business line resources to promote productivity.
  • Coaching and developing the business line’s human capital to unlock and deploy their full potential.
  • Oversees the operations of the business line and manage its compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Execute deposit mobilization innovations and strategies to meet revenue and profit targets
  • Drive financial performance of liability growth solutions: Meet Revenue targets, minimize cost and maximize profit through a robust cost of funds management strategy.
  • Update the GCCO and country MDs of situations, issues, opportunities, relationships and performance of the liabilities book.
  • Strong risk management focus of the liabilities book to effectively manage/mitigate inherent risks such as concentration risk.
  • Work with IT and segment heads to develop new liability products for subsidiaries to match the capabilities at the center of excellence
  • Drive Product managers to support liability growth all the countries in the Group and give maximum support at the subsidiary levels.
  • Ensure timely and monthly report of channel optimization (subscription, deployment, sales, and financial performance)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance or related field.
  • MBA or professional certification in business, management, or finance would be an added advantage
  • 7 -10 years of experience in a bank or a financial sector as a deposit mobilization lead.
  • Exposure ( level, industry, etc..)

Key  Technical SKILLS & leadership competencies

  • Experience in Digital savings solutions
  • Knowledgeable in strategy formulation and implementation.
  • Transformative leadership, consistently delivering outstanding results through people
  • Strong commercial acumen/awareness including ability to assess risk and appropriate levels of return.
  • Good understanding of savings products and channels
  • Strong Marketing and Sales skills to drive Retail, SME and Corporate adoption
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in managing revenue, cost, profit management and reporting
  • Multicultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Good understanding of regulatory compliance and corporate governance.
  • Ability to nurture effective relationship with local regulators as well as government bodies and officials.

Use the link(s) below to apply on the company website.

APPLY HERE

How To Apply For a Job By Email