Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (PTA Bank) Corporate Affairs Head Jobs in Nairobi Kenya 2013

The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank, commonly known as the PTA Bank, is a development financial institution established as part of the COMESA economic arrangements.
The Bank’s vision is to become a world class financial institution contributing to the economic growth and prosperity of the Eastern and Southern African region through provision of trade, projects and infrastructure finance.
The Bank aims to attract and retain exceptionally talented professionals by offering a conducive working environment and attractive salaries and benefits.
In line with its growth strategy, the Bank is looking for self-motivated and results oriented professionals to join a team committed to building a world class financial institution.
Interested and qualified candidates from the Bank’s member states are therefore invited to apply for the following position:
Position: Head – Corporate Affairs
Major Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the President of the Bank, the Head of Corporate Affairs (HCA) will work closely with the Bank’s Treasurer and Corporate Secretary, to support and coordinate the Bank’s engagement and mobilization of strategic partners and funders.
The Head of Corporate affairs will also serve as the Bank’s liaison and focal point for communication with shareholders, current and prospective, and key stakeholder groups, namely the Board of Governors and the Board of Directors.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Advises on strategic partnerships and discussions with key bilateral and multilateral partners; including capital expansion and special purpose funds;
  • Manages key stakeholder relations in particular Member State , Government and Donor relations;
  • Advises the President on strategy and corporate reforms;
  • Maintains reliable information on development issues in the region and elsewhere of potential impact or representing opportunities for the Bank;
  • Provides analytical and policy advice support to the President on long term strategic initiatives;
  • Prepares strategic papers and briefing notes for the President’s meetings and discussions;
  • Coordinates and advises on the preparation and submission of management papers and submissions to Board;
  • Act as a dedicated communication channel for the Board of Directors and Board of Governors;
  • Coordinates and facilitates self-assessments by the Board;
  • Coordinate and facilitates service level agreements across the Bank;
  • Assists Directorates in developing policy and strategy in line with overall Corporate Strategy.
  • Coordinate Corporate Communications and Marketing, including the Bank’s Re-branding Project
  • Undertake other corporate projects and activities as requested
  • Masters degree in international relations / business development;
  • Over 10 years working experience , ideally in development finance and development funding with hands on resource mobilization, lobbying, consulting in the region;
  • Strong regional and global networks in development finance industry ;
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with board members
Competency Requirements
  • Strong relationship management and strategic marketing/lobbying skills;
  • Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of board members ;
  • Strong analytical skills ;
  • Strong writing and communication skills ; computer skills ;
  • Interpersonal and inter-cultural skills
Applications should include a resume, recent passport size photo, full contact address and the names and
addresses of three referees.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
All inquiries should be sent to kifle.hamza@ptabank.org
Applications should be sent to the following address by 15th January 2013:
Director, Human Resources and Administration
The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development (PTA Bank)
Bishop’s Road, NSSF Complex 22nd Floor
P. O. Box 48596 00-100

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