PTA Bank Jobs Vacancy in 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 aims to attract and retain 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:
Director, Strategic Business Initiatives
Job Summary:
Reporting to, and working closely with, the President and CEO, the Director for Strategic Business Initiatives will coordinate cross-cutting strategic business initiatives across the Bank.
He/she will take accountability for advancing specific strategic projects, in particular special purpose funds and facilities.
He/she will serve as a senior member of the management team, and serve in various committees with cross-cutting duties across the Bank.
The position holder will be expected to establish a team of specialists to advance various strategic business initiatives, with a focus on special purpose funds and facilities; provide direction to ensure implementation of new strategic business initiatives; participate in quarterly reviews to monitor effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement; assist Management in the strategic repositioning of the Bank in line with the new Corporate Plan; review and strengthen business processes and undertake periodic assessment.
Job Specifications:
  • A Masters degree in banking, finance or investments; specialized training in investments, finance and strategic management/ strategic research is an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 15 years of diverse international experience in banking and finance, including development finance and investment funds with a minimum of 5 years cross-cutting management experience in the areas of corporate management and business operations;
  • A minimum of 5 years regional and/or international multilateral institution experience, involving the management of complexity across countries, sovereigns, the public-private nexus and the establishment/operationalization of international funds at a strategic and management level;
  • In-depth operational experience in eastern and southern Africa, ideally with substantive on the ground experience in multiple countries is an added advantage;
  • Strong financial and credit analysis skills in development/ project / corporate finance;
  • Strong business acumen with experience in strategy formulation and execution and institution building;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to manage a diverse team of managers and specialists;
  • Strong communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
Interested applicants are invited to visit our website ( for a detailed job profile.
Applications should include a resume, passport size photo, contact address and names and addresses of three referees.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Inquiries should be sent to
Applications can be sent directly to the above e-mail address or to the following physical address, on or before 6th March 2013:
The 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
Nairobi, Kenya

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