Director Business Initiatives Jobs at PTA Bank in Kenya 2013

Job Title: 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.

How to Apply:

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 kifle.hamza@ptabank.org

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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