Group Product Manager for Group Lending

Real People is a rapidly growing Financial Institution with over 150 branches over Sub– Saharan Africa, looking for Vibrant, Dynamic & Qualified individuals to fill the following positions to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Job Title Group Product Manager for Group Lending

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Financial Management

  • Minimum 3 Years experience in group lending within a financial institution

  • Must have experience in product design and development

    Knowledge / Skill Requirements:

  • Must be results and target driven

  • Must understand risk and the need to price for risk

  • Must have in – depth knowledge of the dynamics and intricacies of group lending

  • Must constantly research the needs of a Group Lending Product within the all the countries the company operates in

  • Excellent Planning & Organizing/Work Management Skills

  • Must be fluent in oral and written English

  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be highly computer literate with top level understanding of Excel

  • Must be Customer Service Oriented

  • Must have excellent Teamwork/Collaboration ability

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

    Key Functional Outputs:

  • Responsible for creation and design of a product that best suits the needs of the market and complies with company and legal requirements

  • Assist in the development of product pricing and profitability models

  • Creating, maintaining and implementing systems and controls to ensure operational efficiency within the Group Lending Division

  • Monitoring and Evaluating effectiveness and recommended changes to strategy

  • Create forecasts for market/product expansions or changes based on market research and historical data

  • Establishing and maintaining proper records for all aspects of operations

  • Managing Strategic Operational relationships with key stakeholders, internal & external

  • Continuously monitoring and analyzing processes for short comings and implementing process flow improvements

  • Ensuring quality measures are implemented throughout the division

  • Developing and overseeing implementation and administration of department systems

  • Preparing operational analysis for the division.

    Application Deadline; 26th October

    If you meet the above requirements, send your application letter and detailed CV with 3 professional referees including daytime contacts (quoting the position being applied for on the subject line) to:, no later than 26th October.

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