Deputy General Manager (Bank Examinations) Jobs in Kenya

Deputy General Manager (Bank Examinations) Jobs in Kenya

Our Client is a statutory institution whose mandate as a risk minimizer is to provide a deposit insurance scheme for customers of member institutions and to resolve any institution in respect of which the Corporation is appointed receiver or liquidator.

The Corporation enhances incentives for sound risk management and generally promote the stability of the financial system.

Our Client is an employer of choice and keen to recruit an aggressive individual to join the premier organization for the position of Deputy General Manager – Bank Examinations.

Job Summary:

The Deputy General Manager, Bank Examinations shall report to the General Manager, Risk and Bank Examinations.

The incumbent will provide support to the divisional head in providing Strategic leadership of the Bank Examinations department, and to develop and recommend procedures for the examination of banks and other financial institutions to ensure a proactive approach to raise a trigger in advance for mitigation process to avoid receivership or collapse/liquidation of the member institution.


The essential duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Developing and recommending procedures for the examination of banks and other financial institutions;
  • Formulating operational plans, preparing budget estimates; and subsequently monitor and report on the implementation of operational plans and departmental budget;
  • In conjunction with other relevant agencies, conducting online and onsite examinations on banks and other financial institutions which includes inter alia:
  • Proper and adequate deposit records are maintained by an institution (Bank);
  • Ensure reports submitted are accurate;
  • Compliance with statutory regulations of the financial institution by the regulator;
  • Oversee the planning, organization and implementation of examination schedules for banks and other member financial institutions;
  • Reviews reports of bank examinations for accuracy, adequacy, validity of conclusions, clarity of presentation, and conformance with procedures, standard methods and established policies for the approval of the Departmental Head;
  • Conducts an expert analysis of banks and other member financial institutions to proactively intervene where necessary;
  • Contributes as appropriate to the performance of other functions and to the overall; achievement of the corporations’ strategic objectives;
  • Effectively contribute and participate in the development of policy, legal and regulatory frameworks for bank examination;
  • Develop, train, coach, motivate and evaluate functional staff to achieve highest levels of performance;
  • Identify, implement and benchmark best practices in leadership;
  • Verification and presentation of financial institutions’ examination reports;
  • Ensure compliance with the Corporation’s policies and relevant laws;

    Person Profile

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in a business related discipline (Commerce, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related) from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related discipline (Commerce, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related) from a recognized institution
  • Relevant Certification or professional qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Leadership course from a recognized institution
    Eight (8) years’ relevant work experience with at least four (4) years in either bank operations, compliance field in a financial institution, bank risk management or auditing in financial institutions.
  • Membership with a relevant professional body in good standing

    Key Competencies:

  • Effective organizational skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • A team player, collaborate and support colleagues and peers across the organization
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
  • Leadership skills, People management skills and ability to build trustful relations
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt well in dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication, presentation and report writing skills in developing Board papers
  • Results oriented, meet deadlines on assignments, juggle multiple demands
  • Be consistent and fair

    Compliance to Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya

    Applicants are required to immediately initiate self-clearance (Comply with Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya) from: –

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Department of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • A Credit Reference Bureau
  • Please bring the receipts or evidence of the above self-clearance effort to Manpower Services if invited for the preliminary interview.

    How to Apply

  • If you meet the requirements as stipulated above, please email your application letter accompanied with a detailed CV and application clearly indicating your current position, current/past and expected remuneration (monthly salary and allowances) to on or before close of business on Monday 14th January, 2019.
  • Our client is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Canvassing in any way will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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