Equity Bank Group Director - Enterprise Project Management Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank Group Director - Enterprise Project Management Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose

We are looking for a suitably qualified and strategic Director to lead and elevate the effectiveness of our Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). In this critical role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a best-in-class project management strategic framework, optimizing project delivery across the bank, and ensuring alignment with strategic business goals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of a comprehensive EPMO strategy, aligning project management practices with the bank's overall business objectives.

  • Oversee all aspects of the EPMO function, including project portfolio management, methodology development, resource allocation, and risk management.

  • Champion a culture of project excellence by implementing robust project management methodologies and best practices (e.g., Agile, Waterfall, PMI).

  • Establish and maintain a centralized project management repository for processes, templates, and best practices.

  • Develop and deliver training programs to enhance project management skills across the bank.

  • Lead the EPMO team in providing guidance, support, and oversight to project managers throughout the project lifecycle (initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, closure).

  • Implement a project portfolio management framework to prioritize, select, and manage all bank-wide projects based on strategic alignment and risk considerations.

  • Develop and maintain project reporting dashboards to provide senior management with real-time insights into project performance and portfolio health.

  • Manage and optimize resource allocation across the project portfolio, ensuring efficient utilization of personnel and budget.

  • Identify and mitigate potential project risks and develop contingency plans.

  • Partner with business unit leaders to understand their needs and ensure project deliverables meet strategic objectives.

  • Foster collaboration and communication between stakeholders at all levels.

  • Stay current on emerging
    trends in project management methodologies and best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Statistics, or a related field.

  • Master’s degree in computer science, Finance & Banking MIS, or Information Management, operations management

  • Excellent knowledge of Information Science, Data, Data Systems and Processes.

  • Excellent Project Management, analytical, problem solving and reporting skills

  • A good knowledge of the information requirements and standard reporting within Financial Services industry

  • Minimum 12 years' work experience, with over 5 years working in a senior level Data Management role.

  • Vast experience in building and leading data science organization or practices as well as successful experience in advocating for data analytics value across a business and to diverse audiences.

  • Proven track record of leading and building high-performing data teams.

  • Strong understanding of data governance best practices and data security principles.

  • Experience developing and implementing a data strategy.

  • Experience working with a variety of data tools and technologies (e.g., data warehouses, data lakes, business intelligence tools).

  • A keen understanding of business needs and the ability to translate data insights into actionable strategies.

    How to Apply

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