KCB Head, Trade Finance Jobs in Kenya

KCB Head, Trade Finance Jobs in Kenya


The Position:

  • Reporting to the Director Corporate Banking, the holder of the position is responsible for driving the growth of the Bank’s Trade finance business through effective leadership of a team of product specialists, an innovative best in class product suite with excellent customer service while ensuring compliance with all internal controls.

  • The position drives trade business growth and relationship management in collaboration with industry sectors and other product houses to existing, new and prospective customers and clients.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement Structured Trade and Commodity Finance business strategy for KCB Bank
    Drive the growth and development of KCB’s trade finance business across the bank, both in Corporate & Retail Banking, and in consultation with subsidiary teams across the Group’s banking entities

  • Deliver an innovative trade finance product and service suite to meet customer requirements and achieve business objectives

  • Develop and implement strategies to grow revenue base and increase non-funded income generated through Structured Trade and Commodity Finance.

  • Lead a team of trade finance product specialists in origination, maintenance, and development of customer relationships in a sustainable manner.

  • Liaise with relevant internal and external stakeholders to promote efficient service delivery to KCB Bank clients

  • Lead, motivate, and continuously develop a credible high performing Trade Finance team
    Manage and maintain robust monitoring, controls, business continuity, governance and risk management environment for Trade department and overall Corporate Banking Division.

    Job Requirements:

  • For the above position, the successful applicant
    should have the following:

  • University Degree preferably in Business related field from an institution recognised by CUE. Post-graduate and/or Banking qualifications will be an added advantage.

  • 8 years’ experience in structured trade finance and product management with at least over 5 years in international trade and correspondent banking

  • 5 years’ experience in leading teams preferably at senior management level.

  • Track record of attaining targets of business growth and profitability in structured trade finance within the banking sector.

  • Have an appreciation and operating knowledge of the banking industry, regulation, market, trends as well as opportunities and challenges.

  • Demonstrable innovation orientation to ensure that the Bank remains on the cutting edge in provision of Trade finance solutions.

  • Demonstrable cross-cultural, relationship management skills, networking and negotiation skills.

  • Sound understanding of statutory and regulatory requirements relating to Trade finance business segment

  • Excellent people management skills including a strong talent development focus.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KCB Head, Trade Finance Jobs in Kenya


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