KDIC Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

KDIC Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job purpose

The Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in the management of the day-to-day business operations and administration of the Corporation and the execution and communication of the KDIC Board’s strategies, decisions, and policies.

This is aimed towards realization of its mandate of promoting the stability of the financial system by providing a deposit insurance scheme for customers of Member Institutions (Banks), providing incentives for sound risk management and prompt resolution of troubled banks.


The functions of the Chief Executive Officer are: -

The CEO is the Accounting Officer of the Corporation and implements the decisions of the Board and Government policies in a result-oriented and timely manner.

  • Overseeing the day-to-day management of the Corporation;

  • Initiate and ensure implementation of corporate policies, strategies and programmes;

  • Develop and recommend to the Board long term strategy, work plans, annual operating budgets and establishing proper internal monitoring and control systems;

  • Provide advice to the Board on key technical, financial and administrative matters;

  • Ensure continuous achievement of KDIC’s financial and operational goals and objectives;

  • Provide leadership to Senior Management and Staff;

  • Maintain a conducive work environment for attracting, retaining and motivating employees;

  • Attending to all Human Resource matters including organisational structure development, appointments, welfare, training, separation and effective management of succession planning;

  • Ensure effective communication between management and the Board as well as between different levels of management;
    Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship;
    Be responsible for stakeholder management and enhancement of the corporate image of the organization;

  • Ensure efficient and effective utilization of the Corporation’s assets and resources;

  • Overseeing the preparation and presentation of the Corporation’s quarterly and annual financial statements, management accounts and other performance reports;

  • Overseeing the effective development and implementation of policies, guidelines and frameworks to support the execution of the Corporation’s mandate;

  • Providing custodial services to the Board;

  • Ex-officio Member of the KDIC Board;

  • Representing the Corporation and articulating its position in local and international fora;

  • Spearheading change management and business process
    re-engineering programmes in the Corporation;

  • Overseeing Enterprise Risk Management and Business Continuity planning of the Corporation;

  • Overseeing continuous improvements in the quality and value of services and products provided by the Corporation by ensuring establishment, maintenance and integration of the Quality Management and Information Security Management Systems in the processes of the Corporation;

  • Fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship within the Corporation;

  • Overseeing the handling of complaints, compliments, requests for information and enquiries in the Corporation;

  • Member of the Financial Sector Regulators’ Forum

  • Member of the Financial Sector Crisis Management Committee

  • Ensuring prudent investment management and accounting of the Deposit Insurance Fund

  • Appropriation of funds for institutions in receivership and Liquidation

  • Authority to transfer surplus fund for a wound-up institution to the Deposit Insurance Fund

    Recognized Qualifications

    The following are recognized qualifications for appointment to this position: -

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the field of either banking, law, finance, accounting, economics, commerce, or insurance from a recognized institution;

  • A Master’s degree in in the field of either banking, law, finance, accounting, economics, commerce, or insurance from a recognized institution;

  • Have at least fifteen (15) years cumulative relevant work experience, ten (10) of which should have been at Senior Management level in a reputable institution.

  • Knowledge in policy formulation and procedures of government;

  • A Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks (cumulative) from a recognized institution;

  • Professional qualifications and membership of a professional body, in good standing, where applicable;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

    How to Apply

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