NCBA Group Portfolio Manager Jobs in Kenya

NCBA Group Portfolio Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • The new NCBA has harnessed the power of both NIC and CBA to create a bank that brings together the best of both worlds from cutting edge mobile banking to good old-fashioned relationship management; from scalable business banking to financial services that grow as your business does; from best-in-class choice of products to investment solutions tailored to your specific needs.

    Job Purpose Statement

  • To plan, manage and lead a portfolio of business support projects, ensuring alignment of business goals with technology solutions to drive process improvements, competitive advantage and bottom-line gains.

  • The business units under business support portfolio include; information technology and operations, credit risk management, finance and strategy, human resources management, enterprise risk and compliance and internal audit. This is a key strategic role within the bank that designs, executes and integrates projects at both the strategic and tactical levels, to deliver on the banks corporate strategic objectives.

  • The role works with cross-functional teams to ensure the effective allocation and coordination of corporate resources in the execution of these initiatives. The following are the main processes and systems supported by this role:


    Financial 20%

  • Portfolio Management - Manage and coordinate project portfolios and/or programs across NCBA Group to ensurethat key deliverables are being met – timelines, budget, scope, reporting, and quality.

  • Ensures Projects in the portfolio are aligned to the banks strategic goals to deliver benefit to the business.

    Strategy 10%

  • Business planning and Strategic Alignment - Alignment of project goals and outcomes to corporate strategy

    Internal business processes 30%

  • Business Process Delivery and Improvement – Lead and diagnose initiative requirements accurately and timely; evaluate and develop alternative courses of action; recommend and/or implement creative and effective solutions.

  • Plan delivery in an iterative manner following agile principles and agile delivery processes through use
    of user story delivery, features and capability drive using agile ways of work.

    Customer 20%

  • Stakeholder Management - Build and maintain positive working relationships with vendors and all levels of staff; serve as resource for technical or business expertise and advice on strategic priorities and projects. Improve Customer Management and Enhance Customer

    Learning and growth 20%

  • Provide leadership of portfolio and define a framework for developing it into a high performing and engaged team, through managing their performance, motivating, coaching and training them accordingly.

  • Up-to-date and actioned competency assessments and development plans for the team.

  • Nil disruption to business / loss of business due to lack of appropriate numbers of qualified, available staff within the team.

    Ideal Job Specifications

  • Academic: Degree holder in Business, IT or Operations from a recognized University (min – 2nd class upper or equivalent) with professional qualification in Project Management. A Master’s degree in Business, IT, or Operations would be an added advantage.

  • Professional: Must have an in-depth knowledge of Agile ways of work using SAFe Framework and agility in either PMP, PMBOK or Prince 2.

  • Desired work experience: 7 years’ experience in delivering large scale high budget projects or
    programmes within the financial sector with a minimum of 5 years as a project manager.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NCBA Group Portfolio Manager Jobs in Kenya

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