Equity Bank Rwanda is one of the region’s Banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities.

With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda and Southern Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to more than 7 million customers, the largest customer base in the East African Region.

Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below:-

Legal Officer (Rwanda)

The Position

The role holder will be responsible for providing legal advice to the Bank in the area of compliance, documentation, recovery and other legal advisory services.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all legal matters associated with the bank.
  • Ensuring statutory and contractual compliance by the bank.
  • Drafting and vetting of legal contracts and service level agreements.
  • Managing the legal risk of the bank.
  • Review and vet facility letters, agreements, security and other legal documents for corporate borrowing customers.
  • Instruct and liaise with the Bank's external lawyers on various matters including non-standard form facility and security documents.
  • Conduct legal compliance checks prior to disbursement of approved credit facilities to ensure legal documentations are in compliance with statutory requirements; the approved terms and conditions stipulated and confirm conformity of credit facilities with approved collateral margin requirements.
  • Attend EXCO meetings to take minutes and give legal advice on facility and security documents and structures when required.
  • Attend Board Credit committee and ventilate measures taken to mitigate legal risks and guarantee protection of the bank’s interest on applications presented for board approval
  • Draft and review templates & standard forms for facility, MOUs and security documents and agreements to be used in connection with new products to be launched by the Bank.
  • Prepare legal queries and facilitate solicitation of legal opinions from external counsel to identify legal and regulatory risks and issues.
  • Provide legal advice in connection with the Credit function of the bank generally and liaise with external legal counsel on legal matters relating to credit.
  • Instruct external lawyers and follow up to conclusion all court cases instituted for and against the bank.
  • Recommend cases for write off where recovery through litigation has proved futile.
Candidate’s Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from a recognized university
  • Certificate of Admission to the Roll of Advocates/ Bar Association
  • Possess the current year’s practicing certificate
  • At least 3 years post admission work experience in a commercial bank involved in retail and corporate lending or a busy law firm acting for banks and financial institutions;
  • Knowledge of court rules and procedures;
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Good communication, presentation, research and analysis skills
  • Must be hands on in interpretation and application of legal texts and statutes
  • Proactive and self motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Good financial analytical skills
  • Able to demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to handle pressure and work with minimum or no supervision
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Must be computer literate.
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application quoting the job you are applying for to the address below by 30th April 2012.

Please include detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, testimonials, current pay and daytime telephone contact and email address.

All applications should be in soft and through the email indicated below.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Email to:- jobs@equitybank.co.ke

Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace.

One of the leading Mechanical Engineering firms dealing in piping, process and structural steel works is looking for Graduate Interns.

The interns will be on a fast-track programme and will be based at our Workshop in Nairobi.

Requirements
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum Grade B+ in K.C.S.E
  • Previous internship experience in steel works will be an added advantage
Interested candidates should submit their applications and detailed CVs on or before 25th April 2012 to willemgons@gmail.com clearly indicating Graduate Intern (Mechanical) position on the email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Administrative Secretary (Insurance Industry)

Reporting To: Group Manager
Applications Accepted By:E-mail:
Addressed to: recruit@odumont.com

Job Description

Administrator Officer Duties
  • Prepare presentations for executive-level and customer meetings, draft responses to various correspondence, process expense reports as well as maintain confidential records and reports
  • Processes mail, highlights action and attach relevant information or files for review if appropriate
  • Enter and manipulate data on database, spreadsheet, or file management programs
  • Communicate sensitive information to external sources and senior management staff
  • Assist with travel arrangements and accommodation for department staff and incoming visitors
  • Draft and type non-routine memos, letters, documents and various reports
  • Assists office staff in maintaining files and databases
  • Manages staff schedules
  • Devising and maintaining office systems
  • using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, etc., to produce correspondence and documents and maintain presentations, records, spreadsheets and databases;
  • devising and maintaining office systems;
  • using content management systems to maintain and update websites and internal databases;
  • attending meetings, taking minutes and keeping notes;
  • invoicing;
  • managing and maintaining budgets;
  • liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts;
  • ordering and maintaining stationery and equipment supplies;
  • sorting and distributing incoming post and organizing and sending outgoing post
  • organizing and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information;
  • Photocopying and printing various documents, sometimes on behalf of other colleagues.
Other duties may include:
  • recruiting, training and supervising junior staff and delegating work as required;
  • manipulating complex statistical data;
  • Arranging both in-house and external events.
Skills/ Qualifications:
  • BA Degree in administration/Insurance/BCOM
  • Secretarial Course
  • Certificate of Proficiency
  • 2-3 years work experience in insurance industry
  • Experience with direct sales and handling of claims
  • Proficient with computers and comfortable with using office equipment like fax machines, copiers, scanners and multi-line phone systems.
  • possess excellent organizational skills
  • Good communication skills are a must.
An upcoming chemist in Umoja is looking for a self-driven,ambitious and hardworking pharmaceutical technologist who is able to work under minimal supervision,able to make decisions and follows instructions to detail.

The desired candidate MUST be honest and trustworthy.

Duties and responsibilities.
  • Dispensing drugs over the counter in accordance with cap 244
  • Interpretation of prescriptions and dispensing them accordingly.
  • Identification and reporting of drug errors.
  • Able to identify conditions presenting at the chemist and give the correct medication.
  • Able to identify drug interactions and adverse drug effects and advice the patient accordingly.
Qualifications.
  • Must be registered by the pharmacy and poisons board as a pharmaceutical technologist
  • Have good customer care services.
  • Have good inventory management skills.
  • Must have worked in a busy chemist for a minimum of one year.
Interested individuals can drop their CV and other academic qualifications at The Komorock Medical Centre phase 3B

Successful candidates will be contacted via mobile phones.

For more information, contact us on:0721415286 or 0701118109.

The letters should be submitted on or before 4th May 2012

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