Manager/Agency Banking


Grade : MG 4
Responsible To : Chief Manager/Financial Services
     
Key Responsibilities

The responsibility of the Manager is as follows:-

  • Responsible for managing the debit/credit card and merchant services products, operations and related functions.
  • Managing the card operation cycle and reconciliation processes effectively to ensure proper settlements.
  • Management of both the front office and back office for card business for merchant services and the cash card.
  • Management of the card centre call centre for complaints management from customers.
  • Acquiring and support services in card business which involves ordering procurement of cards and point of sale equipment installation maintenance of same in conjunction with relevant organization partners.
  • Overseeing card  operations centre with other switch partners which includes the acquiring, co-branding of cards, settlements, PIN management, with local and international switch organizations.
  • Responsible for operational risk and compliance in card business in liaison with relevant regulatory agencies and stake holders for risks in the business and forensic issues plus generation of reports for same.
  • Responsible for establishment of relevant sub-units in the section in line with the best practices in card business industry and training of staff to undertake tasks.
  • Play a lead role in all card related system testing for all enhancements and new systems.
  • Ensure cards policies are complied in liaison with audit and risk management department with a view to eliminate fraud losses.
  • Manage the end to end card production process which involves the delivery of the card to the customer.
  • Develops and maintains marketing materials for Debit/Credit Card services products.
  • Manages productivity, and provides coaching, to all staff in the Debit/Credit Card services department.

Qualifications

The qualifications and experience of the manager is as follows:-

  • Must have an undergraduate degree in a business related course.
  • A Masters degree in a business related field would be an added advantage.
  • Must have relevant experience ideally within financial sector handling card centre services.
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) years working experience in card business services.
  • Ability to deal courteously with customers, with tact and confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and build long-term working relationships.
  • Should have high levels of integrity and honesty

Assistant Manager/ Banking Operations


Grade : MG 5
Responsible To:M/Agency Banking
     
Key Responsibilities

  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of organizations mission specifically, support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning.
  • Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of support services & cards operations through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between clients and business functions.
  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence
  • Management of agency budget in coordination with the Finance and Accounts
  • Development of individual Agency  budgets
  • Invoicing and calculation of completed units of service
  • Disbursement of cheques for agency expenses.
  • Managing day to day processing of accounts receivable and payable to clients.
  • Reconciling daily and monthly transactions & activities, generating year-end reports pertaining to the operations of the switch. Responsible for operational risk and compliance in card business in liaison with relevant regulatory agencies and stake holders for risks in the business and forensic issues plus generation of reports for same.
  • Responsible for enforcement of the best practices in the industry in the section for the card  business and training of staff to undertake tasks.
  • Address clients complains to its conclusion.
  • Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy of cards operations.
  • Supervise and coaching and mentoring of staff.

Qualifications

  • Must have an undergraduate degree in a business related course.
  • Must have key competence and knowledge in digital/electronic media technology.
  • Must have relevant experience ideally within financial sector handling card centre services.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years working experience in Card Business services
  • Ability to deal courteously with customers, with tact and confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and build long-term working relationships.
  • Should have high levels of integrity and honesty
  • Should have the ability to work with minimum supervision.

Assistant Manager/Switch Reconciliation


Grade : MG 5
Responsible To : Manager/Treasury & Investment
     
Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure daily monitoring of card products, Agency Banking, point of sale terminals and mobile money transfer services transitions reconciliation
  • Analyze daily transaction reports form inter Switch and Communicate to clients, the banks and principal for smooth operation of business
  • Ensure timely escalation of any trend observed in the Reconciliation
  • Follow up on irregular identified transactions, resolve and escalate to ICT Department.
  • Follow up outstanding differences, compile Analysis reports and provide guidance on business risk profile to Management
  • Follow the settlement guidelines between the client and banks, ensure authentication of transactions for both parties before actual settlement.
  • Track and trail electronic data inflow and outflow for card products, point of sale terminals, Agency banking & mobile money transfer services.
  • Real time reconciliation transaction for all network activities and timely distribution of settlement files and reports for both internal and external customers.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must possess a Bachelors Degree in business related studies, Economics, Accounting or its equivalent.
  • Must be in possession of CPA (k) or its equivalent
  • Three (3) years hands on experience in card products transaction and settlement with commercial Banks
  • High level of Integrity and honesty
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to deal courteously with customer with tact and confidentiality
  • Must possess in depth knowledge of bank operations
  • Computer skills in Accounting and data processing.

Assistant Manager- Switching Systems Developer


Grade: MG 5
Responsible To: Manager Business Systems & Innovations
     
Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementation of projects and enhancements to existing systems
  • Responsible for support of the system
  • Perform coding and testing
  • Assist in conducting the technical feasibility study, analyze user requirements and recommend solutions.
  • Ensure all applications are developed according with the system Development lifecycles
  • Able to learn new technologies and develop prototypes using these technologies
  • Develop systems documentation including technical manuals, user manuals
  • Deploy and train on the applications developed
  • Work as a team member with other technical staff, business and customers to clearly understand and anticipate their requirements ensuring inter operability and compatibility with various systems.
  • Be able to manage a team.

Qualifications and Skills

  • The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in computer science/information Technology or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Three (3) years experience in banking or credit/debit cards systems
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge on switch application, in particular ISO 8583 protocols is mandatory for this role
  • Experience in Java, C++,HTML, ASP,J2EE, DB2, Oracle, SSL, MSQL and Delphi.
  • Experience with development and deployment on a Unix/Solaris/Linux and windows platforms.

Those who meet the minimum requirements should submit by POST, a written application attached with an updated curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and testimonials to:

The Postmaster General
P. O. Box 34567, GPO
NAIROBI, 00100

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9th October 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification without any notice.

Posta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Event Coordinator and Admin Assistant
 

Salary: 15,000/=

Our client, a Premier Wedding and Events planner is searching for a bright, energetic and resourceful team player to join their team in creating some of Kenya’s best and events. 

 

The Event Coordinator/Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing organizational and operational support in the development and execution of event projects.

This individual will have an opportunity to participate in special assignments and projects which will enhance their career development and growth.

Duties:

  • Maintains accurate and uptodate records and files for all event management projects.
  • Secures all required contracts, invoices, proof of insurance and other documentation as needed.
  • Maintains current information in corporate databases for business contacts, consumer databases, performers, artists, sponsors and vendor lists.
  • Creates proposals, contracts and invoices for clients, sponsors and vendors. Manages proposal and contract tracking.
  • Develops event specific organizational tools such as production timelines, contact lists, on site deliverables schedules.
  • Provides research support and completes tasks required for event execution.
  • Manages collateral production for printed materials, brochures, signage and other marketing pieces.
  • Compiles post event wrap up reports, evaluations and client summaries.
  • Conserves time of company principles by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications.
  • Welcomes guests and customers by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or directing Inquiries.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Provides key support to overall team operations by planning internal staff meetings, preparing meeting agenda, recording discussions and providing follow up reports.

The ideal candidate would possess the following:

  • College Diploma in Business Studies, Catering and Hotel Management.
  • Must have excellent customer service and public relation skills.
  • Passion for events
  • Proven work history in office or similar environment (Added advantage)
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, administrative writing and creative writing
  • Ability to work independently, multi task/manage multiple projects simultaneously and achieve results on deadlines.
  • Positive attitude, resourceful nature and excellent problem solving capabilities.
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Some night and weekend work may be required.

If you believe you fit the profile, please submit your application and CV detailing your experience for the post that you are applying for and including daytime telephone contact and two referees, preferably your current line managers to jobs@bertlam.com quoting the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

 


South African Airways seeks to fill the position of Finance officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. 

 

The purpose of the job will be to manage the day to day finance functions at the Station and will report to the head of finance. 

 

S/He will also ensure strict adherence to proper accounting procedures, systems and internal control. 

 

S/He will also be Guardian of South African Airways property, capital and prevention of misuse or misappropriation thereof.


Key Responsibilities

  • Reconciliation of daily sales reports and cash collections
  • Check and process refunds in SAP R3
  • Process invoices and reconcile creditors accounts
  • Assist with reconciliation of various GL accounts
  • Manage and reconcile petty cash
  • Process and reconcile monthly accruals
  • Assist with variance analysis of cost centre reports
  • Reconcile ADM/ACM accounts
  • Assist with month end reconciliations
  • Assist and compile annual station budget
  • Liaise and correspond with Suppliers and customers re correctness of accounts and invoices
  • Payment of baggage claims on instruction from Claims Dept/Operations
  • Assist with Administration duties which have an impact on Finance
  • Other adhoc duties as may be determined by Management from time to time.

Qualifications:

  • Should hold a BA/ BCOM degree
  • CPA 1 / 2
  • Experience minimum 3-4 years working within the aviation industry
  • Knowledge of the Bank settlement Plan payment system
  • Age 28-40 years

Applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to
DNA 1378
P.O. Box 49010-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Closing date: 1st Octobert 2012

We are urgently seeking for a Web Applications Developer

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking Developer who is creative, entrepreneurial and a quick learner. 

 

If you are a skilled, passionate and creative Developer, who will thrive in a target-driven environment, we are looking for you.
 

Major Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test and debug Web applications
  • Integration of the newly created web application with already existing customer ERP systems
  • Create technical and user documentation
  • Provide end-user training and support
  • Develop and maintain effective strategic relationships with key stakeholders including Employees, Customers, shareholders, and strategic business partners.

Requirements – Education, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in ICT or any other relevant technical field
  • Strong skills in PHP and MySQL
  • Proficiency with front-end scripting will be including, HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, JQuery  will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of CMS platforms
  • Previous experience in commercial web apps design and development
  • Strong organisation, communication, people and problem-solving skills.
  • A proactive approach and an ability to work independently and as part of a team

How to apply
 

If you have the skills and qualifications we're seeking and up to the challenge of working in an upcoming startup, please email your application letter and CV to hr@advantagetechnologies.co.ke stating your current/expected remuneration.

Deadline: Vacant until filled. We anticipate to fill this position in less than a week.

We are urgently seeking for a Web Applications Developer

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking Developer who is creative, entrepreneurial and a quick learner. 

 

If you are a skilled, passionate and creative Developer, who will thrive in a target-driven environment, we are looking for you.
 

Major Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test and debug Web applications
  • Integration of the newly created web application with already existing customer ERP systems
  • Create technical and user documentation
  • Provide end-user training and support
  • Develop and maintain effective strategic relationships with key stakeholders including Employees, Customers, shareholders, and strategic business partners.

Requirements – Education, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in ICT or any other relevant technical field
  • Strong skills in PHP and MySQL
  • Proficiency with front-end scripting will be including, HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, JQuery  will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of CMS platforms
  • Previous experience in commercial web apps design and development
  • Strong organisation, communication, people and problem-solving skills.
  • A proactive approach and an ability to work independently and as part of a team

How to apply
 

If you have the skills and qualifications we're seeking and up to the challenge of working in an upcoming startup, please email your application letter and CV to hr@advantagetechnologies.co.ke stating your current/expected remuneration.

Deadline: Vacant until filled. We anticipate to fill this position in less than a week.

CORAT Africa is a Pan African Christian Organization based in Nairobi.


It is involved in the provision of Leadership Development, Management Training, Research and Consultancy services to Churches and Church related organizations in Africa. 

 

CORAT Africa seeks to recruit a highly motivated and vibrant person to fill the position of Marketing and Communication Officer.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Promote sustainable business development through effective marketing, sales and client service.
  • Develop and implement sustainable marketing strategies
  • Carry out market research activities relevant to the business of CORAT Africa
  • Provide technical marketing support services to our business units
  • Ensure proactiveness and responsiveness to the needs of our clients
  • Develop marketing tools
  • Plan and coordinate special marketing events

Education, Professional Qualifications and Skills

  • First degree in marketing or Communication from a recognized institution of higher Learning
  • Post graduate diploma in marketing or communication will be an added advantage
  • At least three years experience in marketing. Experience in marketing Academic Training Programmes will be an added advantage.
  • Good coordination, negotiation, clients management, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate Experience in communication with exposure to website and e-marketing tools and channels
  • Effective Oral and written communication skills
  • Strong writing and editing and graphic design skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be a committed Christian

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates with detailed C.V. indicating current and expected remuneration, current employer and addresses of three professional referees to the undersigned not later than 1st October 2012. 

 

Only the short listed candidates will be contacted.


Managing Director
CORAT Africa
P.O. BOX 42493 00100
Nairobi

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