Principal / Senior Investment Officer – Portfolio
 
Duty station: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania- Tenure up to 3 years 
 
Reporting to: Portfolio Manager

Job Purpose: 
The Principal / Senior Investment Officer (Portfolio) is responsible for ensuring that the extension, servicing, monitoring and collection of loans and other facilities (finance leases, equity investments, etc.) by the relevant operating units, is done in strict adherence to set institutional standards and practices as spelt out in the relevant investment policies, procedure manuals and client agreements. 

The job holder is accountable for identifying, and mitigating any process shortcomings to enable the Bank extend service and collect loans in a safe and sound manner. 
 
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the development of disbursement policies and conditions as well as project supervision guidelines and share the same with clients and investment officers;
  • Assess progress reports and recommend or deny disbursement;
  • Work with investment officers to guide or provide technical assistance to project promoters;
  • Evaluate supervision reports and troubleshoot any problems detected. Carrying  out periodic sample based rapid portfolio reviews and stress tests as an early problem loan identification mechanism;
  • Propose solutions to pre-empt problems in the portfolio;
  • Identify projects, clients showing signs of stress, delinquency or deteriorating credit rating and in liaison with the responsible Country Manager, transfer primary responsibility for managing the projects to the Workout Unit;
  • Track key covenants and terms and conditions contained in loan agreements with borrowers and ensure that Project Officers are monitoring their observance;
  • Track the billing and repayment processes and ensure that concerned Investment Officers make timely debt collection;
  • Carryout portfolio analysis to establish the quality of the Bank’s portfolio and propose change recommendations;
  • Research and keep abreast with market movement, financial/ economic policies and trends in the region, analyze their impact to the Bank’s investments and propose interventions to management timeously; and
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by Management.
Minimum qualification and experience
  • A finance related, engineering or other numerate degree from a recognized university;
  • Professional accounting or finance qualifications such as CPA, ACCA or CFA;
  • Relevant Post graduate degree such as an MBA or Masters in Finance;
  • Minimum of 7 years similar or relevant experience in a large commercial or development bank, preferably engaged in long term funding or project financing; of which 3 should be at middle management level;
  • Hands-on/ practical experience in originating, appraising and implementing projects in a number of sectors is required;
  • Proven track record and substantive experience of successful investment, appraisal, analysis and recommendations is required;
  • Ability to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations and colleagues;
  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills and experience in using Financial models;
  • Ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and work as team to meet strict timelines;
  • Experience of working with a large financial institution or multilateral organization is required while International exposure is key;
  • High level of integrity with a clean record of service;
  • Experience in organizational/ business structuring/ restructuring;
  • Ability to dialogue with senior policy makers and client representatives; and
  • Ability to work independently and show professional judgment in carrying out assigned tasks.
  • International exposure will be an added advantage.
Other Attributes
  • Self-motivated, flexible, mature and articulate in speech and presentation
  • Excellent analytical skills, problem identification and solving skills
  • Highly innovative
  • Business acumen with proven successful projects
  • Tact , Diplomacy and Good networking skills
  • Good negotiation skills with the ability to interact with and influence high level decision makers.
  • Customer service orientation
  • Results-orientation and dedicated to growing the Bank’s business in East Africa
  • Fluent in English but working knowledge of Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:

If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please submit your application by email, quoting the position on the subject line and the cover letter. 

The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that you are applying for and the CV should highlight relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

Applications must be received by close of business Wednesday 21 May 2014 and should be addressed to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, 
GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not re-apply. 

Note that our client reserves the right not to offer or make any appointments or to offer appointments to alternative positions where deemed appropriate.
Project Manager (Civil Engineer and Quality Surveyor) 

1 Position
 
Duty station: Uganda - Tenure up to 3 years 
 
Reporting to: Head of Corporate Affairs

Overall purpose: The position exists to efficiently manage all EADB’s properties; oversee their maintenance; recommend optimal usage and where applicable generate targeted revenue. 

The Project Manager is accountable for the entire Bank’s property (owned, leased or rented) in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania & Rwanda. 

The role will also include development of real estate projects for the Bank and its clients and shall participate in the appraisal review of property development projects the Bank intends to finance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop for management’s approval a property development and maintenance manual and guidelines;
  • Provide advice and counsel to Investment Officers on property development projects. When appropriate, assist in developing tailor-made solutions to meet clients’ demand;
  • Provide advisory services to management on issues of land tenure in East Africa, property taxation, land value, property development strategies, rental charges, tenancy regulations etc;
  • Participate in the acquisition and disposal of properties and/ or assets according to the Bank’s guidelines; appraise the housing markets in major cities in the region, advise management on property pricing and recommend potential properties for acquisition to expand the Bank’s estates investment;
  • Prepare and present for management approval estates’ revenue generation plans and revenue growth strategies;
  • Prepare property management budgets and major maintenance works plans for all EADB estates. Pre-qualify suppliers, service providers and contractors and negotiate favourable terms for the Bank;
  • Oversee renovations and rehabilitation of Bank properties as approved in the capital budget, set performance standards and prepare terms of reference for contractors and service providers; prepare and /or approve bills of quantities and specifications to facilitate the renovation of EADB premises; supervise renovation, construction and/or maintenance works; and confirm that the works meet the Bank’s standards and are completed before payments are made;
  • In conjunction with the risk management department, assess/ evaluate the safety and security risks of all the Banks properties and propose mitigating strategies;
  • In conjunction with the security office, prepare safety and security guidelines; oversee the installation of safety gadgets and security systems; and communicate security and safety information to tenants and other property users;
  • Create and maintain an updated record of all EADB’s properties, establish their value and report on the same regularly.
  • Prepare and present to management monthly revenue and expenditure reports in area of responsibility showing performance against targets. Identify, propose and implement cost control and management strategies;
  • As the first port of call for EADB’s estates, provide information as required to potential, existing and exiting tenants; and
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by Management.
Qualifications and Experience
  • A First degree in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or other relevant technical degree;
  • Professional qualification in property management, construction, project management or equivalent;
  • At least 7 years’ experience in construction and/or property management within a busy commercial environment;
  • Experience in the preparation of Contract Conditions and Specifications;
  • Experience in maintenance works, management of contractors and preparation and review of bills of quantities;
  • Basic accounting training and experience;
  • Must have strategic and business orientation;
  • Must have knowledge of land and property management legislation;
  • Must have high level of integrity, initiative, good judgment; and
  • Must have supervisory skills and excellent communication skills.
How to Apply:

If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please submit your application by email, quoting the position on the subject line and the cover letter. 

The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that you are applying for and the CV should highlight relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

Applications must be received by close of business Wednesday 21 May 2014 and should be addressed to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, 
GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not re-apply. 

Note that our client reserves the right not to offer or make any appointments or to offer appointments to alternative positions where deemed appropriate.
Principal / Senior Investment Officers – Project Appraisal 
 
Duty Station: Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda - Tenure up to 3 years 
 
Reporting to: Project Appraisal Manager 

Job Purpose: The Principal / Senior Investment Officer (Project Appraisal) is responsible for tracking, monitoring and processing of client’s applications; ensuring that all projects meet specified criteria and are expeditiously handled in line with the Bank’s Investment Policy and Guidelines as amended from time to time.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the development of appraisal guidelines and quality standards for the operations function, specifically initiate amendment of project appraisal processes to suit the changing business environment.
  • Guide investment officers in analyzing financial projections, budgets, and in the investment evaluation process.
  • Develop portfolio standards and oversee their implementation.
  • Carryout detailed analysis of all project proposals, interrogate all appraisal reports, examine adherence to governance requirements and other standards set by the Bank and assess risk factors to ensure projects meet institutional standards prior to submission to Credit Committee.
  • Gather and analyze company financial statements, industry, regulatory and economic information to determine viability of proposed investment projects.
  • Prepare reports for Credit Committee summarizing data, describing current and long term investment risks, economic influences pertinent to proposed investments and suitability of investment in view of the Bank’s standard.
  • Keep abreast with market developments, new investment products and all other areas that can affect the markets, e.g. movements in the East African economies.
  • Develop and maintain contacts to gain market information, research and analyzes financial information to forecast business, industry, and economic conditions, for use in making investment decisions.
  • Develop comparative credit analysis of credit profiles of key players in the Bank’s main client sectors.
  • Interpret data concerning price, yield, stability, and future trends of investments and disseminate the information to investment officers and management.
  • Support the legal team in preparing investment covenants that will protect the Bank’s interests at all times and ensure that the clients meet all their obligation before handing over the projects to the project supervision team for disbursement.
  • Carryout any other responsibilities assigned by Management.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • A finance related, engineering or other numerate degree from a recognized university;
  • Professional accounting or finance qualifications such as CPA, ACCA or CFA;
  • Relevant Post graduate degree such as an MBA or Masters in Finance;
  • Minimum of 7 years similar or relevant experience in a large commercial or development bank, preferably engaged in long term funding or project financing; of which 3 should be at middle management level;
  • Hands-on/ practical experience in originating, appraising and implementing projects in a number of sectors is required;
  • Ability to structure, evaluate and close complex financial transactions using up to date methods;
  • Proven track record and substantive experience of successful investment, appraisal, analysis and recommendations is required;
  • Ability to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations;
  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills and experience in using Financial models;
  • Ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and work as team to meet strict timelines;
  • Experience of working with a large financial institution or multilateral organization is required while International exposure is key;
  • High level of integrity with a clean record of service;
  • Ability to work independently and show professional judgment in carrying out assigned tasks; and
  • International exposure will be an added advantage.
Other Attributes
  • Self-motivated, flexible, mature and articulate in speech and presentation;
  • Excellent analytical skills, problem identification and solving skills, attention to detail;
  • Highly innovative;
  • Business acumen with proven successful projects;
  • Tact , Diplomacy and Good networking skills;
  • Good negotiation skills with the ability to interact with and influence high level decision makers.
  • Customer service orientation
  • Results-orientation and dedicated to growing the Bank’s business in East Africa
  • Fluent in English but working knowledge of Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:

If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please submit your application by email, quoting the position on the subject line and the cover letter. 

The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that you are applying for and the CV should highlight relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

Applications must be received by close of business Wednesday 21 May 2014 and should be addressed to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, 
GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not re-apply. 

Note that our client reserves the right not to offer or make any appointments or to offer appointments to alternative positions where deemed appropriate.
Principal / Senior Investment Officer – Business Development

Duty station: 
Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda - Tenure up to 3 years  
 
Reporting to: Respective Head of Country Business

Job Purpose
: The Principal / Senior Investment Officer is responsible for to attracting and developing investment opportunities, undertaking appraisal analysis, advising management on investment opportunities and coordinate the implementation of investment decisions to achieve the objectives of the Bank.
 
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design new products and innovations which must be viable, practical, relevant to the locals and address the requirements of clients; and prepare Board papers on investment opportunities and feasibility studies for senior management and the Board of Directors to consider;
  • Undertake investment analysis and appraisals on proposals submitted to the Bank and prepare investment analysis reports, undertake analysis of existing investment projects implemented and those in the pipeline, and identify and manage investment risks;
  • Coordinate the implementation of investments and monitor the performance of investment projects through progressive investment and income reports; monitor collection and recording of income on investments in conjunction with Finance Department to ensure timeliness and compliance with the reporting framework (IFRS, regulatory requirements etc.);
  • Undertake continuous research and provide recommendations on significant developments, emerging opportunities and challenges in areas of responsibility. 
  • Provide information to potential clients and document the same to provide information on customer requirements/ areas of interest;
    Maintain communication with clients and manage client relations; ensure that they submit all the Bank’s requirements to facilitate the appraisal process; 
  • Provide feedback on the status of their application timeously and advise them on the bank’s processes and procedures, and in liaison with Finance, resolve payment and / repayment related issues; and
  • Carryout any other tasks assigned by Management.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • A finance related, engineering or other numerate degree from a recognized university with professional accounting or finance qualifications such as CPA, ACCA or CFA;
  • Relevant Post graduate degree such as an MBA or Masters in Finance;
  • Minimum of 7 years similar or relevant experience in a large commercial or development bank, preferably engaged in long term funding or project financing; of which 3 should be at middle management level;
  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills and experience in using Financial models;
  • Proven track record and experience in successful investment, appraisal, analysis and implementation is required;
  • Ability to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations;
  • Ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and work as team to meet strict timelines;
  • Experience of working with a large financial institution in the particular country, or multilateral organization is required;
  • International exposure will be an added advantage.
Other Attributes
  • Self-motivated, flexible, mature and articulate in speech and presentation
  • Excellent analytical skills, problem identification and solving skills
  • Highly innovative
  • Business acumen with proven successful projects
  • Tact , Diplomacy and Good networking skills
  • Good negotiation skills with the ability to interact with and influence high level decision makers.
  • Customer service orientation
  • Results-orientation and dedicated to growing the Bank’s business in East Africa
  • Fluent in English but working knowledge of Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:

If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please submit your application by email, quoting the position on the subject line and the cover letter. 

The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that you are applying for and the CV should highlight relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

Applications must be received by close of business Wednesday 21 May 2014 and should be addressed to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, 
GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not re-apply. 

Note that our client reserves the right not to offer or make any appointments or to offer appointments to alternative positions where deemed appropriate.



Risk Management Specialists

Duty station: Uganda - Tenure up to 3 years 
 
Reporting to: Manager Risk and Compliance

Job Purpose: The Risk Management Specialist is responsible for improving Risk identification, measurement, monitoring and control through setting appropriate  Risk policies and procedures, development of adequate Risk measurement models and providing of Risk advice to management on new activities and projects.  

He/She is also responsible for monitoring Operational Risk arising out of handling market risks and financial Ratios.
 
Duties and Responsibilities 

Market Risk Related
  • Review and formulate risk management policies and ensure that appropriate systems, procedures, limits and guidelines are in place to implement those policies so as to pre-empt and avert financial stresses and crises.
  • Establish a comprehensive market risk framework, including market risk methodology
  • Interpret market risk policies and ensure correct application.   Develop and apply market risk assessment systems as they apply to DFIs.
  • Identify, monitor and report market and counterparty risk exposures arising from treasury investment and funding operations.
  • Provide clear briefings of current events and issues to management.  Perform ad-hoc analyses around the business (including notable new transactions) in order to assist management decision making
  • Regularly engage in dialogue with unit heads around market risk appetite, risk limits and individual large and complex transactions
  • Quantitatively evaluate treasury risk positions (mark-to-market or mark-to-model) including internally and externally managed investment portfolios, derivative portfolios, structured bond issuance and related swap transactions.
  • Promote the application of advanced risk analytics to measure and monitor risk exposures and enhance the methodology and process to reflect new market development, risk policies, and technologies.
  • Monitor changes of counterparties’ credit ratings, undertaking credit researches and analyses and evaluating the valuation methodologies for credit risk.
  • Prepare regular management reports on the performance of investment operations and related attribution analysis and contribute to the formulation of investment policy.
  • Assist in the maintenance and implementation of analytical systems and reporting requirements of market and treasury risk to enhance the timeliness and accuracy of information to end-users.
  • Initiate progress opportunities for process improvements; enhance accuracy and completeness of market risk metrics, and advance cross-regional and product analysis.
  • Produce and report risk metrics (including Stress Testing, Historical Simulation, VaR Analysis)
  • Work on regulatory driven market risk exercises
Operational Risk Related
  • Assist in supervising the Back Office functions related to investment and funding activities by ensuring a timely and accurate confirmation of Deposits and swap transactions and a correct capturing of the trade terms and conditions.
  • Monitor prompt settlement of deals by Back Office with regard to receipt and payment of funds contracted.
  • Follow up on regular reconciliation of bank accounts to ensure no unauthorised transaction has occurred.
Financial Aspects
 
Undertake regular checks and confirm to the management the correctness of application of rules and ratios arrived in respect of the following:
 
a. Liquidity Ratio
 
b. Capital Adequacy
 
c. Debt/Equity Ratio
 
d. Translation Risk Revaluation
 
e. Other Financial Ratios

Carry out any other duties as assigned by Management.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Masters and Bachelors qualifications in Risk Management or Finance (or equivalent)
  • Professional qualification such as CFA will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrably numerate
  • Good existing knowledge of financial markets, preferably in credit and interest rates (including derivatives).  Broad interest in markets essential
  • Understanding of risk sensitivities and P&L drivers
  • Have a good understanding of the fundamentals of trading.
  • Good technical skills (Risk methodology/Products/Systems)
  • Have good programming abilities and knowledge of MS Excel (with VBA preferred)
  • Strong analytical & quantitative skills, experience and working knowledge in statistics
Other Attributes
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Proactive and able to work independently
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Lateral thinker and commitment to getting things done
  • Detail focused and Strong team player
How to Apply:

If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please submit your application by email, quoting the position on the subject line and the cover letter. 

The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that you are applying for and the CV should highlight relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

Applications must be received by close of business Wednesday 21 May 2014 and should be addressed to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, 
GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not re-apply. 

Note that our client reserves the right not to offer or make any appointments or to offer appointments to alternative positions where deemed appropriate.
Project / Structured Finance Specialist
 
Duty station: Uganda - Tenure up to 3 years 
 
Reporting to: Head of Operations 

Job Purpose: The Project / Structured Finance Specialist’s core role is to support the Operations Department in developing and executing new lending products and mitigating risk in the existing portfolio.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and propose new business sectors by structuring new products and transactions;
  • Review, monitor and assist in the management of existing portfolio accounts;
  • Develop  financial  models, product concepts  as required to support the new business;
  • Draft documentation and templates for project finance and structured finance term sheets, credit applications, credit rating/asset quality assessment; etc.
  • Review and assess credit risk on existing accounts;
  • Develop innovative modifications to existing project and financing structures/ strategies as well as lead the development of new structured finance solutions;
  • Mentor and coach staff;
  • Represent  the Bank when leading appraisal missions or in loan / syndicate negotiations
  • Undertake any other assignments as necessary to bring about new lending products and business for the Bank; and
  • Carryout any other tasks assigned by Management.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or other quantitative or science degree in a related field;
  • Relevant postgraduate degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related fields is desirable;
  • High level of structuring and credit analysis skills;
  • Experience in the construction and modification of project finance models is required;
  • At least ten years demonstrable experience undertaking successful project finance and structured finance transactions in East Africa or Southern Africa and/or the rest of Africa; A deal sheet should be submitted with the application;
  • Minimum of five years working experience with a multinational or multilateral bank working on project finance or structured finance or other long-term financing or PPP;
  • Experience of risk management in relation to project finance, structured finance or cash-flow based lending and/or and treasury operations is required;
  • Proven track record and substantive experience in concluding major transactions, and applying expertise in analyzing complex and unusual transactions;
  • Ability to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations with colleagues;
  • Ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and work as team to meet strict timelines;
  • Experience of working with a large financial institution, or multilateral organization is required; and
  • Consultancy experience and /or International exposure will be an added advantage.
Other Attributes
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Initiative, creativity and pro-activity
  • Information seeking
  • Logical thinking
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Concern for quality and standards
  • Organisational awareness and commitment
How to Apply:

If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please submit your application by email, quoting the position on the subject line and the cover letter. 

The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that you are applying for and the CV should highlight relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

Applications must be received by close of business Wednesday 21 May 2014 and should be addressed to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, 
GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not re-apply. 

Note that our client reserves the right not to offer or make any appointments or to offer appointments to alternative positions where deemed appropriate.
Manager, Security

1 Position

Duty Station: Uganda - Tenure up to 3 years 
 
Reporting to: Administration Manager

Job Purpose: The Manager Security is accountable for the safety and security of EADB property, staff and the general public using EADB premises and also responsible for developing and implementing appropriate policies and systems to maintain safety and security in area of jurisdiction. 

The job holder is responsible for developing and rolling-out security and safety awareness programmes; carrying out day-to-day safety and security related duties to prevent breaches and address vulnerabilities in addition to leading responses to actual security attacks and safety incidents.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop for management’s approval safety and security policies to protect staff, visitors and users of EADB premises. Review and incorporate national security regulations into EADB’s regulations. Prepare procedure manuals for monitoring movement and granting access to restricted areas. Oversee and guide the processing of personnel clearances.
  • Work with the appropriate technical operational managers in gathering and assessing vulnerability and threat information to facilitate security and safety tracking and analysis. Carry out business impact analysis as required. Participate in the development of business practices that enable, and are enabled by, strong security systems. Advocate for the incorporation of security components and processes into the Bank’s operational procedures.
  • Work with the risk management team to understand and establish acceptable security risk levels, and proactively reduce potential incidents that pose business continuity threats through effective safety and security programs.
  • Constantly monitor and update management on the security environment in all EADB member states. Carry out security assessments and safety management reviews in all EADB locations and provide management with recommendations for action and/or work directly to implement action plans. Interface with government agencies on security related issues. Keep abreast with and advise management on developments in the industry and establish up to date security management systems.
  • Provide expert advice on security related matters. Gather information from other international organisations and institutions, and represent EADB in security meetings with other agencies.
  • Track and ensure that classified information entrusted to the company is properly safeguarded as outlined in the security policy. Ensure adequate monitoring of the security infrastructure.
  • Participate in establishing and updating business recovery/contingency plans and/or procedures. Participate in disaster management during any incidents and emergencies. Prepare emergence evacuation plans and organise training for staff and tenant on fire, occupant safety, fire drill, first Aid and other related crime/ incident preventive courses.
  • Be on call and on 24 hours and 7 days alert for any emergencies. Undertake the lead role in safety and security incident management. Respond quickly and co-ordinate responses to security breaches or other incidents. In the event of a security breach or other incident, ensure that any necessary evidence is secured and undertake appropriate measures to prevent further damage. Assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.
  • Facilitate crime prevention by monitoring all access controls daily and ensuring their full coverage. Investigate and report to management security incidents or threats / breach expected to occur for appropriate action.
  • Communicate regularly relevant technical, operational and strategic information to staff across the institution on matters relating to security, safety and disaster management.
  • Prepare and conduct appropriate security education and awareness programs to sensitize staff and management on security and safety risks and their obligations in curbing them. Such should training on disasters; fire and bomb procedures and use of technical equipment such as fire extinguishers.
  • Deploy efficient, effective and adequate Security guards and police / private guards at EADB premise to ensure all key places and access controls are covered. Monitor their attendance and vigilance daily to ensure discipline is observed. Enforce appropriate service-level agreements. Take action against indiscipline and misconduct. Develop and implement duty and leave rosters. Chair team meetings, and carryout welfare and performance appraisal / assessment.  
  • Prepare and process monthly payments for the outsourced services and participate in the security team training.
    Ensure that all safety and security equipment is operated and maintained within approved guidelines including the implementation and maintenance of appropriate controls.
    Attend to the grievances or complaints in line with security & safety from staff, tenants or visitors and take appropriate actions that will maintain a good image of security unit and entire Bank. Help staff and tenants in matters that require police or court action.
    Manage and control the parking area to ensure staff, tenants and Bank visitors’ parking is safely and effectively utilized.
    Work with the Internal Auditors and outside consultants, as appropriate, to carry out independent security audits.  
  • Liaise with the Estates personnel and other teams to ensure successful day-to-day running of established safety and security systems.
  • Carryout any other duties assigned by Management.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree or higher national diploma from a recognised institution of learning
  • At least 5 years in Police CID / military VIP protection Unit at a managerial level
  • Ability to assess and prevent any danger
Other Attributes
  • Planning and organising skills
  • High level of Integrity and confidentiality
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Results orientation and attention to detail
  • Imitative and pro-activity
  • Good Oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Information seeking
How to Apply:

If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please submit your application by email, quoting the position on the subject line and the cover letter. 

The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that you are applying for and the CV should highlight relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

Applications must be received by close of business Wednesday 21 May 2014 and should be addressed to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, 
GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not re-apply. 

Note that our client reserves the right not to offer or make any appointments or to offer appointments to alternative positions where deemed appropriate.



Head of Business

2 Positions

Duty station: 
Head of Kenya and Head of Tanzania - Tenure up to 3 years 
 
Reporting to: Head of Business Development

Job Purpose: The Head Business is charged with overall responsibility for overseeing the Bank’s operational activities in the host country. 

The Head Business must have a high commitment to the Banks mandate, and institutional goals. 

He/she will have the strategic vision and technical skills necessary to respond to the dynamic environment in the particular country and in East Africa.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Oversee the developmental, economic, and social justification, strategic relevance, sustainability, design, delivery and quality of the Bank’s lending operations in the particular country;
  • Develop and maintain sound relationships between the Bank and the host country to ensure that the Bank is well informed about the country’s strategic priorities;
  • Prepare and execute business development strategies and actively promote Bank's products to all potential clients (local enterprises, financial institutions, utilities, central and regional governments);
  • Identify new projects suitable for financing by the Bank;
  • Proactively identify potential investment partners and opportunities based on financial capability, development and economic impact;
  • Involve beneficiaries and stakeholders in all stages of the project cycle to enhance collective ownership and commitment;
  • Maintain liaison with regional institutions based in the country, monitor developments in regional economic integration and develop suitable assistance for such initiatives;
  • Interface and establish close working relationships with other financial institutions and development banks in the country to develop partnerships for joint lending operations;
  • Build and maintain client relations by attending to inquiries, resolving queries and providing relevant information;
  • Initiate and conduct general identification missions and prepare a pipeline of viable projects, programs and pre-investment studies;
  • Review and approve projects, project documentation, disbursements in the country prior to submission to the bank’s headquarters;
  • Carryout thorough due diligence and inter-departmental consultation prior to submission of proposals to headquarters;
  • Carryout thorough  risk assessments and ensure that all risks associated with the Bank’s new lending, equity and other products are clearly identified and where such risks are acceptable, appropriate mitigation measures are instituted;
  • Initiate, manage and review the disbursement of funds to approved projects in accordance with the Bank’s policies and procedures;
  • Provide input to the annual portfolio performance review; evaluate the quality and volume of operations entering the portfolio and ensure the timely monitoring and supervision of projects in the country portfolio;
  • Should be familiar with structuring and negotiating  documentation for complex projects, such documents  include investment agreements and security documentation for, but not limited to, secured  cross border lending transactions, (Project Finance, Asset Finance, Structured Finance, PPP/PPI, BOT or Concession Financing and/ or cross boarder capital market or corporate finance transactions (bonds, IPOs or privatizations);
  • Formulate and propose new approaches, products strategies, policies, procedures, guidelines and standards for the Bank’s intervention;
  • Conduct industry and market research and provide relevant input for country/ sector briefs and strategy papers; undertake research, analyze industry trends, remain current with regard to changing business and market environments, and provide advisory services and technical assistance related to economic policy issues, governance and poverty eradication in the host country;
  • Ascertain and protect the special privileges, exemptions and immunities of the bank, its personnel, premises, records and facilities; and represent the Bank in a diplomatic capacity;
  • Oversee the general management and administration of the Country Office; ensuring the security and safety of the Banks personnel and premises; take charge of and account for the Bank’s assets and all other resources in the country office;
  • Supervise, coach and mentor the staff in the Country Office and build a highly skilled and motivated team to deliver the country office’s performance targets;
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and quarterly business and administration reports; and
  • Carry out any other tasks assigned by management.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • A degree in Engineering, Economics, Law, Commerce, Finance or other relevant degree;
  • A Master’s degree in any of the above or related fields;
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience in project cycle management with specific competences in project appraisal and supervision in a commercial, merchant, or development banking environment;
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a senior management role in a major banking institution;
  • Must possess high level practical banking skills, proficient technical skills and demonstrable first-hand experience in origination, structuring and monitoring of projects;
  • Have a deep knowledge and practical experience of investment and financial analysis of long term projects and a strong credit background. 
  • Experience of PPPs and PFIs will be a definite advantage;
  • Should be an accomplished people manager and a capable leader with demonstrable team working and coaching skills;
  • Should possess proven managerial, administrative, marketing and public relations skills and should be able to offer support and guidance to the Bank’s existing and potential clients;
  • Should be self-motivated, flexible, mature and articulate in speech and presentation and should have excellent analytical skills, problem identification and solving skills;
  • Should be highly innovative, results-oriented and dedicated to growing the Bank’s business in East Africa; and
  • Should be fluent in English. Working knowledge of Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:

If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please submit your application by email, quoting the position on the subject line and the cover letter. 

The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that you are applying for and the CV should highlight relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

Applications must be received by close of business Wednesday 21 May 2014 and should be addressed to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, 
GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not re-apply. 

Note that our client reserves the right not to offer or make any appointments or to offer appointments to alternative positions where deemed appropriate.



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