New 4 Job Positions at Bank of Kigali (BK) (Deadline:19&22/02/2021)

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šŸ˜ļø About the Organization and Job Details

Organization DescriptionĀ 

Bank of Kigali is a commercial bank in Rwanda. It is licensed by the National Bank of Rwanda.

Bank of Kigali was incorporated in the Republic of Rwanda on December 22nd 1966 as a joint venture between the Government of Rwanda and Belgolaise, the subsidiary of Fortis Bank.

The public private partnership involved the ownership of 50% of the ordinary share capital. The bank commenced its operations in 1967, serving as one of the then market leader in banking sector.

Following Fortis Bank strategy of withdrawing its operations in Africa in 2005, the Government of Rwanda acquired the Belgolaise share in 2007, thus increasing its direct and indirect shareholding in the Bank to 100%.

In compliance with revised laws relating to private companies in Rwanda, in 2011 the Bank changed its name from Bank of Kigali S.A to Bank of Kigali Limited and to BK Group PLC in 2017 with 3 subsidiary companies namely BK General Insurance, BK TecHouse and BK Capital.

Ā ContactĀ  AddressesĀ 

Telephone
4455(Local Call)
(250)788-143-000
Text Phone
(250)788-319-112
Email
bk@bk.rw
Operation Hours
24/7 Services

The Bank is Now Hiring the Competent and Highly motivated Employees for the Following Positions as Detailed Below:

1 . Head Information Technology, Information Technology

šŸ“‹ Job Description

Job Position Title

Head Information Technology, Information Technology

Number of Job Positions

OneĀ  positionĀ 

Job Department and Reporting Line

Division:Information Technology
Business Unit:Information Technology
Reporting line:Chief Information Officer

Job Duties& TasksĀ  and Responsibilities

Head of IT is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure for the bank. The incumbent will play the role of building strategy and executing them as a part of banks focus on Customer, Resilience and Service Excellence. The role is focused on 5 key areas

Strategic focus

The bank has embarked on a multi-year transformation project with a roadmap for Technology. The IT department is already working on a strategy based on maturity model. We target an annual improvement for services, discover and enhance based on the model that is best for overall strategy. You will be required to lead and evaluate the IT departmentā€™s maturity against the strategy, effectively resulting in positive improvements.

You will contribute to development of policies and procedures to guide the activities for IT department and enhance compliance to regulation and standardization of services, with focus on business continuity and resilience. We are growing, we need the Head of IT to work on Infrastructure Capacity and Allocation, build and manage an effective Data Centre roadmap which provides multi-year and multi-site resilience coverage.

Operational Focus

You are required to keep lights on for the bank. We operate in a 24×7 digital environment, our focus has been to maintain available and performant services. The objective requires capacity planning and delivery for Hardware, Software, Licenses and Security. This will require Software Acquisition and Licensing management as well. You will be required to develop cadence for software patching, maintenance of network services, physical infrastructure and datacenters with minimal disruption to business. You will be required to maintain adherence to the Information Security policies and procedures to enhance integrity and security of systems and data. You will coordinate all technology Audits and Monitor compliance with the IT policies and procedures to ensure gaps are identified and addressed in a timely manner;

You will manage relationships with Information Technology vendors to ensure they comply with the Service Level Agreement and provide quality and timely service, Coordinate Infrastructure services across the bank to ensure Customers are provided quality services. Our key strategic focus is on resilience. You will be required to Implement effective IT Disaster Recovery Plans and ensure alignment with overall Business Continuity Management strategy.

Changes and incidents are an integral part of service improvement and operations management. You will be required to manage these critical areas of authorizing changes and managing incident recovery process. Risk management is a continuous ask for the role.

People focus

Head of IT is a leadership role that requires you to lead multiple technology teams. Manage their performance evaluation, competency development, capability and capacity management. Apart from setting goals and targets, service levels and performance targets, the individual will be required to support individuals and teams to balance priorities. The role demands you to work closely with the management, external vendors and advisors.

Financial focus

The role requires significant engagement and financial management to support both internal and external stakeholders and direct the investments strategically, including preparing supporting and presenting proposals for projects to executives. The role requires Planning, forecasting and spend management of annual budgets. The planning exercise for developing the annual budget requires engagement and review with business teams to review requirements for growth and change for their department.

As a part of the financial management practice for the IT department you will be required to manage relationship with service providers, vendors, suppliers and subscriptions. This will include and not limited to manage the procurement, contract negotiations and invoice payment process for technology spend.

Innovation Focus

Key success for a leader is the ability to Acquire, Mentor and Coach talent. From developing young talent to acquiring and retaining experienced technology resources.

The role also requires you to play a critical role in developing key aspects of Delivery with experience in Project Management and support the development of Agile practices.

For future proofing the business and technology within the bank, we make investments in research related to Platforms, Engineering practices, capacity enhancements and product discoveries. The role requires you to challenge the norms and reduce the risk of technology debt.

šŸ’¼ Job Specification

Job Educational Qualification Needed

  • Bachelorā€™s Degree in Computer Science, computer engineering,Ā informationĀ systems or any other relevant degree
  • Project Management Certification or Agile Scrum Master Certification will be an added advantage

Job Experience Needed

  • A minimum of ten (10) yearsā€™ experience in Leading an IT department or organization similar and complex, four (4) of which must be at a senior management level;
  • A demonstrated ability to lead a large and complex technology team with 24×7 operations
  • Experience with complex technology deployments which are a mix, on premise and cloud technologies.
  • Career exposure to engineering capability is essential
  • Exposure to Hardware Architecture, Servers, Storage, Networking, Hypervised Infrastructure and Multi-OS environment
  • Experience of managing a T24 core banking environment will be an added advantage
  • Experience of leading technology teams through business transformation is an added advantage

Job Skills& Knowledge and Other SpecifĀ  NeededĀ 

  • IT security
  • IT risk management
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Network systems management
  • Data management
  • Leadership skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Innovation ability
  • Budgeting Knowledge
  • Banking operations
  • Communication skills

šŸŒ How to Apply

Submit your CV toĀ  recruitment@bk.rw by 22nd February 2021

Application Deadline Provided

The job Application DeadlineĀ  isĀ  onĀ  22 FebruaryĀ  2021


2 . Treasury Sales Manager

šŸ“‹ Job Description

Job Position Title

Treasury Sales Manager

Number of Job Positions

OneĀ  positionĀ 

Job Department and Reporting Line

Division:Commercial
Business Unit:Treasury
Reporting line:Head of Treasury

Job Duties& TasksĀ  and Responsibilities

  • Develop and Implement the Treasury Sales Strategy to meet the set targets;
  • Making regular market analysis to ensure the bank is updated on market trends and behaviors;
  • Effectively market all Treasury Products to customers and report on feedback received from Stakeholders;
  • Monitor Foreign Exchange gains and volumes performance and provide suggestions for improvement;
  • Ensure profitability from all Treasury products and own its performance;
  • Own the Foreign Exchange trading and revaluation Profits and Loss account;
  • To strengthen the NGOs portfolio penetration by working closely with Business units;
  • To contribute, provide inputs in the new Treasury products development
  • To maintain a high standard of customer service in order to increase Bank’s market shares vis-a-vis existing customers and enlarging the customer base;
  • Leading, coaching and coordinating the Treasury Sales Officer activities and achievement of set targets;
  • Prepare and implement a weekly customer visit plan;
  • Participate in client meetings and analyze client requirements;
  • Follow up on customer queries and ensure implementation within a reasonable time;
  • Ensure compliance with the Regulatory framework and Internal policies;
  • Conclude the Foreign Exchange deals (sale or purchase currencies) with clients on phone;
  • Plan and Organize Customer events when necessary

šŸ’¼ Job Specification

Job Educational Qualification Needed

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or any other related field.
  • ACI Certification is a must

Job Experience Needed

  • Minimum 5 years of Experience in a Commercial Bank Treasury; with a Treasury Sales background;

Job Skills& Knowledge and Other SpecifĀ  NeededĀ 

  • Treasury sales experience coupled with expert knowledge of all treasury products
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    Leadership skills
  • Experience in managing a treasury team would be desirable along with a proven track record in building strategic relationships both with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Exceptional networking skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to build cohesive teams and to achieve goals through teamwork
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken

šŸŒ How to Apply

Submit your CV toĀ  recruitment@bk.rw by 19thĀ  February 2021

Application Deadline Provided

The job Application DeadlineĀ  isĀ  onĀ  19thĀ  Ā FebruaryĀ  2021


3 . Foreign Exchange (FX) Dealer, Treasury

šŸ“‹ Job Description

Job Position Title

Foreign Exchange (FX) Dealer, Treasury

Number of Job Positions

OneĀ  positionĀ 

Job Department and Reporting Line

Division:Commercial
Business Unit:Treasury
Reporting line:Treasury Manager

Job Duties& TasksĀ  and Responsibilities

  • Effectively Manage foreign exchange positions within the set regulatory and internal limits;
  • Perform purchases and Sales of foreign currencies on behalf of customers;Perform purchases and Sales of foreign currencies on behalf of the bank;
  • Perform proprietary Foreign Exchange trading transactions within the set limits;
  • Set daily exchange rates based on local and international markets conditions;
  • Ensure profitability from all Foreign Exchange transactions;Own the Foreign Exchange trading and revaluation Profits and Loss account;
  • Ensure deals are well captured in the system and settled accordingly;
  • Maintain a good relationship with Foreign Exchange counterparties, customers and the Regulator ;
  • Ensure a daily Trading blotter is updated and shared with the relevant parties;

šŸ’¼ Job Specification

Job Educational Qualification Needed

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or any other related field.
  • ACI Certification is a must

Job Experience Needed

  • Minimum 3 years of Experience in a Commercial Bank Treasury; with an FX dealing experience.

Job Skills& Knowledge and Other SpecifĀ  NeededĀ 

  • Strong mathematical and analytical ability
  • Meticulous record keeping
  • A fundamental understanding of forex
  • Time Management Skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills

šŸŒ How to Apply

Submit your CV toĀ  recruitment@bk.rw by 19thĀ  February 2021

Application Deadline Provided

The job Application DeadlineĀ  isĀ  onĀ  19thĀ  Ā FebruaryĀ  2021


4. Head of Marketing, Marketing

šŸ“‹ Job Description

Job Position Title

Head Information Technology, Information Technology

Number of Job Positions

OneĀ  positionĀ 

Job Department and Reporting Line

Division:Commercial
Business Unit:Marketing
Reporting line:Chief Commercial Officer

Job SummaryĀ 

The Head of marketing is experienced and self-driven, he/she is responsible for the overall business marketing planning, growth, implementation and monitoring. Some of the duties may include market research, pricing, product marketing, marketing communications, advertising and public relations. The Head of marketing leads their team to:

  • Focus on the use of marketing knowledge, resources and abilities to enable sales and achieve business results.
  • Strongly align to corporate governance and business objectives and plans.
  • Revolve Product Marketing, Brand & Marcomms , Trade Marketing &Sales Enablement around customer experience and positive brand experience.

Job Duties& TasksĀ  and Responsibilities

  • Formulate a marketing strategy for the Bank to facilitate achievement of its objectives and support increased market share;
  • Develop and lead the implementation of the annual marketing plan to ensure timeliness in the implementation of the marketing strategy;
  • Lead the development of the marketing budget to ensure allocation of sufficient resources required for the implementation of the marketing strategy;
  • Manage the bankā€™s marketing budget to ensure return on investment on marketing campaigns, report performance and advise the marketing team on budget allocation and ROMI;
  • Digital marketing planning & execution,
  • Develop the social media strategy for the bank aligned with the marketing strategy to enhance awareness of the bankā€™s products through digital platforms;
  • Provide feedback to the product development team on customer feedback to ensure appropriate interventions are undertaken to address gaps;
  • Develop an integrated communications strategy for the bank to enhance sharing of information with stake holders and clients;
  • Coordinate the communication of the banks brand to both internal and external customers and stakeholders to create awareness on services offered;
  • Own and manage brand equity, drive brand positioning, ensure clarity and consistency in all marketing communication across all touchpoints
  • Ensuring Advertising and Communication resonates and delivers world class material execution and positively contributes to the brand image.
  • Develop processes and procedures, for the marketing functions to ensure the availability of guidelines that enhance the delivery of efficient and effective marketing services for the bank;
  • In liaison with the legal department prepare and negotiate advertising and sales contracts with marketing agencies to ensure the interests of the business are protected;
  • Lead the execution of marketing campaigns to ensure achievement of set marketing objectives;
  • Evaluate advertising and promotion programs to enhance compatibility with public relations efforts and the Bankā€™s corporate image;
  • Own the trade marketing and sales enablement strategy driving the best visibility of Bank of Kigali.
  • Media planning, deployment, measurement and reporting – Establish relationships with media and other partners to ensure the bank is well supported from all fronts on marketing;

šŸ’¼ Job Specification

Job Educational Qualification Needed

  • Bachelorā€™s Degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution; a masterā€™s degree in marketing/ Commerce would be an added advantage
  • Certification(s) in Marketing Analysis, Content Marketing and/or Marketing Management,

Job Experience Needed

  • Minimum Eight (8) yearsā€™ experience in marketing, with two (3) years at a senior management level in an organisation of comparable size

Job Skills& Knowledge and Other SpecifĀ  NeededĀ 

  • Marketing strategy
  • Marketing plan
  • Event management
  • Corporate communication
  • Budgeting
  • Stakeholder management
  • Digital Marketing (Social media management, content marketing, etc)
  • Reporting
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills

šŸŒ How to Apply

Submit your CV toĀ  recruitment@bk.rw by 22nd February 2021

Application Deadline Provided

The job Application DeadlineĀ  isĀ  onĀ  22 FebruaryĀ  2021


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