At Kilifi Branch, Absa is presently recruiting for the exciting position of Branch Manager. The National Certificate in Accounting is essential for this full-time role. Interested candidates who meet these requirements are encouraged to apply before the post expires.
Read the complete job description, including the necessary qualifications and application process, below. Suitable qualified and experienced candidates are invited to apply for the following vacant position. Seize the opportunity to secure your spot on the Absa team! Don’t miss out on this chance!
Location: Kilifi Branch
To drive and deliver exceptional Retail and Business Banking performance, through powerful branch leadership, team development, excellent customer experience and achievement of Operational & Controls rigor excellence in branches.
• Provide powerful leadership in the branch to deliver exceptional branch business growth and profitability.
• Drive implementation of business and service strategies, deliver Retail and Business Banking performance and growth targets in the branch.
• Maintain high level of bank standards and management controls to achieve operational & Controls rigor excellence, through strict adherence to operations and compliance policies and guidelines.
• Establish a high-performance culture amongst the branch team.
- University degree in a relevant discipline, with postgraduate qualifications being an added advantage.
- At least 5 years of Banking/Financial Services experience.
- At least 3 years in branch management with a good track record of performance.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Strong leadership, managerial, and interpersonal skills.
- Effective communication and problem-solving abilities.
- Solid understanding of financial products and services.
- Knowledgeable about lending procedures, investment options, compliance, risk management, and customer relationship management.
- Up-to-date knowledge of competitor and market activity in the local area.
Ideal Job Competencies:
- Technology Skills: Knowledge of computerized banking applications and spreadsheets.
- Conceptual and Analytical Skills: Ability to grasp and understand systems with attention to detail.
- Risk Management: Anticipate and mitigate risks through appropriate risk management policies.
- Compliance and Regulatory Framework; Top incision understanding of the regulatory issues, reporting and operational requirement as provided by CBK, KBA, KRA etc.
- Basic Credit Skills; Good knowledge of personal and business credit underwriting and portfolio management.
- Audit standards & Legislation; Good knowledge of International Accounting and Audit Standards, and Legislation
- Knowledge of Banking and Business Operations; Knowledge of all the Banks operations and processed and excellent knowledge of bank policies and procedures to consistently achieve the required compliance standard.
- Results and Achievements Oriented: Strives to achieve results and enjoys being measured on performance standards.
- Leadership and Management Skills: Ability to identify, nurture, and grow talent for self and others.
- Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Well-developed oral and report-writing skills, ability to work with, coach and mentor staff.
- Negotiation & Selling Skills: Good negotiator, particularly in changing behavior and work practices.
- Human Resource Management Skills: Leadership, team building, and ability to train and develop teams.
- Personal Ethics; Must be honest, fair, just but firm with self, and of high integrity.
- Relationship Management: Managing colleague and client relationships so as to ensure excellent customer experience leading to value add to the customer and increase in the Banks share of wallet.
- Conscious of banks reputation; Protect and enhance the banks reputation.
Application Procedure: If you’re interested in knowing more about the job details, key responsibilities, and requirements, simply click on the above link . After reading, to apply, just hit the apply button, fill in your necessary information, upload your CV, and review your details before submitting at Absa.