Key Responsibilities:

Project Management

  1. Ensure that all projects are delivered within the required specification, time, cost and quality.
  2. Develop and maintain a centralized project management framework and all necessary processes and templates.
  3. Work with the relevant stakeholders to scope and plan projects, ensuring technical feasibility and recommend resources, timelines and deliverables.
  4. Manage and optimize the allocation of resources across the various projects to ensure optimal use of limited resources.
  5. Provide centralized control, coordination, and reporting of scope, change, cost, risk, and quality across all projects; Prepare accurate forecasts of project costs, timelines and resource requirements.
  6. Recognize potential risks and proactively propose appropriate solutions to meet business objectives based on industry best practices. Escalate project risks to the key stakeholders, as necessary.
  7. Ensure that project initiatives are aligned to the strategic direction of the organization.
  8. Establish, coordinate and maintain collaborative partnerships and a wide relationship network across business units, support areas and external service providers for flawless execution of projects.
  9. Coordinate, mentor and provide direction to the team of Project Managers and Analyst, ensuring balanced allocation of projects.
  10. Facilitation, coordination and participation in Project Management Committee for oversight, guidance and support for the projects.

Product Development and Management

  1. Develop new and innovative products and services for both Assets and Liabilities portfolios, that appeal to the Bank’s core market niches.
  2. Review, improve and implement existing products and customer value propositions plus our approach in delivering products to meet the bank’s desired performance and customer needs and preferences.
  3. Plan, oversee and implement market research to identify customer/market needs and to support the rationale for product development and positioning within the marketplace to improve the Bank’s product portfolio and profitability.
  4. Facilitation, coordination and participation in Product Committee to drive product pricing, margins and profitability.
  5. Drive product knowledge, awareness campaigns and enforcement across the entire Bank

Skills and Requirements

For the above position, the successful applicant should meet the following criteria,

  1. University degree in Business or Computer Science, Engineering or related field from a recognized and reputable institution, Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  2. At least 8 years’ experience in Banking, 4 years of which should be at management level. Experience should include.
  3. Business skills, financial and data analysis and business performance management.
  4. Strong analytical skills, advanced forecasting, pricing and business modelling.
  5. Sound project management skills; project management, Ideation and concept development
  6. Solid technical background with a good understanding of software development and web technology
  7. People management, organizational and leadership abilities
  8. Team player and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  9. Solutions oriented mind set and creative thinking abilities.
  10. A good understanding of Risk, Compliance policies and procedures
  11. Demonstrated consistent high performance in roles held.
  12. Knowledge of current trends and best practice in Banking
  13. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to network, generate new business and develop strong business relations.
  14. Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization.

How to apply

If your career ambitions match the requirements of this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website and use the link below to log in to our Recruitment portal to submit your application with a detailed CV. Your cover letter should explain what you believe you can offer KCB Bank Uganda. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To be considered your application must be received by Friday, 12 February 2021.