Equity Bank – Manager, Transaction Management Unit.

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Job Description

Organization: Corporate Banking.

Employment Type: Regular

Job Level: Manager

Job Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 23, 2021

Closing Date:6th September 2021

 Manager, Transaction Management Unit

Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern and inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC Congo, Equity Bank is now home to over 12 million customers – the largest customer base in Africa. Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below.

The ideal candidates’ key duties and responsibilities will include The Group Trade Products team will work in partnership with the trade sales teams, relationship management team, risk team, operations team and other key stakeholders across the Group (including subsidiaries) to develop a portfolio of products and solutions for the Bank’s clients for whom we will provide trade finance facilities to, in order to support their inland and cross border trade activities. The trade products team will be the product / technical experts responsible for structuring appropriate trade facilities, developing market appropriate products and services and ensuring that the clients utilize the Bank’s trade facilities and services effectively.

Financial 25%

  • Support the end to end execution and product roll out including training and deal processing, management and support
  • Manage and maintain the list of already executed trade transactions for tracking purposes.
  • Revenue Assurance –Ensure all income is collected and address any revenue leakage
  • Operational Efficiencies 25%
  • Providing technical product leadership to Group trade operations teams
  • Streamline the subsidiary operations processes with a view of creating efficiencies and alignment to Group standards
  • Ensure adherence to the Procedure manual & other relevant policies and procedures across the Group
  • Provide oversight on trade transactions processed at the Branch and ensure end-to-end adherence to policy and procedure
  • Ensure all relevant systems are in place and co-ordinate with Technology to implement new digital solutions/ create efficiencies/reduce TAT on system issues as may be required
  • Liaise with operations team to ensure seamless deal execution and ongoing administration
  • Prepare and track all trade related MI and work with the relevant teams in their creation and adoption.

Customer 20 %

  • End to End Transaction Management and monitoring
  • Manage the middle office functions and operations – collateral management
  • Business Development in collaboration with branches and relationship managers.
  • Prepare product placemats and presentation materials
  • Drive Group trade digitization and systems implementation
  • Support on the implementation of new trade products/ services/ solutions across the Group
  • Ensure self service capability across all products

Risk and Control 20%

  • Managing of credit and operational risk associated with trade products
  • Oversee and monitor the risk management in processing specialized trade solutions
  • Ensure all the product guidelines are in place
  • Ensure all trade products are IFRS compliant
  • Prepare reports on product performance, uptake, highlight and address any risks identified
  • Monitor and resolve any identified revenue leakage
  • Ensure Trade Finance attains “green” status on all regulatory audits

Learning and Development 10%

  • Provide trade product training and mentorship to Trade operations teams across the Group
  • Maintain on-going commitment to learning and self-development – including industry specifics such as UCP / technology as well as broader knowledge and skillset development
  • Business-related degree CPA (K) or ACCA from a recognized university
  • MBA (added advantage)
  • Proven track record and display of experience in Trade Finance
  • Good understanding of the Marketplace dynamics
  • A team Player

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