KCB Head, Securities and Documentation Centre Job in Kenya

Head, Securities and Documentation Centre
One Position 
Job Ref: CS 09/2013
The Position
Reporting to the Company Secretary the position will be responsible for the management and custody of documentation and securities post-loan approval for KCB Kenya and Cross border facilities through provision of legal advice, perfection of securities, approval of disbursements and safe custody of securities.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute the annual departmental plan and budget within approved limits.
  • Develop and maintain Business Continuity, Risk, Compliance Management & Regulatory Controls for Department.
  • Relationship Management of stakeholders of the Securities and Documentation Department: International Businesses, Retail Branch Network, Corporate Banking, Credit Division, Mortgage Division, External Lawyers.
  • Drive development of or the implementation of securities and documentation policies, standards, regulatory or industry determined procedures, staff work measures and service level agreements.
  • Responsible for data integrity, turnaround time and accuracy efficiencies of the Department Operations.
  • Oversight management of Letters of Offer, perfection and custody of all the Bank’s securities.
  • Provide legal advice to Stakeholders in respect of securities documentation.
  • Manage the approval of loan disbursements as per approved lending conditions
  • Lead and direct department team.
The Person
  • A University degree in Law from a recognized university.
  • Post graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Certificate of Admission to the Roll of Advocates of the High Court of Kenya and a practicing certificate.
  • A Master’s degree in Law or Business field is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Conveyancing procedures and loan documentation.
  • Computer skills and ability to research on a wide range of commercial matters.
  • Minimum 6 years post-admission experience handling conveyancing and commercial work.
  • Highly disciplined, of high integrity and possess the ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Proactive and customer-focused.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good management skills including organizational, presentation & communication skills.
  • Demonstrate high integrity and team spirit.
  • Possess excellent analytical skills, be open-minded and have the ability to identify alternative solutions.
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. 
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.
To be considered your application must be received by 7th June, 2013.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.