Postbank Head of Strategic Planning & Marketing Job in Kenya

Aug 20, 2016

The Kenya Post Office Savings Bank (Postbank) is a Savings Bank with a national branch network, and offering a wide range of financial services.

Postbank is seeking to recruit a high caliber, results oriented and experienced professionals for the following position: 

Head of Strategic Planning & Marketing

Position Function: Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Head of Strategy and Marketing is responsible for organizing, controlling and directing the functions of strategic planning; growing and maintaining the Bank’s business; development and maintenance of quality management systems; maintenance of strategic alliances and partnerships and managing the corporate communications of the Bank.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement effective marketing strategies to ensure sustained business growth.
  • Coordinate development and implementation of the Bank’s strategic plans, and action plans and monitor implementation.
  • Develop and implement business ideas while creating demand for the Bank’s products and services through effective marketing programs.
  • Co-ordinate the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Bank’s annual performance contracts with the Government of Kenya and review periodic performance.
  • Design and review the quality management systems in the Bank and ensure certification e.g. ISO standards.
  • Manage the corporate communications function of the Bank. Ensure a strong corporate brand, visibility and awareness.
  • Oversee the process of carrying out market research, gathering market intelligence and customer surveys.
  • Identifies strategic and other risks and ensure they are mitigated in an effective and timely manner.
  • Co-ordinate the Bank’s activities with the affiliated International and local organizations.
  • Provide secretarial services to the Strategy and Development Board Committee.
  • Prepare budget and ensure effective execution controls
  • Identify and co-ordinate training needs for staff in the department so as to enhance staff development and efficiency.

 Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in a Business related field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field.
  • Diploma in Management.
  • Minimum 9 years’ experience with 3 years at managerial level.
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Strong leadership skills
  • High level of Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
Terms of Service and Remuneration

The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3 ) years renewable for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets and outcomes.

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence to the address below enclosing CVs with full details of educational background, professional qualifications, and attach copies of certificates and relevant testimonials.

Applications must be delivered to the Postbank Headquarters situated at Postbank House, 6th Floor, Market Lane Off 17 Banda Street. 

An acknowledgement receipt will be issued. 

Please address applications to:

The Chairman
Board of Directors
Kenya Post Office Savings Bank
P.O Box 30311, 00100

All applications should be received not later than Wednesday, 31st August 2016.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Postbank is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action. In this regard, women, people living with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Postbank is ISO 9001:2008 Certified


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