Sunday, 21 October 2018


Employment Vacancies at NMB Bank Plc

Program Manager, Financial Inclusion
Job purpose

We are implementing a project funded by MasterCard foundation through SatF to bridge the unbanked communities into formal banking services with a financial inclusion project approach using group banking products to penetrate to individual groups and group members.
We are seeking for a business minded, enthusiastic and fast adaptive project manager to join our team in managing a three year financial inclusion project with the purpose of:
  • End to end project management
  • Project performance review from time to time and MIS reports to both internal management and donor.
  • Funds expenses management
  • Planning, Organizing and Monitoring of all project activities
  • Coordination of all meetings, teleconferences, travels and trainings regarding the project
  • Ensure timely donor reports are made and sent in expected quality and format 
  • Main Responsibilities
  • Time to time preparation of all required reports and new to bank numbers to internal management and to the donor.
  • Work with all key business stakeholders to arrange for all required project meetings, activities updates and reports to ensure full involvement of partners.
  • Monitoring of day to day project activities by engaging all stakeholders and ensuring that both donor and internal management are well informed
  • Coordinate and manage all project related researches from situational analysis, designs, data collection, recommendations and proper reporting.
  • Ensure project monitoring and reviews to suit the project objectives, targets and identify areas of improvements if any.
  • Monitor sales initiatives and trainings required to ensure all activities are in line with project plan for both head office and network in translating targets against sales plan.
  • Prepare, evaluate and send funds disbursement request to donor as per donor format
  • Manage all funds disbursed from donor and monitor expense to ensure all internal procedures and donor directives are observed when spending the fund.
  • Collaborate with other project partners to ensure all project funds are well spent and reported to donor as per donor documentation requirements and report standards.
  • Oversee the production of reports that document insights from the field and generate summaries for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Identify, scrutinize and review potential interventions which will promote greater financial inclusion and seek out public and private sector partners and donors who support similar goals.
  • Work as technical advisor to partners on the design and implementation of effective financial inclusion strategies.


  • A comprehensive knowledge of group bank products and donor project management.
  • Sound Financial analysis and project management skills
  • Understanding of the retail banking segment and financial inclusion agenda
  • Ability to handle complex information and derive meaning out of it
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills in both Swahili and English
  • Competent team player and cross functional understanding
  • Presentation, Coaching and Training skills
  • A good knowledge of constructing reports, executive summaries and briefs
  • Good interpersonal and networking skills
  • Able to deal professionally, confidently and effectively with staff at all levels, internally and externally
Qualifications & Experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of working experience with exposure on donor funds management and financial inclusion projects.
  • Proven track record of understanding inclusive development strategies for low income communities and VSLAs
  • Strong experience of working closely with development partners e.g. NGOs, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), government structures, systems and strategic points of engagement to integrate programmatic priorities in development approach
  • An advanced diploma/degree in Business, Accountancy, and Economy, Finance or any other related field.
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
NMB Bank Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 14 working days of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted


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