Senior Manager, Data Analytics and Regulatory Technology, Job in Kenya

Senior Manager, Data
Analytics and Regulatory Technology

Job Purpose

The Role holder will be
responsible for the development and implementation of the data and analytics
and regulatory and supervisory technology strategy for institutions licensed by
CBK. He/She will also be responsible for working effectively as part of the
team to deliver on the Key Result Areas and demonstrate the competencies of
his/her role.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities

Advise on the development and execution of the data and
analytics and regulatory and supervisory technology strategies for
institutions licensed by CBK.

Contributes as appropriate to the performance of other
functions and the overall achievement of the Bank’s strategic objectives.

Technical and Operational

Define and execute the Data and Analytics Strategy to
continuously monitor and analyze the financial soundness of regulated

Oversee the development of a strategy to leverage technology
to enhance bank supervision processes including but not limited to
Regulatory Technology (RegTech) and Supervisory Technology (Suptech).

Leverage data insights from regulated institutions to oversee
the building of models, insightful automated reports, and business
intelligent tools such as dashboards and scorecards and make proactive
recommendations to surveillance teams.

Manage offsite data submission of licensed institutions and
reporting thereof.

Oversee the processing of data and requisite reports within
set timelines.

Support the Surveillance teams in conducting ICT audits of
banks using emerging techniques including but not limited to vulnerability
assessment, penetration testing, and data mining.

Oversee the review of cyber security frameworks for regulated
institutions and advise the Surveillance teams and management accordingly.

Oversee the management of cyber security incident reporting
for regulated institutions.

Proactive and timely response to emerging challenges and
market dynamism.

Implementing the Departmental Risk Management Framework
including Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans.

Efficient management of the registry function and the
coordination of administrative issues in the Department.

Develop, train, coach, motivate, and evaluate functional
staff to achieve the highest performance levels.


Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science,
Statistics, Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, Economics,
Finance or related discipline from a reputable institution.

Masters in Business Administration, Finance, ICT, Project
Management, Engineering, Accounting, Economics, Law or related discipline
is an added advantage.

Professional qualification(s) in actuarial science,
statistics, accounting, finance, ICT, Project Management banking or
related discipline is an added advantage.

Work Experience

At least eight (8) years post-qualification experience in
prudential/bank supervision, ICT, engineering, project management,
statistics, actuarial science, financial analysis, auditing, accounting,
commercial banking operations, and any other relevant area with at least
three (3) years in a supervisory capacity.


Technical Competencies

Good understanding of internationally accepted best practices
for effective bank supervision and their application in supervision design
and implementation.

Good understanding of bank supervision policy and regulatory
frameworks- – having a clear understanding of banks’ supervision policy
and regulatory framework

Strong communication and presentation skills including the
ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers, write
reports, and prepare relevant publications.

Good analytical and conceptual skills – Ability to critically
examine and analyze information on institutions and provide the necessary
analytical insights for internal decision-making purposes.

Strategic outlook – ability to demonstrate a broad-based view
of issues affecting financial institutions and develop and implement
policies aimed at ensuring financial stability.

Project Management- Good understanding of leading
cross-functional implementation projects for data mining, warehousing, and
information architecture and governance design.

General Business Competencies
Planning and organization – Effectively use diverse talents,
technology, and resources to deliver within agreed parameters.

Organisation, Market & regulatory knowledge – Ability to
research industry trends, anticipate issues, critique and identify
improvement opportunities within the Industry, and propose new initiatives
for CBK.

Quality orientation – Seek out opportunities to improve
processes, outcomes, and products within the function.

Stakeholder and conflict management – Cultivate and manage a
range of relationships and key strategic alliances with internal and
external stakeholders to ensure assignments, projects, and programs will
deliver the agreed objectives.

Project management – Ability to establish the organizational
structure and coordinating mechanisms (e.g. steering group/project team),
for a complex project or program.

Behavioral Competencies

Leadership – Ability to motivate, influence, and staff to act
towards achieving a common goal. Create and articulate a vision, inspiring
others to work towards achieving the vision and providing developmental
and stretching opportunities to staff – in line with skills, abilities,
and experience.

Decision Making – Ability to go through a thought process of
selecting the logical choice out of a set of options within a reasonable
amount of time.

Professionalism, work ethic & integrity – Ability to
convey the level of excellence and competence that is expected. Define,
communicate, and consistently exemplify the Bank’s values and ethics.

Collaboration and teamwork – Ability to work collaboratively
within a group of people to achieve a common goal. Support team members to
make decisions independently and take the lead in their area of expertise –

Accountability and professional development – Lead
initiative/s or action/s towards the achievement of the
department/Company-wide goals/ mission.

Creativity and innovation – Promote an environment that
encourages creative thinking, and innovation within the ambits of existing

Digital mindset – Ability to recognize the importance and
impact of technology on the ways of working and integrate technology in
the day-to-day job to achieve efficiency, quality, and productivity in the

Risk awareness and focus – Ability to forecast and evaluate
all forms of risks together with the identification of procedures to avoid
or minimize their impact.

Customer focus – Establish service standards and develop
strategies to ensure that the same are met.

Emotional Intelligence – manages emotions in a mature and
composed manner as expected of a leader.

Highly analytical and able to challenge the status quo based
on quantitative facts and impacts.

How To Apply

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Apply before or on Tuesday, 02 Jan
2024 at 5.00 p.m.

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