Head of Projects and Premises Job at the National Bank of Kenya

Full Time
  • Post Date: 13/11/2017
  • Offerd Salary Not Specified
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Gender Both
  • INDUSTRY Banking Jobs
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the effective management of the
Bank’s Projects and Premises.

Head, Projects and Premises Job Responsibilities

  • Lead in planning and execution of branch or HQ major Capex projects or other assigned
  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management.
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project.
  • Contribute to the management of all site-related projects: from initial concept, through design and specification, to implementation and hand-over.
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities.
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other stakeholders that will be
    affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required.
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project.
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project.
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure
    that it meets the project standards.
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase.
  • Project monitoring & control against set targets including time and costs.
  • Project status reporting and escalations as may be required.
  • Lead in the evaluation of projects implemented.


  • University degree in Engineering or Business-related field
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • Certification in Project Management such as Prince 2
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project and Premises management.
  • A sound knowledge of real estate statutory requirements and all round banking experience
  • Ability to think creatively and develop innovative solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer engagement skills
  • Excellent influencing skills at all levels of staff and good stakeholder management
  • Integrity and courage to challenge and drive delivery of breakthrough ideas
  • Strong functional skill in Risk management, Analytics, Project and program management, development, budget administration and controls.
  • Integrity and courage to challenge cost related decisions
  • Proficient in computer applications
  • Conversant with banking regulatory requirements.

How to Apply

Send your CV and application letter showing how you meet the role requirement stated above to Recruitment@nationalbank.co.ke.