Job Opportunities


  • Degree in communication, journalism or public relation from a recognized University
  • Three years relevant experience in Communications, Media or Public Relations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (in both English and Kiswahili) and social media skills.
  • Desire to serve people.
  • Able to deal with a diversity of people of different cultures and able to build bridges
  • A committed Christian
  • Good organizing, planning, problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Computer literate with hands on experience on internet and MS Office applications
  • Must be a team player.


Role Summary: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Communications Officer job exists to create and implement approved communications strategies and policies ensuring effective communication with the employees, community, government, partners and the public in general

The right candidate will be required to:

  • Assist the Chief Executive Officer in managing the hospital brand and reputation.
  • Responsible for all internal communication at Tenwek Hospital.
  • Provide technical support for all communication matters, coordinate development of communication strategy and deliver communication objectives throughout the Hospital.
  • Provide in-house public relations and marketing for Tenwek Hospital
  • Work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the Hospital administrator for communication policy direction
  • Provide shadowing supervision for the unit communication champions
  • Ensure generation of internal newsletter/e-newsletters and other communication material to update all regular and interim supporters of Tenwek Hospital.
  • Proactive and strategically engaged with external stakeholders through media relations both online and offline with the approval of Chief Executive Officer.
  • Coordinate and design uniform format for use in all IEC materials and printed publication of the institution.
  • Responsible for the hospital communication infrastructure and equipment.
  • Cultivate strategic media visibility.
  • Monitor all publicity and notify the Chief Executive Officer promptly.
  • Ensure the Communication unit maintains a Resource Center with medical research and other material relevant to Tenwek Hospital’s work to facilitate research and dissemination.
  • Work with Human Resources Office to provide appropriate communication training.
  • Manage Tenwek Hospital social media sites.
  • Communicating in terms of crisis and risk management
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Method of Application

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05 Jul, 2021

Manager, Trade Finance Middle Office – Deadline: 12/07/2021

Overall Job Purpose

The Manager, Trade Finance Middle Office will be responsible for: –

  • Support the day-to-day operational activities of Trade Finance unit and ensure trade finance transactions are processed promptly and accurately and within policy guidelines.
  • Trade finance portfolio management – both funded and non-funded facilities.
  • Management of agents to ensure adherence to the terms and conditions and actively monitoring the underlying contracts

Principle Accountabilities

  • Support the day-to-day operational activities of trade finance and ensure transactions are processed promptly and accurately and within policy guidelines.
  • Portfolio management and daily reconciliation of trade finance transactions i.e. guarantees, letters of credit, documentary collections and trade loans.
  • Processing of incoming and outgoing enquiries, instructions, physical documents with clients to fulfil the Service Level Agreement (SLA) standards agreed with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Attend to customers’ queries and advise on trade finance – related matters.
  • Liaise with both internal and external stakeholders i.e. Relationship Teams, Trade Operations, other Operational units and Clients.
  • Focus on transaction execution, facilitating enquiries and servicing clients’ requests, product development and maintenance, as well as reporting.
  • Act as control point to ensure all bank and regulatory requirements are fulfilled and post-transaction monitoring.
  • Ensure adherence to AML/KYC.
  • Provide support to other banking operational functions which include Treasury, Finance, Channels, Customer Service in relation.
  • Daily cash flow management, cash utilization, financing limits, margin calls, cash flow forecast.
  • Regular reports to management on cash positions, limit utilization, efficiency and analysis of costs of utilized lines.
  • Regular challenging of existing credit facilities, verification of commissions and bank charges, improvement of bank charges and costs.
  • Monitoring Performance of the underlying contracts for contract related transactions.
  • Management of agents to ensure adherence to the terms and conditions and actively monitoring the underlying contracts.
  • Coordinating with HFIA in regards to insurance matters such as placing covers and/or claim handling.
  • Ensure smooth deal implementation and while maintaining high levels of service quality.
  • Identify opportunities for cross selling and referrals to other HFC business lines through developing a good understanding of client needs.
  • Ensure customer service issues are addressed to maintain a high level of post sales service

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • University degree in a business related field.
  • Master’s degree in a business related field will be an added advantage.
  • Professional Qualifications in Trade Finance.
  • At least 5 years banking experience in Trade Finance Operations and Middle Office.

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Proficiency in Trade Finance Operations/Project Management.
  • Strong appreciation of banking operations, corporate, treasury, retail and transaction banking.
  • Analytical mind and the ability to solve problems.
  • Flexibility and good time management skills.
  • Team Work and Interpersonal skills.
  • Integrity and Professionalism.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Ability to work independently under strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated good planning and organization skills.
  • Report writing and presentation skills.

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