NCBA Group Strategy Manager Jobs in Kenya

Division/Department: Corporate Strategy

Reports to: NCBA Group Internal Consulting Head

Unit: Executive Office

Positions: 1

Closing Date: 25th September 2022

Job Purpose Statement

The Strategy Manager is responsible for the delivery of a strategic projects and internal consulting engagements.

This leader will leverage their experience in management consulting to deliver some of the most challenging NCBA Group enterprise programs.

No two days on the Strategy team are the same. You’ll collaborate with teammates and business stakeholders on major projects that produce meaningful insights and actionable recommendations for NCBA Group – from broad, enterprise-wide endeavours to narrower, more business-specific opportunities.

This role reports to the Head, NCBA Group Internal Consulting.

Key Result Areas


Identifying gaps and providing practical solutions to business issues through engagement with relevant stakeholders, reviewing business processes, reviewing research material and other relevant information sources

Structure and solve business problems, collaborating and coordinating with a range of internal stakeholders to make recommendations on a wide range of business issues

Develop rigorous, fact based, quantitative analysis to support recommendations.

Ensure strategic and financial soundness and alignment for recommendations

Monitor the evolution of the Banking industry, competitive landscape, new technology developments and regulatory environment

Work with the Corporate Development team to
shape and inform our approach to M&A and strategic partnerships to execute the corporate strategy

Developing appropriate portfolio metrics and reporting to track performance across programs and engagements.

Communicate recommendations to senior management in a clear, concise and impactful way

Project Management

Deliver projects or major project workstreams related to NCBA’s corporate strategy or corporate initiatives – from shaping to successful

Converting existing project/product issues into solutions, implementing the necessary changes, and leading projects/programs from beginning to end

Preparing reports and recommendations for senior management, to update on the status of their respective projects /programs


Work closely with functional, regional and HQ management teams on strategic projects, bringing timely and useful insight and analytical support

Assisting different departments in advancing their key projects promptly and efficiently

Imparting knowledge on consumer needs to the product development teams with a view to influence product strategies

Working with top management across the business to drive organizational change and commercial excellence

Job Dimensions

Reporting Relationships

Direct Reports: 0

Indirect Reports: 10+

Stakeholder Management




Business Heads

General Managers


Bank Customers

Professional Associations

Research Agency

Relevant Stakeholders

Decision Making Authority /Mandates/Constraints:


Work Cycle and Impact: Time Horizon and Nature of Impact (Planning)

Strategic Planning: 3 – 6 months

Ideal Job Specifications


Master’s degree preferred; will consider equivalent work experience

Desired Work Experience

Minimum of 6 years combined experience in a combination of the following areas:

– Excellent strategy development skills, with mid-level experience in a leading strategy consultancy or in a strategy role for a corporate preferred

NCBA Values

Driven – We are passionate, make bold decisions and learn from our failures. We seek new challenges and appreciate different views constantly raising the bar. We explore our full potential.

Open – Our interactions are candid, honest and transparent. We listen to each other and our clients. We are inclusive and always respect each other.

Responsive – We are proactive, act quickly and resolutely to deliver results. We put our customer’s interests at the heart of all that we do.

We keep it simple and seek new ways to improve.

Trusted – As a trusted partner we do what is morally, right always. We keep our word. We are accountable and believe in each other.

Technical Competencies

Superior analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor, attention to detail and ability to carry out sophisticated financial modelling

Strong analytical skills and previous experience of analysing business and financial impacts of proposed initiatives and recommending the appropriate action

Ability to develop action plans and successfully oversee the management of large cross-functional teams through implementation

Track record of delivering strategic initiatives

Experience in and/or exposure to the Banking industry preferred

Behavioural Competencies

Exceptional interpersonal, problem solving, team-building and communication skills (including presentation skills – MS PowerPoint)

Excellent client service focus, with confidence in working with decision-makers across all levels

A high degree of personal initiative, high level of commitment and an ability to work under time pressure

Personal presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior executives and external business partners

How to Apply

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