Marketing & Communications Manager Employment Opportunity – KCB Bank

Organisation: KCB
Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director
About US:
KCB Bank Uganda
which is part of KCB Group, East Africa’s largest commercial bank that was
established in 1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings
into Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East
African circuit in the year 2012. Today, the Group has the largest branch
network in the region with over 238 branches, 950 ATMs and 8,000 agents
offering banking services on a 24/7 basis in East Africa. KCB Bank Uganda was
established in the year 2007 and has grown to become one of Uganda’s top ten
commercial banks. Currently KCB Bank Uganda has 14 branches complemented with
16 ATMs spread on Kampala Road, Commercial Plaza, Ben Kiwanuka, Luwum Street,
Oasis Mall Sixth Street, Arua, Elgon Masaba, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Lira,
Mbarara and Jinja that offer trade financing, corporate and retail banking
services to customers.
Job Summary:  The Marketing & Communications Manager is
responsible for developing and implementing high impact Marketing and
Communication Strategies to build a sustainable corporate image and reputation
for the KCB Group Brand..
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop & implement Marketing and Communication strategies in
    line with KCB Brand Objective and Brand guide.
  • Create and manage valuable partnerships, content development and
    engagement plans across all media.
  • Originate and facilitate the design, production and editing of
    corporate information for all KCB Bank Uganda publics.
  • Identify thought leadership opportunities for business executives
    with opinion leaders.
  • Work with business units to develop product campaigns and achieve
    set objectives in projects driven by the respective business units.
  • Coordinate partner agencies and suppliers to ensure timely execution
    of projects and campaigns with the aim of achieving business and brand
    objectives.
  • Liaise with Procurement to ensure merchandise ordered is as per
    correct specification and meets Brand guidelines; supplier sourcing in
    accordance to budget and business needs.
  • Regular performance tracking and compilation of reports on
    activities undertaken.
  • Supervise Research and ensure proper dissemination for usage in KCB
    decision making.
  • Support Corporate Relations for KCB Foundation activities to drive
    single-minded messaging so as to define Foundation positioning in
    consumers hearts and minds.
  • Lead, coach, motivate and inspire the marketing team towards
    excellence as expected of all team members.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a University degree in Business with a
    bias in Marketing or a Mass Communication degree from a recognized and
    reputable institution.
  • Possession of MBA certification and/or Professional qualification in
    CIM would be an added advantage.
  • Five years of experience in Marketing; 3 of which should be at
    management level.
  • Experience in developing and supporting business strategy i5
    essential.
  • Knowledge of current trends and best practice in Marketing and
    Communication fields.
  • Strong leadership skills with proven record of achieving targets.
  • Able to communicate to all stakeholders articulately.
  • Knowledge of the Banking Regulatory guidelines, products and
    services.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 17th April 2019
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