Products Manager Employment Opportunity – KCB Bank

Job Title:      Products
Organisation: KCB
Duty Station: Kampala,
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 Products Manager will ensure planning and
execution throughout the product lifecycle, including gathering and
prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision and
working closely with sales and marketing teams to ensure revenue and customer
satisfaction goals are met. This role also provides direction, coordination,
and execution of specific bank projects. It exists to carry out analysis on the
new and existing products and implementation of the Product/Project strategy in
line with the bank business pla Its major expected end results are to tap into
the customers’ needs and to provide information on how to make them more
profitable and keep ahead of competitors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop new and innovate products and services both Assets and
    Liabilities that appeal to the Bank’s core market niches.
  • Monitor and ensure bank products perform to the targeted financial
    & strategic plans and control income leakages.
  • Regularly conduct product appraisals on existing and new products
    with the aim of reviewing performance of each product.
  • Carry out internal awareness campaigns for both new and existing
    products which will result in a high level of internal preparedness and
    improve performance of existing products
  • Developing new and innovative collaborative schemes with
    Organizations and /or Companies through which the banks existing or new
    products and services can be cost effectively and efficiently delivered to
    target market/customer segments.
  • Refining the Banks existing products and services in order to ensure
    that they meet the bank’s desired performance and customer preferences and
  • Provide direction, pace and support to project teams to deliver on
    time, within budget and meet the set objectives.
  • Monitor and report on progress on project implementation against set
    milestones to all key stakeholders.
  • Interface strategically to cultivate and manage relationships with
    all key stakeholders to understand their needs and implement all key

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Three to five years’ experience in product development and
  • Professional Qualifications in Postgraduate qualification in banking
    or Marketing
  • Business acumen
  • Project management, Ideation and concept development
  • Experience in developing and supporting business strategy is
  • A good understanding of Risk, Compliance policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of current trends and best practice in Banking.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 6th September 2019
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