Operations Officer - Remittances

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Company:Co-operative Bank of Kenya
Job Type:Permanent

Job details

Specifically, the successful jobholder will be required to:

  1. Be the point of contact between the partners and the bank and offer customer support to existing and newly on boarded money remittance partners such as Money Gram and Western Union Support.
  2. Train branch staff and partners on the system requirements for provision of remittance services to the customers.
  3. Facilitate user set-ups in the various outlets through liaising with the ICT support person to ensure that outlets are up and running in the shortest period possible and within the given SLAs.
  4. Negotiate rates with the treasury department on behalf of the branches for the settlement amounts due to them.
  5. Portray and maintain a polite, pleasant and friendly attitude with customers and seek timely and proper solutions to customers’ problems.
  6. Provide timely and organized responses to internal Customer questions and disputes.
  7. Develop and maintain excellent relationships with Business functions as well as Marketing and PR function.
  8. Develop and continuously review business operational policies and procedures ensuring their compliance with both internal and external regulatory requirements.



The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and competencies:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in a business related field from a recognized university. 
  2. 5 years banking experience with at least a minimum of 3 year in a role handling operations and back office procedures in remittance services. Excellent knowledge of Remittance and treasury services.
  3. Knowledge of industry, advisory, regulatory and professional bodies coupled with a good understanding of legislation related to financial services and channel delivery.
  4. Ability to work well in a team, as well as manage multiple priorities in quick time frames.
  5. Proficient in MS Office with excellent report writing & Presentation skills.
  6. Excellent communication & interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to deal professionally, confidently and effectively with staff at all levels, internally and externally.



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