What an induction....The second batch emerg from a rigorous induction exercise shortly before officially reporting to work.
The Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC) Chief Executive Officer Mr. Mohamud Ahmed Mohamud has assured staff of his commitment to make the institution a model of excellence in service delivery and integrity.
Mr. Mohamud rallied the staff towards a new culture of teamwork and harmony, aimed at ensuring the Corporation achieves its mandate. He emphasized that: “Integrity should be tops. KDIC is your Corporation. Ask yourself what you will do for KDIC. On my part, I will ensure that I create the best environment for you to work in.”
The CEO was addressing the new staff who joined the Corporation in two different batches in August and November this year. He revealed his commitment to building the capacity of all staff to enable them serve Kenyans in an efficient manner.
At the same time Mr. Mohamud reminded the staff of their obligation to Kenyans, challenging them to always ensure decisions made are in the best interest of the Corporation’s stakeholders. “My message is that you are accountable to the people of Kenya and the creator. KDIC is a spacecraft. We want to put it in the universe. Let us all go out of our way for KDIC,” the CEO asserted.
Appreciating the weeklong extensive induction exercise in Naivasha, the new staff committed to ensure that KDIC achieves its mandate.
“It was a good gesture from the CEO and a reinforcement of the expected values that we ought to embrace as a team especially the virtues of honesty, fairness and justice whenever we are working together in this spacecraft,” said Nancy Ochego, Assistant Manager (Finance).
“It was a great opportunity to engage with the CEO in a relaxed environment after previously interacting with him in a grueling interview room. I found his message to us quite encouraging even as he revealed the enormous expectations of Kenyans on us. What a great way to start a career at a premier institution!” remarked Geoffrey Nyakundi, formerly an employee of Central Bank of Kenya and now Manager, Resolution.
Committed to serve you....CEO Mr. Mohamud A. Mohamud with batch one of the new staff during a luncheon in August 2019
On her part, Jackline Arodi, Admin Assistant Legal said: “I liked his sentiments on why we should move out of our comfort zone and the need for an open mind so as we get to better understand the role of KDIC and its objectives.”
Her sentiments were echoed by Martin Mwai who joined the organization from Earnest & Young. “It was a good opportunity to appreciate his vision for the Corporation, I individually was able to know where I can plug in towards the fulfilment of the vision,” he concluded.
The Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation is a statutory institution established under the Kenya Deposit Insurance Act, 2012. KDIC’s mandate is to provide a deposit insurance scheme for customers of member institutions as well as to provide incentives for sound risk management and generally promote the stability of the financial system in the country.
KDIC’s Vision is ‘To be a premier deposit insurance scheme.’ The Corporations core values are: Professionalism, Integrity, Customer Focus, Fairness, Innovativeness and Teamwork