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Marketing Research Manager Kenya Jobs Vacancy

Women Enterprise Fund is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency that was established through the promulgation of (Women Enterprise Fund Regulations) and gazetted on 3rd August 2007. The Fund is a flagship project under the social pillar in Vision 2030.
The Fund’s mission is “…to mobilize resources and offer access to affordable credit and business support services to women entrepreneurs”, our vision is “…..to socially and economically empower Kenyan women entrepreneurs for economic development.”
The key mandates are: provision of credit, capacity building of women borrowers, facilitation of local and international marketing, support linkages of women enterprises with big business and facilitation of development of infrastructure like markets, business incubators, etc. to support women businesses.
The organization now seeks to recruit dynamic and energetic Kenyans of unquestionable integrity who are passionate and committed to the cause of women empowerment and gender equality to fill the following positions which have arisen as a result of growth.


MARKETING AND RESEARCH MANAGER


Reporting to the Chief Executive/ Director,the officer will be responsible for all the Fund’s marketing initiatives.

Key responsibilities will be:

• Formulation and implementation of marketing and research policies,
• Research, design and roll out market driven products and services,
• Build a strong brand through promotion and publicity campaigns,
• Identify profitable business linkages for the women owned micro, small and medium enterprises,
• Resources mobilization from prospective partners,
• Identify and pursue market opportunities locally and abroad to improve market access for women products and services.


Qualifications and Experience


• A bachelors in business, economics or bachelor of commerce (marketing option) and an MBA in marketing/strategic management/or entrepreneurship from a recognized university,
• At least 5 years experience in market promotions in a busy organization with ability to develop women friendly marketing techniques and strategies,
• Have ability to forge and leverage strategic and collaborative relationships, and
• Hands on experience in developing and implementing linkage schemes such as franchising, subcontracting, outsourcing,
• Proficiency in computer applications,
• Clean and valid driving license.


Terms of Employment – 3 years renewable contract


The Fund will offer competitive market rate salary package.
Applicants are required to submit a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied with copies of testimonials and certificates addressed to:


THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE/DIRECTOR
WOMEN ENTERPRISE FUND
P. O. BOX 17126-00100
NAIROBI



The envelopes should be clearly marked “job application and the position applied for.” So as to reach us on or before 12th May, 2010. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any canvassing prior to or after the interviews will lead to automatic disqualification.
Women Enterprise Fund is an equal opportunity employer

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