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Partner - Transaction Advisory Services Job Vacancy in Kenya

Job Ref. MN 5040 

Our client, one of Kenya’s leading professional services firms focused on providing assurance, tax and advisory services, wishes to recruit a
 Partner who will be in charge of the Transaction Advisory Services line of business. 

The Transaction Advisory Services team works with a wide range of clients to help them make better and more informed decisions about how they strategically manage capital and transactions in a changing world.

The key objective of the business line is to help businesses drive competitive advantage by proactively managing their capital agenda which determines how they strategically raise, invest, preserve and optimize their capital.

This position will be based in Nairobi and will oversee teams based in a cluster of several countries in Eastern Africa. 

The Partner role will entail providing overall leadership to a team of highly dedicated professionals to respond to the client’s capital agenda, ensuring that the team is highly motivated and actively participating in business development initiatives.

Job Profile
  • Driving cross border and cross service line collaboration and working including teaming across borders to develop the client base/market share and grow revenue for the business line.
  • Interacting with key client executives and engaging them on their capital agenda issues and where appropriate, the full spectrum of the firm’s knowledge and collateral.
  • Building the team to attract and develop the best people by proactively participating in reinforcing and strengthening the coaching culture and demonstrating visible leadership through regular staff engagement.
  • Overseeing the efficient and effective execution of engagements including but not limited to managing the team to full capacity and profitability.
  • Delivering quality by serving the right clients and consistently adhering to quality and risk management requirements including maintaining technical and professional standards.
Person Profile 
  • Masters degree preferably in a business related field from a recognised university.
  • Membership in a professional accounting and or financial analysis association (s).
  • Over fifteen years work experience with a minimum of five years at executive management level in a professional services firm or investment bank.
  • Minimum of ten years experience in lead transaction advisory coupled with vast expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital and debt advisory, project finance, restructuring, due diligence reviews, valuations and financial modelling.
  • Knowledge of the East African market.
  • Ability to grow and sustain revenue of the business line.
  • Ability to sustain long term client relationships.
  • Ability to identify, pursue, win and manage priority engagements across borders.
  • Ability to coach and mentor to build and develop the team and support a culture of continuous learning and feedback.
  • Effective networking and negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal,relationship building and communication skills.
If you have the requisite qualifications, skills, experience and the passion to lead an already established business line with a high potential for growth send your application including a detailed curriculum vitae and day time telephone. 

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and friends or relatives of qualified East Africans in the diaspora may draw their attention to this very high profile position.

The position provides an opportunity for an attractive financial reward and career development.

Please also summarize yourself as follows:
  • Job Ref. No.
  • Your Name
  • Current/Past Salary: Year 2010 p.m / Year 2011 p.m
  • Year 2011 Benefits: If house, state market rent, If car state cc.
Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 12 Noon 16th September 2011. Limit email to maximum 3 pages A4 size CV and no attachments. Mark Job Ref. No. on top left of the envelope. 

Send to:

Executive Selection Division,
Manpower Services (K) Ltd,
3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza,
Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance,
P.O. Box 50736-00200, Nairobi.

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