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Business Planning and Analysis Manager Job in Kenya

British- American is a leading financial services group with a global presence. 

Our vision is to be the most trusted financial services company. 

We seek to offer superior insurance, investment advisory and asset management services to individuals, business organizations and non-governmental organizations. 

In pursuit of our growth strategy and to strengthen the leadership team we are seeking to fill the following position with an individual who is proactive, self driven and who can apply their knowledge, skills, and experience to contribute to the achievement of our mission to delight our customers with outstanding financial services.

Business Planning and Analysis Manager

Reporting to the Group Managing Director, the job holder will be responsible for overseeing and organizing the business planning processes and coordinating the planning and implementation of the strategic business plans and initiatives to drive the company's strategic growth plans.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyse the outcome of strategies to drive revenue growth and increasing customer acquisition by use of existing products and up-take of new products;
  • Work with senior management to develop performance measurement and management guidelines and templates to assist in strategy formulation, monitoring and reviewing performance;
  • Work with senior management to increase organizational performance capabilities by championing proper understanding and appreciation of strategy implementation concepts and principles;
  • Apply the latest and best in practice tools in planning performance outcomes, managing, measuring and reviewing performance as an integral part of strategy execution;
  • Ensure the business is aligned to future strategic growth opportunities through timely provision of management information and business intelligence;
  • Participate in preparing and managing the forecasting process ( 12 months rolling) to ensure appropriate targets are set, periodically reviewed and all parameters considered;
  • Monitor performance against set strategic targets, make performance commentaries, follow up on exceptions and ensure corrective measures are taken up;
  • Constantly review business processes and interact with management to provide consultative support to planning initiatives;
  • Develop execution strategies for the various strategic initiatives to ensure high level buy-in from senior management and commitment from all British-American Staff
  • Consolidate and provide periodic reports to Group Managing Director.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in a business related field;
  • An MBA or Strategic Management experience will be an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar environment, preferably within Financial Services, 3 of which should be at a management level;
  • Professional certification;
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment;
  • Goal-oriented with good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent working knowledge of office productivity tools (Microsoft office, etc).
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate. 

In-house training and a professional office environment will also be offered. 

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity please submit your detailed curriculum vitae and covering letter explaining how you would meet the demands of this challenging position giving full names, contacts and e-mail address of 3 referees to 

Hard copies will not be accepted. 

Applications should be received not later than 15th June 2012.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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