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Chief Executive Officer Job Vacancy

Kadet (Vision Fund Kenya) seeks to appoint a dynamic, innovative and experienced leader, committed togrowing the MFI in volume, efficiency, impact and profitability.

Chief Executive Officer
Purpose of the position:
  • To strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of Vision Fund, Kenya in line with Vision Fund International’s policies and procedures;
  • To give direction and leadership toward the achievement of Vision Fund MFI vision, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives;
  • To represent Vision Fund Kenya to all donors, partners, other organizations, Local Governments and strive to build a positive image in all relevant media;
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction and support local resource mobilization and profitability.
Key Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Board of Directors and the Regional Director, the CEO shall be responsible for:
Fund Sourcing
  • Develop, acquire and attract the necessary grant, credit line and other financial and non-financial resources necessary to meet the organization’s objectives;
Financial Management
  • To ensure effective and efficient financial management system of Kadet’s resources.
Risk management
  • Ensures that there is an effective prudent risk management system in place.
Public Relations
  • Ensures that VF, its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to the Board, VFI and relevant stakeholders;
  • Develop networks and strategic alliances to positively influence the economic policies;
  • Ensures that there is continuous development of new and innovative profitable products
Person Profile:
  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management or some other related field with distinguished leadership, management track record level and impeccable record of integrity;
  • At least 10 years working experience, with three of them in senior leadership including some of the following: Microfinance Organization, Banking or Economic and Business Development Institution;
  • Analytical and passionate, transformative change leader who will take Vision Fund Kenya to the next level;
  • Good communication and marketing skills.
All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees should be addressed to 

The Chairman of the Board, 

to reach us not later than March 1, 2013.
Please indicate the job title as subject
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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