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Strategy and Risk Officer Job in Kenya

Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) is the premier DFI established in 1954, to facilitate economic development of Kenya through Equity and Debt financing.

The Corporation invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced professionals to fill in the following vacant position:-

Job Title: Strategy and Risk Officer

Reporting to the Strategy and Risk manager, the job holder will be expected to drive change across the organization to foster a culture of processes, procedures, technology and strategic product / service improvement and development.

Job Requirements

  • Application of skill and expertise in cross functional business process redesign, continuous improvement, and process improvement and implementation while displaying project and program management leadership.
  • Carrying out feasibility studies and research on strategic opportunities that drive the Corporation’s value proposition.
  • Compile risk registers, identify key risk indicators for all risks within the business and to monitor and report on these key indicators
  • Establish a healthy risk culture and ensure that the risk management approach and process is aligned with the business strategy and tactical interventions
  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of organizational performance.
  • Monitoring, measuring and reporting on organizational development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales.
  • Monitoring and reporting on markets and customers from a strategic standpoint and reporting on short, medium and long-term trends and directions.

Skills, knowledge and attributes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics or related field. Postgraduate qualification in strategic management or performance management will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant Microsoft packages and statistical software packages.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a strategic planning capacity, credit risk, operations risk or market risk management or related field.
  • Knowledge and skills in the understanding, interpretation and practical implementation of risk and regulatory requirements.
  • Results driver - takes the initiative to set and achieve challenging work goals, focuses one’s time and energy to maintain high work standards.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Change agent – identify opportunities and initiate action.
  • Continuous learner - uses work challenges as opportunities to try new learning and innovative solutions.
  • Knowledge and application of Team mate enterprise risk and compliance software, corporate balance score card software will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates should send a written application letter enclosing a copy of a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and quoting current and expected salary to the undersigned not later than 20th September 2013.

HR & Administration Manager
Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC)
P.O Box 45519 - 00100
Nairobi


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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