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Investments Manager and Investments Officer Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

A Medium Size Investment Company based in the Nairobi City CBD hereby invites suitable candidates to be considered for the above Vacant Positions:-

(1) Investments Manager

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary

The jobholder is primarily responsible for managing the origination, evaluation, structuring, deal financing, executing, and exiting and portfolio management of controlling and non-controlling Quoted and Unquoted - Private equity investments, Fixed Income Securities, Real Estate Investments, Short Term / Fixed Deposit Investments among others to achieve a targeted return.

Educational Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree preferably in Finance or Accounting.
  • Possession of CFA, CPA-K or ACCA.
  • Investment training would be an added advantage

Relevant Job Experience/Qualifications

Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in managing quoted and unquoted private equity investments, investment banking, corporate finance, financial analysis, fund management or asset management within an investment or financial services company.

Experience in conducting company valuations is essential.

Additional Skills
  • Leadership and people management skills.
  • Strategic perspective.
  • Good judgment and business sense abilities.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Ability to network and build rapport with high profile business people.
  • Good formal presentation skills.
  • Excellent oral communication and report writing skills.
  • A good appreciation of economic developments locally and in the region.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Suite of packages.

Additional Information

A key part of this role involves aligning investee companies to the Company`s interests and ensuring accuracy with regard to due diligences and company valuations.

The role also involves planning at least three (3) months ahead of time and involves preparing investment appraisal reports, weekly status reports and delivering formal presentations.

The role occasionally experiences leisure disruption.

(2) Investments Officer

Reporting to the Investments Manager

Job Summary

The jobholder provides support to the Investments Manager in all aspects of the investment process including the origination, evaluation, structuring, execution and exit stages.

S/he also provides administrative support to the Investments Department and to the Finance and Administration Department.

Educational Requirements
  • An undergraduate degree preferably in Finance or Accounting.
  • Possession of CFA, CPA-K or ACCA.
  • Investment training would be an added advantage.

Relevant Job Experience/Qualifications

Five (5) years relevant experience preferably in a financial services institution.

Additional skills
  • Financial acumen including financial modeling skills.
  • Excellent commercial judgment.
  • Good leadership and people management skills.
  • Broad business awareness.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.

How to Apply:-

Interested candidates should send their written applications together with their curriculum vitas ,copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials to:

The DNA 1579
P.O. 49010 - 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

To received on or before Friday 18/10/2013 at 5.00 p.m.

The applications should indicate the candidate`s Earliest possible Reporting Time, Current as well as the Expected Gross Remuneration.

The applications should also indicate the candidate`s full contact details:- Address, Telephone, Email etc

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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