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Recruitment in Cytonn Ltd Kenya (Various Vacancies)

Relationship Management
Job Category: General
Job Type: Internship
Closing Date: June 14th, 2017
Cytonn Real Estate is a development firm that seeks to develop institutional grade real estate having a team with extensive and deep experience in real estate development and finanace. At cytonn Real estate we work to deliver quality and aspirational real estate developments that encourage great community living.
We are seeking highly motivated, self-driven, creative, and relational team players to participate in an intense 12 weeks training in the stakeholder engagement department. The position will afford successful individuals a unique opportunity to participate in the Cytonn Young Leaders Program.

Responsibilities

·         Developing and maintaining valuable stakeholder relationships
·         Developing and implementing Cytonn’s stakeholder engagement strategies and evaluating the effectiveness of these strategies
·         Assisting business units to effectively consult and engage stakeholders on relevant projects
·         Conducting stakeholder satisfaction research projects, including developing and implementing strategies for continually improving stakeholder satisfaction across the firm
·         Managing stakeholder forums, meetings and special events
·         Coordinating stakeholder contact through the implementation of a stakeholder contact management system
·         Ensuring stakeholders are recognized as partners in the development and delivery of Cytonn’s strategic goals
·         Advising senior management of issues and/or risks to stakeholder relationships as soon as they arise so risks can be managed effectively
·         Ensuring Cytonn’s management and staff understand the value of, and are committed to the genuine participation of stakeholders in the development of products and services designed to meet stakeholder needs (customer-focus)
·         Weekly progress reporting on all stakeholders’ matters, on a timely basis
·         Performing other job-related duties as assigned

Requirements

·         A minimum qualification of a B+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
·         An undergraduate with minimum qualification of a second class, upper division in communications, public relations, or relevant field (desired)
·         Highly developed influencing skills
·         Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
·         Project management skills
·         Ability to work closely with a team
Learning Opportunities
·         Skill acquisition from different departments with Cytonn Real estate
·         Clear understanding of real estate dynamics
How to Apply

Quality Assurance/Control Internships
Job Category: Quality Assurance/Control
Job Type: Internship
Closing Date: May 26th, 2017
Cytonn Real Estate is a development firm that seeks to develop institutional grade real estate having a team with extensive and deep experience in real estate development and finanace. At cytonn Real estate we work to deliver quality and aspirational real estate developments that encourage great community living.
Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.
We currently have over Kshs. 74 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.
To manage its rapid growth, the company is looking for highly motivated, dynamic, hardworking and self-driven team players to join the team in the Quality Assurance/Quality Control department.

Responsibilities

·         Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
·         Oversee all onsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
·         Review the work progress on daily basis
·         Prepare internal reports pertaining to project status in terms of quality, safety, schedule and cost
·         Analyze, manage and mitigate risks facing projects
·         Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Quantity Survey or Civil Engineering with a Minimum of Upper Second Class Honors or equivalent.
·         Minimum of B+ in KCSE or equivalent
·         Ability to work in a team
·         Ready to take on challenges
·         Demonstrate leadership capability
·         Innovative and solution oriented individuals
·         Learning Opportunities
·         Be part of a fast paced dynamic organization
·         Skill acquisition from different departments with Cytonn Real estate
·         Clear understanding of Real estate dynamics
Additional Information
·         Strong communication skills (both written and oral)
·         Good analytical and quantitative reasoning
·         Strong organizational and time management skills -ability to adhere to deadlines, multi-task and be able to prioritize.
·         Entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated creativity & innovation in business
·         Ability to learn quickly and manage workload, work effectively under pressure in demanding environment.
·         Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, with exceptional skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project
How to Apply

Legal & Compliance Officer
Job Category: Legal
Job Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 1st June 2017
Cytonn Asset Managers Limited ‘CAM’ pursuing a Fund Manager License with The Capital Markets Authority and later with the Retirement Benefits Authority, to be able to offer unit trust investments, pension fund portfolio management and real estate investments to pension funds and investors.
CAM, being an affiliate of Cytonn Investments Management Limited ‘CIML’, where CIML has established itself as a leading alternative investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi, Kenya and DC Metro, U.S.A.
CIML provides privately placed alternative investment solutions in real estate, private equity and structured products to individual high-net-worth investors, global and local institutions, and Kenyans in the diaspora.
Research shows that over long periods of time, alternative assets have historically outperformed listed markets.
CAM is therefore looking for an energetic, passionate and conscientious individual to fill the position of Legal and Compliance Officer & in light with the business intention of CAM to grow to the leading Fund Manager in the region.

Responsibilities

·         Facilitating Legal Compliance supervision and assessment to ensure compliance with the Capital Markets Act, Retirement Benefits Act and subsequent regulations and on all facets of Law
·         Co-coordinating investor administration including reviewing investor communication, keeping compliance registers, Know your Client ‘KYC’ files, etc
·         Providing strategic legal advice to the business
·         Facilitating Compliance Audits and developing Compliance checks on all facets of Law affecting the business and being the point of contact with the Capital Markets and Retirement Benefits Authority
·         Developing elaborate anti-money laundering checks and procedures in line with the relevant legislation and ensuring strict adherence to the same
·         Ensuring staff members conform to industry practices and professional standards in all activities, with specific practices and standards
·         Investigating and resolving compliance issues, implementing procedures for monitoring compliance guidelines, maintaining files and databases of all records relating to compliance and risk
·         Implement a risk-based compliance monitoring perational risk framework to enable senior management to effectively understand, manage, monitor, and mitigate the firm’s various compliance and regulatory risks
·         Liaising with relevant departments where legal risks have been identified, to develop mitigating measures and implement remedial action
·         Conducting legal risk analysis and provide legal support for new and ongoing investment funds
·         Contract drafting, review, negotiation and management
·         Managing external legal counsel and regulatory service providers
·         Any other task that may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         A Upper Second Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) from a recognized University
·         Must have attained a B+ and above in O levels/ high school
·         Be admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and possess a current practicing certificate
·         Graduate degrees in finance, business administration, commerce, economics or equivalent shall also be considered; while professional qualifications such as CPA, CFA, CS or membership to a relevant professional body shall be considered to be an additional advantage to an applicant
·         A minimum of three years of advocate post-admission, corporate and commercial law experience
·         Creative, commercial legal thinking and appreciation of the business aspects in their application of the law
·         Broad knowledge of principles, procedures, and best practices involving compliance, operations and general business record keeping
·         Good understanding of risk management and ability to advice on global best practices
·         Ability to pro-actively and creatively manage potential legal issues for regulated entities
·         Excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
·         High levels of energy and enthusiasm and ability to work long hours and under pressure
·         High integrity
How to Apply

Relationship Manager
Job Category: General
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: June 14th, 2017
Cytonn Real Estate is a development firm that seeks to develop institutional grade real estate having a team with extensive and deep experience in real estate development and finanace. At cytonn Real estate we work to deliver quality and aspirational real estate developments that encourage great community living.
We are seeking highly motivated, self-directed, team players to fill the position of Manager, Stakeholder Engagement. Reporting to the Head of Cytonn Real Estate, the manager will oversee the Stakeholder Engagement staff and will work towards the development and management of Cytonn’s stakeholders’ relations. The position will afford successful individuals a unique opportunity to participate in both a strong incentive structure and equity ownership plan.

Responsibilities

·         Mining, developing and maintaining valuable stakeholder relationships
·         Developing and implementing Cytonn’s stakeholder engagement strategies and evaluating the effectiveness of these strategies
·         Assisting business units to effectively consult and engage stakeholders on relevant projects
·         Conducting stakeholder satisfaction research projects, including developing and implementing strategies for continually improving stakeholder satisfaction across the firm
·         Managing stakeholder forums, meetings and special events
·         Coordinating stakeholder contact through the implementation of a stakeholder contact management system
·         Ensuring stakeholders are recognised as partners in the development and delivery of Cytonn’s strategic goals
·         Advising senior management of issues and/or risks to stakeholder relationships as soon as they arise so risks can be managed effectively
·         Ensuring Cytonn’s management and staff understand the value of, and are committed to the genuine participation of stakeholders in the development of products and services designed to meet stakeholder needs (customer-focus)
·         Weekly progress reporting on all stakeholders’ matters, on a timely basis
·         Performing other job-related duties as assigned

Requirements

·         At least three (3) years Corporate experience in stakeholder engagement/management, communications, consultation, or relevant field
·         Tertiary qualifications in communications, public relations, or relevant field (desired)
·         Highly developed relationship management skills
·         Highly developed influencing and networking skills
·         Understanding of issues, communication, and management of stakeholder concerns in a corporate context
·         Outstanding interpersonal, presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
·         High level project management skills
·         Ability to work closely with and lead a team
·         Proven skills in delighting and servicing stakeholders
·         Strategic thinking capabilities to recognize relevant partnership opportunities
Learning Opportunities
·         Skill acquisition from different departments with Cytonn Real estate.
·         Clear understanding of Real estate dynamics
How to Apply
Internal Audit Manager
Job Category: Audit
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: June 7th, 2017
Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. We currently have over Kshs. 74 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.
Directly reporting to the Board Audit Risk and Compliance Committee and administratively to the CEO, the Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for conducting audits and reviews in accordance with accepted professional auditing standards.
The successful candidate will provide strategic direction and effective oversight on the internal audit functions, be a trusted advisor to management and Board’s audit, risk and compliance committee.

Responsibilities

·         Perform independent, objective assurance and consulting engagements designed to add value and improve Cytonn’s operations;
·         Serves as the group’s Internal Audit Manager, performing professional internal audit work as a key component of the corporate governance structure;
·         Directing a comprehensive audit program including performance, financial, and compliance audit of all
·         Investment and Real Estate projects;
·         Provide direction to the group’s management and staff on all audit matters;
·         Provide direction and lead when necessary in the development of the annual audit plan;
·         Maintain organizational and professional ethical standards and works independently with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment;
·         Review and advise on the entire company’s risks management in consultation with the Company’s Risk Manager;
·         Liaise with external auditors;
·         Reporting on the Internal Audit findings to the management;
·         Taking part in the planning, organizing, directing and monitoring of internal audit operations, including assisting in hiring, training and evaluating staff and taking corrective actions to address performance problems;
1Monitoring departmental budgets and development and documentation of departmental policies and procedures;
·         Directing the identification and evaluation of the company’s risk areas and the development of the annual audit plan;
·         Supervision of Internal Audit staff including reviewing work done;
·         Communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to the
·         Management and Board of Directors;
·         Developing and maintaining productive client, staff, management, and Board relationships through individual contacts and group meetings;
·         Pursuing professional development opportunities, including internal and external training and professional association memberships and share information gained with colleagues;
·         Performing any other related work as assigned by the Management and/or the Board Audit, Risk and Compliance committee.
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in B.Com or any other business related degree, with a minimum Second Upper degree class;
·         Membership to professional bodies (ICPAK/IIA) highly desirable;
·         Full professional qualification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA K) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and/or ACCA;
·         Minimum of B+ in KCSE;
·         MBA or CISA will be added advantage;
·         At least 7 years audit experience;
·         Results oriented and ability to meet strict deadlines;
·         Good analytical and problem solving skills;
·         High level of independence and integrity;
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
·         Possess exemplary report writing skills.
How to Apply

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