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Corporate and Capital Markets Communications Senior Consultant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Role Profile: Senior Consultant, Corporate and Capital Markets Communications 

Key Responsibilities

Client Service

  • Direct key CCM accounts effectively and profitably:
o build and develop strong relationships at Director level within client organisation; 
o ensure timely delivery of high quality work in line with budgets;
o Manage teams (including cross border).
  • Lead on reputation management mandates and provide strategic advisory and counsel to clients and the company  in sensitive, complex and crisis situations.
  • Design and deliver effective internal and external communications strategies, based on thorough research and analysis, to address critical business issues and drive sustainable growth in client organisations.
  • Design and deliver effective change leadership and employee engagement programmes for clients implementing major change initiatives, including organisational re-designs and technical business programmes.
  • Direct financial sector accounts, notably in the PE sector, and build local IR capability, under the guidance of our Group IR team.
  • Oversee production of key strategic client documents (advisory/briefing notes; speeches, op-eds, reports and presentations).
  • Maintain quality control on all client-facing materials, ensure timely billing on accounts, track productivity of team and profitability of accounts and manage M&E on client work.
Business development
  • Lead CCM business development in Kenya - develop and execute a focused CCM strategy in line with the Group strategy and manage the new business pipeline.
  • Lead new CCM business pitches, manage production of proposals, tenders and pitch presentations.
  • Support marketing initiatives to generate new business leads.
  • Network to develop prospect list.
Team management
  • Manage a team of consultants and associate consultants, provide direction and objectives, assess individual performance of direct reports and oversee career development paths.
  • Identify training needs and provide support and training to team members by providing coaching on best practice in client service and account management.
  • Drive innovation and the sharing of best practices by contributing to improving our tools, methodologies, systems and processes.
  • Contribute to employee engagement and motivation.
Role Requirements
  • Proven track record (8-10 years’ experience) designing and delivering strategic communications for blue chip clients.
  • Strong consulting and crisis communications skills, robust project management skills, disciplined analytical thinking and effective management and team working style.
  • Strong business development skills and ability to manage a sales pipeline in line with targets.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • Capability to build and manage complex and sensitive stakeholder relationships.
  • Ability to work flexibly and collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic working environment.
  • Masters or MBA degree from respected institution.
  • French language skills an advantage.
Please send your CV and remuneration package to by the 14th June 2012 at 5.00 pm. 

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