Centum Investment Manager Jobs in Kenya

Centum Investment Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • Nabo Capital; a subsidiary of Centum seeks to recruit an Investment Manager.

  • This position has oversight and direction of the global investment portfolio, including investment approach and quality control.

  • As the head of the investment team, the position holder will contribute to the growth of Nabo’s business in the following ways:

  • Developing and leading implementation of dynamic, short- and long-term cross-asset investment strategies and by active deal sourcing to support this

  • Growing AuM via compounding (investment performance) and actively selling Nabo’s investment solutions

  • Developing new capabilities in private markets and real estate,

  • Building the team’s capability to deliver the business agenda

  • This position has oversight and direction of the global investment portfolio, including investment approach and quality control; also chairs Nabo’s investment council.

  • The incumbent will be responsible for fundraising and client relationship management responsibilities working with the MD and Business Development team.

  • The incumbent will also take charge of the continued development of investment processes at Nabo including building teams to venture into new capabilities, management and development of a team of investment professionals


    Deal Execution

  • Co-ordinate and chair investment council meetings to develop cross-asset portfolio strategies, review and structure prospective investments and to monitor portfolio performance and investment progress

  • Lead and support the investment team in their work to source, develop, structure and monitor portfolio investments (deals) with increased focus on successful exits

  • Capital allocation decisions by potential of investment opportunities

  • Evaluate and review deal-flow and pipelines against investment strategy, risk budgets and other investment criteria

  • Form relationships with 3rd party service providers, banks, stock brokers and dealers

    Strong Track Record – Content and Return:

  • Ensure that the portfolio investment processes by asset-class are specific, efficient and followed. Propose adjustments and refinements to existing processes as necessary

  • Ensure that investment and portfolio performance is routinely assessed and measured against appropriate benchmarks and target rates of return, and that detailed attribution/monitoring
    reports are prepared on regular basis

    Fund Raising

  • Work with the MD and Business Development teams to raise funds and execute on fund offerings

  • Identify new sources of capital and play an active role with investors on both fundraising discussions and in client relationship management

    Build Authentic Africa Footprint

  • Build strong local structures to support “Boots on the ground” approach to investment and research, with development of strong local advisory panels and partnerships with local research teams and peer-to-peer networks, leveraging on our broad network
    Annual travel plan that maximizes time spent in key external markets with best use of budgeted resources

    Risk Management & Compliance

  • Ensure compliance of statutory/regulatory requirements

  • Ensure adequate monitoring of investee/portfolio companies

  • Monitor implementation of investment and risk management policies in line with client mandates

    Recruit & Retain Best Talent

  • Work closely with individual investment team members to coach them in cross-asset sourcing, diligence, deal structuring/execution and portfolio monitoring


  • Bachelor’s degree in Financial Economics, Financial Engineering, Finance, Actuarial Science or related (an aptitude for numbers is a must for candidates with a non-finance background)

  • Enrolled in or pursuing a related professional course and/or exams (CFA, ACCA, CAIA, CQF)

  • Fluency in Excel spreadsheets

  • Minimum 6 years in a similar role/industry

  • Hands on experience in Fund set up and management

  • Excellent customer relationship management

  • Experience in investing in Africa

  • Excellent team leadership

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Centum Investment Manager Jobs in Kenya

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