IBL International Business Development Manager Job in Kenya

IBL Ltd is the largest Business Group in Mauritius, with over 21,800 associates, and operates in 9 major sectors of activity, namely agriculture, building & engineering, commercial, financial services, hospitality, life sciences, logistics, manufacturing & processing, and property.

IBL InternationalWith presence in more than 18 countries, IBL Ltd is expanding its footprint into East Africa, and has recently established a subsidiary office, IBL International Limited in Nairobi, Kenya, to advise the Group on investment opportunities into the Region.

In this respect, IBL International Limited is seeking to fill the position of Business Development Manager – East Africa to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

HPD AfricaThe Position: The overall purpose of this position is to assist in the Business Development of IBL Group’s activities in East Africa, as the Company expands its footprint in the Region.

This role will be involved in industry and company research to identify and analyse potential business partners, and requires specialist knowledge in financial modelling, valuation, and due diligence in order to provide functional support to the head of IBL International Limited in East Africa (Regional Business Development Executive), in advising the IBL Group & Business Units.

The job incumbent will report to: Regional Business Development Executive (RBDE) – East Africa, of IBL International Limited

Key Responsibilities

In line with IBL Group’s expansion strategy in East Africa, the Incumbent will be required to:

  • Actively assist the Regional Business Development Executive (RBDE) in research and analysis of companies and sectors relevant to IBL’s Business Units.
  • Assist in the sourcing of potential investment opportunities in IBL’s key sectors of activity.
  • Provide specialist functional support in business and financial analysis, modelling and
  • Assist in conducting due diligence exercises and lead key workstreams.
  • Support in business planning, budgeting and reporting.
  • Provide such advisory support to IBL’s Business Units as may be necessary, including engaging with regulators, integrating businesses into IBL, and so forth.

    The Candidate Profile

    Qualifications & Experience

  • A post-graduate degree/professional qualification in Finance and Accounting
  • 7 – 10 years of solid work experience in a mid to senior level role in finance / corporate finance and investment analysis / management, in an M&A / deal advisory firm, private equity, or investment banking environment
  • International experience and familiarity with Kenya & East Africa Community (EAC)

    Key Behavioural Competencies

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work with diverse teams
  • Sound project planning & ability to execute
  • Strategic mind-set and networking skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic, self-discipline, and ability to consistently meet timelines and delivering results, are a must
  • Experience in IBL sectors of activity would be an advantage

    How to Apply:

    Suitable candidates are invited to submit an application which should include a cover letter and updated CV through email to cvs@hpdafrica.com

    Closing date for receiving applications is 10th July 2018.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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