KCB Foundation Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya

KCB Foundation Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya


  • Our Client, the KCB Foundation, was established in 2007 to implement the KCB Bank Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility programs and as a sign of commitment to sustainable development to alleviate poverty and enhance well-being.

  • The KCB Foundation has partnered with MasterCard Foundation through their programme Young Africa Works, to jointly implement an innovative 5-Year (2019 -2024) nationwide program that will create 1.5 Million Jobs.

  • This project will be implemented under the 2Jiajiri programme of the KCB Foundation.

  • The partnership targets to reach 114,000 beneficiaries categorized as Micro and Small Enterprises, primarily in Manufacturing, Agricultural and Construction Sectors.

  • The program seeks to alleviate poverty for Women and Youth in the informal sector through Wealth Creation and Employment. 2Jiajiri is an end-to-end social transformational program divided into three phases.

  • Phase one involves technical training, where beneficiaries undergo competency-based training in a vocational craft.

  • In phase two, beneficiaries’ are incubated through Business Development consultancy Services, which includes access to Credit.

  • In phase three, beneficiaries reach maturity and transition into the market.

    Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party – Business Development Services (DCOP-BDS) will be responsible for establishing and coordinating Business Development Services (BDS) component of the program.

  • The jobholder will oversee the day-to-day coordination and implementation of BDS to all beneficiaries, oversee the preparation of scheduled BDS reports, and work plans.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the Chief of Party in all business development management aspects of the project;

  • Develop, implement and regularly update the business development approaches, systems, tools and interventions;

  • Lead and inspire the BD team to ensure timely achievement of the desired BDS outputs and outcomes;

  • Manage the BD officers to achieve timely and quality completion of relevant program deliverables in line with MCF guidelines;

  • Manage the business plan development process to ensure 100% financing from programme beneficiaries through commercial loans from KCB Bank while ensuring Loan performance and repayments are within acceptable KCB limits;

  • Manager Relationships, liaising with KCB Bank’s departments and business units required in the execution of the BDS and incubation;

  • Manage the BDS on-boarding process, customer journey and experience, and monitor progress, identifying emerging issues to incorporate into the programme;

  • Produce timely and effective written reports, presentations on the program, updating on developmental challenges, and articulating the program’s successes;

  • Ensure all activities conform to the terms
    and conditions of project requirements, including cost, schedule and quality parameters;

  • Support programme monitoring and evaluation with up to date performance matrices.


  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of Business, Economics, Development, or any other related field, gained from a recognised institution;

  • Be a holder of a Master’s Degree in any of the above, or related fields, gained from a recognised institution;

  • Have knowledge and relevant work experience of 15 years and above, with not less than 10 years in senior management roles;

  • Knowledge and experience in management of bilateral or multilateral international organisations is essential;

  • Must have a good understanding of the financial services sector and experience of agricultural development program design; and

  • Have demonstrable knowledge and experience in Report Writing, Team Management, Project

  • Management, Financial Services, Managing Partnerships, International Donor-Funded Projects, Capacity Building and Facilitation,

  • Monitoring and Evaluation, Knowledge

  • Management, Grants Management, People

  • Management, and Relationship Management.


  • If you believe you clearly meet the relevant criteria for this role, please submit your application, copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including among other, details of your current position, current and expected remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience, clearly quoting the relevant reference number Ref: BDS: REF: DCoP-BDS-02/2020

  • To be considered, your application must be received not later than 14th February 2020 addressed to the contact provided below.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Director,

    Executive Selection Division

    Deloitte Consulting Limited

    Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way Westlands,

    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Email or hard copy applications will not be accepted.

  • All applications MUST be submitted through the e-recruitment portal to be considered.

  • Our Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and gender equality.

  • Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KCB Foundation Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya

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