Keninvest General Manager - Investor Services Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Keninvest General Manager - Investor Services Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) is a State Corporation whose mandate is to
promote and facilitate private investment by both domestic and international investors.

Authority is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of General Manager,
Investor Services.

This is a senior position at the second highest scale.

Job Title:

  • General Manager

    Reports to:
  • Managing Director

    Job Purpose:

    To identify, attract, facilitate and retain investments for economic development.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Advising management on all investment promotion, facilitation and after
    care services.
  • Initiating development of policies on operations and management of the
    One Stop Centre.
  • Approving budget, work plans and programme for the department.
  • Approving for dissemination research reports and findings.
  • Developing and strengthening linkages with development partners.
  • Link between the County Government and management on investment and
    promotion issues.
  • Formulating and implementing investment policies and procedures for
    facilitation and aftercare services.
  • Ensuring efficient and effective dissemination of information on investment
    environment to create awareness and enhance Kenya’s image.
  • Establishing and maintaining contacts and good relations with potential
    investors and businesses locally and internationally.
  • Ensuring provision of effective After Care Services to new and existing
    investment projects.
  • Approving the performance targets for the department and overseeing the
    implementation of performance targets.
  • Tracking and keeping data for performance management.
  • Handling some operational activities like signing of cheque (s) through
    Board approval.
  • Providing business advisory services to local and foreign investors
  • Identifying staff training and development needs.
  • Participating in management committees, supervision of junior staff and
    other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

    Job Specification:

    Education and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited University with an
    emphasis in Economics, Business, Marketing, Communication, Social
    Sciences or in a related field.
  • Professional Qualification & Membership where applicable.
  • Leadership Course lasting not less than 4 weeks from recognized institution.
    Skills and experience:
  • 12 year’s work experience with a minimum of 5 years in a senior
    management position in areas of investment, marketing and business
    advisory in the public sector
    or a recognized and reputable private firm.
  • Knowledge in project management, identification, selection, appraisal,
    implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Proven knowledge and experience of marketing strategies and action plans.
  • Conversant with government economic recovery programmes, economic
    integration initiatives (EAC, COMESA, WTO, EU, AGOA, NEPAD, etc).
  • International exposure in related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate management skills and Excellent analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate results in work performance.
  • Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.

    Key Performance Indicators
  • Number of and speed at which investor enquires are addressed.
  • Projects approved and volume of investments.
  • Average period taken to approve each project.
  • After care visits, concerns and resolutions.
  • Joint venture partnerships actualized.
  • Operational and strengthened One Stop Centre.
  • Level of investor retention.
  • Customer satisfaction level.
  • Staff cohesion and productivity

    How to Apply
  • Qualified
    candidates should submit their documents as evidence of compliance to requirements of
    Chapter 6 of the Constitution.
  • The documents are: Tax Compliance Certificate, Clearance
    from Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
    (EACC) and Credit Reference Bureau.
  • Application letter, Curriculum Vitae with copies of
    certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should
    be present or previous Immediate Supervisor) including a reliable telephone contact, to be
    received on or before 31st May 2019 to the address below.
    The Managing Director
    Kenya Investment Authority,
    UAP Old Mutual Tower, 15th Floor
    Upper Hill
    P O Box 55704-00200

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
  • Canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Keninvest General Manager - Investor Services Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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