Kenya Power Pension Fund Senior Investment Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Power Pension Fund Senior Investment Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Senior Investment Officer will oversee the investments in equities, fixed income and
alternative assets that include property, private equity, direct investments; and participate
in analyzing investment data and modelling investment ideas.

The job holder will also be responsible for alternative investments sourcing, evaluation and deals closure as well as be responsible for monitoring and evaluating the performance of the entire investment portfolio of the Fund.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a database for investments to guide management in investment decision
    making.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of all investments and associated service providers.
  • Sourcing for alternative investments and guide due diligence, internal approvals, structuring and coordinating work of all advisors and team members from across multiple
    departments.
  • Develop financial analysis model to guide in the financial feasibility and pricing of real
    estate projects and other investment opportunities.
  • Monitor return on investment trends and advice management on their effect on the
    Fund’s investment portfolio and strategy.
  • Develop and regularly review investment management benchmarks.
  • Coordinate the determination and uploading rates of interest rates due to members’
    accounts.
  • Develop periodic investment reports.
  • Review and execute the investment risk framework.

    Candidate Profile

    The job holder should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • A Bachelor Degree in Commerce, Business Administration or related discipline from a
    recognized University.
  • Relevant Professional qualification(s) - CPA (K) / CFA.
  • Six (6) years’ post qualification experience in an investment management, project fi-
    nance transaction advisory or private equity role in a medium or large size organization
    with at least three (3) years at management level.
  • Alternative investments sourcing, evaluation and deal closure experience with
    knowledge of current best practices and trends.
  • A Master’s Degree in related discipline will be an added advantage.
  • In addition, candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and
    competencies:
  • Demonstrated business acumen - able to create Fund strategy and actions that
    impact
    business success.
  • Strong leadership skills to foster teamwork; develop and motivate staff, resolve
    conflicts as well as ability to provide direction, guidance, momentum and vision in order
    to achieve the Fund’s objectives.
  • High-level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build consensus,
    alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity.
  • Ability to be forward thinking and use technology and other modern tools to drive
    decision making and implementation
  • Creativity and innovation skills.
  • Critical and analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Good understanding and experience in application of commercial and financial
    principles.
  • Quality focus and attention to detail.
  • Professionalism and integrity.
  • Risk awareness and focus - demonstrate understanding of risk management
    practices, standards and regulatory requirements.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates are advised to visit our website for more detailed job descriptions for the roles at www.kppf.co.ke/careers/.
  • Applications should be submitted through e mail to: recruitment@kppf.co.ke to be received not later than Tuesday 13th August, 2019.
  • In addition, please attach a Curriculum Vitae that contains details of your qualifications, experience and positions held relevant to the roles.
  • Also attach copies of certificates and other relevant testimonials and clearly indicate current
    and expected gross pay.
  • Include your telephone numbers, email address, names and addresses of three (3) professional referees.
  • Successful applicants will be required to undergo integrity and security background vetting.
  • Canvassing will lead to disqualification.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Power Pension Fund Senior Investment Officer Jobs in Kenya

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