YWCA Business Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

YWCA Business Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Kenya is a women and youth membership based, non-governmental development organisation founded in 1912.

  • It is affiliated to the World YWCA and its main purpose is to develop the collective power of girls and women in Kenya to achieve social, economic, political and cultural “emancipation”.

  • YWCA is built on a strong Christian foundation, whose emphasis is integrated in all its programming.

  • The organization runs hostels, apartments and meeting rooms as a way of income generation.

  • The Association invites applications for the position of Business Development Officer.

  • The successful candidate will be based in Nairobi at the Head Office and will report to the National General Secretary.

    Role Description

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the business of the Association and soliciting new business opportunities.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Business Development Strategy

  • Co-ordinate the implementation and delivery of the YWCA’s business development strategy in line with the YWCA Strategic Plan 2019-2023

  • Analyze the current business trends and provide recommendations for business growth

  • Initiating new investments in liaison with relevant key stakeholders

  • Develop in-depth knowledge about business development practices, marketing activities, prospective clients and industry trends

  • Ensure Risk Management in YWCA development engagements

    Market Research

  • Market YWCA facilities to boost and sustain occupancy

  • Researching the market and advising on potential business opportunities in line with the YWCA Strategic Plan 2019 – 2023

  • Monitor
    customer reviews on YWCA accommodation facilities and take appropriate action

  • Establish an effective customer relation and feedback mechanism

    Education and Experience

  • At-least a Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position preferably in the service provision industry in Kenya

  • Good understanding of accounting/ financial and procurement processes


  • Strong business and entrepreneurial skills

  • Financial analysis skills

  • Strong planning skills including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines, and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with staff, volunteers, and clients

  • Strong leadership skills

    How to Apply

  • Candidates that are interested and meet the above qualifications are invited to apply.

  • An application with a detailed CV to reach the under mentioned on or before the 23rd January 2020.

  • The CV must NOT be more than two pages long.

  • Candidates should indicate their expected salary.

    Human Resource Manager
    YWCA Kenya

  • recruitment@ywcakenya.org

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