Friday, January 30, 2009

Kenya Women Finance Trust Employment Opportunities

Kenya Women Finance Trust, a leading Microfinance Institution has the following vacancies:

STRATEGY AND PLANNING MANAGER
The incumbent will report to the General Manager, Strategy & Business and the key responsibilities include:

Role
Control and co-ordinate KWFT DIM Corporate Strategic Planning process ensuring all departments and sections embrace the vision and corporate objectives. This involves monitoring business performance as compared to targets and benchmarking with other microfinance organizations, guiding on policy, strategy and network development.

Key Tasks.

  • Spearhead formulation of Strategic Corporate Business Plans (short term, medium and long term)
  • Oversee corporate strategic plan preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Carry out micro and macro economic studies as impacted by Government policies and as economic situations present themselves.
  • Set revenue targets for all profit centres in a participatory approach to ensure that the targets are owned by all stakeholders.
  • Carry out economic and financial appraisals to ensure that only viable projects are implemented and give the social considerations where deemed necessary.
Minimum Requirements: Must be at least 30 years of age and a holder of an MBA in Strategic Management with at least 3 years relevant experience in managerial position.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
The incumbent will report to the General Manager, Strategy & Business and the key responsibilities include:

Role
To carry out effective research, business expansion, development and planning, and appraise business activities to ensure that the DTM develops profitable products that meet changing customer needs.

Key Tasks
  • Oversee business development, planning and research functions in liaise with other departments.
  • Ensure that projects undertaken by the DTM are financially, economically and socially viable and are successfully implemented.
  • To regularly carry out business appraisal and advise management on the performance of different products throughout the country.
  • Development and implementation of marketing plans.
  • Ensuring effective customer service in all DTM outlets including DTM's agents.
Minimum Requirements: Must be at least 30 years of age and a holder of an MBA in Strategic Management. A Bachelors Degree in Marketing will be an added advantage. The applicant should have a minimum of 3 year managerial experience in a marketing
environment preferably in the financial industry.

Interested applicants should send handwritten applications, up-to-date Cvs, stating the expected salary, telephone contacts and copies of relevant certificates to:
The Recruitment Committee, P.O. Box 55919-00200, Nairobi
Closing date is 13th February, 2009

Applicants who will not have heard from us 30 days after this date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Canvassing will lead to disqualification.




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