Business Partners International Investment Officer Job in Kenya


Our client, Business Partners International, is a leading risk financier of small and medium enterprises which manages the Business Partners International Kenya SME Fund and offers an innovative approach to financing and providing technical assistance to SMEs in Kenya.

They are looking for a highly motivated, self-driven and results focused candidate to fill the position of:

Investment Officer

Place of Work: Nairobi, Kenya

Basic Function:

The main purpose of the job is to grow and nurture a business investment portfolio thereby maximizing shareholders’ wealth and facilitating job creation, wealth generation and economic development in Kenya.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Market to prospective clients and build networks
  • Undertake viability studies on targeted entities
  • Negotiate and structure investment projects on these entities
  • Manage and optimise the returns on the investment portfolio
  • Provide business expertise to portfolio companies while adding value to their optimal performance
  • Conduct financial modelling and compile investment reports
  • Ensure that the set targets are achieved consistently
Qualifications, Experience and knowledge:
  • Undergraduate degree in a business related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar function
  • Sound financial knowledge
  • Excellent communication and solid negotiation skills
  • Excellent networking skills and ability to maintain relationships with key strategic partners in the industry
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to produce high quality reports, presentations and funding proposals
  • Good business acumen and strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • Sound analytical skills
  • High concern for client service
Interested candidates should forward their CVs to by 22nd June 2012 stating their current and expected remuneration, day time telephone contact and addresses of three referees. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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