Invesco Finance Officer, Marketing, Operations, Risk & Compliance, Auditor, and Legal Jobs in Kenya

Invesco Assurance Company Ltd is an underwriter licensed to transact all lines of general insurance business. 
Invesco Assurance Company Limited has its headquarters in Nairobi and branches country wide. 
Invesco was placed under Statutory Management on 28th February 2008 and after intense restructuring emerged from Statutory Management on 18th Jan 2010.

In the period after re-opening, the company has operated satisfactorily.

Invesco now seeks to recruit highly qualified professionals to be part of its senior management team for the vacancies listed below:

Chief Finance Officer
Job Purpose

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) is the head of finance and will provide support to the organization on strategic and tactical issues relating to finance, risk management, ICT and HR and Administration.

Specifically the CFO will lead the strategic financial management function and oversee long-term budgetary planning and costs management in alignment with Invesco’s strategic plan.

Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • MBA in finance or other related field.
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance/Accounting).
  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) or ACCA.
  • Experience in FMCG, insurance, risk and /or audit.
  • At least eight (8) years of financial and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of an organization of at least 100 employees.
Head Of Marketing
Job Purpose

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Head of Marketing will be responsible for planning, developing and implementing the organization’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal.

The incumbent will also oversee the development and implementation of support materials and services for marketing, communications and public relations, as well as developing a profitable book of business with licensed intermediaries and direct clients.

Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Solid training in Marketing e.g. a holder of Bachelor’s degree in Marketing
  • Masters level training is an added advantage.
  • Professional qualifications in marketing such as CIM/MSK diploma.
  • Membership of a professional marketing body.
  • At least eight (8) years progressive experience in sales and marketing in the broader financial sector.
Operations Manager
Job Purpose

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Operations Manager will provide sales and operational leadership to the Regional and Branch Managers and oversee monthly, quarterly, and annual performance against budget and targets.

Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • A good degree in business or related field.
  • Relevant professional qualifications.
  • Masters level training an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years experience leading and managing a multi-dimensional, field organization of at least 25 people with direct P & L accountability.
  • Experience with branch operations, motor and non- motor business.
Risk & Compliance Manager

Job function

Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the Risk and Compliance Manager will be responsible for developing, maintaining, managing and executing a comprehensive process for identifying, assessing, mitigating, monitoring and reporting on risks and compliance matters that impact on Invesco operations as well as identifying, evaluating and recommending controls and procedures to reduce or eliminate the impact. 
The incumbent will be in charge of Enterprise Risk Management.

Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Actuarial Science and interested in pursuing further training.
  • Professional qualification in accounting, auditing, insurance or risk management is desirable.
  • Progression towards or possession of a masters level training preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable legislative and regulatory requirements in Insurance Industry.
  • At least six (6) years experience in risk management, audit or compliance management.
  • Good understanding of financial markets and ability to work with regulatory bodies.
  • Experience in development of policies and procedures and implementation of best practice.
Senior Internal Auditor

Job function:

Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor, the Senior Internal Auditor, will be responsible for planning the audit programme and reviewing the audit guidelines as required, undertaking audits as per the annual audit plan, writing draft reports, discussing corrective action, reviewing procedures, performing forensic audits as required and document audits in accordance with the company audit file standards.
Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Accounting, Business Administration / Management / Commerce.
  • Relevant professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA, or IIA.
  • Completion or progression towards Certified Information Systems Auditing (CISA) qualifications.
  • Progression towards or possession of a masters level training preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years experience (two of which must be at middle level management).
Senior Legal Officer – Corporate Affairs
Job Function

Reporting to the Company Secretary, the Senior Legal Officer shall be responsible for providing legal, company secretarial and compliance support to the Company Secretary to ensure the Company is in compliance with statutory rules and regulations.

Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors of Law Degree from a recognized university.
  • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Current practicing certificate.
  • Four years relevant experience.
  • Relevant professional qualifications such as Certified Public Secretary (CPS) or Associate of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb) will be an added advantage.
All interested candidates should submit an application letter and updated detailed curriculum vitae with copies of certificates and testimonials to reach the undersigned on or before 23rd November, 2012.

Chairman – Human Resource Committee
Invesco Assurance Company Limited
3RD Floor, Bishop Magua Building
Ngong Road off George Padmore Lane
P.O Box 52964 00200

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