Job Openings at Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC)
2022
Career Kenya: Job Openings at Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC)
2022
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KCIC is recruiting two (2) Business Analysts to be based in Nairobi.

Job Summary

The Business Analyst is responsible for supporting entrepreneurs (KCIC clients) to be become bankable or investor ready by providing client tailored technical assistance and support to Start-ups, SMEs and Community Based Organizations through business advisory services, organizing business trainings, coaching clients and linking clients to financiers, markets and relevant resources.

Responsibilities

  • Provide business advisory and financial analysis support to clients to support climate technology innovators;
  • Analyze and evaluate programme requirements to ensure alignment of client’s strategy and the prevailing economic and technological advances through conducting client baseline/assessments;
  • Nurture early-stage enterprises through market feasibility studies, product development, customer acquisition and revenue generation support;
  • Support portfolio clients through research support in their areas of operation knowledge sharing and ensure collection of data for monitoring and evaluation purposes
  • Prepare financial models for enterprises to foster growth and scale up of enterprises;
  • Support portfolio clients to develop bankable business plans / investment proposals/ Investment pitches;
  • Analyze business needs for translation into technical requirements and propose mentorship solutions to the identified business problems;
  • Identify business training needs for clients and their eventual facilitating preparations;
  • Identify suitable events to promote KCIC’S profile and generate client leads;
  • Maintain and monitor work schedules for periodic reporting to achieve programme objectives.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’ s degree in business related courses.
  • Professional qualifications in CPA, ACCA and CFA desired.
  • Over 3 years’ experience in business development services, strategic or management consulting, or in providing technical business assistance ideally working with startup, early stage entrepreneurs, Community Based Organizations, and Self Help `groups.
  • Experience in the critical analysis of a business, investment plans and financial statements;
  • Experience working with the Climate Change sector is an added advantage;
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to work with a diverse mix of professionals.
  • Ability to work in an environment of constant change;
  • Ability to solve problems and make critical decisions;
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

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KCIC is recruiting nine (9) Business Analysts to be based in the eight counties.  The Analysts will help KCIC grow and curate the most diverse and supportive community for women and youth in the agribusiness ecosystem. The Business Analysts should be ready to work in any of the eight (8) counties.

Job Summary

The Business Analyst is responsible for supporting entrepreneurs (KCIC clients) to be become bankable or investor ready by providing client tailored technical assistance and support to Start-ups, SMEs and Community Based Organizations through business advisory services, organizing business trainings, coaching clients and linking clients to financiers, markets and relevant resources.

Responsibilities

  • Support clients to access concessionary/commercial financing (grants, debt, equity) negotiate and structure financing;
  • Support the implementation of business plans to facilitate monitoring and evaluation based on expected results;
  • Develop network in the regional finance and investment community, as well with advisors and technology experts to supporting access finance for clients;
  • Provide business advisory and financial analysis support to clients in the context of supporting agribusinesses;
  • Analyze and evaluate programme requirements for alignment to client’s strategy and the prevailing economic and technological advances through conducting client baseline/assessments;
  • Nurture the client’s business through market feasibility studies, product development, customer acquisition and revenue generation support;
  • Identify business training needs for clients and develop user friendly and practical training modules to close the identified needs;
  • Identify mentoring and coaching areas for the clients and link them with the correct mentors to aid in their business growth;

 Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’ s degree in business related courses.
  • Professional qualifications in CPA, ACCA and CFA desired.
  • Over 3 years’ experience in business development services, strategic or management consulting, or in providing technical business assistance ideally working with startup, early stage entrepreneurs, Community Based Organizations, and Self Help `groups.
  • Experience in the critical analysis of a business, investment plans and financial statements;
  • Experience working with the agribusiness sector is an added advantage;
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to work with a diverse mix of professionals.
  • Ability to lead in an environment of constant change;
  • Ability to solve problems and make critical decisions;
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

Interested candidates are invited to send their up to date CV with their contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, the names of three professional referees and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet our requirements to [email protected]. The subject of the email should be the position being applied for.

Closing date for applications Friday, 21st January 2022.  Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Climate Innovation Center is an equal opportunity employer

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