Friday, 6 January 2012

MFI - Chief Executive Officer

A progressive and fast growing MFI accessing financial services to entrepreneurs in 15 counties namely Bungoma, Embu, Kiambu, Kirinyaga, Laikipia, Machakos, Meru, Muranga, Nairobi, Nakuru, Nandi, Nyeri, Tharaka Nithi, Trans Nzoia and Uasin Gishu invites suitable applicants for the following position:

Chief Executive Officer

The position reports to the Board of Directors on organization’s program activities and administrative functions; Is responsible for developing corporate policies, business plans, proposals and budgets; formulation of best practice principles; implementation of best practice human capital management policies; managing organization finances and liaison with stakeholders.

Job Requirements:
  • Applicants must have a first degree in a business or related field (candidates with Masters’ degree will have an added advantage);
  • Have a minimum of 8 years experience in managing a successful Microfinance Institution and a good understanding of the MFI act;
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as Bankers Realm, Loan Performer and proficiency in MS Office; Minimum age of 35 years;
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili;
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work with diverse group of people;
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi task;
  • Financial management, proposal and report writing skills;
  • Full understanding of enterprise value chain systems and concepts and ability to manage risks in a financial institution;
  • Ability to make independent decisions;
  • Meticulous and detail oriented and ability to ensure quality service delivery in operations including compliance with organization’s mission, vision and objectives.
The position is on a three - year renewable performance based employment contract.

Interested applicants should send their application letter, resume, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected remuneration and a day telephone contact to the undersigned on or before January 25th, 2012:

P.O. Box 49010, 00100

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted


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