Banking Jobs in Kenya - Aeron Capital

Aeron Capital Partners Ltd, a new Microfinance focused private Equity Fund is looking to increase its management depth in order to grow its investment portfolio.

1. Investment Officer
Reports to: Investments Manager
Relationships: Reports to the Managing Director. Liaises with Finance, Business Development, External service providers

Key Purpose of Role

  • Identifying and processing of potential investment opportunities in line wiht the company policy and investment objectives
  • Providing assistance in the delivery of Client Value Management process across all capacities. Driving performance in investee companies
  • To Support and control the negotiation of deliverables across media vendors, in order to optimise value for clients across a wide variety of formats
  • Collaboration with other stakeholders on the delivery of KPI/ Audit process to ensure continued best practice for Kinetic clients 
Overview of Key Accountabilities, Responsibilities and Duties
  • To aid in the reporting of monthly/quarterly Investment performance figures
  • Helping to facilitate the delivery of the Client Value Management process into all stakeholders
  • Knowledge of ‘Route’ and how this can be integrated into the planning/ buying/ audit measurement processes
  • Understanding of the pitch grid methodology
  • To be pro-active within the short-term market and coordinate any short-term opportunities across the planning teams
  • Develop and enhance strategic media vendor relationships within areas of responsibility
  • Keep abreast of contractor news and developments and pass them on to planners and other business investors
  • To manage the performance of direct reports and to provide regular feedback and oversee Performance Development Reviews (PDRs) This job description is a guide to the job and not intended to be exhaustive
PDRs Key Competencies (Skills, Knowledge and Experience)
  • Negotiating skills –develop methods to obtain the best overall value for our clients in the form of price, distribution, quality, research and added value
  • Ability to develop a good rapport with the media owners, colleagues within Kinetic and agencies
  • To build relationships across all major media owners working with them to maximise Kinetic value proposition
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Numerate and analytical
  • Think on feet, ability to scenario plan
  • Strong and confident judgement
  • Team player
  • Confident and engaging manner
  • People management skills; able to set clear expectations, manage performance, motivate and provide feedback
  • Experience of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Adobe
2. Credit Operations Manager

Reporting to: Managing Director 

To manage the company’s credit risk management function efficiently and effectively and ensure adherence to credit policy and procedures. 

The main responsibilities of the role revolve around,business origination loan credit approvals, monitoring and controlling the companys loans and advances portfolio as well as debt collections and recovery.

Station: Based at the Head Office

Relationships: Reports to the Managing Director. Liaises with Finance, Business Development, External service providers

Key Performance Areas
  • Credit policy formulation.
  • Risk management: credit risk analysis and evaluation.
  • Ensure compliance with credit policies and procedures.
  • Undertake credit appraisal to vet credit proposals.
  • Monitoring and administration of credit performance.
  • Ensure that the credit portfolio is measured, monitored and managed to achieve planned performance
  • Ensure that loan portfolio management is consistent with the stated risk appetite position, supported by sectoral, single borrower, tenor and other limits.
  • Drive credit risk processes and systems to ensure they meet business needs
  • Management information system(MIS) including statutory returns
Key Performance Indicators
  • Effective internal control systems and procedures.
  • Compliance with the companys policies and procedures
  • Clear and well laid out credit strategies and operational plans.
  • A growing loan portfolio as per agreed targets
  • An effective follow-up plan on non performing loans to ensure recoveries.
  • Timely and accurate (up to date)credit reports to guide management and board of directors in decision making
  • Well informed and trained staff on credit procedures and compliance
  • Carry out performance appraisals against agreed targets for the team while accurately assessing individual strengths, developmental needs and accurate feedback.
  • Accountable for the team’s compliance to regulations and the Microfinance/Banking policies and procedures.
  • Bachelor’s degree in, Commerce, Business or Finance related field. Professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Computer skills, adept in use of ms word, Excel, Acess, Powerpoint, e-mail, internet and intranet.
  • Basel II training, Financial/Credit risk and analysis training and other relevant credit training at an advanced level.
  • From ten (5) years banking experience with at least 3 years Retail and Corporate Credit, or microfinnace experience with proven result track record.
  • Management and leadership ability: Have excellent interpersonal, organizing and people management skills.
  • Personality: results oriented with excellent social skills and ability to interact across all levels of management. A forward planner with clear focus, mature, reliable, hardworking and able to work without supervision, ardent team player with a keen eye on detail.
  • Honest with impeccable integrity, reliable, outgoing and hardworking.
  • Strong analytical skills
All applications to by 15th March 2016