Jobs and Vacancies in ICDC Kenya

The Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) is Kenya’s premier Development Finance Institution established 61 years ago to promote the nation’s economic development through the creation, growth and establishment of industrial and commercial enterprises. 

ICDC aspires to be a high-performance public entity contributing meaningfully to the economic development of Kenya. Hence, attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the realization of our aspirations. 

If you are a qualified professional who aspires to make a meaningful contribution to the growth of Kenya’s economy and have the required skills and competencies, we invite you to apply for the following position:-
Job Title: Accounts Assistant / Cashier 

Role Purpose: Responsible for receiving and banking cash receipts from customers, printing cheques for approved disbursements and acting as the Corporation’s bank agent.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Accurate receipting and banking cash and cheques.
  • Printing cheques for all approved payments.
  • Collecting and delivering all bank mails and correspondences.
  • Preparing cash payment vouchers.
  • Timely requisitioning for cheque books from the bank and safe custody of the same and other cash related documents.
  • Follow up of all cash advances.
  • Preparing daily receipts and payment summaries.
  • Dispatching all issued cheques to beneficiaries in line with relevant policies.
Job Requirements

  • CPA II.
  • At least three (3) years working experience in a Financial Institution.
  • person of high integrity, transparency and accountability.
  • Possess good communication and customer service skills.
  • Be able to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

Investment Officer / Analyst 

Role Purpose: To identify and evaluate Investment proposals for ICDC.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • To develop a deal pipeline for the Corporation in the chosen sectors of focus for investment purposes
  • To vet and appraise investment proposals for funding.
  • To assess and report all risks or problems relating to projects under appraisal.
  • Promote sound risk management and ethical standards.
  • To ensure continuous improvement of the quality and value of services provided to ICDC’s customers.
  • Ensure that investments are made within stipulated Policy guidelines and established approval levels.
  • To closely monitor projects implementation to successful completion and provide project update reports periodically.
  • Prepare periodic portfolio analysis reports to management and the Board as required.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field from a recognized University
  • Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) or ACCA (UK) qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least four (4) years’ relevant experience, of which two (2) should be in a similar position in a financial institution.
  • Excellent financial modeling and report writing skills.
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Good interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Job Title: Legal Officer

Role Purpose: To provide legal services in relation to litigation, alternative dispute resolution, commercial law, conveyancing, financial services, compliance, and facilitate legal debt recovery.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Attend Court and Alternative Dispute Resolution sessions to prosecute and defend cases involving the Corporation.
  • Prepare and file precise and timely Court pleadings.
  • Effectively manage and co-ordinate with external lawyers, auctioneers and process servers.
  • Draft, review and negotiate documents for equity, loan and other related financing arrangements.
  • Advise on good corporate governance practices, monitor corporate governance frameworks and regulatory compliance.
  • Facilitate and oversee the repossession of assets charged to the Corporation in the event of default.
  • Monitor the auction process to ensure compliance with the law and laid down procedures.
  • Prepare lease and lease agreements.
  • Develop, prepare and review contractual documents.
  • To carry out legal due diligence on prospective clients.
  • Verify, vet and issue professional undertakings to ensure compliance thereof.
  • Provide legal advice to the Corporation’s staff for informed decision making
  • Provide input into the budgeting process and prepare quarterly reports
  • Carry out legal audits and ensure legal compliance by various departments
  • Prepare quarterly reports to the Corporation Secretary
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of Laws, (LLB) from a recognised University
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good business acumen and negotiation skills
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • High level of integrity and accountability is essential.
  • Knowledge of the business and applicable law and constitution
Other Requirements
  • Five (5) years’ relevant experience two (2) of which should be in a similar position in a financial institution.
How to Apply

Kindly submit your application letter indicating current remuneration and daytime telephone contacts together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:

HR & Adm. Manager
17th Floor Uchumi House, Agakhan Walk
P. O. Box 45519 - 00100

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. 

ICDC is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing. Women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

All applications should be received on or before close of business 24th March 2016.