CEO Job at Safaricom Investment Cooperative  in Nairobi Kenya 3rd February 2014


Job Title: CEO
Company: Safaricom Investment Cooperative Ltd
Reports To: Board of Directors
Supervises: A team of 8
Remuneration: Salary, pension, family medical cover etc.

Our client is a medium sized Investment Cooperative  located in Nairobi with membership open to the public.

A position exists for a Chief Executive Officer to be based in Nairobi.

The jobholder will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s operations, using financially sound and Investment- oriented business practices to increase its net operating income while providing high quality services to its customers.

Key Duties:    

Planning & Administration:
  • Provide leadership and vision to the organization by assisting the Board and staff with the development of long range and annual plans, and with the evaluation and reporting of progress on plans.
  • Research and write discussion papers, analysis documents and proposals as needed to assist the organization in determining and meeting its long and short term goals.
  • Oversee preparation of an Annual Report summarizing progress on short and long range plans.
Cooperative Governance:
  • Administer the affairs of the Investments  Cooperative  in accordance with organizational policies.
  • Ensure the maintenance of official records, by-laws, and standing rules according to Board action.
  • Attend meetings, disseminating information between governance bodies and staff, and reporting on workplace operations, finances, planning, and other matters as necessary.
  • Proactively provide information, history, continuity, support and guidance to all governance bodies and members, in conjunction with the staff team.
  • Advise the Central Management Committee when legal counsel is needed and coordinate legal resources
Member Services Management:
  • Oversee contracting services and member records retention.
  • Ensure provision of information and guidance to Cooperative members.
  • Oversee the provision of outreach and marketing services to ensure optimum uptake for Cooperative products and services.
  • Ensure provision of education and training programs to the Cooperative leadership, and Cooperative members.
External relations administration:
  • Oversee relations with the Ministry of Cooperative Development, and other cooperative organizations
Financial Management:
  • Provide vision regarding overall financial health
  • Provide vision and leadership in long-range fiscal planning to ensure the continuity and solvency
  • Provide recommendations regarding investments strategies.
  • Oversee preparation of annual budget, regular variance statements; ensure proper management of the Investment Cooperative accounts and preparation of periodic financial reports and bi-annual audit.
  • Oversee fundraising efforts as and when necessary.
Staff Administration
  • Develop annual plan for staffing the Investments Cooperative workplace.
  • Hire, supervise, evaluate and, if necessary recommend dismissal of staff members as specified in the Investments Cooperative  Staff Operations Manual
  • Oversee workplace operations, including holding staff meetings and retreats, and working with staff to maintain and improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Ensure that all staff members receive appropriate training to perform their jobs effectively.
  • Revise staff job descriptions when necessary to increase efficiency and achievement of the organization’s goals, with input from staff and other appropriate resources.
  • Oversee administration of staff benefits.
  • Oversee the maintenance of personnel and other administrative records.
Workplace Administration
  • Promote effective communication on all levels of the organization.
  • Ensure that the functions and needs of the workplace are understood by the leadership
Occasional duties:
  • Participate as a member of various internal committees as and when required
  • Respond to internal and external audit queries as and when required
  • Carry any other duties as may be assigned
  • Educational Requirements: The minimum education level required to perform this job.
  • Degree Business Management /Finance /Economics or related field
Related Job Experience / Qualifications:
  • At least 10 years’ experience, with 5 in senior management
  • Knowledge of Investment management, Cooperative management, property and real estate
  • Good understanding of the internal policies, systems and procedures of the organization
  • Additional skills:
  • Leadership/Supervisory management skills
  • Interpersonal/formal communication (oral and written) skills
  • Planning and organizing skills/quality orientation
  • Computer literacy skills – Ms Office applications
  • Negotiation skills
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to, indicating the title on the subject line before 17th February, 2014

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Please note your current salary on your CV.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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