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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2024
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    TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that hardworking people can generate income, jobs and wealth for their famil...
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    Business Strategy Manager

    Position Description:

    • TechnoServe seeks a self-motivated leader passionate about leveraging finance to address social and environmental issues in the global food system. You have an analytical mind, and you want to leverage your creative problem solving skills to support clients in developing practical solutions. You have a successful track record as a high-performing investment professional (investment/commercial banker) or strategy consultant. You will lead workstream one to translate and deploy Year 1 concepts in the F&V value chains with identified stakeholders.


    • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and advising companies on financial strategies.
    • Prepare business cases and financial models, and connect businesses with investors or lenders who provide capital.
    • Working with the team to assess and develop business cases for redirection of fruit and vegetables.
    • Working closely with clients, local and international teams.
    • Monitoring and reporting deliverables and ensuring timely completion of projects.
    • Scoping the ecosystem to identify trends, partners and opportunities to leverage on.

     Required Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Abilities:

    • A Bachelor’s degree with 7 years’ experience or Master's degree with 5 years’ experience in investment banking, project finance, private equity/venture capital, financial advisory, strategic consulting.
    • Prior experience utilizing business models and frameworks to identify, assess, analyze and implement solutions that solve business/technical challenges across agricultural supply chains.
    • Strong analytical and conceptual skills applied towards understanding and interpreting business operations, management capabilities, and practices.
    • Excellent writing and PowerPoint presentation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills a must
    • Proven ability and experience working with teams will be an added advantage.
    • Demonstrated experience working in or engaging with the private sector in Kenya, particularly private sector companies in the agricultural sector


    • Within Kenya

    Method of Application

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