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  • Posted: Dec 9, 2021
    Deadline: Dec 28, 2021
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    The Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited, Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme 2006 ("the Scheme”) was established on 1 July 2006, following the closure of the Defined Benefits (DB) Scheme on 30th June 2006. As a Defined Contributions Scheme, the Scheme is managed by a Board of Trustees whose membership is divided equally between Sponsor nominated Trustees and Member nominated Trustees. The administrative functions of the Scheme are undertaken by the Secretariat of the Defined Benefits Scheme in an arrangement whereby the DC Scheme pays an administrative fee to the DB Scheme. The Scheme was established by the Sponsor with the main objective being to provide benefits to employees (members) upon retirement or to their dependents in the event of death in service.
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    Investment Analyst – Capital Markets

    Reports to Senior Investments Officer

    Job Summary

    This role is responsible for participation in the origination and execution of equity transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on equity offerings and convertibles

    Key Responsibilities

    1. Measure and evaluate return on investment trends that may affect the investment portfolio
    2. Review and analyse current investment portfolio and guide management on future investment decision making
    3. Review fund managers investment plans and advise on market trends and market risk.
    4. Undertaking research on the existing investment portfolio and on new investments
    5. Analyse financial information relating to specific companies, e.g. company results, profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements to determine how an
    6. organization is positioned to deliver for investment
    7. Keep up to date with market developments, new investment products and all other areas that can affect the markets, e.g. movements in the economies of relevant
    8. countries
    9. Carry out monitoring & evaluation of Funds portfolio returns
    10. Investment trends & scenario analysis and develop scenario models
    11. Evaluate the investment portfolio to determine and advise on the risk exposure
    12. Management and storage of department data
    13. Develop periodic reports

    Candidate Profile

    The job holder should possess the following minimum qualification

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Related field e.g. Finance, Commerce, Economics, Statistics etc.
    • IT & Numerical skills
    • One year (1) post qualification experience
    • Membership of a relevant professional body will be an added advantage

    In addition, the candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and competencies:

    • Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity/inclusion.
    • Creativity and innovation skills.
    • Action oriented and demonstrated ability to manage priorities
    • Quality focus and attention to detail.
    • Professionalism and integrity in line with Kenya Power Pension Fund values.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Critical and analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Personal motivation and drive exhibited through commitment to hard work, continuous improvement and achievement of goals.
    • Good customer relationship management skills (internal and external customers).
    • Risk awareness and focus - demonstrate understanding of risk management practices, standards and regulatory requirements

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates are advised to visit the Fund’s website for detailed job descriptions for the roles at Applications should be submitted through email to : to be received not later than Tuesday 28th December, 2021.

    Please attach your Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and other relevant testimonials indicating your current and expected gross pay, your telephone numbers, email address, names and addresses of three (3) professional referees.

    Successful applicants will be required to undergo integrity and security background vetting. Canvassing will lead to disqualification.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. KPPF is an equal opportunity employer.

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