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  • Posted: May 24, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 5, 2023
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    The Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) provides holistic, country-driven support to accelerate the development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate and clean energy technologies. The KCIC provides incubation, capacity building services and financing to Kenyan entrepreneurs and new ventures that are developing innovative solutions in energ...
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    Investment Manager

    Job Purpose
    The position is responsible for administration and management of the access to finance component within the Agribiz Programme.

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Develop, review and oversee the implementation of loan and grant disbursement policies, procedures, and guidelines in compliance with the Agribiz Financing Operational manual. 
    • Manage and monitor the loan and grant portfolio to ensure timely disbursement, repayment, and risk mitigation.
    • Management the implementation of due diligence on potential borrowers and grantees to verify eligibility and suitability in compliance with the Agribiz Financing Operational manual. 
    • Oversee implementation of technical assistance support to borrowers and grantees to ensure successful project implementation, including capacity building and training programs through the annual Agribiz technical assistance budget.
    • Coordinate with the finance and accounting departments to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting and audit requirements for the loan and grant portfolio. 
    • Review investment documentation including financial data, business plans and market analysis for enterprises seeking investment for Board approval.
    • Stress test the financial models to assess the viability and profitability of the proposed investment.
    • Develop a pipeline of investors who may be interested in investing in the agribusinesses within the program. 
    • Develop and implement annual an investor readiness program for all enterprises that seek to raise external financing. 
    • Develop a pipeline of investment-ready businesses for presentation to potential investors. 
    • Manage investor events such as pitch competitions, demo days, deal rooms and investment conferences at a national level. 
    • Manage and monitor staff performance for the direct reports.


    • Post Graduate Degree in Business related areas; 
    • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or business-related degree; 
    • Professional Certification in Accounting or Financial Analysis certification such as CPA, ACCA, CFA CISA, ICM or GARP. 


    • Minimum 6 years’ of relevant experience and knowledge in entrepreneurship capacity building, with at least 4 years’ of experience managing and administering financing programs; 
    • Knowledge of agricultural finance and value chain development and understanding 
    • Commitment, drive and self-motivation, with a passion for ‘this space’ and desire to help scale the businesses; 
    • Ability to deliver with minimal supervision; 
    • Significant local knowledge and networks in the investment ecosystem; 
    • Experience in structuring financial products in the agricultural sector will be an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are invited to send their up-to-date CV with their contact details, copies of academic and professional certificates, details of current and expected remuneration, the names of three professional referees and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet our requirements to

    The subject of the email should be the position being applied for. Closing date for applications Monday, 5 th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Kenya Climate Innovation Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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