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  • Posted: Apr 17, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 22, 2024
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    Fanisi is a HR consulting and management company that guides enterprises in setting up management and development of their workforce. We support Small and Medium Enterprises to excel in improving the people component of their businesses and organizations by building human capital through developing employee related policies and practices, staff training and...
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    Program Manager

    They seek to hire a dynamic Program Manager to lead our efforts in inclusive finance for creative entrepreneurs. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive program aimed at supporting young women and men, and other vulnerable groups in the cultural and creative industries.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and execute the overall program strategy, ensuring alignment with mission and objectives.
    • Oversee effective program implementation, including grant and loan disbursements, financial activity monitoring, and partner coordination.
    • Foster strong relationships with consortium partners and strategic stakeholders to maximize program impact.
    • Collaborate with local organizations and communities to ensure outreach and support for creative entrepreneurs.
    • Work closely with the M & E team to assess program effectiveness and make data-driven adjustments.
    • Provide leadership and guidance to a multidisciplinary team, fostering a collaborative work environment.
    • Ensure clear and timely communication with program partners, stakeholders, and the public.

    Required Specifications

    • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
    • Experience in program management, with a focus on inclusive finance and economic empowerment.
    • Deep understanding of the cultural and creative industries in Kenya and the challenges faced by youth-led enterprises.
    • Strong knowledge of financing mechanisms for inclusive growth, including grant-making and loan disbursement.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with diverse stakeholders.
    • Previous experience working with vulnerable communities, such as young women, young men, refugees, and persons with disabilities, is highly desirable.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to inspire a team towards achieving program goals.

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    Investment Director

    • They seek to hire an Investment Director who will be a pivotal figure in shaping and executing the investment strategy of the Kenya Inclusive Creative Economy Program. You will lead investment decision-making, portfolio management, and stakeholder collaboration efforts, driving measurable social and economic impact across the creative industry landscape.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and execute investment strategies aligned with program objectives.
    • Lead investment team, providing strategic guidance and ensuring impact alignment.
    • Identify and negotiate investment opportunities in the creative industries.
    • Oversee portfolio management, ensuring diversification and performance alignment.
    • Develop financial products that are all-inclusive and align with program objectives.
    • Responsible for sourcing deals, financial modelling and presentation of investment memos.
    • Cultivate relationships with entrepreneurs, financial institutions, and stakeholders.
    • Implement risk management strategies and assess investment impact.
    • Prepare comprehensive financial reports for internal and external stakeholders.
    • Lead and inspire a high-performing team, fostering collaboration and results.

    Required Specifications

    • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
    • Track record in investment management, including diverse financial instruments.
    • Experience in impact investing, venture capital, or development finance.
    • In-depth knowledge of financial markets, risk management, and investment principles.
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to make informed investment decisions.
    • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and stakeholder management skills.
    • Previous experience in creative industries or similar sectors is highly desirable.
    • Commitment to social impact and sustainable development.

    Method of Application

    Candidates who meet the required specifications and are enthusiastic about the role are invited to submit their applications to Fanisi HR Solutions via using:

    • "Program Manager"
    • "Investment Director"

    in the email subject line before Monday 22nd April 2024. Screening is on a rolling basis. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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