• Job Opportunities at Cytonn Investments - 6 Positions

  • Posted on: 24 July, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Cytonn Investments is an investments and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and DC Metro area - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. Our alternative investments solutions are based on four main products: real estate, structured solutions, private equity and advisory. Most of the investment opportunities in Sub Saharan Africa are not in the listed markets, hence our focus on alternative investments to find uncommon value and returns for our clients.
     

    Business Administration Associate

     

    In addition be part of making important decisions on the firm’s operations, the person will also be responsible for implementing the strategic vision of the business. He or she will report to the Head of Private Equity – Cytonn Investments.

    Business Administration Associate Job Responsibilities

    • Developing and implementing strategic and operations plans including: market entry, marketing as well as expansion plans
    • Building and maintaining an effective management and operations team
    • Determine direction of the firm by working with the upper management to create and implement the vision of the firm
    • Product development
    • Responsible for setting and modeling the company’s culture and values
    • Review and direct how the different departments collaborate to achieve company goals
    • Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions to drive up profitability and client retention
    • Resolve any conflicts and differences to ensure company’s continued growth
    • Keep updated on the latest trends in the serviced offices industry
    • Act as the liaison between Cytonn Business Center and Cytonn Investments
    • Ensure consistent quality service delivery to our clients
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Requirements for the Business Administration Associate Job

    • At least 4-5 years experience in business management, associate level position, ideally in the private sector
    • Bachelor’s degree with an Upper Second Class Honours
    • Professional qualifications will be an added advantage
    • Visionary leadership
    • Ability to motivate a workforce
    • Effective management and delegation
    • Communication and negotiation skills
    • PR and presentation skills
    • Understanding of a multi-faceted business operation
    • Strong financial acumen
    • Planning and forecasting
    • In depth knowledge of markets and changing business environments
    • Complex problem solving
    • Effective decision making

    Business Administration Analyst

     

    In addition be part of making important decisions on the firm’s operations, the person will also be responsible for implementing the strategic vision of the business. He or she will report to the Senior Manager, Regional Markets – Cytonn Investments.

    Responsibilities for the Business Administration Analyst Job

    • Developing and implementing strategic and operations plans including: market entry, marketing as well as expansion plans
    • Building and maintaining an effective managemnet and operations team
    • Determine direction of the firm by working with the upper management to create and implement the vision of the firm
    • Product development
    • Responsible for setting and modeling the company’s culture and values
    • Review and direct how the different departments collaborate to achieve company goals
    • Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions to drive up profitability and client retention
    • Resolve any conflicts and differences to ensure company’s continued growth
    • Keep updated on the latest trends in the serviced offices industry
    • Act as the liaison between Cytonn Business Center and Cytonn Investments
    • Ensure consistent quality service delivery to our clients
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Business Administration Analyst Job Requirements

    • At least 2-3 years experience in business management, analyst level position, ideally in the private sector
    • Bachelor’s degree with an Upper Second Class Honours
    • Professional qualifications will be an added advantage
    • Visionary leadership
    • Ability to motivate a workforce
    • Effective management and delegation
    • Communication and negotiation skills
    • PR and presentation skills
    • Understanding of a multi-faceted business operation
    • Strong financial acumen
    • Planning and forecasting
    • In depth knowledge of markets and changing business environments
    • Complex problem solving
    • Effective decision making

    Full Stack Software Engineer (PHP)

     

    The successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in our share ownership plan.

    Responsibilities for the Full Stack Software Engineer Job

    • Developing web applications (both front end and back end), ensuring user requirements are met
    • Designing database systems for web applications, ensuring efficient data storage and consistency
    • Writing reusable, testable and clean code
    • Maintaining web applications, ensuring uptime and dependability
    • Training and supervising junior developers and trainees, imparting skills and development discipline
    • Working with designers to ensure that web applications developed are intuitive and user friendly
    • Providing technical support to users when required
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Full Stack Software Engineer Job Requirements

    • A grade of B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in math and languages
    • Computer Science (or related) degree with a minimum of upper second-class honors
    • At least one-year experience developing in JavaScript and PHP
    • Advanced knowledge and experience with PHP. Knowledge of a modern PHP framework is an added advantage
    • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript. Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks is an added advantage
    • Solid foundational skills of computing and algorithms, background in object oriented principles is an added advantage
    • Basic foundational knowledge of web and Internet infrastructure, databases, networking and programming
    • Appreciation of web interfaces and user experiences
    • Proficient understanding of version control systems (GIT)
    • Ability to work long hours to complete requirements
    • A passion for computing and software and engaging learning experiences, as well as desire to make a difference in a highly productive environment
    • Desire to use technology to develop innovative solutions that solve real world problems

    Front End Software Engineer

     

    The successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in our share ownership plan.

    Responsibilities for the Front End Software Engineer Job

    • Working with Designers and Back End Engineers to ensure that applications are built with clean, beautiful and intuitive interfaces
    • Building web interfaces using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • Writing clean and tested front end code
    • Supporting technical decisions on front end development
    • Training and supervising junior developers and trainees, imparting skills and development discipline
    • Working with designers to ensure that web applications developed are intuitive and user friendly
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Front End Software Engineer Job Requirements

    • A grade of B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in math and languages
    • Computer Science (or related) degree with a minimum of upper second-class honors
    • At least one-year coding experience with a focus on front end development
    • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript and experience with modern JavaScript frameworks. Knowledge and experience with VueJS is an added advantage
    • Solid understanding of ES2015 JavaScript standard
    • Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS and CSS preprocessors (Sass)
    • Deep knowledge of web technologies (REST/HTTP and web sockets)
    • Good understanding of popular programming paradigms i.e. object orientation and functional programming
    • Appreciation of web interfaces and user experiences
    • Proficient understanding of version control systems (GIT)
    • Ability to work long hours to complete requirements
    • A passion for computing and software and engaging learning experiences, as well as desire to make a difference in a highly productive environment
    • Desire to use technology to develop innovative solutions that solve real world problems

    Independent Software Associate

     

    With the realization that many great developers are not able to join Cytonn on a full time basis, this opportunity is flexible and enables one to work from anywhere. It is also open to students who want to gain industry experience while still in school. Once accepted into the program, developers will be given access to a special website on which Cytonn engineers will be posting code challenges or projects that associates will be able to bid for.

    Independent Software Associate Job Responsibilities

    • Analyze business problems and develop algorithms
    • Build clean and well tested software adhering to Cytonn technologies standards
    • Package and deliver code for review by Cytonn engineers
    • Research on specific requirements and develop solutions for Cytonn
    • Provide documentation for any code developed for Cytonn

    Requirements for the Independent Software Associate Job

    • Thorough knowledge of at least one web programming language preferably PHP with Laravel Framework
    • Thorough knowledge of JavaScript, knowledge of a JavaScript framework is an added advantage
    • Github portfolio with at least 3 projects or open source packages in PHP or JavaScript
    • At least 3 years development experience either as a freelance developer/consultant or a full time employee, with no less than 3 projects in your portfolio
    • Knowledge of modern web technologies, excellent coding practices and familiarity with test driven development

    Project Management Intern

     

    Project Management Internships Responsibilities

    • Assist in preparation of cash flow projections and financial models for upcoming real estate projects
    • Preparation of overall project schedule & review contractors’ and consultants’ schedules to align them with the master schedule
    • Study project designs & documents to identify areas of value engineering and provide alternative proposals for consideration
    • Assist the Project Management team in coordination of the various consultancy interphases to ensure smooth delivery of project designs
    • Assist in preparation of procurement schedules, complete with specifications and recommended suppliers
    • Identify & document project risks and suggest mitigating measures to eliminate them
    • Assist in conducting real estate market research, to provide senior management with current information regarding construction trends, procurement strategies, site works and other information that may be required
    • Compiling the projects reports and providing the relevant analysis to aid in investment decision making process and to support the real estate functions in the company
    • Provide ongoing support with current projects, proposal reviews and summaries
    • Working closely with the rest real estate team in site supervision and site inspection
    • Maintain and update existing project documentation and Business cases with the end-goal of achieving data quality and accuracy
    • Occasionally assist with preparation of client deliverables and presentations
    • Analysis of financial feasibility of the projects using financial real estate models and tracking of the projects finances and budgets
    • Performing other job-related duties as assigned
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Requirements for the Project Management Internships

    • An undergraduate with a minimum qualification of a B+(plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
    • A graduate level student with a second class upper bachelor’s degree from a reputable University
    • Detail-oriented and highly organized and ability to meet strict deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Detail-oriented with excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team
    • Motivated to learn and take on new challenges
    • An understanding or interest in property markets & trends
    • Availability on a fulltime basis with high levels of energy, enthusiasm and ability to work long hours and under pressure

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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