STANLIB Kenya Limited is an investment management firm and is part of a premier banking and wealth management group in Africa. 
STANLIB in East Africa manages capital assets for a diverse range of clients across several sectors in East Africa.
 
The Job: Chief Investment Officer
A key part of the East Africa Investment Team, to drive the investment process, maximise investment return and engage positively with all stakeholders.
 

 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Take a leadership role in decision making on investments in all asset classes.
  • Create and maintain a team of professionals to originate, analyse, finance, close and manage investments on behalf of third parties.
  • Ensure execution of asset allocation, portfolio construction and tactical positioning.
  • Responsible for the management of investment managers.
  • Ensure that client portfolios are aligned to client mandates and the internal house view.
  • Carry out in depth analysis of individual investment products, strategies and portfolios across asset classes.
  • Monitoring the performance of investment portfolios and evaluating overall fund performance.
  • Innovate new investment business solutions and products.
  • Briefing members of various boards on the investment actions taken and the outcome of such investment decisions.
Key Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with an accredited institution in finance, economics or a related field with a strong track record of academic achievement, complemented by a Masters degree.
  • A CFA designation will be an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in an investment related function with a proven track record of leadership, managing portfolios and generating sustainable performance.
  • Proven leadership abilities.
  • Proven track record of successful investment.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively delegate and to manage.
  • Working knowledge of the asset management, unit trust, pension, insurance and alternative asset environment.
  • Technically proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Bloomberg or Reuters is desirable.
  • Detail oriented with proven skill in analytical decision making.
  • Proven skills in time management, including managing multiple tasks.
  • Strong communication skills with a high level of professionalism and ethical standards.
Job related skills:
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Hands on and results focused
  • Strong work ethic
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience should submit their applications to Customercare.kenya@stanlib.com by Friday 16th October 2015.

STANLIB Kenya Limited is an equal opportunity employer with a compelling Employee Value Proposition.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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