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 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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