EPMO (Enterprise Project Management Office) Lead

Job Purpose

The role holder will support the Head of strategy & EPMO to drive the implementation of the strategic plan by coordinating strategic initiatives, preparing strategy analysis and updating reports across the Business functions.

Key responsibilities


Work with the Head of strategy & EPMO in translating the Strategy into a strategy map, KPIs and initiatives;
Works with key stakeholders to ensure effective cascading and communication of the strategy to the rest of the organization;
Collects, analyses and tracks key business performance data across key performance indicators (based on the Personal Scorecard framework) and highlights strategic issues;
Conducts regular strategy review meetings with key stakeholders within the Business Unit to discuss the Business Unit performance against the strategy and ensures that key strategic decisions are taken in a timely manner;
Follow-up and coordinate to ensure decisions made in performance and strategy review meetings are executed by the respective owners;
Supports ongoing strategy implementation and monitoring by ensuring timely collection, compilation, analysis, and reporting of data on key initiatives and suggests corrective action where required;
Provides industry trends and competitor benchmarking and identification of best practice and innovation both locally, regionally and globally as well as assess the viability of new initiatives or projects;
Work with the Head of strategy & EPMO to facilitate change in the organization by supporting change management activities and providing training to staff on effective strategy development and execution processes;
Monitors and reports on key strategic risks on a periodic basis, follows-up defined risk mitigation and prevention plans and coordinates with Risk and Compliance Department;
Deliver on performance requirements as defined in the departments’ strategy map, balanced scorecard and Personal Scorecard

Key Performance Measures

As described in your Personal Score Card.
Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

Bachelor’s degree in a business related field
3 to 4 years’ experience in in business planning and strategic analysis implementation
Strong strategic analysis skills using all of the following various methods such as; PESTEL/STEEP analysis
SWOT analysis
Porter’s Five Forces Framework
Ansoff Matrix
Value Chain Analysis
Excellent financial modelling and analysis skills including:Scenario Planning and Forecasting
Sensitivity Analysis and Logical framework analysis
Cost-benefit analysis
Strong computer and business solutions software skills.

Technical/ Functional competencies

Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent networking, interpersonal and presentation skills
Flexibility and adaptability
Exposure/experience in a busy media house or PR agency.
Communications Skills
Excellent customer service skills
Knowledge in Diversity management
Ability to drive change
Stakeholder Management
Report writing-ability to develop reports
Strategic Planning
Decision making –ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective manner
High moral and ethical standing
Highly motivated.


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About Britam

Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the Eastern and Southern Africa region, with operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Mozambique and Malawi. The group offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset management, Banking and Property. Our Mission is to provide outstanding financial services to our customers. Our Vision is to be the most trusted financial service partner. We aim to provide our clients, with an unmatched offering, ensuring first class solutions that help secure the future.