Deputy Chief of Party
Job Type Full Time
Experience 10 years
Job Field Administration / Secretarial
The KCB Foundation is seeking to recruit dynamic, highly motivated and results oriented individuals to fill the following vacant posts at the Foundation:
Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party – Business Development Services (DCOP-BDS) will be responsible for establishing and coordinating Business Development Services (BDS) component of the program. The jobholder will oversee the day-to-day coordination and implementation of BDS to all beneficiaries, oversee the preparation of scheduled BDS reports, and work plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Support the Chief of Party in all business development management aspects of the project;
Develop, implement and regularly update the business development approaches, systems, tools and interventions;
Lead and inspire the BD team to ensure timely achievement of the desired BDS outputs and outcomes;
Manage the BD officers to achieve timely and quality completion of relevant program deliverables in line with MCF guidelines;
Manage the business plan development process to ensure 100% financing from programme beneficiaries through commercial loans from KCB Bank while ensuring Loan performance and repayments are within acceptable KCB limits;
Manager Relationships, liaising with KCB Bank’s departments and business units required in the execution of the BDS and incubation;
Manage the BDS on-boarding process, customer journey and experience, and monitor progress, identifying emerging issues to incorporate into the programme;
Produce timely and effective written reports, presentations on the program, updating on developmental challenges, and articulating the program’s successes;
Ensure all activities conform to the terms and conditions of project requirements, including cost, schedule and quality parameters; and
Support programme monitoring and evaluation with up to date performance matrices.
Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of Business, Economics, Development, or any other related field, gained from a recognised institution;
Be a holder of a Master’s Degree in any of the above, or related fields, gained from a recognised institution;
Have knowledge and relevant work experience of 15 years and above, with not less than 10 years in senior management roles;
Knowledge and experience in management of bilateral or multilateral international organisations is essential;
Must have a good understanding of the financial services sector and experience of agricultural development program design; and
Have demonstrable knowledge and experience in Report Writing, Team Management, Project Management, Financial Services, Managing Partnerships, International Donor-Funded Projects, Capacity Building and Facilitation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Knowledge Management, Grants Management, People Management, and Relationship Management.
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About KCB Foundation
The KCB Foundation was established in 2007 to implement the KCB Bank Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility programs and as a sign of commitment to sustainable development to alleviate poverty and enhance well-being. To date, the KCB Foundation has invested an estimated 1Billion Kenya shillings in community programs in Kenya, South Sudan, Rwanda Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi. As a good corporate citizen, the KCB Bank Group is committed to sustainable development, prosperity and poverty reduction to address the hardship, high poverty levels and interconnected challenges that affect communities in Eastern Africa.