Faulu Kenya Job Vacancies


Faulu Kenya Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited is a dynamic Christian organization within the micro-finance sector and continues to experience tremendous business growth. 

Faulu was the first company in Kenya to be licensed by the Central Bank as a deposit taking micro finance. 

In line with the growing business needs we are seeking highly competent professionals to fill the following positions: -

1. Treasury & Financial Planning Manager

The position is tenable at our Head Office in Nairobi, and reports to the Head of Finance. 

Its overall purpose is to ensure budgetary financial plans are prepared and implemented, manage the treasury function and preparation of relevant reports to internal and external parties.

The key roles and responsibilities will be:

  • Robust treasury management to ensure that there is no unnecessary cash liquidity, underfunding and maintain optimum investments.
  • Cash management and preparation of weekly treasury reports
  • In liaison with Banking Operations, monitor Vault cash amounts and advice as appropriate.
  • Monitor the investment maturities and advise holding banks on payment instructions.
  • Prepare related reports
  • Arrange approved Forex trades for any payments required for borrowing or supplier payments.
  • Carries out Scenario planning and forecasts and together with the Head of Finance, implement Contingent planning.
  • Coordinate budgeting process with the Head of Finance for the entire company, and ensure its implementation in the financial system.
  • Prepare and disseminate quarterly performance against budgets for branches and departments.
  • Preparation of designated financial reports to external parties, review with the Head of Finance and timely dissemination to the relevant parties.
  • Prepare Asset and Liabilities (ALCO) reports on a timely basis.

Qualifications and experience

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or related fields. A relevant master’s degree is desirable.
  • Professional qualifications in Accounts required i.e. CPA (K), ACCA.
  • Working knowledge of Emerge T-24 core banking system and Great Plains ERP is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of budget preparation in a busy financial or commercial environment.
  • At least 3 years supervisory experience in a busy commercial or financial institution in treasury management, cash management, financial analysis or related role.
  • Proven financial accounting experience
  • Good decision making and communication skills.
  • Established conceptual and analytical skills
  • Performance oriented, decisive and independent

2. Marketing Manager

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, the position holder will be primarily responsible for developing and implementing the Marketing strategy in line with the overall corporate Strategic direction.

Roles and Responsibilities

Working closely with the Head of Marketing, the main roles will include: -

  • Formulate, coordinate and implement the marketing strategy
  • Allocates resources per objectives and manages the cost of the marketing budget
  • Selects the appropriate channels of promotion and communication
  • Lead in marketing concept creation, with management team and the advertising agency. Manage agency and related relationships.
  • Develops and positions Faulu brand offer to achieve the highest level of customer preference and satisfaction.
  • In liaison with Research function analyses the product and initiate improvements / adjustments to optimize sales results
  • Formulates and ensures implementation of competitive market Intelligence strategies
  • Supports the implementation of Customer Relationship Management initiatives
  • Defines / advises policy for optimum use of various products and services distribution channels
  • Drive marketing innovations
  • In liaison with Research function provides market and industry analysis in order to proactively identify & recommend new business opportunities, products and services
  • Steers and motivates marketing team to maximum levels of quality and productivity.
  • Initiates training and development of staff.
  • Keeps staff updated on targets and provides guidelines how to achieve them.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in Marketing or related fields. MBA will be definite advantage
  • Professional qualification in marketing or equivalent qualification a mandatory requirement.
  • Over 7 years in marketing with at least 3 years managerial experience in a similar position preferably within financial sector.
  • Hands on experience in mass market sales and penetration will be a definite advantage
  • Proven leadership capability.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Good decision making and communication skills.
  • Established conceptual, market modeling and analytical skills
  • Performance oriented, decisive and independent
  • Thorough knowledge of all the operations within Marketing Department in a banking/ financial institution.

If you meet the above criteria and have passion to serve in a Christian environment, please email your application letter, a detailed CV and testimonials including 3 referees and daytime telephone contact to:

Head of Human Resources
Faulu Kenya Limited
P.O Box 60240 – 00200
Nairobi

Email: excitingcareers@faulukenya.com

Applications to reach us on or before 30th November 2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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