Business Analysts
Kenya Climate Innovation Centre
Nairobi, Kenya
1d ago
source : Fuzu

Job Summary

The Business Analyst is responsible for supporting entrepreneurs (KCIC clients) become bankable or investor ready by providing client tailored technical assistance.

The main duties include; supporting Start-ups, SMEs and Community Based Organizations by providing advisory services, organizing business trainings, coaching clients and linking clients to financiers, markets and relevant resources.

The focus counties are :

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’ s degree in business related courses.
  • Professional qualifications in CPA, ACCA and CFA desired.
  • Over 3 years’ experience in business development services, strategic or management consulting, or in providing technical business assistance ideally working with startup, early stage entrepreneurs, Community Based Organizations, and Self Help groups.
  • Experience in the critical analysis of a business, investment plans and financial statements;
  • Experience working with the agribusiness sector is an added advantage;
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to work with a diverse mix of professionals.
  • Ability to lead in an environment of constant change;
  • Ability to solve problems and make critical decisions;
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Responsibilities

  • Support clients to access concessionary / commercial financing (grants, debt, equity) using knowledge of investment requirements and helping negotiate and structure financings;
  • Supporting implementation of business plans, and interacting with in-house M&E team to ensure expected results are achieved, measured and evaluated;
  • Developing a personal network in the regional finance and investment community, as well with advisors and technology experts to aid in supporting the clients access finance;
  • Provide business advisory and financial analysis support to clients in the context of supporting agribusinesses;
  • Analyze and evaluate requirements to ensure alignment to client’s strategy and the prevailing economic and technological advances through conducting client baseline / assessments;
  • Nurture the client’s business through market feasibility studies, product development, customer acquisition and revenue generation support;
  • Identify business training needs for clients and develop user friendly and practical training modules to close the identified needs;
  • Identify mentoring and coaching areas for the clients and linking them with the correct mentors to aid in their business growth;
  • Job Requirements

    Required education : Bachelor's degree

    Required relevant work experience : 3 years

    Required languages : English (Spoken : fluent Written : fluent)

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