Head of Marketing, Branch Managers, Senior Business Development Officers at Faulu Kenya Ltd

On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Are you looking for an employer who provides a conducive environment for career growth with key focus on employee empowerment? 

This is the time to seize the moment and maximize your potential.
Faulu Kenya Limited has career growth opportunities and is seeking for highly competent and results oriented individuals to fill the following positions;
Head of Marketing 

Reporting to the Managing Director, the holder of the position will be responsible for developing and implementation of the Marketing, Research & Development Strategy in line with the overall Corporate Strategic direction to ensure value delivery to clients and to develop a positive corporate image that results to business growth through implementation of the agreed action plans.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To develop an appropriate marketing strategy that addresses Brand positioning as well as each of the Company’s products and services and to draw an annual marketing and public relations budget.
  • Manage the implementation of the agreed marketing & research plans and activities.
  • To actively participate in the development of the new products and improvement of the existing ones in response to the market and customer needs.
  • To conduct market research and formulate a strategy for market penetration.
  • Provide the necessary professional support for development of Brand awareness that enables the Company to gain and maintain an edge in market share and strategic advantage.
  • To manage the Company’s Corporate Image, prepare external communications materials, PR events and Brand advertising campaigns.
Qualifications and Experience
  • First Degree in Bachelor of Commerce (marketing) or its Equivalent, Masters in Business / Marketing is definite advantage.
  • High level of integrity
  • Innovative strategic marketer and planner
  • Sharp knowledge of market trends
  • At least 5 years managerial experience in a busy marketing function
  • Exposure to advertising Agency in client’s service will be an added advantage.
Branch Managers
To work closely with the Head of Business Development and Senior Management in managing the branch and offer leadership to staff in formulation and implementation of business growth and development strategies at branch level.
The job holder is expected to aggressively drive the branch growth and profitability targets by identifying, developing and maintaining profitable relationships with customers.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead business growth and development of the branch and other alternative service outlets attached to the branch.
  • Manage and lead the branch team in achieving/ surpassing the set business targets.
  • Provide superior level of customer relationship management.
  • Drive sales of all products and services at branch level by offering leadership and motivation to the sales teams.
  • Monitor compliance to all the company policies, processes, procedures and other controls.
  • Budget planning and cost management.
  • Initiate, nurture and ensure profitable business relationships with all stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in a business related field.
  • Masters in Business related field an added advantage.
  • Sales / Marketing skills.
  • Experience in lending/credit with bias to Micro/SME lending.
  • Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Strong relationship management & leadership skills.
  • At least 3 years managerial experience with proven track record for delivery of superior results.
Senior Business Development Officers
Working closely with the Branch Manager, to support business growth and development of a branch
The job holder is expected to grow a high quality asset portfolio across all sectors, mobilize savings, manage loan defaulters and maintain high customer service standards while ensuring compliance to processes, procedures and controls.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support the Sales/Credit Officers in business growth initiatives including marketing activities, new business sign ups, and new partnerships.
  • Attend and participate in Branch Credit Committee meetings.
  • Ensure compliance to company policy and procedures
  • Continuous monitoring of the Branch portfolio quality.
  • Manage, motivate and train staff to ensure productivity is optimized and level of staff competency is continuously upgraded.
  • Facilitate proper on boarding of new staffs through coaching and mentoring.
  • To resolve all audit and other operational issues at the Branch.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in a business related field
  • Masters in Business related field, Diploma in Business administration or Sales an added advantage.
  • Business and Credit management skills
  • Sales & marketing skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Relationship management, Sales or Credit with proven track record for delivery of superior results
  • Commitment to the organizational values and passion for people transformation are key requirements for these positions.
If you meet the specified criteria, send your application letter and updated CV (including 3 referees) to the undersigned through the e-mail address below:
Head of Human Resources
Faulu Kenya Limited
P.O Box 60240 – 00200
Applications to reach us on or before 30th October, 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Hard copy applications will not be considered.
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