Job Opportunities

1.      Temporary Assistant – Corporate Communications

Contract Period: 6 Months

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Affairs and International Relations Department, the selected candidate will be responsible for;

  1. Developing social media contents such as banners;
  2. Developing short videos containing Capital Markets Products information;
  3. Uploading Investor Education and Market deepening content on social media;
  4. Revamping presentations delivered by colleagues in the Authority;
  5. Design work for publications such as State of Corporate Governance Report and the quarterly Capital Markets soundness reports;
  6. Support the implementation of the recommendations of the 2021 Customer Satisfaction Survey where social media was recommended as a key channel of stakeholder communication and engagement;
  7. Assist the department with adherence to the brand guidelines;
  8. Participate in ongoing brand corporate communication projects;
  9. Providing communication support on other assignments as requested.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Communications or equivalent qualification from a reputable institution;
  2. Proficiency in professional graphic design and the use of Adobe Creative Cloud Software is an added advantage;
  3. Proficiency in using professional video and photography equipment;
  4. Previous experience in a Public Relations/Communications Department and Advertising Agency is an added advantage.

Key skills, Knowledge & Competencies

  1. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  2. Excellent writing skills;
  3. Passion for Digital Communications and Graphic Design
  4. Integrity and honesty;
  5. Attention to detail;
  6. Professionalism;
  7. Negotiation skills.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for assessment.

Capital Markets Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.


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2.      Temporary Assistant – Issuer Governance

Contract Period: 6 Months

Reporting to the Manager, Issuer Governance the selected candidate will be responsible for;

  1. Conducting analysis of corporate governance structures and practices by issuers of securities to determine compliance with the Code of Corporate Governance Practices for issuers of securities;
  2. Organizing and participating in forums and other engagements with the issuers of securities, the institutional investors and other key stakeholders to facilitate compliance with the code of corporate governance and the stewardship code;
  3. Developing, reviewing and updating governance scorecards and assessment tools;
  4. Preparing materials for issuers and stakeholder engagements as and when required;
  5. Organizing and participating in capacity workshops and seminars for institutional investors and issuers on Corporate Governance;
  6. Maintaining updated databases on all information on corporate governance compliance and standards and undertake trend analysis;
  7. Implementing quality management systems and continuously identify and manage governance and sustainability risks;
  8. Discharge all duties required particularly in attending and updating management on the outcome of issuers annual general shareholders meetings and investors briefing meetings;
  9. Attending and participating in division and other task specific committees with internal and external stakeholders as and when required;
  10. Preparing Management, Technical Committee and Board reports on Corporate Governance matters under consideration; and
  11. Undertake any other responsibilities as and when assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in law, finance, business related or relevant field; and
  2. Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook express including financial and statistical packages.

Key skills, Knowledge & Competencies

  1. Communication, report writing and presentation skills;
  2. Analytical skills to effectively and efficiently assess good governance practices of issuers of securities to the public;
  3. Understanding of the Kenyan legislative and judicial system;
  4. Sound knowledge of the capital markets regulatory framework relating to governance of issuers of securities to the public;
  5. Ability to maintain high standards of integrity; establish straightforward, productive relationships;
  6. Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team; and
  7. Effective decision-making skills with drive for results.

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05 Jul, 2021

1X Sales Consultant Rentokil Initial – Kenya – Deadline: Not Specified


Vacancies have arisen for Sales Consultants in our Kenya business, based in Nairobi, Nakuru or Mombasa. The role’s key responsibility is to grow the company portfolio and achieve predetermined sales targets through promoting and selling our products and services by penetrating an allocated sales area and sourcing potential new customers, and contacting existing ones to provide solutions for their current, growing and new needs.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Achieve Predetermined Sales targets
  • Complete, update and maintain all required sales administration and reporting systems in compliance to policies and procedures
  • Locate potential business through research, prospecting, tele-canvassing and cold calling
  • Attend to phone enquiries and leads from colleagues
  • Conduct sales calls and presentations to new or existing customers.
  • Undertake needs analysis by conducting thorough survey of client premises
  • Complete site risk assessments for every client proposal
  • Report all findings back to the client by presenting a proposal, which includes a pricing structures, that describe the benefits of using our services.
  • Endeavour to gain the client’s acceptance and obtain authorization on a new service agreement.
  • Approach the client portfolio for annual price adjustments
  • Maintain and improve the client retention target rate by building and maintaining professional client relationships
  • Increase the client portfolio by identifying cross and up selling opportunities to increase the service range within the region
  • Carry out account management for allocated customers in line with procedure and best practice
  • Monitor the day-to-day commercial performance of each account within your territory.
  • Support the tendering teams with customer surveying and quotation process
  • Liaise with other members of the service teams to provide information and ensure that customers receive excellent customer service
  • Note and advise management on market intelligence including activity by competitors to ensure company services and products remain readily available and preferred by customers

Do you have what it takes? If you want to be considered for this role you will need:

  • Relevant Tertiary Education advantageous
  • Business to business sales skills and experience
  • Minimum 2 years Sales in Service industry / Industry Knowledge advantageous
  • Customer Care experience advantageous
  • Cold Calling experience advantageous
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Numerical acumen
  • Computer literate
  • Persuasiveness/good interpersonal skills
  • Hunter & Target Driven
  • Competitive nature with tenacity and resilience to stress
  • Integrity/reliability
  • Strong ownership & responsiveness
  • High energy levels (action orientated)
  • Self confident/assertive/passionate
  • Problem solving skills/solution driven
  • Strong demonstration of the values of service, relationships and teamwork
  • Be self- motivated and display a high energy level
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Team player with a collaborative style
  • Demonstrates the ability to take the initiative
  • Highly developed communication skills (written / verbal / non-verbal)
  • Ability to form strong customer relationships at all levels

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05 Jul, 2021

Humanitarian Learning and Knowledge Management Officer – Deadline: 22/07/2021

The Learning and Knowledge Management Officer supports the application of learning within Disaster Management (DM) to improve performance in humanitarian programmes. This is achieved through support to systems, structures and environments to capture, store and share knowledge, and apply learning to practice. Responsibilities of the role include: conducting learning processes and advocating for the incorporation of outcomes into WV’s humanitarian strategies, policies, and decisions; advising responses on and implementing knowledge and information management systems; leading analysis and development of humanitarian learning trend reports and info sheets; coordinating and continuously improving knowledge and learning products; coordinating and conducting collaboration spaces such as webinars and MS Teams.

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate Global Centre supported DM learning processes for Cat III and sustained humanitarian responses, and advise on other thematic or programme approach learning processes as requested.
  • Advise Cat III and sustained humanitarian responses on and implement knowledge management and information management systems immediately after declaration and/or as requested.
  • Advise on the development and continuous improvement of global DM knowledge, information and learning products, platforms and standards.
  • Lead analysis for and development of learning trend products and support dissemination.
  • Coordinate select knowledge sharing events and platforms for the DM Network, including webinars, events, and Centre of Competence (CoC) initiatives (particularly for the Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) CoC).

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