Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya AKES, K, is a non-profit service company, registered under the Companies Act, and operates 11 private schools in various cities in Kenya, striving to provide affordable quality education.
The company, is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of private development agencies established by His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, to improve living conditions and opportunities for people of all faiths and origins in specific regions of the developing world.
Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya is now seeking to fill the below named position within its establishment:
Role Summary: The Business Analyst (BA) ‘s primary duty is to support AKES, K to enforce a culture of effective use of resources, both people and technology, and reports directly to the CEO.
The BA reviews, assesses, and recommends changes to business processes at AXES, K.
The BA manages AKES, K’s Education Management Information System and the data/information therein.
The BA role emphasizes horizontal-relationships with other departments at AKES, K, and therefore demands expertise in business planning, as well as analyzing and translating departments’ business requirements into new systems and/or business process.
Overall, the BA acts as a change agent to help facilitate effective implementation/modifications to current practices at AKES, K.
A good summary of the BA role is: the ‘bridge’ between the systems challenges at AKES, K and the solutions available to the organization.
Skills required for the job
- To be successful in this role, the BA shall have both depth and breadth in problem identification, analysis and resolution.
- The BA’s final products shall be known for business and technical soundness and appropriateness.
- Other skills: High level of business acumen, numerate and with good Microsoft-office skills, very good interpersonal and leadership skills, proactive, self-motivated, logical and objective.
The BA shall seamlessly understand exactly what internal clients want and need from their organization.
Qualifications and experience:
- Relevant advanced business degree and experience in a similar role.
How to Apply
Application with a 300 word statement that describes the applicants’ career vision and strategies for achieving excellence in the desired position, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, and names of three professional referees should be submitted by Tuesday, September 1st 2015, to the address below.
The Human Resources Manager Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya P.O. Box 41440-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Only eligible applicants shall be contacted.