Equity Investment Bank Business Advisor Job


Equity Investment Bank Limited (“EIB”) is a fully owned subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings Limited. EIB was launched in 2009 to support the ever growing advisory and funding needs of Corporates & SMEs.
 EIB is licensed by the Capital Markets Authority (“CMA”) and is also a member firm of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (“NSE”). The products and services offered include: Corporate Finance & Advisory, Brokerage and Asset & Wealth Management.
EIB has a diverse range of clients from State Owned Enterprises, Public Companies and Private Companies looking to structure and execute both debt & equity financing. Our team has extensive experience executing both public and private placements.

Currently, Equity Investment Bank Limited is seeking additional talent to serve in the roles outlined below:
Business Advisor
The Position: Reporting to the Head of Advisory Services within the Investment Bank, the Business
Advisor will lead the development and implementation of advisory solutions i.e. (consulting services), including but not limited to providing objective advice, apply expert toolkit of skills to solve client challenges and monitor client development with the aim of maximizing the growth and adoption of best practices by Bank clients.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in providing advisory/consulting services across a variety of business areas (see list below).
However, candidates with substantial experience in one or more of the business areas are also
encouraged to apply.
Business Areas: (Business Strategy, Branding/Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and Business
Business Strategy: Business transformation, productivity and resource maximization, goal setting and execution, change management, problem solving tools and techniques
Branding/Marketing: Brand development/management, market planning e.g. (market sizing and segmentation), market research, sales management, customer experience improvement, competition analysis, product development and promotions
Business Operations Management: A practical understanding of business operation management theories such as technical project management, total quality management, business process reengineering, lean/six sigma implementation, ISO 9001 program, project and process improvement, systems dynamics, kaizen methods and other methodologies, information/enterprise management, business process re-engineering and implementation
Financial Management: Financial statement analysis, financial diagnosis and planning, accounting, reporting, forecasting, cost-benefit analysis and risk management
Human Resources: Talent recruitment and retention strategies, HR audits, employee incentive schemes, organizational restructuring, HR policy development and implementation
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop a total view of the clients organization and its strategic objectives
  • Identify specific client problems and develop appropriate and effective solutions and recommendations for the client organizations, with extensive client consultation
  • Undertake research, analyze and interpret data and statistics to deepen understanding of various industries, markets, competitors and business issues • Identify and assess the pros and cons of possible alternative strategies, providing cost/benefit analysis and laying out clear processes and steps to achieve the outcomes
  • Presents material to clients through a variety of modes of communication e.g. (verbally, visually/pictorial and in writing) with varying levels of sophistication, particularly on business management concepts
  • Provide oversight and project management to a team of supporting analysts to ensure that they are appropriately motivated, informed and trained to carry out their responsibilities to the required standards
Education & Qualifications – Requirements
  • MBA or equivalent postgraduate degree in a field relevant to the specific role e.g. Masters in Human Resources Management
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in one or more business areas i.e. Finance, Human Resource, Strategy, Branding / Marketing, Operations, Corporate Governance or Legal
  • At least three years of senior level experience in business or management consulting with significant impact, particularly in engaging c-level management and senior executives
  • Sound technical and business knowledge and understanding
  • Project delivery, project management and project risk management
  • Excellent financial, business understanding, acumen and numerical skills
  • Change management skills
  • Ownership, management and delivery of solutions to clients
  • Ability to coach, mentor, train and transfer skills to others
  • Adherence to a code of conduct and ethical guidelines
  • Strong interpersonal, client engagement and delivery skills
  • Strong problem solving, creative and analytical thinking
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills including verbal and written communication skills
  • Innovative and results-oriented attitude necessary to succeed in a dynamic environment
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer literacy including standard office applications such as MS Office packages Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Database/Access as well as statistical software such as STATA or SAS

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, quoting the job you are applying for by 11th March 2016.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Equity Investment Bank is an equal opportunity employer.
We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights, values and what they bring to the workplace.