FEP Holdings Investment Analyst Job-September 2015


Fountain Enterprises Programme

Job Title: Investment Analyst

Section: FEP Holdings

Job Category: Job Group D

Reports To: Group Investments & Projects Officer

Job Serial / Code No: 025

Location / Branch: Nairobi, Kenya

Main Responsibilities

  • Leading in the design and implementation of the operation strategies, policies and procedures to ensure delivery of business objectives
  • Developing, advising, monitoring and reviewing annual budgets
  • Conducting due diligence on companies and industries by researching, reading financial statements and market data;
  • Analysing financial information relating to specific companies, e.g. company results, profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements to determine how FEP is positioned to deliver for investors;
  • Keeping up to date with market developments, new investment products and all other areas that can affect the markets;
  • Considering how the economic implications of factors such as natural disasters, weather, wars, etc. might affect the performance of companies and funds;
  • Monitoring the financial news using specialist media sources;
  • Financial modelling and projection;
  • Drafting and writing research reports for financial stakeholders;
  • Meeting with and providing information to relevant stakeholders; this might include, summaries of research, investment ideas, key events from the proceeding day as well as key drivers for the day ahead;
  • Making recommendations to financial managers, being able to position ideas and articulate to the financial manager about the risk or payoff for each recommendation;
  • Ensuring that all compliance regulations are met
  • Leading and managing operations related company communication
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
  • Managing and Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture

Key Deliverables of this position

  • Provide an insight on economic trends and evaluate investment potential
  • Access and understand wider business information such as relevant economic data and political events
  • Deliver accurate and timely reports and presentations to both internal stakeholders and external stakeholders
  • Support the on-time development of process-driven investment reporting and presentations

Key Interfaces

  • Internal
  • Board
  • All staff
  • External
  • Clients, Regulators, Administrators, Government, Media
  • Other stakeholders

Academic Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Business related field
  • Professional Skills
  • Member of a professional body

Job / Functional Skills

  • Leadership skills
  • Business Strategy Formulation
  • Business Planning and implementation
  • Financial Investments Leadership
  • People management
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Business process design and management
  • Analytical skills
  • Application and exploitation of IT

Competencies (Behaviours)

  • Innovation
  • Investment discipline
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Operational excellence & Cost consciousness
  • Professionalism and ethics

Relevant Experience

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience

How to Apply

Applications should be sent to [email protected] not later than Tuesday 8th September COB.

Applicant are also requested to state their current and expected salary in their applications