Cytonn Investments

13 job(s) at Cytonn Investments

Cytonn Investments Nairobi, Kenya
Jan 05, 2018
Full time
RESPONSIBILITIES Present, promote and sell our products to existing and prospective clients Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships Reach potential customers through cold calling Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule Attend prospect and client meetings to make presentations and oversee follow up Identifying opportunities for product development, and other product offerings Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time REQUIREMENTS KCSE grade C+ and above Diploma or Degree holder in any field Proven work experience as a financial advisor Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs
Cytonn Investments Nairobi, Kenya
Jan 04, 2018
Full time
RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain an in-depth understanding of market conditions, trends and overall economic outlook in the Sub-Saharan Africa space, Active oversight of the portfolio management of the Cytonn Financial Services Fund, including periodic updates to the relevant on investment and market performance and securities trading, Keep up with relevant investment and trade news by reading timely, expert finance or investment publications, Maintaining client relationships: regular contact with investor clients regarding market conditions, updated investment research and economic trends, Periodic evaluation of the performance of predetermined investment packages, as well as meeting standards provided by regulatory organizations, Ensuring compliance with investor disclosures, privacy laws, anti-money laundering requirements and anti-fraud measures, Participating in the evaluation, formulation and implementation of investment strategies, Preparing written reports and verbal presentations, Contributing in investment meetings and review sessions, Performing other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS Must have achieved at least a B+ or equivalent in high school, A graduate degree, with a minimum 2nd Class, Upper Division in Accounting, Finance or a business related course, At least 5 years’ experience in the financial services or investment field, with a focus on providing portfolio recommendations to clients or in-depth financial or market analysis, Applicant required to have relevant industry designations or certifications (e.g. CFA), with a strong financial background, High degree of efficiency in data interpretation and a penchant for research and analysis, Applicant must demonstrate an in-depth understanding of financial markets, economics and portfolio theory more so in the Sub Saharan Africa region, Must be client-focused, with a desire and ability to communicate frequently with investor clients regarding their accounts and investment performances Strong communication skills (both written and oral), Good analytical and quantitative reasoning, Strong organizational and time management skills -ability to adhere to deadlines, multi-task and be able to prioritize, Entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated creativity & innovation in business, Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, with exceptional skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, A team player with strong interpersonal skills, and Ability to learn quickly and manage workload, work effectively under pressure in a demanding environment.
Cytonn Investments Nairobi, Kenya
Jan 04, 2018
Intern
RESPONSIBILITIES Working with a wide range of media and using graphic design software Thinking creatively and developing new design concepts, graphics and layouts Take the design “brief” to record requirements and clients needs Prepare rough visual drafts and present your ideas Amend final designs to clients comments and gain full approval Work as part of a team with creative producers, designers, and marketers Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time REQUIREMENTS Strong Adobe Creative Suite skills, with an eagerness to learn new tools A strong understanding of grid systems, composition and color, with a keen eye for typography, and great attention to detail Education background in graphic design, visual communication design, or other related field Familiarity with marketing Ability to work with the design and communications teams to understand marketing requirements and capabilities as they relate to Design Passion for current design trends and technologies and a desire to communicate this knowledge across the team Passionate about personal growth and learning Portfolio of related works (e.g. logos, marketing collaterals and graphics)
Cytonn Investments Nairobi County, Kenya
Jan 03, 2018
Full time
RESPONSIBILITIES Assist in preparation of cash flow projections and financial models for upcoming real estate projects, Preparation of overall project schedule & review contractors' and consultants’ schedules to align them with the master schedule, Study project designs & documents to identify areas of value engineering and provide alternative proposals for consideration, Assist the Project Management team in coordination of the various consultancy interphases to ensure smooth delivery of project designs, Assist in preparation of procurement schedules, complete with specifications and recommended suppliers, Identify & document project risks and suggest mitigating measures to eliminate them, Compiling the projects reports and providing the relevant analysis to aid in investment decision making process and to support the real estate functions in the company, Provide ongoing support with current projects, proposal reviews and summaries, Working closely with the rest of the real estate team in site supervision and site inspection, Maintain and update existing project documentation and Business cases with the end-goal of achieving data quality and accuracy, Preparation of client deliverables and presentations Analysis of financial feasibility of the projects using financial real estate models and tracking of the projects finances and budgets Performing other job-related duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS An undergraduate with a minimum qualification of a B+(plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) An undergraduate level student with a second class upper bachelor’s degree from a reputable University (preferably in a construction related field) Detail-oriented and highly organized and ability to meet strict deadlines Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Detail-oriented with excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team Motivated to learn and take on new challenges An understanding or interest in property markets & trends Availability on a fulltime basis with high levels of energy, enthusiasm and ability to work long hours and under pressure Prior 2 experience in a real estate development or construction company  
Cytonn Investments Nairobi County, Kenya
Jan 03, 2018
Full time
RESPONSIBILITIES Every day running of Cytonn serviced apartments business from a management company perspective, where we make acquisitions of serviced apartment developments and other hospitality offerings; Spearheading the creation and implementation of the company’s hospitality sector business case/strategy and identifying market gaps through conducting comprehensive market research and expansion strategy; Lead the operational requirements and specifications from both the end user and investor perspectives by leading a team in development and implementation of hospitality strategies; Developing operational processes and manuals including adding technical systems for an operational hospitality establishment; Be part of the development and commissioning of hospitality projects; Developing business relationships through membership and participation in professional, industry/trade, and civic organizations; Ensuring consistency in overall business responsibility including market positioning, brand positioning and service delivery; Ensuring the hospitality business is profitable and maintain strong working relationships; Allocation of funds, authorizing expenses, and assisting in budget planning; Ensure accurate maintenance of records including cash flow accounts, direct bill accounts, credit card receipts, registration cards, and reservation cards; Ensuring adherence to hospitality brand-franchise policies and the established of operating procedures while meeting or exceeding user expectations by providing quality service; Any other duties as may be prescribed from time to time REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2nd Class, Upper Division is required; and a minimum of B+ in KCSE, or equivalent registered with relevant professional body; 5 years’ minimum experience in hospitality management and/or operation, with a proven track record; Must demonstrate strong skills in: organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning; Should demonstrate experience in hospitality financial modelling, planning and analysis; Strong business acumen and knowledge of the MICE industry and global hospitality market and must be able to display a working understanding of the design and interface between the front of house and back of house operations; Detail-oriented with strong organizational/administration skills and an ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and in a professional manner; Should be comfortable to work in a fast-growing and evolving organization that seeks to expand in the hospitality sector; A team player with strong interpersonal skills; Work experience within the Sub-Saharan region – working for both private and/ or public sector clients is seen as highly advantageous.
Cytonn Investments Nairobi, Kenya
Jan 03, 2018
Full time
RESPONSIBILITIES Every day running of Cytonn serviced apartments business from a management company perspective, where we make acquisitions of serviced apartment developments and other hospitality offerings; Lead the operational requirements and specifications from both the end user and investor perspectives by leading a team in development and implementation of hospitality strategies; Developing operational processes and manuals including adding technical systems for an operational hospitality establishment; Ensuring that the required guidelines are met during project development and commissioning of hospitality projects; Develop guidelines to ensure consistency in the overall hospitality business including service delivery, market and brand positioning; Maintain accurate records including cash flow accounts, direct bill accounts, credit card receipts, registration cards, and reservation cards; Implementation of hospitality brand-franchise policies and operating procedures while meeting or exceeding user expectations by providing quality service; Any other duties as may be prescribed from time to time REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2nd Class, Upper Division is required; and a minimum of B+ in KCSE, or equivalent registered with relevant professional body; 3 years’ minimum experience in hospitality management and/or operation, with a proven track record; Must demonstrate strong skills in: organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning; Should demonstrate an understanding in hospitality business models; Have a working knowledge and understanding of the requirements and operation of a 3 to 5-star hotel and serviced apartments; Strong business acumen and knowledge of the MICE industry and global hospitality market and must be able to display a working understanding of the design and interface between the front of house and back of house operations; Detail-oriented with strong organizational/administration skills and an ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and in a professional manner; Should be comfortable to work in a fast-growing and evolving organization that seeks to expand in the hospitality sector; A team player with strong interpersonal skills; Have direct experience and be able to show a successful history working directly in the Hospitality Market in development and/or operation.
Cytonn Investments Nairobi, Kenya
Dec 18, 2017
Intern
RESPONSIBILITIES Assist in preparation of cash flow projections and financial models for upcoming real estate projects Preparation of overall project schedule & review contractors' and consultants’ schedules to align them with the master schedule Study project designs & documents to identify areas of value engineering and provide alternative proposals for consideration Assist the Project Management team in coordination of the various consultancy interphases to ensure smooth delivery of project designs Assist in preparation of procurement schedules, complete with specifications and recommended suppliers Identify & document project risks and suggest mitigating measures to eliminate them Assist in conducting real estate market research, to provide senior management with current information regarding construction trends, procurement strategies, site works and other information that may be required Compiling the projects reports and providing the relevant analysis to aid in investment decision making process and to support the real estate functions in the company Provide ongoing support with current projects, proposal reviews and summaries Working closely with the rest real estate team in site supervision and site inspection Maintain and update existing project documentation and Business cases with the end-goal of achieving data quality and accuracy Occasionally assist with preparation of client deliverables and presentations Analysis of financial feasibility of the projects using financial real estate models and tracking of the projects finances and budgets Performing other job-related duties as assigned Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time REQUIREMENTS An undergraduate with a minimum qualification of a B+(plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) A graduate level student with a second class upper bachelor’s degree from a reputable University Detail-oriented and highly organized and ability to meet strict deadlines Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Detail-oriented with excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team Motivated to learn and take on new challenges An understanding or interest in property markets & trends Availability on a fulltime basis with high levels of energy, enthusiasm and ability to work long hours and under pressure
Cytonn Investments Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 18, 2017
Intern
RESPONSIBILITIES Department administration tasks; Standard Operating Procedures and Service Level Agreements, Custodian of the department processes, Contact point for the department, Organizing meetings for the department and anything to do with the meetings, including follow up items and ensuring they are closed Automation; Working with Business System Analysts/Cytonn Technologies to discuss on improving the systems, Presenting the dashboard on department automation – needs, already achieved, Work In Progress Contact management; Database management, Calendar management and planning e.g. meetings – ensure no crash on meetings within your department Follow up on tasks assigned to members in the various departments Monitoring of emails to the department; Efficiency and response time, Respond to emails and calls on behalf of the department Daily reporting schedule on department; Contacts, Queries, Meetings – internal and external, Key activities, Coordination with other departments Events and activations; events ownership, Discuss with brand the requirements, ensure check list covers all the department desires, Smooth running of events (programme, invitation and thank you notes, speakers preparation, review write ups towards the event if any) Product improvement/review; Recommend new products or improvement through online research and client engagement sessions, work with brand on Product Life Cycle for the products Partnerships and collaborations;Provide a list of all your new external contacts to Client Services on daily basis,attend meetings with external and or internal parties when called upon by department, Follow up on business closed by Client Services from your contacts Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time REQUIREMENTS An undergraduate degree with a minimum 2nd Class, Upper Division Must have achieved at least a B+ or equivalent in high school Strong communication skills (both written and oral) Strong organizational and time management skills -ability to adhere to deadlines, multi-task and be able to prioritize Entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated creativity & innovation in business Ability to learn quickly and manage workload in a demanding environment Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office
Cytonn Investments Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 18, 2017
Intern
Who are we looking for? We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about problem-solving to work in teams to deliver solutions to some protracted challenges in the region, such as huge housing deficits, access to funding and technical assistance. To promote cross-culturalism and experience exchange, the individual should have Global Markets work experience. The individual should have a practical perspective to delivering meaningful results, while also lending their perspective towards creating jobs, growing the economy and improving standards of living in the East African region.    RESPONSIBILITIES The Associate will be expected to be part of the team and do the day to day duties where assigned. Aside from this, they will be working on a project for the entire period of the program REQUIREMENTS A minimum undergraduate GPA 3.0 from a recognized college/university; Outstanding records of academic and managerial or professional achievement; Strong analytical and quantitative problem solving skills; Great communication skills with proficiency in English language, both written and spoken; Demonstrated leadership skills in academic, professional and extracurricular setting; Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization; A commitment to succeed in a teamwork environment. LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES Cytonn’s culture is that of high performance and a clear focus on execution. Participants will get exposure in different areas of the business designed to help them succeed in their line of career. The program will also expose individuals to challenging and fulfilling career options, with an emphasis on leadership and problem-solving. Throughout the program, participants will gain exposure to our senior management and clients. Participants in the program will also receive exceptional training and will benefit from frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues throughout the program The program will offer a stipend to all program participants
Cytonn Investments Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 18, 2017
Full time
RESPONSIBILITIES Advising on all matters regarding the law; including the interpretation, impact and effect of the relevant laws and general conditions affecting various areas of the company’s operations; Assisting in the co-ordination of legal due diligence, documentation and closing of transactions; Developing and carrying out Compliance checks on all facets of Law affecting the business; Designing commercial and legal solutions that lead to effective corporate structures; Developing and maintaining various policies, procedures and registers whilst carrying out other corporate secretarial functions; Negotiating, drafting and reviewing legal documents and contracts; Liaising with external lawyers on conduct of court matters Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time REQUIREMENTS A Second Class Upper Degree in Law (LL. B) from a recognized University; A recently admitted advocate of the High Court of Kenya with good standing; Must have attained a B+ and above in O levels/ high school; At least 1-year experience in a busy law firm or company; Knowledge, relevant practice and understanding of the corporate, commercial investments, real estate and financial markets (including tax), and the respective Laws and regulations; Creative, commercial legal thinking and appreciation of the business aspects in their application of the law; Ability to pro-actively and creatively manage potential legal issues; A team player willing to learn, adapt and work with minimum supervision; Excellent organisation, administration, communication, influencing and interpersonal skills; High levels of energy and enthusiasm and ability to work long hours and under pressure; and High level of analytical and problem-solving skills. LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES Contract drafting and Management; Legal Compliance; Corporate transactional support and administration; Corporate Secretarial tasks and Litigation.
Cytonn Investments Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 18, 2017
Intern
RESPONSIBILITIES Conducting fundamental company & investment opportunity research and analysis, in Real Estate, Private Equity, Structured Products, Equities & Fixed Income Financial modelling and data analysis Analysing historical and projected financial statements & investment data Authoring original investments research Preparing written reports and verbal presentations Conducting country, industry and capital markets research Participating in the evaluation, formulation and implementation of investment strategies Contributing in investment meetings and review sessions Conduct industry and customer analyses on behalf of the Investment and business development teams Work with clients to develop a financial plan as the basis of providing sound financial advice Prepare the relevant presentations for events Comply with all corporate policies and procedures REQUIREMENTS The ideal candidate should have a minimum Bachelor’s Degree, Upper Second Class Honours or equivalent Minimum of a B+ in KCSE or equivalent Sufficient progress towards professional qualifications in finance/investments e.g. CIFA/CFA or be a registered student and actively pursuing the CFA, CIFA, CPA or CAIA qualifications Excellent analytical skills and quantitative ability Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with great accuracy, organization, attention to detail and follow-through Ability to carry out assigned projects to completion with minimal directions Ability to synthesize information from multiple sources and distill the most important takeaways to guide next steps LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES Successful candidates will: Conduct fundamental company & investment opportunity research and analysis, in Real Estate, Private Equity, Structured Products, Equities & Fixed Income Financial modeling and data analysis Analyse historical and projected financial statements & investment data Author original investments research Prepare written reports and verbal presentations Conduct country, industry, and capital markets research Participate in the evaluation, formulation, and implementation of investment strategies Contribute in investment meetings and review sessions Conduct industry and customer analyses on behalf of the Investment and business development teams  Prepare the relevant presentations for events Comply with all corporate policies and procedures
Cytonn Investments Nairobi, Kenya
Nov 15, 2017
Full time
RESPONSIBILITIES Build new and engaging native mobile applications using the Android SDK Work with UI/UX designers and fellow engineers to build enterprise mobile solutions Deliver feature enhancements and continuous improvements to existing mobile apps Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability Work on bug fixing and improving application performance Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time REQUIREMENTS A grade of B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in math and languages Computer Science (or related) degree with a minimum of upper second-class honors At least one-year coding experience working on production mobile applications. Experience in developing in the financial services industry is an added advantage Demonstrable experience in developing Android applications in Java/Kotlin. Knowledge and experience of iOS (Swift) is an added advantage Solid understanding of popular programming paradigms (object orientation & functional programming), data structures and algorithms Proficient understanding of version control systems (GIT) Ability to work long hours to complete requirements A passion for computing and software and engaging learning experiences, as well as desire to make a difference in a highly productive environment Desire to use technology to develop innovative solutions that solve real world problems Have at least two active applications downloadable from the Google Play Store
Cytonn Investments Nairobi County, Kenya
May 24, 2017
Contract
RESPONSIBILITIES Analyze business problems and develop algorithms Build clean and well tested software adhering to Cytonn technologies standards Package and deliver code for review by Cytonn engineers Research on specific requirements and develop solutions for Cytonn Provide documentation for any code developed for Cytonn REQUIREMENTS KCSE grade B and above Thorough knowledge of at least one web programming language preferably PHP with Laravel Framework Knowledge of modern web technologies Familiarity with test driven development Thorough knowledge of JavaScript, knowledge of a JavaScript framework is an added advantage Demonstration of past experience with web development. Experienced developers must show live projects they have completed. Github portfolio Degree in Computer science or related preferred by not required LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES This is a great opportunity for students because they will gain access to Cytonn engineers and will be able to work through typical business problems that will expose them to industry and make them ready to join the workforce after graduation. In order to be successful in this adjunct position, candidates must send their github profiles that show the type of work that they have been doing. Additionally, they will need to share links to live projects that they have developed with clear indication of the role they played on those projects and the technologies they employed. Students must show a clear track record of prior work.