Senior Communications Manager

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Nairobi

The Senior Communications Manager will lead and deliver all internal and external communication plans for Gatsby Kenya Branch, working closely with the Country Director for Kenya in Nairobi plus the Communications Director in London.

The Senior Communications Manager will play a key role in advising and building the communications skills and capability of the senior team, staff and partners in Kenya to help deliver our work. In particular, the role will support staff to engage effectively with external stakeholders to advance our advocacy efforts.

The role will also work alongside other communications colleagues across Gatsby to articulate and bring to life what they do in a simple, consistent and compelling way both internally and externally. For a team player who enjoys learning, this should be an exciting and rewarding position, with the opportunity to collaborate widely with colleagues and external stakeholders, and make a real impact on the organisation.

Application Deadline

16-10-2020

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Head of FSD Network Communications

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Nairobi

The Head of FSD Network Communications will report to the FSD Network Directorate at FSD Africa and will serve the Network. The role can reside in any country where there is an FSD, not necessarily in Nairobi where FSD Africa’s offices are based.

The primary objectives of the role are to:

A) Develop and implement a communications strategy for the FSD Network in collaboration with the Network Communications Steering Committee (Steerco) and FSD communication leads.

B) Identify priorities for developing shared communication strategies around Network objectives and programming, and aligning communications and engagement efforts across the FSD Network.

C) Manage day-to-day communications needs for the FSD Network Directorate and its support to the Council, Taskforce, and collaborative programme steering committees, including content development, management of the Network website and intranet, email marketing, traditional and social media, and other systems or structures developed.

The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, finance, international relations, social sciences, or other related field from a recognised university and will have at least 10 years experience in a strategic communications role, with at least 5 years at senior management level.

Application Deadline

07-10-2020

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Business Development Director

Nairobi

Our client is a leading regional operator in the Capital Markets industry that is focused on using technological and innovative solutions to meet business and transactional needs of their client. They are seeking to hire a Business Development Director that can understand the unique characteristics of their industry as well as the technological platform they are seeking to grow. The candidate should have experience in the financial/capital markets with a solid background of growing and developing an entrepreneurial team and experience with using technology as a growth platform.

The Business Development Director will engage in consultative selling with C-level buyers and develop relationship structures with historical and prospective customers and continuously identify and initiate a products and services sales pipeline to meet agreed sales and marketing KPI’s.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Business Development Director will lead and mentor a high caliber team towards achieving the objectives of the division and organization.

This role requires an individual with proven experience and demonstrable track record in business development preferably in the financial or services sector with a bias towards digital solutions. The ideal candidate will have strong professional networks that can be leveraged and will have the ability to effectively engage with a broad range of stakeholders. S/he will be a strong leader who motives and empowers the team towards high performance and upholds the organization’s values.

Application Deadline

25-09-2020

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Manager, FSD Network Directorate

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Nairobi

The FSD Network is a group of autonomous organisations, each with their own governance structures and strategies. A new business case and funding approved by DFID in December 2019 allows for the implementation of a new “FSD2.0” strategic approach developed by the Network and the design and roll-out of collaborative programming that fulfill the goals of this approach. The business case also provides shared services to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the Network, as well as the founding of new FSDs. A Network governance structure, including a Council, Taskforce, and various committees has been established to underpin this new approach.

The Manager, FSD Network Directorate will be a member of a new dynamic team, assisting with the co-creation, coordination, and resourcing of collaborative programming and other Network activities, supporting the Network’s governance arrangements and communications efforts and nurturing effective Network engagement. The ultimate goal is to leverage synergies across the Network to drive enhanced impact and effectiveness of our work as a collective.

Application Deadline

30-09-2020

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