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Chief Investment Officer

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Company Name CA Global
Location Kenya
Date Posted '27 August 2012'
Category Banking & Financial Services
Job Type N/A
Reference DLR
Remuneration Negotiable


Chief Investment Officer (asset management, business development, relationships), Nairobi, Kenya

To grow the group’s assets under management to USD 10 billion over the next five to eight years and work with the asset management team in building successful foundations of a premier asset management business in Africa (outside South Africa).


- African Union Member states with stock, bond or other security trading markets which includes at present Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe , and the BVRM Exchange.
- All asset classes including equities, fixed interest and cash and where applicable alternative asset classes including but not limited property, private equity, derivatives, warrants, etc.
- Build relationships with clients in all member states and in the developed markets.
- Regulatory matters dealing with fund and asset management businesses.
- Manage and develop the global multi-management capability of the Group.
- Improvement of the investment process. There is a strong focus on consistent upper quartile investment performance, and transferring of skills to all asset managers in all markets where the Group is active.
- Growing assets under management in new and existing markets and performance will be strongly judged on the increase in assets under management
- Strategy Formation – contribute significantly towards strategy formation, which will be utilized to identify attractive investment opportunities in the target markets.
- Monitor and manage the portfolios/funds raised by the Company.
- Select securities through a fundamental approach.
- Develop a quantitative analysis approach.
- Develop a product policy.
- Building and maintain relationships both internally and externally.
- To comply with Company policies, regulations and rules.
- Improving levels of service to staff and customers and enhancing internal operational efficiencies.
- Ensure sufficient and suitable training of all pertinent areas of the business.
- Suitable and adequate documentation of all work performed.
- Improving levels of service to staff and customers.


- At least 8-10 years working experience in a similar senior fund management role
- Experience in asset management in the UK (not negotiable)
- Investment related degree