Aug 4, 2008
The Corporate Strategy and Planning Department within the Risk & Strategy Division of
Safaricom Limited is responsible for driving the long term strategy of the organisation. To
build on the existing team of professionals, the department is now looking to recruit the
STRATEGIC PROJECTS MANAGER REF: RMS - SPM - AUG 08
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy you will be responsible for the identification and evaluation of potential strategic projects.
We are looking for a person who has had experience in M&A activity and working with cross functional teams on due diligence assignments in a diverse range of industries.
As a critical function of this role, you will be expected to prepare business plans, financial models and undertake the valuation of projects. In addition, you will have experience in project management; competently managing relationships with various stakeholders.
Experience in balanced scorecard will be an added advantage.
The person suited to this role will be expected to demonstrate good negotiation and influencing skills.
You should be a team player, with good communication and interpersonal skills.
You will possess a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics or Telecommunications Engineering degree from a recognized university and CPA/ACCA/CA/CFA qualification.
You will have at least 4-6 years experience in a consultancy role with proven ability in end to end management of acquisition assignments.
FINANCIAL PLANNING MANAGER REF: RMS - FPM - AUG08
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy you will be responsible for preparation of the company's long term financial plan.
We are looking for an experienced finance professional with the ability to understand the company's operating environment and extract the key drivers of the long term financial plan.
You will be expected to liaise with Management to provide input into the long term financial plan and benchmark the plan against the company strategy.
In addition, you will be responsible for the presentation and reporting of the financial plan to Management and other stakeholders, including detailed Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash flow statements.
The person suited to this role will be expected to demonstrate good analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills. You will be a team player; able to interact with people at all levels. You will have proven experience in coaching and mentoring staff.
You will possess a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics or Telecommunications Engineering degree from a recognized university and CPA/ACCA/CA/CFA qualification. A post graduate degree in Business will be an added advantage. Knowledge of Hyperion software is critical.
You will have at least 4-6 years experience in financial analysis, costing or budgeting and in thp telecommunications industry.
If you meet the above requirements and are self driven, proactive, and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job title and reference number to the address below. All applications must be delivered on or before 8th August 2008.
The Resourcing Manager,
Via email to: hr@ safaricom.co.ke
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