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Business Manager- Zurit

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Sales, marketing, promotion
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Cytonn Investments is an independent investments management firm, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and D.C. Metro - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global and local institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.

Our investments are in real estate and private equity. Real estate investments are made through our development affiliate, Cytonn Real Estate, where we currently have over Kshs. 82 billion (USD 820 mn) of projects under mandate across ten projects. In private equity, we invest in banking, insurance, education, hospitality and technology. Our financial services investments in Sub Saharan Africa are made through our Cytonn Financial Services Fund (CFSF) through which we are the 5th largest shareholder in NIC Bank in Kenya. Investments in education and hospitality are made through Cytonn Education Services and Cytonn Hospitality, respectively.

We are looking for a dynamic, talented and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Business Manager -Zurit. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for the daily running of the company and ensure all logistics are well handled.

As a Business Manager, the individual will support the company by acquiring clients and creating the right processes to aid in the proper running of the business. The role will entail completing all administrative tasks, including setting up of the offices, organizing the paperwork for each delivery consignment and completing as necessary. The candidate may be called upon to assist in purchasing, providing quotations and sourcing products within a strict deadline.

He or she will report to the Head of the Business.

  1. Bachelor’s degree, minimum of Second upper class division degree. Bachelor’s Degree in Supply chain management is an added advantage
  2. Minimum of Eight years’ industry experience required either in the corporate environment retail or real estate industry
  3. Must demonstrate strong skills in organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning
  4. Should demonstrate ability to cultivate and manage productive relationships with team members, customers, other staff, and the community
  5. Demonstrate ability to express ideas clearly, verbally and in writing
  6. Strong computer skills, including high level of proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  7. Ability to work independently, problem solve, and be persistent
  8. Creativity, entrepreneurial, and a self-driven attitude towards work
  9. Knowledge of purchasing /procurement practices and procedures will be an added advantage


  1. Set up the procurement business office
  2. Acquire clients for long term business growth
  3. Leverage market data to drive company growth
  4. Come up with the right business processes to ensure maximum efficiency
  5. Supervise the work of employees and provide feedback and counsel to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  6. Oversee incoming and outgoing correspondence and enquiries, taking action where required
  7. Collate and manage documentation for approval and signature
  8. Liaise with departments with regards to ordering
  9. Contacting user departments regularly to update them on orders
  10. Investigate any issues/discrepancies relating to invoices
  11. Organization and facilitation of procurement meetings (and customer meetings from time to time)
  12. Liaise with logistic companies with sales orders, tracking and tracing deliveries
  13. Check and amend stock levels and stock control weekly/monthly in the warehouse
  14. Produce reports as and when required
  15. Keeping customer accounts up to date
  16. General administrative tasks as required

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Sales, marketing, promotion
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Market research, intelligence; Reporting; Business development; Business management; Supervision; Operative management; Logistics planning and management; Procurement
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Real estate

Cytonn Investments is an investments and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and DC Metro area - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. Our alternative investments solutions are based on four main products: real estate, structured solutions, private equity and advisory. Most of the investment opportunities in Sub Saharan Africa are not in the listed markets, hence our focus on alternative investments to find uncommon value and returns for our clients.

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