Head of Business Devepment

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Cytonn Investment

Job Description

Cytonn Asset Managers Limited (CAML), is the regulated arm of Cytonn Investments Management Plc. CAML is licensed by the Capital Markets Authority and its key focus is on Pension Fund management and Collective Investments Schemes. Our objective is to offer superior risk adjusted investment returns to our clients that is above market average through investments in both public markets and alternative investments markets.

Cytonn Investments Management Limited Plc, the parent company to CAML, has established itself as a leading alternative investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi, Kenya and DC Metro, U.S. Cytonn Investments provides privately placed alternative investment solutions in real estate, private equity and structured products to individual high-net-worth investors, global and local institutions, and Kenyans in the diaspora.

The Head of Business Development reporting to the Principal Officer will be primarily responsible for building market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships with the aim of growing the Company’s assets under management across different business lines.


Proactively developing business relationships and securing business opportunities for pension fund management businesses and collective investment,
Manage and strengthen existing relationships by understanding their needs,
Providing leadership to business development in charge of prospecting and conducting client meetings, presentations and understand requirements of various institutions, and relay feedback on the best investment offering,
Identifying opportunities for product development, and other product offerings that are in line with requirements of pension funds and retail clients, and work with the Investment Team to put together investment offerings and required documents for each set of investors,
Develop and recommend to the Management and Board Investment Committee long and short-term plans to achieve the company objectives and goals in growing the company’s assets under management in different investment offerings,
Identifying opportunities for product development, and other product offerings that best conform with requirements of pools of capital, such as Pension schemes and Collective Investment schemes,
Carry out training for institutional investors training to promote partnerships and synergies,
Perform such other duties as may be assigned to from time to time,


At least 5 years’ experience in the business development. Experience in pension fund portfolio management will be an added advantage,
Must have achieved at least a B+ or equivalent in high school,
An undergraduate degree with a minimum 2nd Class, Upper Division,
Strong communication skills (both written and oral),
Good sales, marketing, presentation and client services skills,
Strong organizational and time management skills -ability to adhere to deadlines, multi-task and be able to prioritize,
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with great accuracy, organization, attention to detail and follow-through,
Entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated creativity & innovation in business,
Ability to learn quickly and manage workload in a demanding environment,
Highly attentive to detail with excellent organizational and documentation skills,
Results-oriented, with the ability to drive projects from inception to execution stages,


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