Internship Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Cytonn Investment

Job Description

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.

Cytonn Technologies (CT) is the Technology affiliate of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investments management firm with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and the D.C. Metro Area in the US. Cytonn Technologies is a respected technology solutions provider that offers innovative, differentiated and efficient technology products and support, web-based solutions and integrated business solutions.

Our Business Systems Analyst Intern will be primarily responsible for stakeholder management, requirements gathering and analysis, documentation, process mapping, training users on systems and performing best practices research to improve existing solutions and identify new solutions. They will also be incharge of analyzing the organizations processes and prescribing areas that needs process improvement, re-engineering or automation.


Analysis of system requirements and preparation of software requirements documentation after careful elicitation and analysis of clients’ needs and business processes.
Continuously evaluating procedures and processes and Identifying opportunities for improving business processes through information systems or process improvement.
Mapping out all business and system processes, to achieve operational efficiency and smooth process flow.
Working closely with management to prioritize business goals and information needs, and work with key stakeholders of business dockets to move their processes online.
Prepare and supervise system tests to ensure they meet the clients’ needs.
Assist in the preparation of proposals to develop new systems and/or operational changes.
Communicate with heads of all departments about common frustrations, hindrances and other issues that interrupt their workflow.
Any other duties as may be prescribed from time to time


A grade of B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in math and languages.
An undergraduate degree with at least Second Class Upper Division in Business Information Technology, Computer Science or any other related discipline from a recognized Institution.
Excellent documentation skills and ability to document requirements and specifications.
Excellent knowledge of the software development process.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Good analytical skills and quantitative reasoning.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with great accuracy, organization, attention to detail and follow-through.
Strong organizational and time management skills.

Learning Opportunities

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to:

Learn more about the world of Technology in relation to Investments and Real Estate.
Work with a very talented team of designers, software developers, and IT managers to ensure that applications developed are intuitive and user-friendly.
Gain a deeper understanding of Business Systems
Have a hands-on experience on working with complex projects and monitoring their progress.
Learn how IT Systems operate at a growing company.
Experience a strong sense of belonging as the team proudly works together.


If you believe that you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this position, then please submit your application letter, attach your CV, certificates and letters of referee NOT LATER THAN 23ND June 2018 by using this url/website.