JKUAT Enterprises Ltd (JKUATES) is a State Corporation operating as a limited company, fully owned by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). Its objectives include:
1. To enhance entrepreneurial activity through the latest innovations in technological research.
2. To provide practical solutions for business problems by drawing on resource personnel from various disciplines in JKUAT.
3. To link the University with industry, government, the public and other stakeholders and to provide a forum for networking to propel development.
4. To market the University’s innovations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Identify and communicate with new business leads for the Deputy Managing Director’s office.
Conduct research and also make delivery on any intelligence that will have strong impact on proposition development for any new business opportunities under the Deputy Managing Director’s office and the organization at large.
Develop good knowledge regarding priority sectors, like market routes and trends.
Provide required support for the DMD’s office, especially in activities relating to account management.
Respond to inquiries made by clients about the company’s products and services in a timely and friendly manner
Undertake and monitor researches to provide highly needed support for the Deputy Managing Director’s.
Project meeting minutes and recordings, preparing periodic project reports – Inception, PSRs, draft reports, and final reports.
Complete project documents.
Manage the communication of the organization with clients via means like emails, telephones, and websites.
Respond to inquiries made by clients about company products and services in a timely and friendly manner.
Act as link between the organization and the clients to ensure clients take more interest in products and services rendered by the business organization.
Preparing financial statements, reports, memos, invoices letters, and other documents.
Helping prepare for meetings and accurately recording minutes from meetings.
Academic Qualifications/Work Experience/Skills
Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Finance/Accounting or any other business related field.
At least 3 years of work experience in business development, project management and administration.
Highly organized team player, with pro-active and flexible work style.
Proven strong focus and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with donors.
Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills.
Aptitude in delivering attractive presentations
Excellent written, verbal, and telephone communication skills.
Interested candidates are invited to send their applications and detailed CV indicating current and expected salary to firstname.lastname@example.org on/or before 29th November, 2022 Shortlisting will be done on an ongoing basis. Those who shall not have heard from us should consider their applications unsuccessful.
JKUAT Enterprises Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Canvassing of any kind will lead to automatic disqualification.