Officer Special Projects at Kenya Institute of Management (KIM)

The Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) is a membership based non-profit making professional management organization committed to the promotion of excellence and integrity in the practice of management.



PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Reporting to Manager Special Projects, the Job holder's main objective is to market OPI related products and other business solution services to meet the departmental business goals. The individual will also be responsible for planning, coordinating, organizing and administering of special projects marketing functions/ activities geared towards achieving the broader business objectives and creating top of the mind OPI/COYA brand awareness for the institute business growth.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Marketing and raising the brand of the Company of the Year Awards (COYA) SME of the Year Awards (SMOYA), Organizational Performance Index (OPI)and other business projects in Business Solutions Centre
Recruiting organizations to participate in the annual COYA / SMOYA events
Forge partnerships with other organizations to develop sectorial Award Schemes based on the OPI Business Excellence Model
Supporting organizations to complete the OPI assessment process leading to COYA particpation
Designing business interventions based on OPI feedback reports
Developing concepts for International Learning Exchange Programmes, sourcing for International Partners and recruiting organizations to sign up for the programmes.
Sourcing for sponsors and partners to provide both financial and technical support in running the departmental events such as COYA gala Dinner, raise the COYA brand as well as making the department self-sustainable.
Gather market Intelligence and creative development of strategies to explore special projects business opportunities
Champion first class customer service to all the clients.

QUALIFICATION REQUIRMENTS

Relevant degree in business with bias in Marketing
At least three years' work experience in Marketing to corporate clients and proven track record of business success.
Relevant professional qualification will be added advantage.
High level skills in organizing events, planning, budget, working with partners, planning and strategy execution.
Highly proficient in the use of ICT.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Aggressive in sales and marketing especially to corporate clients and is result oriented
Excellent analytical thinking with good conceptual skills
Excellent management and leadership skills
Highly creative and passionate about exploring new ideas
Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
Impressive presentation skills with ability to confidently make effective presentation and business pitching
Have a well-developed interview and negotiation skills
Possess high sense of integrity and confidentiality.

Interested candidates are advised to visit our website: www.kim.ac.ke for a more detailed job description and qualifications.
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