Business Development Performance Officer

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

The African Guarantee Fund (AGF)

Job Description
Reporting to the Group Director of Business Development (GDBD), the role supports the achievement of business development strategic goals by managing the department’s performance dashboard, tracking KPIs and following-up on the matters arising to enhance efficiency.



Support the GDBD in tracking performance measures, risks and other activities that will contribute to the successful delivery of department’s priorities.

Ensure all the Heads of Regions have access to up to date, good quality indicators to track their performance.

Identify and support the implementation of solutions and actions to improve the department’s performance.

Lead the statutory BD Department reporting and monitoring.

Provide ongoing support to the GDBD on tactical execution of key identified issues to drive focus on more strategic challenges and better optimize use of time.

Gather information on operational issues and inform the GDBD to facilitate his decision-making.

Work with heads of regions as well as managers in supporting departments to optimize the department’s deliverables and efficiency.

Support the GDBD in the design and timely presentation of quality performance reports.

Work with the Heads of regions to use the reports to identify and implement opportunities for improvement.

Work closely with the supporting departments to effectively manage BD portfolios.

Support the GDBD with the planning and execution of internal and external meetings.

Track and monitor Internal Audit commitments Ensure timely collection of fees through ongoing monitoring of invoices to effectively manage identified risks.


Master’s degree in Statistics, Banking, Finance, Business Administration or CFA.

At least five (5) years’ progressive experience, within the financial services sector.

Excellent financial analysis skills.

Demonstrated track record in portfolio management, performance analysis with focus in consultative and solution-oriented sales and marketing approaches.

Bilingual – proficient in English and either French, Portuguese, or Arabic languages.

Team player with strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with excellent report writing skills.

Ability to work in a professionally and culturally diverse environment.

Good working knowledge of private equity environment is an added advantage.

Excellent IT skills and analytical skills.

Good negotiation and problem-solving skills

Be able to attend a recruitment summit in London on the 18th or 19th of April 2024


AGF is an equal opportunity employer and offers a regionally competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. AGF prides itself in collegial, supportive and gender-sensitive work environments and believes diversity promotes innovation and excellence. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Only Short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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