Employment opportunities at Fanisi HR Solutions – May 2024

Communications Officer

  • They seek to hire a Communications Officer who will play a crucial role in shaping and executing the organization’s communication strategies. This role demands a dynamic individual with a passion for the creative economy, extensive experience in communications, and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by the creative sector. You will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive communication plans to promote its mission, activities and programs.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute communication strategies aligned with the company’s objectives.
  • Tailor communication plans for program-specific messages.
  • Generate engaging content for various channels and oversee multimedia creation.
  • Cultivate relationships with media outlets and manage media inquiries.
  • Facilitate clear communication within the organization.
  • Develop social media strategies and monitor channels for engagement.
  • Plan and execute PR campaigns and coordinate events.
  • Establish communication KPIs and provide regular reports on strategy effectiveness.
  • Supervise Communications team members and external consultants.

Required Specification

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field. A Master’s degree is desirable.
  • Proven experience in strategic communication, public relations, or a related role.
  • In-depth knowledge of the cultural and creative industries, particularly the challenges faced by the sector in Africa.
  • Strong writing and editing skills with an ability to create compelling and clear content.
  • Experience in managing social media platforms and digital communication tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, including internal teams, media, and partners.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation practices for communication strategies.

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Loans Administrator

  • They seek to hire a Loans Administrator who will be the internal interface between the loan recipients, the financial service providers (FSPs) and the company . Your responsibilities will encompass; liaising with financial service providers to manage loan applications, processing loan documents, ensuring compliance with regulations and internal programme policies, providing customer services to clients and loan book custodianship.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Client Onboarding:

  • Review loan applications for completeness and accuracy.
  • Verify applicants information to determine programmatic alignment and creditworthiness.
  • Process loan applications and ensure timely completion of loan approvals.

Loan Management and Debt Collection:

  • Development of loan contracts
  • Maintain accurate records of loan transactions and correspondence
  • Monitor and track loan payments ensuring timely payments by borrowers
  • Conduct periodic reviews and audits of loan files to ensure compliance with policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop debt collection strategies
  • Assist the investments lead with sourcing of deals, financial modeling and presentation of investment memos to the investment committee.

Stakeholder Collaboration:

  • Manage relationships with entrepreneurs, creative enterprises, financial institutions, investment committees and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with consortium partners, external collaborators, community organizations, and other stakeholders associated with the program to strengthen coordination and cooperation in investment activities across various components of the program

Risk Management:

  • Implement risk management strategies to mitigate potential financial risks associated with investments.
  • Stay abreast of market trends, regulatory changes, and industry developments to inform risk assessments.

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare and present comprehensive loan reports to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure transparency and accountability in financial reporting, adhering to regulatory standards.

Required Specifications;

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in using loan management software
  • In-depth knowledge of financial markets, investment principles, and risk management strategies.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess investment opportunities and make informed decisions.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, engaging effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working with the creative industries or similar sectors is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social impact and sustainable development.

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Systems Administrator

  • They seek to hire a Systems Accountant who will be responsible for managing loan accounting operations. Your responsibilities will encompass; ensuring accurate financial reporting and maintaining the integrity of the funds system.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Funds Accounting:

  • Oversee the funds accounting process and ensure accurate recording of both loan and grant transactions in the system.
  • Reconcile funds accounts, resolve discrepancies and investigate variances.
  • Collaborate with the finance, loans and grants team to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of funds system upgrades, enhancements and integrations.
  • Monitor funds system data integrity and ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.

Stakeholder Collaboration:

  • Manage relationships with entrepreneurs, creative enterprises, financial institutions, investment committees and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with consortium partners, external collaborators, community organizations, and other stakeholders associated with the program to strengthen coordination and cooperation in investment activities across various components of the program

Risk Management:

  • Implement risk management strategies to mitigate potential financial risks associated with investments.
  • Stay abreast of market trends, regulatory changes, and industry developments to inform risk assessments.
  • Ensure systems are stress stressed and carryout periodic Pen tests

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare and present comprehensive loan and grant funds reports to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure transparency and accountability in financial reporting, adhering to regulatory standards.
  • Carry out system reconciliations

Required Specifications;

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Business IT, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in using loan management software
  • In-depth knowledge of financial markets, investment principles, and risk management strategies.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess investment opportunities and make informed decisions.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, engaging effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working with the creative industries or similar sectors is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social impact and sustainable development.

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  • Candidates who meet the required specifications and are enthusiastic about the role are invited to submit their applications to Fanisi HR Solutions via [email protected] using “Communications Officer” in the email subject line before Friday 10th May 2024. Screening is on a rolling basis. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Candidates who meet the required specifications and are enthusiastic about the role are invited to submit their applications to Fanisi HR Solutions via [email protected] using “Loans Administrator” in the email subject line before Friday 10th May 2024. Screening is on a rolling basis. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Candidates who meet the required specifications and are enthusiastic about the role are invited to submit their applications to Fanisi HR Solutions via [email protected] using “Systems Accountant” in the email subject line before Friday 10th May 2024. Screening is on a rolling basis. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.