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Simply Intuite.

Chief Innovation Officer

FullTime Kenya, Nairobi Posted 16/10/2023, 1 month ago

Industry: Business Management & Branding

Role: Strategy Development & Innovation

Salary Range: KES 200,000 – 250,000

Closing: 27/10/2023

Client: Confidential

REPORTING TO: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


BUDGET: KES 200,000 – 250,000

Our client, a leader in Business Advisory, Corporate Strategy Development, Brand positioning, Brand Identity Development and Management and Brand Communication Strategy is looking to build a competent and dedicated team to enable them to realize their vision.  

As such, they are looking to hire a competent Chief Innovation Officer.


This individual will play a pivotal role in shaping our clients' brand narratives and driving the agency's growth through innovative and forward-thinking strategies. The ideal candidate will be a visionary brand innovator with a proven track record in brand innovation, strategic thinking, client presentation, and pitching.


Brand Innovation.

  • Lead the agency's brand innovation initiatives, consistently pushing the boundaries of creativity to elevate our clients' brands.
  • Champion innovative thinking within the team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and creativity.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to execute innovative brand campaigns and strategies.

Strategic Thinking.

  • Develop and communicate the agency's strategic vision, aligning it with the broader business objectives.
  • Formulate and execute strategic plans to drive agency growth and market leadership.
  • Monitor industry trends and emerging best practices, providing thought leadership and insights.

Client Presentation and Pitching.

  • Create and deliver compelling client presentations, showcasing innovative strategies and solutions tailored to each client's unique needs.
  • Lead client pitches and proposals, effectively articulating our value proposition and securing new business opportunities.
  • Nurture strong client relationships, ensuring client satisfaction and repeat business.

Partnerships, Alliances and Business Growth.

  • Identify and establish strategic partnerships and alliances that can enhance the agency's capabilities and offerings.
  • Negotiate and manage partnerships to drive mutual business growth and success.
  • Identify growth opportunities, develop business expansion strategies, and drive revenue growth.

Data and Analytics.

  • Utilize data-driven insights to inform and optimize brand strategies, ensuring measurable and impactful results.
  • Develop and maintain robust analytics and reporting systems to monitor the success of brand initiatives.

Fundamentals of Marketing.

  • Possess a strong understanding of marketing principles and the ability to integrate them into brand innovation and strategy.
  • Collaborate with the internal team to ensure synergy between brand innovation and marketing efforts.

Team leadership and development.

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the team, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a high-performing team to achieve collective goals and objectives.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members, fostering professional growth and development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, Business, or a related field.
  • A master's degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience of 6-10 years in brand innovation and strategy within a brand and communication agency or a related industry.
  • Strategic and innovative thinker with the ability to translate vision into actionable plans.
  • Exceptional business acumen, with a focus on data-driven decision-making.
  • Strong track record of successful client presentations, pitching, and relationship management.
  • Deep knowledge of marketing fundamentals and industry trends.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and team management skills.
  • Membership in the Marketing Society of Kenya is an added advantage.

All applicants are advised to adhere to the application guidelines for consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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