Posted time October 19, 2021 Location Nairobi Job type Permanent
  • Career Level: Mid
  • Experience in Years: 2 years
  • Qualification (Diploma, Undergraduate, Bachelors, Post Graduate): Bachelors Degree
  • Core Skills: Project management, training, french speaking

Our client is a leader in providing valuable business and location data to global corporations operating in Africa. As a fast-growing and mission-driven company, the client is building business intelligence solutions to help facilitate decision making and access to millions of African businesses. With the largest structured database of small and medium businesses across 10 countries, the client is an international company looking for highly motivated, intellectually curious individuals with a shared commitment to leverage data to connect African businesses more efficiently.


Google Business Profile is a project that aims to support MSMEs across Africa with their online visibility through Google Business Profile platform. Client is looking for a GBP Project Officer who will be responsible for Google Business Profile project across areas of operation.

The key duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist in onboarding SMEs on Google Business Profile platform.
  • Pitching the project idea to onboard more partners/collaborators on to the project.
  • Set up a list of KPIs to track for each Partner/Collaborator.
  • Attend and participate in all status meetings, client meetings, pitches, and client calls.
  • Maintain contact with partners/collaborators involved through email and phone calls, answer questions and concerns, prepare presentations, and record project data.
  • Monitoring partner/collaborator performance to ensure excellence and adherence to specified deadlines.
  • Closely monitor the project to ensure it on track, meet deadlines and stay within budget lines.
  • Suggest strategies of achieving the project goals to the owner.
  • Assist Project Manager and/or perform any other tasks as assigned by the project manager.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Diploma holders must have at least 2 years of experience in project management position.
  • Having project management experience.
  • Google Business Profile Certification:
  • Proficiency in French is a key requirement and a must for the role.
  • Good communication; written and spoken skills.
  • Proficiency in analyzing and solving problems.
  • Ability to be proactive and independent, and to be interdependent on the team.
  • Strong ability to give attention to details, as well as tested organizational skills.
  • Demonstrating proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to organize and conduct trainings on the GBP project.


If you think your profile fits the above description, send your CV, Cover Letter and Google Business Profile certification to: with the subject line ‘GBP Project Officer – Google Business Profile. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline for application is 30th Oct 2021.

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