Monday, September 9, 2013

Business Development Manager job in Kenya

Business Development Manager

The Company:
An oil based company is seeking to recruit a self-driven and creative individual to fill the post of a business development manager.

Job Description:

Responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating the market and closing business relationships.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maximize contacts with new relationships and strengthening the existing ones.
  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
  • Foster and develop positive customer relationships, which result in increased business. Understand customer needs and assist in the development of project solutions that satisfy those requirements
  • Plan approaches and pitches.
  • Gather and analyze market intelligence for new projects and opportunities.
  • Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new products, services and distribution channels
  • Drive peak performance and sales success across the organization
  • Create, negotiate and close commercial agreements
  • Ensure liaison with other departments as appropriate in relation to proposals, projects, legal, financing, tax, or other issues.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Come up with new business ideas or better ways of carrying out the business processes
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, products and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales
Qualifications and Skills
  • Masters degree in Business Administration with a bachelors degree in business administration / management
  • Working experience of 7-8 years preferably with market knowledge in the oil sector and dealt with global clients
  • Exceptional customer awareness and sales skills in the business development and marketing aspects
  • Fully conversant in modern computer aided planning technologies and Operations Management processes.
  • A working knowledge of national and international copyright law is essential
  • Excellent Networking skills and all rounded individual.
Application process
Interested candidate are invited to strictly email their cover letter and resume clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectation to before the 10th September 2013. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.