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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Manufacturing Company Business Development Manager – Kisumu

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Kisumu
Reference: BDM   2017
Recruiter: Stratostaff East Africa
Location: Kisumu, Kenya
Available: ASAP
Category: Experienced
Offer: Neg.
Profile Introduction: Our client, a leading company within manufacturing based in Kisumu, seeks to engage and hire a Business Development Manager professional responsible for defining the long-term organisational strategic goals, building customer relationships, identifying business opportunities, negotiating and closing business deals and maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions.
Qualifications / Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field from a recognized university;
  • 3-5 years’ demonstrable experience in sales or marketing;
  • Project Management;
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Prior experience in the field of mining and manufacturing is desirable;
Job Specification
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Developing a rapport with new clients, and setting targets for sales and providing support that will continually improve the relationship;
  • Growing and retaining existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients working with mid and senior level management, marketing, and technical staff;
  • Cold calling as appropriate within the market to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities;
  • Arranging and participating in internal and external client debriefs. Prospecting for potential new clients and turn it into increased business;
  • Attending industry functions, such as construction and contractors events and conferences, and providing feedback and information on market and creative trends;
  • Identifying opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales;
  • Submitting monthly progress reports and ensuring data is accurate;
  • Presenting business development training and mentoring to business developers and other internal staff;
  • Participating in pricing of the products and service;
Competencies
  • Strong Commercial Acumen;
  • Persuasion and Negotiation Skills;
  • Networking Skills;
  • Leadership and People Development;
  • Operational Excellence and Drive for Results;
  • Communication and Relationship Building;
How to Apply
If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your Resume and Cover Letter to vacancies@stratostaff.co.ke by 7th April 2017.
Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Stratostaff is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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