Linksoft Group Head of Center of Excellence (COE) Job in Kenya

Linksoft Group
Company Description
Established in 1998, we are the Leader in the ICT industry and provide telecommunication services in GSM Site Infrastructure Maintenance. 
Linksoft, a vibrant company, is among the fastest growing companies in Africa with a presence in 7 African countries.
We acknowledge that our people are the key element of our success, our partners in building a world-class company. For this reason they come first.
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Commercial Division.  
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below. 
Linksoft  brings together varied people and skills that promote collaboration and best practice usage around a specific focus area to drive incremental business results.

Head of Center of Excellence (COE)

Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer , the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Job Description

  • Will be responsible for  business growth through business development planning, customer and competitor analysis, financial modeling, proposal design and tender bids
  • Provide market feedback about business development opportunities that could be exploited through development of niche content or data sets .
  • Develop and Manage strategic relationships with clients (both current and potential )
  • Work closely with the sales and marketing teams to identify and pursue new business opportunities for Link soft Group products and services.
  • Leading role in contract negotiations
  • Develop and Implement Policies and Procedure for the Center of Excellence focusing on the workflow practices, compliance levels,  awareness, support  and measurement across the program.
  • Developing and enabling well defined Roles and Responsibilities for the team
  • Represent the COE both internally and externally.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering ( Diploma holders from recognized Technical institutions may also be considered.)
  • MBA would be an added advantage.
  • Should have an overall 6-10 years of relevant experience within the Telecoms or IT. ( Teaching experience in addition to handling the specialized function is highly desirable)
  • Should have a basic understanding of Telecom Power and Renewable Hybrid Power systems including Batteries, Rectifiers and Inverters.
  • Should have experience in Business Development with proficiency in handling corporate clients,  individuals and Govt. officers
  • Should demonstrate ability to run the operations of a learning institution.
  • Should be proficient in  MS Office
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Should be a good mentor
  • Be a good team player
  • Have a pleasant personality
  • Should be willing to travel widely
Send your application to by 17th June 2012.

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