LVCT Business Development Director Job in Kenya

LVCT is an indigenous Kenyan NGO. We have offered HIV testing and counselling to over 5 Million Kenyans in over 900 public facilities and provide ARVs to over 10,000 HIV positive clients. 
Our global award winning one2one youth hotline provides 14,000 youth monthly with tele-counselling. LVCT has been commended by the UN for our commitment to service. 
Our widely published research has influenced HIV policy reforms in Kenya and within the World Health Organization. 
We partner with the Ministries of Health and the National AIDS Control Council. We work across Kenya through a staff of over 240.
The LVCT Training Institute is registered by the Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology. It has trained over 75% of Kenya’s HIV counselors and 10,000 health care workers since 2002. 
We offer the KNEC examined Diploma in Counseling Psychology: HIV Testing and Counseling. 
We have also developed the WEMA Kazini services offered to over 70 companies in Kenya as part of our revenue generation strategy.
Position: Director, Business Development 
Ref: DBD/LVCT/2012
Location: Nairobi
This is a challenging leadership position responsible for transforming the LVCT Training Institute into a leading self-sustaining academic and training institution and growing the WEMA Kazini service into the preferred brand by the private sector for HIV and lifestyle illness prevention and management. 
The Director will be part of a dynamic, energetic team and will provide Vision for the Business Development Department, execute strategy, develop partnerships and increase LVCT’s visibility. 
The Director will be responsible for  quality and results of the Department and across the organization and will report to the Executive Director.

Who you need to be:

  • Visionary and able to identify opportunities and convert them into revenue
  • Able to develop and utilize networks to drive the Vision of the organization
  • Confident and analytical thinker
  • Able to develop and motivate people and teams to continuously innovate and deliver the desired results
What you need to have:
  • A track record delivering results through teams
  • Demonstrated record of growing businesses and products from start up to self-sustaining preferably in the private sector
  • At least at least a Master’s degree with over 7 years of senior management experience. A Bachelor’s degree will be considered if suitable.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • A good understanding of product development, branding and marketing
  • Knowledge of organizational management, systems implementation and controls
Qualified applicants are invited to send their cover letter and detailed CV along with contacts of three referees, Salary history and expectations to:
Human Resource and Administration Division,
Liverpool VCT, Care and Treatment,
P.O Box 19835, 00202 
Nairobi, Kenya
Or email: so as to arrive NOT later than Friday, 23rd November 2012
This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply
Note: Only short listed applicant will be contacted.
LVCT is an equal opportunity employer

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