Business Development Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client is a leading premier business information company that provides a wide range of development, training and consultancy services with the aim of improving the performance and output in people and organizations.
Our client would like to fill the position of a Business Development Manager.

Job Purpose / Summary: The jobholder will be responsible for development of products and business production of training and consultancy packages that are unique, superior and profitable. 

The position holder will develop and maintain marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives conduct market research and ensure overall growth and expansion of the Company’s products and services.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Building market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating and closing business relationships within the Corporate and Public sector.
  • Sale the company’s products and services.
  • Identify sales and marketing opportunities.
  • Identify suitable products and services that can be introduced to meet the needs of the clients.
  • Take new products and services through a development process.
  • Perform periodic product performance review.
  • Make recommendations on research that should be undertaken to enhance product performance and competitiveness.
  • Proactively seek information on best practice in other markets to help with in developing a competitive world class product portfolio.
  • Identify opportunities for product review and improvement that will enhance performance.
  • Working closely with marketing and training teams to identify needs and develops products that respond to all the client’s needs.
  • Locating and proposing potential business deals by contacting potential partners, discovering and exploring opportunities within the public and private sectors.
  • Close business deals by coordinating requirements, developing and negotiating agreements while integrating business requirements with business operations.
  • Manage client’s services to achieve and maintain high customer service standards.
  • Work with various institutions and related associations to ensure growth in the business portfolio.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Business or marketing related degree from a recognized university.
  • At least 4 years progressive working experience in Business development, Sales & Marketing
  • Experience in developing and maintaining business growth.
  • Experience in market research, product launches and branding.
Required skills and key competencies
  • Strong people leadership skills to develop and drive performance teams.
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Result oriented.
  • Capable of taking innovative thinking.
  • Strong negotiation skills and is able to close deals.
How to apply: 
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you. 
Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to before close of business 21st January 2014.
Only successful candidates will be contacted

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