Business Development Manager Job in Ruiru, Kenya

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Thika Road, Ruiru
Our Company, whose core business is the international trade of frozen products, beverages and fast moving consumer goods seeks to recruit a Business Development Manager to Develop business models for the technologies which include projected sales, potential market penetration, gross margins, risk analysis, and business feasibility.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Market research and development through guidance from the marketing function.
  • Ensures that appropriate marketing strategies are rolled out in a timely and efficient manner
  • Leads the identification of, and secures new markets (Local and International), and builds supply chain relationships and partnerships with suppliers and customers (Supply and market side)
  • Develop and maintains relationships with customers to gain knowledge of future market and customer needs
  • Initiate new product and technology benchmarking activities which include testing, component analysis, cost analysis, design comparisons, market channel analysis, risk analysis, etc.
  • Develop tools and materials to be used to enhance sales and visibility of the company
  • Produce marketing analysis and reports / presentations to division and group management as needed.
  • Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant company functions are kept informed of marketing objectives.
  • Train and lead a team of marketers, merchandisers in achieving and exceeding targets
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Sales and Marketing or related field
  • Master’ in Business Administration- Marketing will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in FMCG Sales and Marketing
  • Innovative / creative background and capabilities
  • Premier customer service mentality and proven track record
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Leadership Skills
  • Member of Marketing Society of Kenya
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to  by 28th February, 2016 stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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