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
Qualifications:
  • 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 hr@europes-food.com  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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