Cellulant Business Development Intern Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacancy: Business Development Intern

Department: Business Development (BD)

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Job posting: 20/03/2017- 24/03/2017

Starting date: Immediate.

Who are we? Cellulant is a digital payments business. We run an ecosystem of consumers, merchants and banks in which we facilitate payments and build value through the value-added services we layer on top.

In building this ecosystem we serve different types of customers with different products, in a range that includes mobile banking products, mobile credit products, USSD, SMS, and digital content.

We are currently serving merchants and banks across 10 countries, and a wide set of industries

Our true competitive advantage lies in the ecosystem we are building – if we do a good job over the next few years, it will be the glue* that will connect everyone to everything – every consumer to every business in Africa.

To be able to meet these aggressive growth expectations we need to grow our dynamic team. We invite you to be part of that growth by submitting your application to the following role.

Business Development Intern Role Summary: The position holder will be responsible for assisting the Group Business Development manager to manage business development targets and processes for Cellulant to enhance implementing and executing the Company’s business development plan.

Department Description: The BD function, is led by the Group Business Manager, who manages the company’s efforts. Broadly, the goal of our BD team is to promote product knowledge acquisition and drive asset acquisition in the market.

Job Purpose: Cellulant is seeking an Intern to work with the Group Business Development team. You will be responsible for assisting the team with special projects as assigned.

This opportunity will help you to gain valuable experience and skills in Business Development, while being supported by the team.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and implementation of BD processes
  • Support the BD manager in managing and running programs in existing countries
  • Assist in conducting market research and analysis
  • Assist with special projects and other duties, which will require report writing
  • Other reasonably required duties

Required skills:

  • Degree in any business related course or any other university course but with keen interest in business
  • Between 20-25 years old
  • Must be willing to work for three (3) uninterrupted months
  • A working knowledge of French is an added advantage

Desired Qualities

  • Versatile to work in a rapidly growing and changing environment requiring resourcefulness and drive to deliver results.
  • Fast learner.
  • Good written communication skills.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Result oriented attitude
  • Possess business acumen competency

What do we offer you?

When working at Cellulant*, you can expect to work on a diverse range of problems, with inspiring and creative colleagues.

You will have ample opportunities for growth and career development, and we highly value continuous learning.

We offer you a challenging position in which you will be rewarded for performance.

Apply now!

Are you interested in this position and do you meet the minimum requirements?

Apply by sending an e-mail with your CV and transcripts to Jobs@cellulant.com with the subject line Business Development Intern

The selection process entails an oral interview stage, followed by a case study presentation and a final interview.

The deadline for application is 24th March 2017

Due to the high volume of applications received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Do you have questions about this vacancy?

Visit our website at www.cellulant.com

Please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail or telephone: jobs@cellulant.com or 0202606696.

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Updated: March 20, 2017 — 9:15 pm