Business Development Manager Job in Kisumu

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Kisumu

Reference: BDM 2018

Recruiter: Stratostaff East Africa

Location: Kisumu, Kenya

Available: ASAP

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.

Profile Introduction: Our client, a leading company within manufacturing based in Kisumu, seeks to engage and hire a Business Development Manager professional responsible for defining the long-term organisational strategic goals, building customer relationships, identifying business opportunities, negotiating and closing business deals and maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field from a recognized university;
  • 2 years’ experience in civil engineering and 3 years in sales and marketing;
  • Project Management;
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Prior experience in the field of mining and manufacturing is desirable;

Job Specification

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing a rapport with new clients, and setting targets for sales and providing support that will continually improve the relationship;
  • Growing and retaining existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients working with mid and senior level management, marketing, and technical staff;
  • Cold calling as appropriate within the market to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities;
  • Arranging and participating in internal and external client debriefs. Prospecting for potential new clients and turn it into increased business;
  • Attending industry functions, such as construction and contractors events and conferences, and providing feedback and information on market and creative trends;
  • Identifying opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales;
  • Submitting monthly progress reports and ensuring data is accurate;
  • Presenting business development training and mentoring to business developers and other internal staff;
  • Participating in pricing of the products and service;


  • Strong Commercial Acumen;
  • Persuasion and Negotiation Skills;
  • Networking Skills;
  • Leadership and People Development;
  • Operational Excellence and Drive for Results;
  • Communication and Relationship Building;

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your Resume and Cover Letter to by 12th January 2018.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Stratostaff is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Engineering and Technical, Sales and Marketing
Updated: January 10, 2018 — 2:46 pm