FundiFix Business Development Manager Job in Mwingi, Kenya

Agency: FundiFix Ltd

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Reports to: Director, FundiFix

Closing Date: Friday 22nd June 2018

Duty Station: Mwingi North Sub-County, Kitui County

Languages Required: English, Swahili and Kamba

Contract Duration: 6 months with possibility for extension

About FundiFix: FundiFix is a social enterprise that provides professional maintenance and repair services for water supply infrastructure including handpumps, generators, submersible pumps, booster pumps, control panels, solar systems, pipelines, tanks and other accessories. FundiFix currently operates in Kitui and Kwale Counties of Kenya.

Role of Candidate: FundiFix is seeking to recruit a Business Development Manager (BDM) for its Kitui Office. He/She will manage business operations and demonstrate results and impact of maintenance on water services access.

The BDM should have an entrepreneurial mind-set and is expected to spearhead FundiFix’s business growth and emergence to a leading water services repair and maintenance service provider in Kenya.

The position includes working closely with the County Government, local NGOs, community-based organizations and other WASH actors at the County level.

The BDM will be responsible for;

  • Promoting and positioning FundiFix as the go to service provider for water related repair and maintenance services, and supply of water equipment.
  • Strategically developing and growing the repair and maintenance business with the County Government, community-based organizations and institutions such as hospitals, dispensaries, schools, churches etc.
  • Contributing to the strategic planning of FundiFix business development in Kenya and develop new portfolios, markets and partners.
  • Ensuring good customer service and professionalism in delivery of FundiFix services to clients.
  • Managing and nurturing a skilled and motivated human resource that includes mobile water and electro-mechanical technicians.
  • Capacity building of local CBOs and self-help groups managing rural water schemes to embrace good governance including accountability measures.
  • Performance monitoring and reporting on FundiFix performance to the County Government and partners.
  • Collaboration with partner programmes and delivery of any other task(s) assigned from time to time.

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in relevant subjects including Water/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or Business Management.
  • 3-5 years of experience in water services management, maintenance or sales and installation of water equipment and infrastructure in Kenya.
  • Work experience in Kitui County or similar ASAL counties and fluent in spoken Kamba language. Natives of Kitui County are encouraged to apply.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and pro-active networker with a good eye for business opportunities.
  • Ability to independently identify, develop, acquire, manage and deliver new business opportunities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, presentation and communication skills in order to quickly build relationships, communicate, present/speak effectively to different client groups.
  • Strong verbal and writing skills and the ability to present ideas and information both clearly and concisely.

If you fit this profile we invite you to apply for this position by sending your CV (3 page max) and motivation letter to

Please include details of at least 3 references.

Applications must be sent via email before mid-night on Friday 22nd June 2018.

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Mwingi, Kenya

Kitui County

Business Administration, Engineering and Technical
Updated: June 10, 2018 — 7:58 am