Magnate Ventures Business Development Manager Vacancy in Kenya

Magnate Ventures Ltd is looking for a Business Development Manager who will be responsible for improving the organization’s market position and achieving financial growth.

Direct Supervisor: Marketing Director

Department: Sales and Marketing

Position Type: Permanent

Position Overview: He/she will be responsible for defining long-term organizational strategic goals, building key customer relationships, identifying business opportunities, negotiating and closing business deals and maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions.

Role and Responsibilities

New Business Development

  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/principals.
  • Plan approaches and pitches.
  • Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Client relation portfolio management including debt collection

Client Retention / Relationship

  • Build on an already established network of clients to bring opportunities into the business
  • Be able to take the lead on client relationships and ensure a robust client relationships management strategy/delivery

Management and Research and Innovation

  • Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met by the team.
  • Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets.
  • Work with the team to ensure that prerequisites (like prequalification or getting on a vendor list) are fulfilled within a timely manner.
  • Ensure all team members represent the company in the best light.

Incumbent Requirements:

Academic Qualifications

  • MBA and Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum 2/3 years’ experience within Business Development/New Business or Account Management role.

Personal Attributes

  • Experience in building commercial relationships to help deliver improved service and innovation to the clients.
  • Detailed knowledge of marketing and business development (strategic and tactical)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to seek and develop new relationships to achieve strategic business objectives
  • Ability to convert client relationships into opportunities for the business
  • Recognise changing market forces that may impact upon own or customers’ business and puts plans into action to make a positive contribution

How to Apply

All applications should be sent to

Deadline: 23rd July, 2018

Sales and Marketing
Updated: July 10, 2018 — 1:40 am