KenGen New Business Development Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: New Business Development Manager

Role Introduction

Our client KenGen, the leading electric power generation company in Kenya, seeks to engage and hire a New Business Development Manager responsible for driving high value non-generation business programs and investments.

Role Profile

Reporting to the Business Development Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading the development of new business opportunities and concepts;
  • Leading the development of unregulated business model that generates additional revenues to the businesses;
  • Leading the implementation and realization of the identified opportunities including the Industrial Park within KenGen Olkaria Geothermal field;
  • Leading the development of a consultancy department within KenGen and proactively seek consultancy works/engagements;
  • Continuously scanning the business environment both locally and internationally for advances and changes in energy and related technologies that KenGen can utilize for new income streams;
  • Oversee, co-ordinate and or directly operate new business function in conjunction with other existing functions;
  • Establishing and managing key stakeholders of new business, including regulatory, legal and key sector players and communities;
  • Negotiating and facilitating approval of new business programmes ensuring that all new business projects achieve expected returns;
  • Identifying, developing, deploying and retaining talented staff including completing performance appraisals, personal development and succession plans effectively and on time in accordance with the established performance management system.
  • Preparing briefs for the Executive management and prepare Board reports on new business projects progress.

Desired Competencies

  • Entrepreneurial mind set;
  • Commercial Acumen;
  • Passion for Results;
  • Drive for Execution;
  • Planning and Organizing skills;
  • Problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Stakeholder management.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering/Business related field;
  • Master’s degree in a Managerial, Engineering or Business field is an added advantage;
  • Professional qualifications in Project Management would be an added advantage;
  • Member of a relevant professional body;
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience driving high value business projects in a large organization five (5) of which should be at senior management level.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit and apply online by 5pm 24th August, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Business Administration, Engineering and Technical
Updated: August 16, 2018 — 9:30 am