Business Development and Tendering Officer Job in Kenya

Our client, Construction and General supplies provider seeks to recruit a Business Development & Tender Officer, Nairobi

Salary: Kes 50,000

Job Summary: The position holder will be responsible for all tendering processes of the organization and ensuring business expansion through sourcing of new clients for the Company products and services.

Job Description / Requirements

Tendering duties;

  • Filling, preparing, and submitting both technical and commercial documents for advertised tenders from different clients.
  • Ensuring that the tender documents are properly printed, bound and availed to be submitted to clients in time.
  • Identify and manage all the pre-qualifications and present them to the management for review and approval prior to final submission.
  • Attend sites, pre-bid meetings and opening of… tender events when required.
  • Coordinates and communicates proposal document delivery and cost requirements to the key support functions to meet proposal due dates while raising, tracking and documenting issues.
  • Ensures all relevant documentation for bid proposals is complete and accurate.
  • Identify and manage all the pre-qualifications and present them to the management for review and approval.
  • Following Advertisements (Invitations to Tender/ EOIs etc.).
  • Maintaining hardcopy and softcopy records and login details of all submitted tenders.
  • Follow up with non-awarded tenders so as to improve Company’s quality standards.

Business Development Duties

  • Prepare written proposals, financial proposals and attach all the relevant documentation.
  • Sourcing for relevant tenders
  • Target appropriate customers
  • Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings
  • Researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities.
  • Networking, calling and visiting potential customers.


  • Degree/ Diploma in any field
  • Experience Level: Mid-level
  • Certificate/Diploma in sales and Marketing or equivalent.
  • A Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Tendering.
  • At least 1 year experience in Business development.
  • Good understanding of Tender Management Process.
  • Excellent Communication (verbal & written) and Negotiation Skills.

How to Apply

If you feel you fit for the above role send your cover letter and cv to and cc by COB 5th February 2021.

Due to the urgency, application will be reviewed as they come in

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: February 2, 2021 — 7:53 am