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16 Apr 2014

Business Development Manager Job in Kenya

Strategic Business Unit : FEP SACCO
Reports To: General Manager

Purpose of the job: 
He /She will be responsible for the overall management of the Company’s business development organization. As a business development manager, this position will be responsible for building up a business through gaining new customers and accounts.

Functions/Responsibilities/Experience:

  • Create, Implement and manage the Sacco brand strategy.
  • Create awareness on new and existing products.
  • Product development and review.
  • Co-ordinate and oversee the development of Sacco’s income generating services.
  • Identify, explore and develop appropriate new business opportunities for the Sacco – in both income generating and service provision areas.
  • Preparing proposals and presentations.
  • Ensure high level of member service to ensure members loyalty and retention.
  • Spearhead business development initiatives that are consistent with the Sacco’s overall strategy.
  • Manage multiple business initiatives in a start-up environment.
  • Revenue generation and strategic partnerships development and management.
  • Build and manage a business development team.
  • Manage complex contract negotiation and work with legal counsel as required.
  • Win early customers with limited support.
  •  Be the driving force in the development of the work ethic, culture and values of the sales and business development group. Through personal example, establish the style and approach which will characterize the Company’s dealings with the marketplace
  • Establishing and maintaining working relationships
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Overseeing the development of marketing literature
  • Administering accounts and writing reports
  • Providing management with market feedback.
  • Any other duty as delegated

Skills / Experience:
Competencies

  • Strong Marketing Skills,
  • Strong communication and Negotiation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Complaints handling skills.
  • Listening and questioning skills.
  • Good in relationship building and maintaining.
  • Excellent sales and marketing skills.
  • High initiative and ability to work independently with minimum supervision,
  • A person of high integrity and ethical behavior is a key requirement,

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Business Management specializing in Marketing.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in Sacco/financial management position.
  • Experience in sales and marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Computer skills (Ms Word, Excel);

Key Measurable Goals

  • Achievement of Business Sales targets
  • Low rate of staff turnover in the Company
  • High rate of customer retention and acquisition.
  • High Revenues in comparison to expenditure

Immediate Subordinates :
Business Development Officers.

If you are innovative, self-starter and results oriented individual, looking for a challenging career and you have met the above requirements, please send your application letter,detailed C.V, together with copies of your relevant academic /professional testimonials and three referees, stating your current and expected remuneration to :-

E-mail: vacancies@fep-group.com.

ATT :
HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT
FEP HOLDINGS LIMITED
P.O. BOX 72367-00200
NAIROBI – KENYA

So as to reach us not later than 30th April 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

FEP Holdings Limited is an equal opportunity employer,any lobbying or canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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