31 Aug 2014

Business Development Manager Job Vacancy

An insurance brokerage firm is looking to recruit Business Development Manager.

Reporting To: General Manager

Overall Job Purpose: The position works to facilitate growth of the business.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
  • Create a robust pipeline of business opportunities.
  • Advise clients on market conditions and insurance related matters
  • Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers
  • Build and maintain good relations with both existing and new clients to ensure repeat business.
  • Take part in business development planning by advising management on current business trends for example product mix.
  • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
  • Planning and preparing presentations
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Writing reports
  • Providing management with feedback

Key Performance Indicators

  • Achieved target sales
  • Number of repeat clients
  • The number of new clients introduced
  • Size of potential client database


  • Bachelors degree preferable in marketing or a similar field
  • At least 3 years sales experience
  • Experience in the insurance industry an added advantage
  • Ability to come up with a business strategy for the business
  • Handling corporate sales


  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Very strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong persuasion skills
  • Tenacious & creative sales approach
  • Driven and motivated by results
  • Passionate about performance marketing
  • Good business sense
  • A deep understanding of marketing principles
  • A positive attitude
  • Negotiation skills
  • Plenty of initiative

Submit your application letter and CV only to on or before September 5th , 2014.

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