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Business Development Specialist (Head) Job in Kenya

Business Development Specialist (Head)

(Based in Nairobi - work within EA Community region)

Role: Acquire and maintain Business and partnerships for the company in both private and public sectors

  • Have the individual responsibility for new business Acquisition and manage complex large pitches and strategies.
  • Conduct extensive market research on the economic conditions surrounding the business activity such as industry trends and competition with the aim of identifying target business.
  • Networking, Developing and implementing a multi- faceted stakeholder Engagement plan with other industry players to identify and develop opportunities to acquire corporate business.
  • Preparation of a detailed business plan in line with company goals and objectives.
  • Contact professional advisors such as an accountant, educationists, banker and/or lawyer to provide expert information about target business.
  • Attend workshops, trade shows, and seminars to keep up-to-date on changes in the industry.
  • Identify and understand the decision making processes to ensure the company engagement strategy reaches key decision makers.
  • Develop a situation analysis of the company including its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to assist in the development of a strategic plan for the future of the business.
Desired Qualities
  • Ex CEO/CFO/Head of Business Development/Operations in a mid service oriented organization or Mid level manager in a large multinational.
  • Good Academic qualifications : Min. Post Graduate level
  • Age 35-45 years
  • Excellent industry or government connects
  • Excellent presentation and communication Skills
  • Flexibility to work extensively  and willing to work long hours and meet targets
  • High level of understanding of varied business structures with exceptional business and analytical skills.
  • Ability to establish business partnerships at all levels, creating and maintaining effective credible  influence .
  • Focused and driven to succeed.
  • Be sitting on various  private sector or industry associations.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in Kenya.
Interested candidates should send their  applications  and CV’s only to  should be made to not later than 18th October 2012.

Please note that applications with other attachments other than the CV will be disqualified.

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