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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

Responsibilities
  • 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 recruit@idp-ea.com not later than 18th October 2012.

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

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