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Business Development Manager
Nemayian Holdings Ltd (Hereinafter known as the company) is a company limited by guarantee and is duly registered under the relevant laws of Kenya which has been in operation for 1 year.
The company which is situated in Nairobi is a going concern and carrying on a wide range of activities which are aimed at meeting the objects for which the company was established.
These include but are not limited to provision of transportation services, consultancy on event planning and management, marketing and promotional services, training and capacity building, to carry on the carry on the business of general provision merchants, and to buy, sell, manufacture and deal in goods, stores, consumable articles of all kinds both wholesale and retail and to transact every kind of agencies business.
The company board has approved the development of corporate business strategies and business plans to make investments for the purpose of increasing revenues and profits to the company over time.
In this regard the company board wishes to recruit a qualified business development manager, who will deliver on the company’s strategies and business plans and whose roles and responsibilities will be as follows;

Job Responsibilities

·         Conduct market research to obtain information that will inform the company board’s decision on what products and services the company is in a unique position to profitably supply.
·         Based on market research conducted, develop in conjunction with the company board ,a 5 year strategic and business plan which articulates the investment and business development goals as and which focuses on, among other things, a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction.
·         Develop and Implement costed tactical plans and strategies that promote market opportunities of product outputs and services to ensure/maintain steady generation of profits from the company in line with the investment and business development goals as set out in the Corporation’s Strategic Plan.
·         Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs and recommend for the approval of the company board, investments or business development projects and initiatives which the company can engage in.
·         Based on market research, plan and prepare business presentations to pitch to prospective clients, negotiate and close business deals.
·         Create and utilize multiple communication streams (conventional and social media) to create awareness to external publics on the company’s products and services of the company business.
·         Advice the company board on hiring and management of staff who will be critical to the growth and delivery of the company’s goals.
·         Provide monthly management reports on the status and future outlook of existing investments and business developments held by the Company from time to time.
·         Any other role that the company board will deem fit to enable achievement of the company’s objectives.

Qualifications

·         Hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Business administration, Accounting, finance, Economics,
·         Project Management, Marketing, or a related field
·         Proven success in leading Business development programs, including sales, cost analysis consumer analysis skills, contracting deals.
·         A strong sales background and a best understanding of the local business context
·         Marketing skills: ability to pitch your company and its products to clients is important for this role
·         Possession of critical thinking skills
·         Ability work under extremely pressured condition and produce required results
·         Ability to meet targets and deadlines
·         Ability to approach work with a high level of professionalism
·         Result driven individual with the ability to manage stress effectively
·         Possess strong project management skills
·         Time management skills; and the ability to prioritize tasks
·         Effective presentation skills: ability to make presentations that will trigger sales and business relationships
·         Excellent communication skills to be able to interact both verbally and in writing with employees, staff, and management without being misunderstood
·         IT complaint: proficiency in working with the computer and CRM software
·         Highly enthusiastic and motivated, with the ability to motivate members of a team
·         Ability to pay attention to details and adhere to instructions from superiors
·         Possess flexibility in scheduling tasks, and the ability to multi-task without running into errors.
The position is initially for a period of one year subject to a 5 month probation period (with possibility of extension based on performance) and is based in Nairobi.
How to apply
Qualified interested candidates should submit their most recent CV and cover letter to vacancies@creaw.org and addressed to the selection panel.
Deadline for submissions is 10th May 2017.

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