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Commercial Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our Client, an online technology payments firm seeks to recruit a Chief Commercial Officer.

The Job holder should have a number of years of experience in a C-level commercial role in medium to large organizations with a focus on marketing, brand building, sales and customer experience. He/she should have led in the acquisition and retention of both B2B and B2C customers. Experience in the technology industry is required but not a must.

Reports to: CEO

Location: Nairobi

Responsibilities of the role

  • Shaping and executing our aggressive growth strategy
  • Raising the markets awareness and trust in our products and brand
  • Leading BD, marketing, brand and support functions of the company
  • Growing an all-star team across BD, sales, marketing and support
  • Maintaining an incredibly high bar for customer experience
  • Smashing our company targets while having fun in the process
  • Co-reporting alongside the CEO to the board and stakeholders


  • A holder of a business-related Bachelor’s degree gained from a recognized institution. A Master’s Degree in a related field will be an added advantage; 
  • Must have the knowledge and relevant work experience of not less than twelve (12) years, with at least five(5) years served in a senior leadership position in a related role;
  • Proven experience in team management, supervision, or leadership, including performance management, people development, coaching, and mentoring experience is critical for this role.
  • Strong overall leadership and team mentoring and motivation skills.
  • Experience in developing and executing commercialization strategies.
  • A guru at brand building and marketing.
  • Ability to communicate Company mission and impact in a way that resonates with its target market.
  • Outstanding B2B sales skills and B2C sales team management experience.
  • Ability to keep Company brand and product top of their prospective and current customers’ minds by mass communicating on new features and milestones.
  • Strong and demonstrated strategic thinking skills.
  • Ability to think creatively and develop non-traditional solutions to complex business challenges.
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Ability to be hands-on as well strategic.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications letter and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: with Chief Commercial Officer on the Subject line.

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