Bid & Sales Officer Job in Kenya

Job Ref. No: JHIL120

Role Purpose

  • The Bid & Sales Officer is responsible for managing the tender process, from identifying opportunities to submitting competitive proposals.

 Main Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the preparation and submission of bids, tenders, and proposals in response to client requirements.
  • Requesting correct bid bond & performance security amounts from the bank
  • Returning bonds for cancellation in cases where tender was unsuccessful.
  • Sending of Authorization Letters, Forwarding Letters and Broker’s statutory requirements
  • Delivery of direct client tenders, handling of customer calls, walk in clients enquires, follow-up on bid & performance bonds/ securities.
  • Tender Business Reporting – Participating in tender opening and advising sales team on outcomes and areas of improvements and updating of the Tender Log Outcome
  • Prepare and maintain tender reports and a tender log tracker.
  • Put in place mechanisms to build and sustain good relations with clients and intermediaries.
  • Support the business development and retention teams in executing sales strategies to achieve revenue  targets.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including underwriters, actuaries, and legal teams, to ensure bid submissions meet regulatory and company standards.
  • Respond to all incoming calls, letters, emails from clients/brokers within set TAT’s and attend to walk in clients promptly and professionally. Ensure all issues complaints are promptly and pro-actively resolved.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, or a related field.

 Relevant Experience

  • Minimum one years’ experience in a similar role.

How To Apply

If you are qualified and seeking an exciting new challenge, please apply via quoting the Job Reference Number and Position by 2nd July 2024