Business Development Manager (Sales / Marketing) Job in Arusha, Tanzania

Sep 30, 2016

Duma Works is recruiting a Business Development Manager (Sales / Marketing) for one of our clients in Arusha, Tanzania.

The company imports and distributes petroleum products and branded cooking oil in East and Central Africa.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Selling products –  Edible Oil , Crude Oil + Refined Oil , Soya Cake / Soya Meal / Sunflower Cake / Cotton Cake / Sunflower & Soya oil between the 3 locations in Kenya ( Nairobi, Thika, Nakuru )
  • Assist in Clearing Forwarding ( Imports and Exports of the products ).
  • Handle Logistics & Deliveries
  • Preparing weekly, monthly sales projections and  inform H.O for future orders.
  • Deliver best quality products and ensure Customer satisfaction is a priority
  • Take references from existing customers and get more customers on board.
  • Prepare an annual sales and marketing strategy and budget.
  • Continuously monitor and report on achievements on a weekly, monthly and annual basis.
  • Prepare weekly sales and marketing reports for submission to the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
  • Revise strategies weekly based on marketing reports and sales performance and submit to the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
  • Ensure all customer inquiries and requests are appropriately responded to on time.
  • Oversee product research and development according to market trends and customer demand.
  • Oversee all advertising, publicity and brand management.
  • Lead on customer satisfaction surveys and report to management to inform on implications/future sales strategies.
  • Coordinate feasibility studies on proposed products.
  • Liaise with line departments with regards to performance on manufacturing, transportation of goods to customers, and invoicing.
  • Appraise the performance of the Marketing and Sales team members.
  • Review requests by line managers to recruit new employees and make appropriate recommendations to the Human Resource Department.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Chief Executive Officer / MD / Directors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
  • 2-5 years experience working in a similar position.
  • Bachelors Degree in Sales and Marketing, Business development or a related field.
Reports to: MD / Head Sales


Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “2442”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2442 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx.

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: 7th October 2016

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.


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