Livestock Sector Social Enterprise New Business Development Manager Vacancy in Kenya

Jul 15, 2017

Vacancy Announcement: New Business Development Manager

Our client is a leading social enterprise operating in the livestock sector in Kenya with the aim of revolutionizing the provision of livestock and veterinary services to pastoralists and farmers in Kenya by creating a more sustainable service delivery model.

With over 4 year’s business presence in Kenya and with over 85 franchises and 95 outlets all over the country, they are looking to hire a proactive and dynamic professional to join their team as a New Business Development Manager. 

 
The role will entail considerable traveling (80% traveling)

Job Purpose / Summary: To initiate and support the development of business opportunities that support the company’s growth and profitability. 

The role provides business development support under the farmers training output.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with the company’s employees to identify new business opportunities.
  • Undertake market research and stakeholder’s engagement to turn opportunities into implementable projects.
  • Write investment-ready business plans.
  • Track local investors and donors to target potential investors.
  • Prepare business investment proposals for board review targeting financing from banks, donors.
  • Source for new investors to support the company’s initiatives.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce or any business related field.
  • An MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Professional qualifications in CFA, CPA or ACCA with registration with either of the professional bodies.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in economic development.
  • Ability to collect and analyze field data.
  • Experience in engaging with C level executives and financiers in negotiations is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in investment analysis, capital arising and investment structuring.
  • Experience guiding cross-functional teams, managing large projects involving multiple functions and department.
  • Turn new business opportunities into viable cost centers.
  • Make contributions to revenue generation.
  • Experience in setting up agribusiness value chain.
  • Experience in economic developing working with development partners highly desirable.
Skills
  • Report writing skill
  • Business plan writing skills
  • Investment proposal writing skills
  • Project management skills.
  • Business acumen
  • Qualitative and budgeting skills
  • Market research skill
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.
 
Please make your application to wycliffe@dorbe-leit.co.ke before close of business 22nd July 2017. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.




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