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Optiven Limited    |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Business Development Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Business, strategic management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

Optiven Group is a leading brand in Real Estate Sector in Africa. The Group’s main objective is to empower property investors and transform the Society. The Group has a number of flourishing Strategic Business Units (SBUs). Optiven Construction is one of these subsidiaries dealing with manufacture of precast materials – All Outdoor building materials. We are currently looking forward to fill the position of Business Development Officer. We are looking for a passionate Business Development Officer to provide strategic support to ensure Business Growth.

• BSc/BA in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Business or relevant field
• At least 5 years proven experience as Business Development Officer in construction or Manufacturing industry, experience in Construction materials industry will be an added advantage.
• Ability to develop and grow business.
• Knowledge of data analysis and market research
• In-depth knowledge of marketing principles and best practices
• Proficient in MS Office/Working knowledge of IT and marketing software (e.g. CRM)
• Ability to think strategically and analytically
• Excellent in writing proposals and reports
• Communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
• Outstanding organizational abilities and ability to multitask.
• Aptitude in problem-solving
Applicants who meet the above are required to send their applications via email with “Business Development Officer - Construction” being the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


• Develop and implement a Marketing Strategy to ensure the SBU achieves its financial target.

• Manage and develop Sales and Marketing unit.
• Prepare detailed proposals, marketing plans and bids.
• In liaison with Branding team advise on various Branding, Communications and other marketing issues
• Monitor marketing projects and analyze results
• Updating daily reports and systems
• Any other assignment of duty given by management from time to time

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Business, strategic management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Market research, intelligence; Reporting; Brand management; Business development; Business performance monitoring; Business strategy
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Optiven Limited

Real estateCompany size: 100-500 people

Optiven Limited is a Real Estate company founded to empower property investors in Africa. Our flagship product is Value Added Plots which have been transformed and made suitable for immediate settlement and futuristic capital gain focus. Optiven is the market leader in the industry and was recently crowned Number One Company in Kenya and the Best in Real Estate Under Top 100 Mid- Size Company Awards 2014/15 (This is a competition for Mid- Size Companies in Kenya run by KPMG and Business Daily).