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Optiven Limited | Nairobi, Kenya | Log in or register to see the closing date
Construction Business Development Manager
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- Bachelor's degree
- Sales, marketing, promotion
- Manager (team leader)
- Full Time
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. We are looking for an energetic and charismatic person to fill the position of a Construction Business Development Manager. The desired person will be responsible for driving business growth by developing contacts, identifying market opportunities and increasing sales.
Degree or equivalent in Finance, Marketing, Business Management ,Engineering or a related field
Minimum 7 years’ experience in the same position dealing with construction products
Must have exposure in the sector of construction
Proficiency in MS Office Applications and Computer Operations.
A good personal network of contacts in the industry
Strong communication, organizational, presentation and negotiation skills.
Excellent in developing customer relationships and customer service
Aggressive in meeting targets.
Ability to take ownership, working independently and to deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills, honesty and transparency
- Professionalism, high level of maturity, good character with positive values
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the above criteria are required to send their applications with "Construction Business Development Manager” being the subject of the email with detailed CV names & addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
- Creating development plans and growth projections
Identifying market opportunities through meetings, networking and other channels, guarantee the establishment of referrals upon targeted clients.
Meeting existing and potential clients, identifying and gathering their specific needs at an early stage
Liaising with colleagues to develop sales and marketing strategies
Preparing financial projections and sales targets
Attending events such as exhibitions and conferences
Preparing sales presentations
Participating in sales meetings
Producing forecasts and reports for management
Discuss the Monthly Customer Complaint Report with the management and offer solutions
Be fully conversant with the commercial and technical requirements of customers and competitors within preselected and defined market sectors.
Respond to bids and tenders coordinating with internal departments.
To propose the best technical and economic solutions (quality, cost, deadlines) and to negotiate new contracts. To secure the relationship with the clients until the achievement of the project
Be the face of company and day to day point of contact with clients in all regions.
- Perform any other assignment that may be given from time to time
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: NairobiArea of work
: Sales, marketing, promotionSeniority
: Manager (team leader)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 7 yearsRequired skills
: Product knowledge; Budgeting, financial planning; Competitor and market analysis; Presentation skills; Customer service; Business development; Data collection; Contracting; MarketingRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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