Business Development Manager Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Business
Development Manager

Hiring Organization: Anonymous
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Agriculture
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 01/26/2024

Location:
Nairobi, will involve extensive traveling in East Africa

Our
client is seeking to hire a Business Development Manager. The ideal candidate
will be capable of leading a team of expatriate and locally employed managers,
have strong commercial acumen, and excellent negotiation skills, and possess
the vision and ability to structure the business to meet the challenges of the
future.

Established
connections within the coffee industry. The successful candidate has a deep
understanding of differential trading and coffee quality, is highly organized
and numerate with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and
is of the highest integrity.

Responsibilities:


Assume
management of the trading, procurement, and processing operations with
responsibility for the bottom line.

Develop
marketing strategies to ensure consistent growth of existing coffee operations
and improve the group’s competitive position.

Review
and enhance all existing relationships within East Africa and other countries.

Seek,
recommend, and develop new technical and trading opportunities across the
region.

Conduct
market research to understand industry trends, customer needs, and competitive
landscape.

Collaborate
with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless execution of business
development strategies.

Monitor
and analyze sales performance metrics, generating reports to assess progress
and identify areas for improvement.

Stay
updated on industry developments, regulations, and market changes to adapt
strategies accordingly.

Qualifications:

A
university degree or equivalent.

At least
5 years’ experience in a senior management position in green coffee trading.

Wide
experience in physical coffee trading preferably with significant time spent in
origin.

P&L
responsibility through differential and outright trading.

Good
technical knowledge of coffee processing plants and procedures.

Sound
coffee cupping/liquoring expertise.

Strong
leader and communicator.

How to
Apply

If you
are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and
experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject
(Business Development Manager – Coffee
Trading) 
to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke
before 4th February 2024

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