Jobs In Kenya: Business Development Officer NGO
Business Development Officer NGO Job Vacancy Re-Advertisement. Our Client is a local faith based Non Governmental Organization with operations around Kajiado North area in the suburbs of Nairobi.
The thematic area of focus is HIV/AIDS with a bias towards supporting women and children.
Job Title: Business Development Officer
The individual is responsible for creating and implementing the business strategy for the institution, developing and implementing business plans and ensuring that agreed targets are realized.
Also responsible for coordinating research, marketing studies, product development and sales within the institution.
The individual facilitates the business development process and provides the over the overall coordination of the business projects within the organization.
The position is also responsible for the overall coordination of the institutional strategic planning process, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Spearhead the business development of existing projects, departments and any new units
Provide oversight to the projects of the organization
Ensure the development and maintenance of policies for projects
Facilitate the development of the overall strategic plan, annual operational plans and the business plans for the projects and business departments
Ensure that the business departments operate within the legal and statutory requirements and policy guidelines
Ensure that the projects and business departments develop into centres of excellence in their respective service provision areas.
Development of marketing and pricing strategy for the products and services of the centre and gift shop.
Determine the demand for product/ services offered by the centre and our competitors
Building of relationships with clients and managing and motivating the sales executives.
Identification of potential target groups and markets
Develop effective publicity programs; and manage and handle special events e.g. sponsorships/ parties/ product launches etc
Develop marketing proposals
Assign sales territories/ goals and advise sales team on ways to improve performance
Maintain contact with key clients/partners/donors and collaborating agencies
Undertake periodic evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of the projects
Manage staff within the department under them
Qualifications and Experience:
Must be a born again practicing Christian
Has at least a Bachelor’s degree in management /BCom-Marketing/ or related business field.
Diploma in Marketing, Public Relations or Communications
Has at least three (3) years experience in a similar position.
Possess working knowledge of computer application packages
High level of integrity and good interpersonal skills
Should possess strong communication & analytical skills.
Able to work with minimum supervision
Must be diligent, honest and responsible with strong leadership skills.
Able to be fair and firm with the supervised staff.
Self drive and ability to work under minimal supervision
Must possess strong analytical, report writing, communication and organizational skills
Ability to put the Staff/Organizational team above self
Ability to work well in a team requiring diverse skill levels.
Demonstrate good report writing and communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
Ability to coordinate different departmental requests for catering/housekeeping services and work with strict deadlines sometimes responding to unplanned orders.
Ability to translate orders or requests and specifications into quality services and products.
Ability to work under minimal supervision
Good sales, marketing, public relation and customer care skills
Be organized and good planner.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Remuneration: Basic: KES 25,000/= to 30,000/= plus commission
If you meet the above criteria, and would like to be a part of the team, please send an application with a detailed C.V stating the position you are applying for, your experience, present employer, present position, current remuneration, testimony in Jesus, list of at least 3 referees, day-time telephone numbers and email address to :- jobs @ truenorthcareermap.com on or before midday Thursday, October 22nd, 2009.
Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged