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  • Posted: Mar 20, 2024
    Deadline: Mar 22, 2024
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    Indepth Research Services (IRES) is an international training and consultancy organization with its head office in Nairobi, Kenya. IRES offers a comprehensive portfolio of technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture; climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food an...
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    Business Development Officer (BDO) - Consultancy Services

    Job Summary:

    • We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Business Development Officer (BDO) specializing in bidding for our Consultancy Services i.e. Social, Market Research etc. The role is pivotal in meeting the growing demand for our products and maintaining the high quality of our research services. The successful candidate will lead market research efforts, enhance proposal development, pitch services to clients, and qualify opportunities for further development and closure.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead market research initiatives to identify new bidding opportunities.
    • Enhance and create proposals to attract new and existing clients.
    • Pitch services and qualify opportunities for further development and closure.
    • Prepare Pre-qualifications, RFPs, RFQs, and EOIs, ensuring alignment with project scopes, profitability, and risks.
    • Identify potential research opportunities and submit Expressions of Interest (EOIs) following internal approval procedures.
    • Coordinate and oversee technical bid development and delivery, ensuring compliance with procurement timelines.
    • Manage procurement timelines and update the opportunities database.
    • Assist HR & Admin Manager in identifying suitable consultants for submissions.
    • Organize logistics for pre-qualifications, EOIs, bids, and RFP submissions.
    • Conduct market research and develop tailored training programs for job roles and industry domains.
    • Develop corporate sales proposals and pitches for targeted accounts.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, or a related field.
    • Experience in public procurement, preferably with DFID, World Bank, UN, EU, ADB procurement procedures.
    • Certification in Sales and Marketing.
    • Experience in contract management and business development/business intelligence.
    • Knowledge of international organizations/agencies’ and national public procurement regulations and procedures.
    • An aggressive personality driven by performance.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong listening and presentation skills.
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
    • Proficiency in Office and Sales/CRM Applications.

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    Websites Courses Upload and Scheduling Interns

    • We are seeking enthusiastic interns to assist in uploading and scheduling courses on our website, contributing to the accessibility and effectiveness of our online learning platform.

    Job Summary:

    • As a Website Courses Upload and Scheduling Intern, you will play a vital role in supporting our course delivery operations by assisting in uploading course materials and scheduling courses on our website. This internship provides an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in educational technology, content management systems, and online course administration.

    Course Upload:

    • Assist in uploading course materials, including videos, lecture notes, assignments, and supplementary resources, to our learning management system (LMS).
    • Ensure accurate labeling, categorization, and organization of course content within the LMS.
    • Collaborate with instructors and content creators to gather and review course materials for upload.

    Course Scheduling:

    • Work with the course scheduling team to coordinate the timing and sequencing of course offerings.
    • Input course schedules, dates, and availability into the website's scheduling system.
    • Communicate course schedules and updates to relevant stakeholders, including instructors and students.

    Quality Assurance:

    • Conduct quality checks to ensure the accuracy and functionality of course listings and scheduling information on the website.
    • Identify and resolve any discrepancies or issues related to course content, schedules, or accessibility.

    Documentation and Reporting:

    • Maintain documentation of course upload and scheduling processes, including guidelines, templates, and procedures.
    • Generate reports on course upload and scheduling activities, tracking progress and outcomes.

    Administrative Support:

    • Provide general administrative support to the website courses team, including data entry, file management, and correspondence.


    • Currently enrolled in a degree program related to Information Technology, Education, Business Administration, or a related field.
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Proficiency in computer and internet usage.
    • Familiarity with content management systems (CMS) and learning management systems (LMS) is a plus.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Enthusiasm for online education and a commitment to providing quality learning experiences.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send their applications to by close of business on Friday, 22nd March 2024. Please quote the job title in the subject line of your email. All documents MUST be in PDF.

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