We are looking for an ambitious and energetic New Business Development Manager to help us expand our presence across West, East and Central Africa. The suitable candidate will be at the front of identifying opportunities and developing best ways for KC to succeed in targeted markets.
The goal is to drive sustainable market share, volume and financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with partners.
Priority markets are Ghana, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia.
The position requires tertiary qualification (commercial base essential), a minimum of 7 years’ experience, with a minimum of 3 years at a senior level within Customer, Channel, Marketing or Finance.
Proven track record in results delivery and people leadership.
Other Skills and Qualifications
Networking, Persuasion, Research, Writing, Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales, Prospecting Skills, Sales Planning, Identification of Customer Needs and Challenges, Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Meeting Sales Goals, Professionalism, CRM, and Microsoft Office.
Candidates who have had first hand work experience in Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola will have an added advantage.
Reporting Line and Key contacts
The Business Development Manager will report directly to the General Manager, WECA. Other key interfaces will be:
Government officials (where appropriate)
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