Business Development Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Company: Bridges Credit Africa Ltd

Position Title: Business Development Manager

Industry: Banking

Location: Nairobi

Remuneration: Competitive

Bridges Credit Africa Ltd is a credit only firm providing innovative and competitive credit solutions to individuals and SME’s.

We are seeking to hire a Business Development Manager who will be tasked with driving the company’s profitability objective by growing their portfolio and initiating partnerships to grow profitable product lines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive business development goals in generating business leads and opportunities, expanding existing clients, and identifying and pursuing cross-selling opportunities.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key accounts and major clients by making regular visits to discuss their evolving needs, assessing the quality of the company’s relationship, and anticipating new marketing opportunities.
  • Researching and developing marketing opportunities and strategic plans, understanding consumer requirements, identifying market trends, and suggesting system improvements to achieve the company’s sales targets
  • Maintain business reports and comparative statistics of the company’s various product lines, as may be required.
  • Resolve any issues and problems faced by customers and deal with complaints to maintain great customer experiences
  • Gathering, investigating, and summarizing market data and trends and adjusting the marketing needs to meet changing market demands.
  • Negotiating contracts with the company’s agents and other business partners, as may be required.
  • Attending and organizing trade exhibitions, conferences, and meetings
  • Generating and managing marketing budgets & initiatives.

Key Requirements

  • Degree in Sales & Marketing, or a relevant Business field
  • 5 years’ experience in the Service industry, with a direct task of driving a firm’s sales and /or customer base.
  • Experience in Financial Services Sector is an added Advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop executive-level presentations and present ideas persuasively to an executive-level audience.
  • In-depth knowledge of the credit market and the changing financial environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization and work both independently and with others.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and prioritization skills.
  • Strong business and marketing acumen.
  • Ability to leverage research and competitive intelligence to identify business opportunities and support go-to-market strategies.
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive and assertive with strong relational and networking skills.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Business Development Manager) to