Assistant Business Development Manager – Nairobi, Kenya

Our client a credit-only Micro-Finance Company licensed in Kenya under the Company’s Act is looking for Assistant Business Development Manager. The ideal candidate will be responsible for formulation & execution of business strategy and reviewing existing products & processes with an objective to improving efficiency. The successful candidate must have experience in the financial sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in formulation & execution of business strategy.
  • Overall project management and coordination to ensure efficiency.
  • Establish a strong R&D department that will be responsible for research and identifying new business opportunities i.e new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services.
  • Create an innovation hub/incubator for creating, piloting & fine-tuning products & processes before launching.
  • Evaluating technical feasibility, design & optimization of process efficiency & productivity.
  • Coordinating with all other departments to ensure alignment of objectives especially project-wise and harmony.
  • Provide leadership & direction to direct reportees including coaching, appraisals and guidance.
  • Reviewing existing products & processes with an objective to improving efficiency.
  • Undertaking process & product fixes & improvements.
  • Responsible for providing timely project progress reports/updates.
  • Ensure that all end month processes are carried out, periods are properly closed and provide accurate and timely financial reports and forecasts.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from a recognized university.
  • Must have at least 4 years relevant work experience in a similar role.
  • Must have experience in the financial sector.
  • Previous work experience in audit/Consultancy preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication & problem-solving skills.

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  • Education:Bachelor’s.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Lower Mid-level.
  • Salary:Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs. 80, 000 – 120,000 (Approx. 800 – 1,200 USD) depending on skills and experience.
  • Deadline:9th October 2021.