Business Development Manager – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a professional Investment Advisory Consortium based in Nairobi is seeking to recruit a who will be responsible for driving growth and expanding the client base of the firm. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in identifying new business opportunities, building relationships with potential clients, and promoting the firm’s audit services. The Ideal candidate Must have prior experience working with a Consulting firm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and target potential clients in various industries and sectors who may require audit services.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive business development plan to achieve revenue targets and growth objectives.
  • Prepare and deliver persuasive proposals and presentations to potential clients, showcasing the firm’s audit capabilities and value proposition.
  • Collaborate with technical teams and subject matter experts to develop tailored solutions.
  • Represent the firm at industry conferences, trade shows, and networking events to generate leads and enhance the firm’s visibility.
  • Track and report on business development activities, pipeline, and revenue forecasts to senior management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or a related field. A master’s degree in business administration (MBA) is preferred.
  • Proven experience in business development or sales roles within the audit, accounting, or professional services industry.
  • Strong understanding of the audit industry, including knowledge of audit methodologies, regulations, and market dynamics.
  • Track record of successfully identifying and closing new business opportunities, meeting or exceeding sales targets.
  • Excellent networking and relationship-building skills, with the ability to establish rapport with clients and industry professionals.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to identify market trends and develop effective sales strategies.
  • Self-motivated with a proactive and results-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and build strong internal relationships.
  • Flexibility to travel as needed for client meetings, conferences, and industry events.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: 200,000 – 250,000 KES depending on experience and qualifications. (Approx. 1522 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Management Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 30th March, 2024