Commercial Director Job in Nairobi Kenya July 2014 At- Consumer Good Company


Our client, a Consumer Good company, based in Nairobi is looking for a Commercial Director to lead a business development team, based in Kenya and later East Africa. 
He/she will be involved to drive Market penetration of their products to all household and outdoor recreational markets around Africa.  
The successful candidate MUST be willing to spend 35% of his/her time on the road interacting with business development teams & key partners in markets around Africa.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement market and business development strategies.
  • Identifying new opportunities.
  • Manage and develop new client relationships.
  • Creating business proposals and writing bids.
  • Ensure that the board and management team are kept informed of market opportunities and business development.
  • Lead and motivate the business development & sales and marketing team to deliver fast growth and hit challenging targets.
  • Manage the directorate budget.
  • Must have 10+ years experience in business development, sales, channel management and channel building.
  • Must have a proven sales track record.
  • Must have a Business degree, preferably in Sales & Marketing.
  • Experience in working in mass market and consumer-focused industries.
  • Strong experience with Sub-Saharan Africa.
Personal Skills:
  • Outstanding interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Excellent project and time management skills.
  • Strong Leadership skills.
  • Able to inspire and motivate a team to drive business forward  & achieve your goals.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, can work under pressure, good reporting & presentation skills.
Monthly gross salary:  Competitive remuneration depending on experience.
Deadline: 30th July 2014
Send your up to date CV to:
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

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