Business Development / Sales Associate (Heavy Equipment Rentals) Job ,Kenya


Job Description

Job Title: Business Development / Sales Associate

Job Code: BD-SA/EAOS/150821
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: CEO
Location: Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is in the energy industry providing consultancy services and is looking to do heavy equipment rentals to companies who need it for short periods of time.

Job Summary: As the Business Development / Sales Associate, you will have joint responsibility for generating revenue, be responsible for identifying new customers and calling them on a regular basis to generate business and be speaking to existing customers to pro-actively identify future equipment requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identifying attractive business opportunities in Construction, Infrastructure or Event Planning sectors
  • Ability to leverage contact network to develop new business
  • Establishing effective lines of contact with targeted markets and players therein
  • Ability to develop partners and intermediaries for expanded services offerings
  • Ability to communicate directly to senior management and board of directors including submitting a weekly call list
  • Maintain long-term, personal senior level relationships with key client prospects, intermediaries and partners
  • Generate invitations to participate in Request for Proposals (RFPs) and respond to those requests
  • Establish constructive and supportive working relationships with other members of the organization

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year accredited college or university
  • Minimum two years related experience in sales in relation to Construction, Infrastructure Projects or Event Planning
  • Meaningful experience working in commission based direct sales related role
  • Desired Skills and Attributes
  • Must be self-driven and a self-starter
  • Excellent and proven negotiation and closing skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Initiative

The job will entail extensive domestic travel especially to remote areas

How to Apply

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: Business Development / Sales Associate Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume. Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only