Business Development Manager at Brookside Africa Limited

Brookside Africa Limited, a leading market player in the dairy sector, is seeking to recruit highly qualified committed and experienced individuals for the following position.
Our vision is to be the market leader in East and Central Africa for milk and milk products and be the benchmark in the industry.
Our operations are focused in the manufacture of safe quality milk and milk products.
Job Description

Job Objective
The Business Development Manager will be focused on decision making for market segments where we operate, improve our response time to market issues, monitor industry trends, conduct competitor analysis and develop business plans. She/he will be responsible for overall strategic initiatives to enable faster investment and launches in these markets.
Key Responsibilities

Drive new business opportunities and initiatives
Identify areas of Business expansion and engagement in top business opportunities
Develop strategic vision for the Key markets and recommend relevant products to be launched in these markets
Gather relevant market insights, intelligence and key economic indicators that can help in decision making
Gather accurate information on government regulations, custom regimes and import and export policies
Take action based on insights from the market
Identify market segments that need urgent investment and product launches

Minimum qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills

Degree in Business Administration or related field. A master's degree will be added advantage
Minimum of I0 years' experience in a senior Sales Management position preferably in an FMCG company
Must be dynamic, self-motivated and result oriented
Must be prepared to travel 8008 of the time
Must be prepared to commit to achieving agreed objectives
Must demonstrate a track record in achieving results
Must have good interpersonal skills
Ability to work and build strong relationship at top senior management level
Must have strategic planning skills, problem solving, critical thinking and understanding of Finance
Must have proven skills in Sales