Overview

Business Development Manager-Commercial Kitchens

We are currently seeking a bright and energetic Business Development Manager to join our clients growing brand in the Commercial Kitchen Appliance market.

In the role you will work alongside the GM to develop and drive sales specification through developments across the Greater East African Community. Specifically, you will focus your sales development around premium projects, property developers, architects and interior designers.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.
Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
Researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities.
Increasing the value of current customers while attracting new ones.
Finding and developing new markets and improving sales.
Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events.
Developing quotes and proposals for clients.
Developing goals for the development team and business growth and ensuring they are met.
Training personnel and helping team members develop their skills.
Developing sales strategies to draw in potential buyers or to solicit new potential customers.
Performing regular follow-up calls or emails and facilitating communication with existing customers to ensure their satisfaction and identify new potential needs.

Qualifications

Proven working experience as a business development manager, sales executive, or a relevant role within the commercial kitchens
5-8 years of experience in commercial kitchen sales.
Kitchen Design experience is a plus.
Proven sales track record.
Proficiency in English.
Market knowledge.
Communication and negotiation skills.
Ability to build rapport.
Time management and planning skills.
BSc/BA in business administration, sales or relevant field.

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About ISM Containers

ISM Containers is the design, build and delivery arm of ISM Africa with a focus on modular homes and container based structures. Over the years we’ve converted hundreds of containers for a wide range of applications, including shops, homes, catering, office, retail, rental assets, and industrial structures at our manufacturing yard in Nairobi, Kenya. Our team delivers structures 30-50% faster than traditional construction methods ensuring customer satisfaction from initial discussions, ideas, sketches or structural drawings, building, logistics and installation of the final product.