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Reporting: Head of Custom Solutions

Relationships And Contact: Staff, External Stakeholders

Job Purpose:

The position holder will be tasked with marketing and selling Custom Solutions Programs while building and cultivating sustainable key relationships with potential public and commercial partners, nationally and regionally. The ideal candidate would need to have considerable experience in business development, developing training solutions, market intelligence and solution selling.

Main Duties And Responsibilities:

  • To target new clients for business development and propose new initiatives for existing clients to increase sales opportunities, growth plans and achieve personal and team financial targets.
  • To develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients, developing industry linkages to sustain Strathmore Business School as their knowledge partner in transforming Africa leaders while exploring opportunities for potential clients.
  • To continually survey the market to understand the needs, market trends and to be aware of market views on our products and propose solutions to address the gaps.
  • To continually develop a sales pipeline to ensure a proactive approach to business     development.
  • To provide guidance to the Business Development team reporting to you and to ensure delivery of expected outcomes to the clients.
  • To prepare activity schedules and submit management reports on Business Development activities to the Head of department as per the agreed timelines. 

Job Requirements

 The post holder will be required to have and to demonstrate evidence of the following qualifications, attributes and skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field.
  • Master’s Degree in a business related field will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years working experience in sales, Business Development, Selling Training.
  • Marketing and selling experience.
  • Reliable, organized, a good communicator, approachable, team player and with a sense of integrity.
  • Leadership skills, networking skills, knowledge of teaching institutions landscape and problem solving skills.

If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please forward an application letter together with a copy of your updated resume quoting ‘Business Development Manager – Custom Solutions’ to the Human Resource Manager, Strathmore Business School, to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Monday 6th December 2019. Due to the large number of applications we may receive, only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Reporting: Head of Marketing and Communication

Relationships And Contact: Staff, External Stakeholders 

Job Purpose:

The job holder will oversee the development and management of engagement programs focused on increasing the depth and diversity of the relationships between the business school and its alumni.

Main Duties And Responsibilities:

  1. Alumni Engagement
  • To develop and implement alumni engagement strategies
  • To provide strategic support and advice to other university departments in relation to alumni engagements
  • To maintain relations with other institutions to enrich alumni engagement
  • Organizing programs and forums where alumni can network and share their experiences with each other.
  • To form an interface with other offices and departments of the university to enrich alumni programmes
  1. Database
  • Manage and develop the alumni relations database within the business school
  1. Budgeting
  • Responsible for the development and oversight of the alumni relations budget.
  • Will be required to formulate strategies for generating revenue and resources for alumni programs
  1. Mentoring and supervising staff within the department
  2. Any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the Supervisor. 

Job Requirements 

The post holder will be required to have and to demonstrate evidence of the following qualifications, attributes and skills:

  • Bachelors and/or Masters’ degree in a business-related area
  • At least five years of relevant experience in a member-based organization
  • Management experience, including leadership skills to inspire a team, and support and develop individuals
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills: with the proven ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of people including the ability to recruit, motivate and manage senior-level volunteers

If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please forward an application letter together with a copy of your updated resume quoting ‘Alumni Manager’ to the Human Resource Manager, Strathmore Business School, to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Monday 6th October 2019. Due to the large number of applications we may receive, only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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