Vacancy Business Development Manager

Bles Dairies East Africa, Eldoret, Kenya

 

About Bles Dairies

Bles Dairies is a private owned business with a long history of providing the dairy sector around the world with livestock, genetics and consultancy. Our vision is to ensure a strong and sustainable dairy sector for today and tomorrow.

We are about serving and improving the dairy industry. We share a deep passion for cows, their wellbeing and the good health that dairy produce brings.

We believe that the dairy sector is a force for good. We are committed to sharing our deep knowledge and cutting edge expertise to ensure an even brighter future for the industry and our planet.

 

Position objective

Bles Dairies is seeking a Business Development Manager for our local presence in Kenya to grow our local footprint. To grow existing business, to identify and targeting new business opportunities in the East African market. With our full portfolio of products and services you’ll be leading the growth of Bles Dairies in this part of the world and successfully contributing to achieving our long-term goals.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate sales of the existing activities in the market
  • Develop new business activities
  • Analyze market trends and identify opportunities for growth
  • Lead and develop the Farm Management Support
  • Assist the management of our contracting services on strategic and operational issues
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders in the dairy industry

 

Qualifications:

  • Management experience in the dairy industry
  • Strong knowledge about ruminant nutrition & fertility, general herd / farm management
  • A commercial mindset with a focus on driving business growth
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Agriculture, Animal Science, or related field
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of Kiswahili will be an added advantage

 

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position is competitive and will be based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package.

 

Application Process:

Please submit a cover letter and CV to hr@bles-dairies.nl. In case of any questions please contact Jurjen Boerrigter.