Business Development Manager - Communicate Recruitment:Freight, Kenya

  • Kenya
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Benefits: To be discussed
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Logistics
  • Posted by Communicate Recruitment:Freight on Tuesday, October 1, 2019
  • Reference: HO000718/SBo
  • Apply before Friday, November 1, 2019 - 16 Days left
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Employer: Communicate Recruitment:Freight
Form part of a new role sourcing new business within the projects division in the East African region.

My client seeks a mid-level business development profile with project experience in the region. You will need to have existing relationships that can bring short term results as well as basic project knowledge and contacts with local suppliers for procurement. The successful individual will have knowledge of Kenyan (and regional) Project Market and pipeline of upcoming projects. Responsible to develop the project market in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya with main focus on Kenya.



Matric: non negotiable

Degree: BCom. Logistics/Marketing or equivalent qualifications an added benefit



Minimum 5 years project cargo sales experience within clearing and forwarding is a non-negotiable

Experience consistently meeting and exceeding targets with a proven track record


Skills Required:

Experienced project specialist  

In-country (project) experience

Needs to have existing relationships that can bring short term results

Good project knowledge and contacts with local suppliers for procurement

Knowledge of Kenyan Project Market and pipeline of upcoming projects

Highly motivated and driven

Able to work independently


Energetic and passionate about freight

Excellent communication skills

Project cargo terminology and procedures


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For more information please call, STEFF BOYD on 031 584 7950, quoting the Ref: HO000718.

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About Communicate Recruitment:Freight

Communicate Personnel specialises in placing professional, top-level finance candidates at well-reputed clients – creating great career opportunities for our candidates, and innovative recruitment solutions for our clients.

Launched in 1981, and acquired by ADvTECH Limited in 1998, Communicate Personnel is a trading division within ADvTECH Resourcing, the recruitment arm of listed company, ADvTECH Limited.

As SPECIALISTS we excel at sourcing high demand skills in the following fields:
Permanent and contracting positions throughout South Africa.

Supply Chain encompasses the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing, procurement, conversion, and all freight and logistics management activities.  Coordinating between suppliers, intermediaries, third-party service providers and customers – from point of origin to point of consumption – this crucial industry offers a wide range of opportunities in sales, operations and management for experienced candidates.

 The emerging requirement for resources in this continually growing market demands recruitment consultants dedicated to closing the gap between supply, demand, and all logistics and freight functions, by placing suitably qualified people in relevant job roles. We focus on driving your company forward, providing career opportunities in an industry that is reshaping itself to Southern African trade priorities within the business landscape. (118)

Communicate Personnel is able to source competent candidates in various fields such as:
Procurement, production, logistics, freight as well as warehousing and distribution.