Kenya Institute of Supplies Management – Business Development Manager.

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The Kenya Institute of Supplies Management is a corporate body established through an Act of
Parliament, the “Supplies Practitioners Management Act (SPM8A), 2007”. KISM is mandated to make
provision for the training, registration and licensing of supplies practitioners; to regulate their practice
and for connected purposes. The Institute serves as the National body for Procurement and Supply
Chain Professionals in the private and public sectors in Kenya.

The KISM Council is seeking to recruit a handson, dynamic, and knowledgeable and performance
oriented person to fill the position of BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Ref. BDM001/2021.

Description of this Vacancy and Requirements is outlined here below

Department: Business Development

Reporting To: Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary:
The Business Development Manager is responsible for innovatively running, growing, and
transforming the business of the organization through asset creation, customer service integration as
a sustainable enterprise ran on a wellmanaged efficiency. The role is concerned with improving and
growing the Institute business, by establishing and developing relationships with members,
stakeholders and other partners.

Provide leadership in the development and execution of the Institute’s strategy on Business
Plan and oversee new marketing initiatives.
Research organizations and individuals to find new opportunities.
Increase the value of current customers while attracting new ones.
Find and develop new markets and improving sales.
Develop quotes and proposals for clients.
Develop goals for the development team and business growth and ensuring they are met.
Train personnel and help team members develop their skills

Identify, develop and actualize fundable concepts with capacity to improve the organization’s
capital base [human, asset, service delivery].
Perform any other functions connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field.
Professional certification in business, marketing or related field
Member of a professional body in good standing
Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Eight (8) years of service, three years of which should be relevant to this position and obtained in
a reputable organization.
Five (5) years experience in a leadership role
Experience in sales, marketing or related field.

Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Keya
Lives the institute values
Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard. Demonstrates energy & drive for things seen as
challenging. Is not fearful of taking action & seizes more opportunities than others
Relationship Building/Teamwork: Establishes rapport easily. Develops long term relationships
based on mutual trust & confidence. Builds & maintains effective working relationships with peers,
team members & others. Works in a collaborative way with others.
Initiative: Proactively asserts influence over events to achieve goals. Demonstrates a readiness to
generate ideas & solutions. Is selfstarting & takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required.
Operating Environment Awareness: Understands how the business works. Is knowledgeable
about current policies, practices, trends & information affecting the organization. Is aware of
competitor activities & approach
Strong communication skills and IT fluency.
Ability to manage complex projects and multitask.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty.
In addition to the professional qualifications, applicants will be required to meet the
expectations of Chapter 6 on Leadership and Integrity and possess;
Valid certificate of Good conduct
Clearance certificate from the Ethics and AntiCorruption Commission
Certificate of compliance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
A valid Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax Compliance clearance
A valid certificate of clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau
A relevant identification document
Valid Membership Certificate from relevant Professional body

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to read detailed job profile for the
respective role on our website

All Application letters indicating role and reference number, together with Curriculum
Vitae and relevant certificates should be sent online in PDF format addressed to the CEO
KISM, to reach him not later than Wednesday, 8th September 2021.
Kindly submit a filed KISM Job Application Form together with your application. The template
form (Google Form) can be accessed using this link
KISM is an equal opportunity employer and qualified applicants from all backgrounds are
encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted





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