Business Development Officer Job Description
Are you a motivated and skilled individual looking to advance your career in the marketing industry? We have an exciting opportunity for you! Our reputable institution is currently seeking candidates who meet the following requirements to join our team as a Business Development Officer:
- Education: To qualify for this position, you must hold a Diploma or Degree in any course from a recognized institution. This educational background ensures that you have a solid foundation in general knowledge and understanding, which is essential for excelling in credit management.
- Sound Knowledge in Credit Management: As a Credit Manager, you will be responsible for assessing the creditworthiness of clients and ensuring timely payment of outstanding debts. Therefore, possessing a strong understanding of credit management principles and practices is vital to succeed in this role. Your expertise in this area will enable you to make informed decisions, mitigate risk, and maintain a healthy credit portfolio for the company.
- Academic Qualifications: We require candidates to have a minimum of a KCSE mean grade C+ with at least C+ in Mathematics. This academic requirement reflects your competency in numerical and analytical skills, which are indispensable when evaluating credit applications, calculating credit scores, and determining appropriate credit limits.
- Excellent Negotiation Skills: As a Business Development Officer, you will frequently interact with clients and stakeholders to negotiate payment terms, settle outstanding debts, and resolve credit-related issues. Having excellent negotiation skills will not only foster positive relationships with customers but also contribute to the overall success of the organization in managing credit risk effectively.
- Prior Experience & Motor Riding Skills: While prior experience in a similar role is not mandatory, it would be considered a valuable asset. If you have previously worked in credit management or related financial positions, you may possess a deeper understanding of the intricacies of the industry and be better equipped to handle challenging scenarios.
Additionally, possessing motor riding skills is seen as an added advantage. In some cases, you might need to travel to meet clients, assess credit risks on-site, or carry out field visits. Having the ability to ride a motorcycle can enhance your efficiency and responsiveness in these situations.
In conclusion, if you are a dynamic individual with a passion for finance and credit management, possessing the required educational background, sound credit management knowledge, excellent negotiation skills, and possibly some prior experience, we encourage you to apply for the position of Credit Manager. Join our dedicated team and contribute to shaping the financial landscape while advancing your career in a supportive and growth-oriented environment.
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