Business Development Manager, East Africa

Job Summary

The success of our mission is strongly tied to us onboarding quality higher education providers on our platforms. These could be universities & specialist higher learning institutions.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Role Location: Kenya
Organization: Craydel

Craydel; Improving Access to Higher Ed in SSA, one line of code at a time!
Sub-Saharan Africa {SSA} has the lowest enrollment rate for students in Higher Education at just 9.8%, as against 88% in the United States and 78% in the EU Countries. Craydel is on a mission to change that. We believe that access to quality higher education is a fundamental right and not just a choice.

With that in mind we are launching Africa’s largest online marketplace for Career Counselling & Higher Education courses. The platform will allow students across SSA to filter, compare and apply for courses online to higher education institutions across Africa and the world.

Your Role; Evangelize & Grow our mission in East Africa
The success of our mission is strongly tied to us onboarding quality higher education providers on our platforms. These could be universities & specialist higher learning institutions. The core role of the Business Development manager would be on-boarding these higher ed institutions and having them signed up with their courses on the Craydel online platform. This would involve, prospecting, presenting the opportunity, negotiating commercial terms and finalizing contracts with these institutions. You would also act as Craydel’s key point of contact with these Institutions in East Africa.

The right candidate for us is someone who has exceptional grit & drive, general excitement to work with technology start-ups, and amazing skills of persuasion. We also need someone who is genuinely inspired by our vision of democratizing access to quality higher education and will be relentless in its pursuit! A couple of years of experience in Business Development, {Education sector would be a plus} is all that’s required.

Growth Prospects: Everyone has a path to becoming the CEO
Your growth really depends on you; nothing will come in your way of growth. For starters, you can grow into Country head, as we launch new business lines, then move on to a role of Regional Head for East Africa Africa markets and then head SSA region as a whole.  

If you are genuinely excited, please email me via "Apply Now Button" & we can set up a call to discuss more.

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