BrighterMonday Consulting

Senior Business Development Manager – French/ Portuguese Speaking

BrighterMonday Consulting

Management & Business Development

1 month ago

Job Summary

Our client providing health insurance services around the world seeks to hire a Senior Business Development Manager.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Location: Nairobi, Kenya/Africa
Reporting: To Director of Business Development
Language: French/ Portuguese working proficiency
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Purpose of the job/key objective
As a member of our Business Development team, you will develop, implement and manage the strategy to grow our international portfolio profitably and achieve significant market share. This is both a challenging and exciting opportunity that requires you to develop a detailed understanding of every aspect of the local and international business and work with all our departments. The successful candidate will report directly to the Director of Business Development – Africa and will be responsible for establishing and managing a distribution network of brokers/consultants and strategic partners to ensure profitable growth.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Main duties/Responsibilities    
•    Generate and follow up new business leads to meet Business Development and profitability targets in line with overall strategy;
•    Develop a proactive strategy, with regular reviews, maximizing specific business opportunities as they arise;
•    Assess prospective clients’ existing insurance arrangements to identify and develop new business opportunities;
•    Build up and maintain a distribution network of brokers/consultants and strategic partners;
•    Act as an adviser to prospective clients, brokers/consultants, and strategic partners on all aspects of their (clients’) insurance requirements;
•    Keep abreast of all developments in the market both client and competitor-related, contributing to new product development/business initiatives accordingly;
•    Liaise with other company offices to develop opportunities;
•    Liaise with internal departments in line with established procedures to generate growth opportunities whilst maintaining a high level of service;
•    Participate in key projects as may be required
•    Accurate database management of prospective clients and opportunities by means of CRM software (SFDC).

Business Development Management Skills
•    Minimum 5 years of experience in Business Development in the insurance or healthcare sector
•    Excellent communication skills, written and verbal in either French/Portuguese a must.
•    Ability to communicate complex concepts in a clear and concise fashion.
•    Ability to research, prepare and deliver client presentations in a range of formats and settings.
•    Effective relationship builder
•    Integrity, honesty, and a demonstrated capacity to take, stand and defend own position.
•    Excellent time management and project management skills
•    Excellent presentation skills
•    Experience in MS Office Suite
•    Fast thinker/problem solver with the ability to work in fast-paced environments
•    Team player, able to partner and collaborate with a large number of organizations and functions at all levels
•    Attention to detail
•    Business Development experience in the health insurance market, preferably with international exposure.
•    Experience in corporate Employee Benefits (group healthcare insurance) is essential.
•    Ability to work independently to achieve ambitious new business targets                                                                                        

•    Numeracy and ability to analyze statistical information
•    High-level consultative Business Development/Negotiation/Influencing
•    Highly Self-motivated, effective goal setting
•    Regulatory awareness                                                                                                            


All Senior Business Development Managers (in addition to the above):
•    Knowledge of processes, procedures, and systems
•    Excellent business/product knowledge
•    Coaching skills
•    Organisational skills
•    Influencing skills
•    Supervisory skills
•    Leadership and management skills

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