Business Development Manager Job

Business Development Manager Job, Sales & Marketing Jobs in Kenya 2021,

Sheer Logic Management Consultants is seeking to engage a dynamic individual for a Business Development Manager (Uganda) position for one of our clients.

Industry: Logistics/Freight

Job Purpose

  • To ensure that the company keeps on submitting the best competitive quotes and request to its clients to win the tenders.
  • Development of new markets and pursuing to close business and following on one-time clients to offer repeat business as well as wooing the clients who leave to come back.


  • Custodian of company tariffs;
  • Keeping abreast with the tenders that are being advertised and participating accordingly after approval of GM/CEO;
  • Receiving clients’ requests for quotation and responding promptly with the best rates for existing clients;
  • Carrying out due diligence for new client request before engaging into any form of business – e.g., we should not deal with any potential client using free email address;
  • Maintaining a list of present clients with their address and volumes handled;
  • Following up on Phone /Mails and visiting of our clients as appropriate;
  • Compiling list of prospects and their address and the type of business they engage in with proposal of when to contact them;
  • Updating weekly the list of prospects indicating those already contacted, their response or indicate if business was already closed when the name is now transferred to the list of clients;
  • Preparing splits for invoicing purposes based on the quotes;
  • Liaising with Shipping Lines in Freight Rates requests;
  • Interfacing with operations and other departments to ensure Clients are advised on rates and when they complain;
  • Ensuring that clients ‘queries on quotations are responded to appropriately and timely; and
  • Any other duties allocated by the General Manager


  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior business development role in customer dominated industry, where innovative and quality products and services are constantly being developed to satisfy various segments of customers;
  • A graduate, ideally holding a Masters degree in Business Administration or Strategic management;
  • Entrepreneurial, highly creative and hands-on individual with a proven track record of leading major organizational transformation through innovation;
  • A detailed understanding of the commercial drivers in a high performing organization with strong communication and influencing skills to build relationships with employees, stakeholders and government; and
  • An experienced Business Manager of diverse teams who is a risk taker with clear and robust practical decision making ability to complex business challenges.

How to Apply

Please note that this role is based in Kampala Uganda. Send your updated CV to by 11th August 2021. Clearly indicate the job title.

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