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Exciting Career Opportunity in Software Development Financial Technology (Fintech) Sector

Our client is a Kenyan market leader in software development with a focus on payments and financial technology. Their development house is run by local professionals with a wide skill set which provides them with an unrivalled innovation platform that gives our customers and clients a vital edge in today’s highly competitive environments.

Their goal is that of being an IT solutions provider with a specific mission of providing comprehensive, best of breed solutions to both private enterprises and the public sector in Africa and beyond through the supply of payments systems, hardware and technology solutions.

The company aims to assist companies and organizations by developing cost effective customized applications to enable them streamline their daily operations in payments hardware, software, and services.

As part of their growth trajectory, they are looking to fill the following position to join their fast growing team.

Technical Business Development Executive

Role Overview: The Technical BDE will lead the prospecting, presentation, sales, installation, maintenance and repair of access control and security solutions for clients.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Promote sales of technology driven access control and security systems;
  • Coordination, supervision and day to day management of various client projects;
  • Liaise with technical team to ensure seamless delivery of the customer promise;
  • Carry out channel sales activities for partners and clients to generate revenue;
  • Establish and manage client relationships to generate more business;
  • Ensure customers get a wholesome and value adding experience;
  • Proper costing of projects taking into consideration profits, time, cost and quality;
  • Manage various client projects and contracts to ensure seamless execution;
  • Coordinate with partners and clients to execute plans and meet set goals;
  • Manage existing and new customer accounts;
  • Schedule and conduct customer meetings and products presentations and demonstrations;
  • Respond to clients needs by preparing and presenting customer quotations;
  • Planning and executing marketing activities to ensure market share and presence;
  • Conduct market and product research;
  • Train and educate clients and partners on product portfolio and complimentary services;
  • Address partner related issues like sales conflicts and pricing in a timely manner;

Qualifications and Experience (Must Haves):

  • Holder of a Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Electrical and Wiring Technology Information Technology or any other relevant area;
  • Possession of a Diploma or Certificate in Sales and Marketing is an added advantage;
  • A minimum of two years experience selling access control and security systems;
  • Hands on experience in both technical aspects of Access Control and Sales and Marketing;

Skills and competencies (Nice to haves):

  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated focus on results;
  • Grasp of the happenings in security sector;;
  • Excellent computer proficiency in MS Office Suite;
  • Able to work independently and with diverse team;

Attributes (Important to have)

  • Stamina and enthusiasm;
  • Pleasant and outgoing attitude;
  • A person of integrity.
  • A team player;

How to apply (Next Steps)

Are you looking to make a memorable career move?

Do you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a impactful contribution to the technology sector.

If yes, submit your CV to us in confidence via

Kindly indicate your current and expected salary in your application or CV.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 28th February 2019.

Important Notice:

Esquire Consultants works with Equal Opportunity Employers hence minorities and disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

We do not charge application submission fees to candidates and so do our clients.

Do not attach certificates and testimonials to your application.

Due to the high number of applicants expected, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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