Business Development Engineer Jobs in Nairobi

Business Development Engineer Jobs in Nairobi

  • Our client is a German company established over 50 years ago and is one of the world’s largest suppliers of vacuum pumps, liquid ring pumps and over pressure blowers.

  • They seek to hire a Business Development Engineer who will be tasked with setting up and growing sales of vacuum pumps and blowers. Grow service and repair sales.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Identifying new prospects and cold calling on potential customers of vacuum pumps and systems.

  • Setting and chasing ambitious sales targets.

  • Calling on existing customers and maintaining relationships and growing the business with these customers.

  • Completing your own quotations with assistance of the back office in Johannesburg.

  • Submitting technical tenders on project opportunities.

  • Generate service and repair sales for the company workshop.

  • Position the company as a leading vacuum pump company in East Africa.

  • Develop relationships with the key role players– i.e. Consultants, Contractors, Distributors and End users

  • Ensure regular customer visitation, making sure budgets are achieved, Projects /Quotes followed up, ensuring overall service delivery to the various customers

  • Drive positive customer service through appropriate attitude and action.

  • Complete the required reports on time (weekly and monthly)

  • Develop and implement strategies with the Africa sales team.

  • On-site problem solving and product maintenance and repairs.

  • Expand the product and service offering within the various segments,

  • Assist with training of customers and colleagues.

  • Regular presentations to customers

  • Attendance and assisting at trade shows / exhibitions

  • Achieve sales growth in line
    with the company approved budgets and targets

    Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering or other tertiary education that is acceptable for the job.

  • Minimum 7 years Extensive sales experience in selling a multinational brand into the industrial market sales experience in a technical field selling to engineers and technical customers

  • Knowledge of Vacuum pumps and blowers and their applications is a plus.

  • Experience selling to industries such as food, packaging, beverage, Oil & gas, medical, plastics, automotive is beneficial

  • Candidates aged between 35years and 45 years are encouraged to apply

  • Good presentations skills

  • Must be able to work independently without constant supervision

  • Results oriented and sales focused

  • Work independently but interact well with the team in South Africa.

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Business Development Engineer – East Africa) to

  • on or before 18th May 2022.

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