Leading Furniture Business in Tanzania.

Senior Business Development Manager

Head of Sales

To actively contribute to meeting and exceeding sales targets whilst providing a consistent professional approach through the highest standards of products and service.

Five (5) years working under the corporate sales function with experience in developing and maintaining relationships with business owners, managing directors / chief executive officers, procurements heads, architects, consultants and/or contractors. 


§  Source and develop business leads.

§  Develop and maintain relationships with business owners, managing directors / chief executive officers, procurement heads, architects, consultants and contractors. Provide customers with quotations.

§  Negotiate the terms of an agreement and close sales.

§  Gather market and customer information and provide feedback on buying trends.

§  Represent your organization at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations.

§  Identify new markets and business opportunities.

§  Record sales and send copies to the sales office.

§  Tele-market, correspond and meet with current and prospective customers.

§  Maintain long-term consultative relationship with clients for repeat business.

§  Any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor under the ‘Sales’ function.



§  B.A. in Sales and Marketing or other related fields.

§  Meet and exceed sales goals.

§  Focus on results and have a strong work ethic.

§  Good presentation skills and etiquette.

§  A confident and determined approach.

§  Fluency in English and Swahili both written and spoken.

§  Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to a diverse audience.

§  Demonstrate the highest level of ethical behavior.

§  Computer skills, including e-mail, word processing and spreadsheets.

§  Knowledge on Furniture industry will be an added value.

§  Leadership:

▪           Reflect and promote professionalism in all aspects of the business.

▪           Ensure all employees of the company are treated with respect and courtesy.

▪           Actively encourage open lines of communication.

▪           Manage time appropriately to the needs of the business

▪           Participate and lead in special projects as requested by management

▪           Ensure development of personnel capabilities throughout the department structure


Genesis Consult Ltd only accept CV in PDF Format to jobs [at] genesisconsult.net with subject title as ‘Corporate Sales Manager.’ No phone calls please. Application deadline is 30 September 2015.