Business Development Lead

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Job summary

GO SOKO is a leading E-Commerce platform in Africa which boasts a variety of quality products at affordable prices, while guaranteeing effectiveness and secure delivery across Africa. They possess a vast distribution network that helps them meet delivery timelines.                                                              
Job Purpose  

The Business Development Head, a newly created role, reports to the CEO. He/She will be responsible for development and execution of sales strategies as well as implementing marketing and sales solutions that optimize and expand the customer base.


You will work closely with the Regional Sales Managers to develop new supplier base, and will be responsible for market scoping,channel strategy and client management. More specifically you will:

  • Take lead in business development activities such as product promotions that relate to selling services to prospects in their region of coverage.
  • Leading and training Marketing, Commercial and Logistics teams to achieve set revenue targets.
  • Support the development of a strategic road map for the business by developingtechnical solutions, and streamlining business processes
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies aimed at increasing brand awareness across east and West Africa and oversee the execution of an effective digital marketing strategy.
  • Develop strategic relationships at different market places so as to leverage knowledge on the best practices that aid in improving sales.
  • Continuously liaise with the operations and technology team to review and analyse business operations.
  • Support the launching of new distribution channels and international drop shipping market places so as to enable Vendors to sell their products. 
  • Provide information aimed at assisting management in building e-commerce trade routes i.e. China-Africa and Europe-Africa.

You will be a flexible, result-oriented quick learner with good collaborative skills. In addition you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales/Marketing or other related field.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Business development at a supervisory level.
  • Experience in an e-commerce environment.
  • Membership to MSK is an added advantage
Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Commercial awareness
  • Aggressive, and passionate about meeting targets.
  • Forward looking with good analytical skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Relationship management skills.

How to apply:

Please make your application on our online recruitment portal, This will require you to create a profile and in addition attach your detailed and up to date CV with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, the names of three professional referees and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet our requirements. Your application should be sent by close of business Friday, 26th April 2019.

Contact Details

Address: 3rd Flr, Western Heights, Karuna Road, Nairobi

Tel: +254 20 3744430, +254 723 028383

Fax: +254 20 3742938


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