Business Development Manager

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Business Development Manager

  • Post Date:September 14, 2021
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 10-15 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

Agricultural Finance Company Holdings (AFC) is a newly formed entity made up of four subsidiaries namely; AFC Commercial Bank, AFC Land and Development Bank, AFC Insurance and AFC Leasing Company.


Reporting to the General Manager with a dotted line to the Head Strategy / Marketing, AFC Insurance is looking for a motivated Business Development Manager responsible for driving leads and expanding its Insurance business. The candidate should also be strategic and analytical with a thorough understanding of the Insurance industry preferably short term.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct market research to identify new business development opportunities.
  • Conduct quality assurance surveys to determine customer satisfaction and use the Findings to improve on areas of complaint.
  • Understand key customer needs and introduce relevant products and services.
  • Initiate contact with prospects, generate leads and grow the customer base using established lead methodologies for new business.
  • Build and maintain profitable relationships with key customers/partners to maximise premiums,
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are maintained when conducting the sales of insurance services.
  • Proffer advice and recommendation to clients on risk minimization across AFC subsidiaries’ other extension products.
  • Keep customers updated on the latest products in order to increase sales.
  • Expand the customer base by upselling and cross-selling through digital platforms.
  • Employ business reviews using CRM programs with a view to continuous improvement of processes and
  • product structure.

Job Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Experience in pitching and presenting to customers regularly.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Business Studies, Insurance and Risk Management or related degree.
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) is a distinct advantage.
  • At least 10 years relevant post-graduate experience of which 5 years should be at managerial level.
  • A high degree of computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of Insurance and Banking business systems, rules and regulations is a distinct added advantage.

Interested candidates should submit applications, accompanied by a detailed resume by no later than 16 September 2021. All applications should be emailed to [email protected] clearly indicating the position you are applying for as your E-mail Subject Reference.

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be responded to.