Business Development Manager


Job Details

Vacancy for a Business Development Management Professional to secure and develop new and existing business within the Botswana region, reporting directly to the Africa Manager.

  • Location: Gaborone, Botswana
  • Industry: Human Resources
  • Nationality: Batswana
  • Salary: P18 -25K basic dep. on experience, plus benefits, commission and bonuses
  • Qualifications: Relevant business qualification
  • Contract Type: Permanent Position

Job Description:

  • Identify and develop key opportunities and relationships with decision makers at targeted accounts, highlighting service capabilities
  • Acquire and grow market share and revenue
  • Evaluation of business opportunity and economic models
  • Lead negotiations for final release of project
  • Marketing and development
  • Conduct cold calling, follow ups and effective client calls
  • Product and service management
  • Manage local marketing to agreed budgets and timescales (e.g. exhibitions, product launches, promotions, advertising and telemarketing)
  • Monitor and report on market and competitor activities, providing relevant information and reports
  • Conduct and attend meetings (internal and external)
  • Plan and direct the organisation and personal activities in order to achieve the agreed targets and standards for financial and trading performance, quality, culture and legislative adherence
  • Develop and maintain the organisational culture and reputation within the market
  • Maintain and nurture existing and new customers through ethical sales methods optimising quality of service and customer satisfaction
  • Internal and external communication using appropriate methods
Candidate Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant business qualification
  • 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience
  • Strong business and sales acumen
  • Proven track record in securing new business
  • Ability to manage personal time and productivity to achieve the agreed business goals
  • Networking and research skills
  • Computer literate (as well as CRM type software experience preferred)
  • Business travel will be required
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle
  • Valid passport
  • Batswana national
Required Skills
Business Development : 3 to 4 years
Marketing Management : 3 to 4 years
Sales : 3 to 4 years