Business Development Manager Vacancy


Business Development Manager Job At Flexi Personnel

Location: West Africa (preferably residing in Nigeria) and Central Africa (preferably residing in DRC)
Industry: Information Technology

Our client, a leading African ISP whose expertise lies in designing, installing and operating networks while offering solutions over satellite, fibre optic and wireless networks, is seeking to recruit a Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Identify, Recruit, Develop, Manage new and existing Channel Partners (distributors) to ensure revenue and market share growth
  • Develop aggressive sales strategies for Channel Partners to achieve overall sales targets and objectives
  • Direct Sales: Identify and qualify sales prospects (Multinational/Pan African/regional/bulk/key accounts as direct sales)
  • Revenue Generation by creating new sales and business opportunities for the company through opening new accounts, giving quotations to clients as needed
  • Work closely with other members of the team in compiling proposals as well as closing sales deals
  • Lead negotiations of contracts, tenders and follow up on project implementation
  • Seek out opportunities within existing accounts to grow market share and create visibility of our products
  • Assist Finance team with Debt collection (current or past/old) by following up with problematic clients to ensure they pay in good time as per the agreed credit terms
  • Identify customers’ requirements and provide solutions that meet their requirements
  • Build and maintain profitable relationships with customers
  • Participate proactively in company sales and marketing meetings, initiatives and campaigns
  • Monitor competition activities, initiatives or developments and make recommendations as well as communicate the same to management
  • Identify, initiate and pursue strategic contacts within key accounts, developing a network of key decision makers at strategic and operational level
  • Monitor and optimize revenue /margin/contribution in line with approved Key Account Business plans
  • Work with marketing to implement all marketing plans, merchandising plans and promotional activities
  • Lead analysis and management of the volume and mode of generation, rejections, and pending numbers.
  • Pipeline reporting and updating.
  • Producing a market intelligence report on competitors activities with a view of increasing our market share
  • Ensuring that all company protocols in the sales process, policies, procedures and communication are followed and adhered too.
  • Ensure Full compliance with Company laid down systems, standards and procedures / processes
  • Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships.
  • Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs.
  • Arrange and participate in internal and external client/channel partner(distributor) debriefs

Qualifications For Business Development Manager Job

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 3 years of sales or marketing experience.
  • At least a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar field
  • Must Speak French and English
  • Be able to work flexible hours
  • Be prepared to travel across Africa
  • Knowledge and experience of African ICT (preferable VSAT/ISP/Broadband) and emerging markets


How to Apply

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to [email protected] or before close of business 15th September, 2016.  Clearly indicate the position applied for and salary expectation on the subject line