INTRODUCTION : -
Business Development Officer job opportunity is available at Machine and Equipment Corporation Africa Limited for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.
The Business Development Officer will be responsible forcontributing to the improvement and growth of MECA and its subsidiariesthrough capacity building and innovation, and managing relationships.
The business development Officer will also work to improve profitability through contributing to careful strategic planning, positioning in the appropriate markets and enhancing the operation and reputation of the business.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -
Identify and research potential clients
Develop and maintain client relationships
Coordinate with sales teams to develop mutually beneficial proposals
Negotiate contract terms with clients and communicate with stakeholders
Monitor project teams to ensure contracts are executed as agreed
Conceptualize and develop business proposals, reports, analyses, reviews and other documents for projects spanning inception to implementation to completion
Contribute to the design and development of business strategies, identify risk scenarios, develop improvement plans to provide appropriate growth to business, as well as negotiate with stakeholders
Gather useful information from customer and competitor data
Make and give presentations to prospective clients and internal executives.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -
First Degree in Business Management, Marketing, Economics or a related field
An Advanced Degree / M.Sc is an added advantage
3-5 years’ relevant experience
Experience of working in / with local / regional / national public organization
Significant work experience related to business development and capacity-building actions with concrete involvement in the design / delivery of capacity-building activities.
Key Knowlege and Competence :
High-level communication skills
Stakeholder management skills
Proven ability to negotiate
Experience with design and implementation of business development strategy
The ability to self-motivate and motivate a team
Experience working to and exceeding targets
Conflict resolution Problem-solving skills to propose mutually beneficial solutions
Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.