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Business Development Manager - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9304
Job Location South Africa
Company Type Business Development Manager (BDM)
Job Role Business Development Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R50 000 - R55 000 pm

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African work permits or residency.
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

  • Job Status: CVs Submitted - Awaiting Feedback from Client

Our Client is looking for a Business Development Manager to join their team!

Establish and maintain regular contact with key Architects, Designers, and Hospitality Groups in the S.S.A Region with the focus being Gauteng.
Responsible as business lead and customer-owner for all relationships in key accounts taking lead in planning opportunities and delivering revenue to budgeted target through specification efforts.
Identify business opportunities by identifying prospects/projects for sales options.
Preparing of quotations and proposals following an inquiry from key customers.
Research and prospect key accounts in advance of and securing high-level meetings with the focus/target group which will include market mapping, project mapping, and competition mapping.
Map accounts and business plans for the Key Accounts and update regularly ensuring brand loyalty, trust and support.
Build personal relationships and trust with key accounts and make sure to displace competitor’s product and make the brand the primary choice.
Develop in-depth knowledge of the market environment.
Understand and Promote technical characteristics, USP’s and usage properties for products.

Relationships and Contacts:
Supervisory Relationship:
Reporting to Hospitality and Business Development Manager.
Internal/External Business Relationships
Working with the Business Development team to ensure that specification for a project is pulled through from concept to project completion stage.
Work with Area Sales Managers to formulate and implement the regional strategy.
Collaborate with Marketing Team and utilize tools available.
Work with Technical team to effectively answer customer concerns and queries

Key Skills
Excellent presentation skills and negotiation skills
Achievement oriented and results performance orientated.
Customer Service oriented
Excellent people skills in order to network and build and maintain relationships
Driven by both individual and team targets
Good analytical skills based on commercial acumen
Ability to priorities work effectively and pay attention to detail
Willing to travel

  • Job Role: Business Development Manager
  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: R50 000 - R55 000 pm

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
5 years’ experience in a similar position in the Construction industry that was mainly Specification and Proposal based to Architects and Designers.
Experience in the Building and/or Plumbing industry.
Tertiary qualification in Sales and Marketing
Experience reading construction plans and technical on-site documents
Previous experience related to Architect & Designers.
Valid driver’s license and own car
Fluency in written and conversational English.
Fully literate in all Microsoft packages – Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

Additional Requirements

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