Snr Business Development Officer- Research & Marketing (1 Position) – Lusaka

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Employment Opportunities

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission a Body Corporate established under the Citizens’ Economic Empowerment Act No. 9 of 2006 to enhance broad-based economic empowerment, foster citizens’ economic ownership, control and management of economic resources, as well as to promote economic empowerment of targeted citizens is inviting applications from suitably qualified Zambians to fill the following positions:

Reporting to:

the Business Development Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for contributing to the design and implementation of market access and trade-related development activities that will increase Zambia’s capacity to trade.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to preparation of annual work plans and budgets for the Unit;
  • Ensure preparation of periodic and adhoc reports of the Unit’s activities;
  • Contribute to the identification of trade opportunities that exist in the local, regional, and global markets;
  • Undertake the evaluation of market access offers received at the bilateral, regional and multilateral front to identify opportunities for trade;
  • Ensure dissemination of market information and other information to the business community on all trade agreements to which Zambia is party;
  • Ensure provision of accurate up to date export information on foreign markets to the business community;
  • Collect information on consumer opinion and marketing trends;
  • Conduct market research to identify opportunities for growth and promotion;
  • Investigate past performance of products and assess future trends;
  • Conduct market research to identify business trends and consumer needs;

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or any other related field
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to independently conduct qualitative and quantitative research
  • At least eight (8) years relevant experience in a similar position

Method of Application

Interested candidates meeting the above profile should submit application letters enclosing an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of the academic and professional certificates to the following address:

The applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position being applied for. Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks after closure of the application period. Those who will not hear from us in the stated period should consider themselves unsuccessful.

The Director General

Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard

Longacres

P.O Box 35068

Lusaka.