Business Development Officer (ICT Products & Services) X2 - Lusaka

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Description:

Job Purpose:

The Business Development Officer will ensure that the business profile of the Company is enhanced and an appropriate sales and marketing strategy is developed to enable the Company to achieve its determined business objectives and hence continuously improve its overall performance.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic plans, business plans and operational policies and procedures for the Company
  • Initiate sales and marketing strategies and coordinate actions resultant from such strategies and actions in order to influence a positive outcome in the market.
  • Coordinate and organise marketing, advertising promotion and public relations activities, including Conferences, Annual Awards Galas, Luncheons and membership activities and nights,
  • Liaise with the Management Team to ensure high standards of best business practices are identified, promulgated and adhered to by way of implementation resulting in continuous improvement in the overall performance of the Company thereby meeting the set aims and objectives.
  • Research best practices with other like-minded organisations so as to ensure that best practice is incorporated into the Companies’ procedures, processes and policies.
  • Implement projects specified by committees, which are included in the annual work plans as approved by Senior Management
  • Initiate and develop opportunities for training workshops and presentations.
  • Follow up and actualise new business opportunities.

Required Practical Skills:

  • High level of analytical, technical, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conduct comprehensive market surveys and develop new products and services.
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Computer literate, especially in basic applications like Word and Excel
  • Interpersonal skills to build and maintain excellent working relationships with other staff members

Personal Quality & Attributes:

  • Ability to think strategically
  • Self-starter
  • Creative thinker
  • Innovative
  • Interpersonal
  • Good public selling
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree or Advanced Diploma in Sales and Marketing OR Business Administration
  • Must have a minimum of 4+ years of Sales and Marketing ICT Products and Services
  • Qualification and Good Knowledge of IT hardware will be a plus
  • Proven experience in Business Development and Planning
  • Be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of accepted good practices in
  • business development or marketing within the public and private sectors.
  • Must be a member of ZIM

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to this email:

Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within21 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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A consulting firm that is focused on offering the best human resource solutions to the business community. Services offered include recruitment and selection, training and development, organisational transformation, as well as research and strategic information. With a team of qualified and experienced professionals, Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy - BEMCONSULT is able to offer a superior service.