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Business Development Officer

The client is from the telecoms industry and the role will be focused on gaining clients via market profiling segmentation and penetration strategies, to ensure   revenue growth. The personnel will build market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships.


Business development activities

  • Plan and direct the different company's business development activities
  • Develop and grow client relationships
  • Generate and develop new business
  • Have full understanding of client business and challenges within the industry
  • Design, implement and facilitate annual business development plan for the firm.  Support and facilitate development and implementation of section business marketing plans.
  • develop new business relationships, generate and negotiate new income for the organization
  • Presenting the organization  to potential clients through direct communication in face to face meetings, telephone calls and emails
  • Managing day-to-day relationships with strategic partners and developing a deep understanding of their products and long-term business strategies.
  • Responsible for reviewing and analyzing information and developing new initiatives and partnerships


Additional Requirements (measurable )

Prepare proposals – obtain and bid for major new clients

Market Research – Analyze and research potential business growth and opportunities from current existing clients & create a prospect list for targeting.

Relationship Development – establish positive links with potential partners and stakeholders and target number of referrals for proposal

All other administrative duties as assigned


  • 1st degree from a reputable university
  •  Business development experience prefer ably in the IT or telecoms industry
  • 4-7 years work experience and at least 3 in the related field
  • Research experience an added advantage
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strong targets
  • The ability to manage own workload 
  • Ability to use initiative to work alone  with a team