Business Development Officer

Our client in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) Sector is looking for a well experienced Business Development Officer who will effectively bring in new business for the employer.

Duties and Responsibilities
Analyzing current and past financial data and providing strategies to cut costs and increase revenue
Leading the charge on market research plans to identify new opportunities
Working with executives to implement marketing strategies and new opportunities
Encouraging new and existing clients by creating and improving proposals
Tracking expenses and maintaining the company budget
Ensuring that the company meets revenue targets
Providing training and mentoring to other members of the team
Developing and pitching ideas for potential investors

Qualifications and Experience
Candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree in business administration or management/equivalent
At least 4 years' experience in a business development environment
Candidate must be well spoken
Must have a driver’s license
The Candidate must have knowledge and experience of relevant ICT software
Candidate must have the ability to innovate, develop new methods, and foster innovation and inventiveness within the organization’s commercial growth and fundraising plans.
Must possess strong interpersonal and relationship-building abilities
Must also have the ability and intuition to cultivate and maintain sales connections. They must have excellent interpersonal skills to connect with customers and encourage brand loyalty.
Proven knowledge of how to use relevant so