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Business Development Manager - Public sector

The Company requires the services of a Business Development Manager that will be responsible for developing the public sector department of the organization. The incumbent must identify and research the potential within the respective Government networks, targeting relationships and using methods to develop the organization and build long-term relationships with prospects

Key Responsibilities
• Marketing the company and is products and market analysis regarding the specific Government channel is essential for this position
• The ability to bring on new Government customers is essential
• Conclude contracts on proposal, negotiation and closing of deals
• Research prospective accounts in targeted markets, pursue leads and follow through to ensure that lead a becomes a customer
• Understand the target markets and the respective Government department, apply market strategies that can be used to attract clients and build rapport with Management team
• Maintain relationships with current clients and identify new prospects within the Government sector
• Possess a strong understanding of our products, our competition in the industry and positioning
• Completion database listings for Government departments
• Client relationships, with a clear understanding of the client’s business and their requirements
• Scouting for and identifying relevant tender opportunities in the respective sector
• Timeous Tender completion and submission
• Travel for meetings and stayovers
• Ability to communicate information to customers, in a clear and concise manner
• Any reasonable instruction from Management related to the department

Job Requirements: 

Qualifications & Experience
• Bachelor degree / Tertiary Qualification in related field
• Minimum 3 year’s Managerial experience in Sales / or Marketing
• 3-5 years proven track record in Business Sales in the Government sector/related market
• Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point) Microsoft NAV will be an added advantage

Skills & knowledge
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Business presentations and reporting skills
• Good communication skills (written and verbal)
• Excellent organizational skills, with emphasis on priorities and goal setting
• Technical skills required to understand and propose products or solutions by focusing on client requirements
• Focus on organization, and multitasking abilities
• Team worker and leadership skills
• Proficient knowledge of relevant computer software

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