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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Deadline (Date): 
Thursday, June 3, 2021

Location: XARANI (Pvt) Limited

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the above named position that has arisen at Xarani (Pvt) Limited.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Developing business case proposals to support new business acquisition. 
  • Establishing relationships internally and externally, to build and maintain successful and professional networks/partnerships that result in sales and revenues.
  • Ensuring the building of a pipeline, pursuing leads, closing sales and  co-ordinating solution delivery.
  • Monitoring and reviewing payment landscape and developing new and creative approaches to growing Xarani’s business on a continuous basis.
  • Researching competitor activities and developing counter strategies that contribute to Xarani gaining competitive advantage. 
  • Responding timeously to leads and generating sales for Xarani
  • Working closely with the marketing team to communicate Xarani products and solutions to ensure the market is aware of the organisation’s products and services.
  • Monitoring success of collaborations aimed at bringing new revenue to Xarani and the ecosystem.
  • Participating in events that drive brand and product visibility to expand the network, generate sales and relationships

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or Administration, Finance, Accounting, Computing Science/IT, Marketing or related field.
  • Proven experience working as a Business Development/Sales Officer or similar role.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft  Office applications
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and management skills

COMPETENCE AND SKILLS

  • Good sales skills.
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to analyse new and prospective opportunities in business.
  • Ability to build  and maintain relationships and contacts in and outside Xarani
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Effective communication  and good presentation skills

Interested candidates are to send their applications and CVs via e-mail to human.resources@fbc.co.zw by no later than 3 June, 2021 clearly marked:

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER: Xarani (Pvt) Limited