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Business Development Manager

Posted on: 12 Jul 2017 09:58 (UTC
Reference Number: 0023073
Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for: - Increase sales for the Port of Walvis Bay and the WBCG in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe; - Build up and maintain database of clients; - Determine the most important industries for potential imports / exports / industry clusters; - Identify and develop partnerships with important stakeholders and inform shippers, logistic companies and the Gauteng business community of the opportunities for the Port of Walvis Bay and other TransKalahari Corridor opportunities; - Provide concise overview on country economic developments; - Develop business development strategies to enhance the growth of the corridor development as well as retain and expand the customer base; - Ensure robust stakeholder relationships with all clients; - Facilitate the integration of the WBCG into the logistics community by using effective marketing and communication activities; - Ensure proper coordination, planning and reporting on new developments and market changes; - Liaise with WBCG members on new business opportunities and linking them with potential clients in the market; -Assist with the submission of logistics solutions, operation proposals and quotes; - Provide monthly reports on the activities and ensure weekly contact with the Chief Executive Officer - All these key deliverables will be monitored through a balanced scorecard and a performance management system.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Education and Professional Requirements: - Grade 12 with a Business Degree / Diploma in Marketing or any other equivalent qualification; - 5 Years in the field of Sales / Marketing / Business Development in Transport and Logistics; - Management experience, acquaintance with multidisciplinary work; - Ability to act independently with various stakeholders and be self motivated; - Strong communication skills at all levels.

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Location:Johannesburg - Gauteng - South Africa
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Availability: As soon as possible
Salary: Market Related Remuneration Package

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