Cape Town / Johannesburg Area: An opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Manager II responsible for searching and exploring both the local and international markets for new products and trademarks to expand and strengthen the company’s position in the market. Searches for joint ventures and co-marketing opportunities. Negotiates with relevant authorities and organisations to ensure the company’s products and services are recommended. Investigates existing marketing and business practices and recommends opportunities for improvement within the company. May also be responsible for the identification and initiation of development projects. Assists in achieving the development needs through investigations, viability studies and liaison with local authorities.


  • Minimum qualification: 4 Year Degree
  • Experience in a similar role: At least 8 years


  • Ensure that the business delivers on the set strategy
  • Formulate the business growth strategy
  • Provide strategic direction and input into the next 3-5 years
  • Provide strategic direction in relation to the attainment of growth within existing and new markets and or customers and ensure that the business delivers on this strategy
  • Provide strategic direction in relation to markets, customers, competitors, regions, countries that we should be in
  • Monitor and evaluate progress on all projects
  • Provide direction to teams and clients to achieve results
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and with the required design
  • Develop new and existing client relationships and ensure either new business or sell on work
  • Provide support in and/or lead contract renewals
  • Provide innovative supply chain solutions to clients that result in annuity-based revenue for the company
  • Monitor and evaluate sales pipeline and ensure all timelines are met in securing the deal.
  • Identify and develop new client relationships or potential acquisitions
  • Ensure a healthy sales pipeline taking sales cycles into account and the future growth required by the company divisions
  • The development of strategic customer relationships and ensuring alignment with our customer’s objectives
  • Constant competitor and market monitoring in terms of shifts at our customers, competitors, and the supply chain industry both locally and abroad
  • Deliver solutions in all aspects of supply chain management from developing a design, implementing the design, and also managing the design
  • Identify, chase down and monitor the clients that we want
  • Report on all sales and marketing activities to EXCO
  • Balance productivity with billing, revenue and EBIT and ensure that costed and budgetary financial targets are achieved and tracked
  • Ensure that work delivered is of the highest quality
  • Prioritization of activities and projects when required
  • Deliver the CSD budget in terms of cost and value
  • Provide input into Divisional Budget Process aligned to costed expectations of contracts in operation
  • Design and implement or tweak new business processes during the year and ensure strict adherence to these
  • Input and finalization of the business plan and annual budgets with Divisional Executive
  • Input into the monthly management report packs and sales and marketing reports
  • Ensure a robust staff attraction, retention, and reward strategy
  • Build and continue building a team culture that ensures absolute alignment to the greater goals of the business
  • Ensure constructive performance management processes that is aimed at growing people
  • Ensure that adequate training and development of staff is driven
  • Drive the company brand into the market and maintain presence
  • Ensure that corporate brand identity is protected
  • Effective PR and communications into the market
  • Drive all internal and external marketing campaigns

 ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

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