Business Development Manager

Global Edge Consultants

Global Edge Consultants is hiring for a client, a well-known shipping logistics agency‘s newly established offshore division, a Business Development Manager (m/f), to be based in Pemba.

  • Active securing of new business and strong marketing capability in the Northern ports of Mozambique, including the Greenfields Project at Palma
  • Focused networking with the offshore industry at all levels and make presentations of the Group’s offerings
  • Gathering and management of information on customers and competitors in order to identify opportunities for expanding services
  • Generating sales leads as well as develop and deliver formal proposals, presentations and marketing campaigns
  • Growing and developing the business
  • Drafting business reports on developments in the area and reporting to Executive Management
  • Identifying customer needs and logistics solutions
  • Follow through from initial customer interaction to delivery of service
  • Marketing / Business degree preferable
  • 10 years’ experience in the offshore industry
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in a managerial role or similar position
  • Solid experience in the offshore industry, logistics, ships agency or EPIC developments preferable
  • Portuguese and English speaking and eligible for a valid working visa, a must
  • Ability to prioritise and plan work
  • Ability to meet reporting deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Strong business acumen and problem solving ability
  • Strong organisational and administration skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with clients at a high level; well-developed communication skills - persuasive communicator
  • Computer literate MS Office/ MS Word / MS Excel / MS PowerPoint
  • Presentation Skills
  • Ability to effectively meet customer needs; build productive customer relationships; take responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • Ability to travel as and when required to do so
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter in English
  • Curriculum Vitae in English
2. Application
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  • Published 01.04.2014
  • Expires 30.04.2014
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