Business Development Officer

PSI - Population Services International

PSI is recruiting a Business Development Officer, to be based in Nampula, Zambézia e Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
  • PSI is looking for experienced Business Development Officers to be based in several towns in Nampula Province (Monapo/Namialo, Erati/Namapa, Angoche ) and Zambezia Province (Mocuba, Gurue, Milange and Alto Molocue), to join its team and implement activities under the Small Towns Sanitation. The project’s objectives are to strengthen local market capacity to provide toilet products and emptying services for households; to improve the capacity of governments to manage public sanitation services; and to improve sanitation and hygiene behaviors. The incumbent will plan, develop, and implement business development activities for sanitation businesses in small towns in Zambezia, Nampula, and Cabo Delgado. He/she will collaborate with the Social Behavior Change officers to increase sustained consumer demand for services and the Product Development Officer to develop and test new product and service delivery models to increase access to sanitation while building viable businesses
  • This job requires self-motivated, creative people who thrive on solving challenging problems in difficult contexts
  • Business Development Advisors will be responsible for the delivery of project results in the field. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Oversee routine planning and reporting among WASH business partners (i.e. retailers, masons) and business-affiliated sales agents
  • Train and mentor business partners in improved business management practices
  • Oversee and strengthen quality control of construction and installation of toilets and pre-fabricated toilet components
  • Support coordination of business partner activities with behavior change and marketing activities
  • Track and ensure adequate supply of toilet components and input materials in the local market
  • Ensure complete, accurate daily sales registration by sales agents and business partners in appropriate formats
  • Monitor and report on implementation and appropriate use of sales and marketing tools by business partners and sales agents
  • Support households and businesses to link to financial loans, savings groups, or payment plans
  • Link and act as a liaison between health extension workers and sales agents and enterprises
  • Monitor and ensure quality and timely reporting and documenting of project activities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing, Business Administration, or related field
  • At least 3-5 years of experience, in a position with similar responsibilities
  • Relevant experience assessing small businesses and developing and executing plans, strategies, and tools to strengthen their viability
  • Experience in Sales and/or Marketing highly desirable
  • Experience with urban sanitation and improving sanitation technologies
  • Excellent diplomatic, strong oral/written skills and presentation abilities
  • Extensive computer skills, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, and be highly motivated and organized
  • Mozambican nationality
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Applications are open to all nationals. However, positions are based in Nampula and Zambézia
  • Therefore, the ideal candidates must reside in these places (Nampula or Zambézia) or have their own conditions to move and settle in one of the places if selected
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  • Publicado 10.01.2023
  • Expira 22.01.2023
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