Business Development Officer job at Young Africa Zambia

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Vacancy title:
Business Development Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Young Africa Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
17 January 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Summary
The Business Development Officer is responsible for marketing opportunities to potential customers, fostering growth of existing clients, managing client relations and is the key point of contact from Franchisees. The Business Development Officer is responsible for setting goals and developing plans for business and revenue growth, researching, planning, and implementing new initiatives and pursuing leads and moving them through to realization.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Develop annual business plans
• Develop annual marketing plans and accompanying budget.
• Raise the profile of YA through adverts, events, personal contacts among others.
• Organize marketing events at the center.
• Raise the profile of YA through adverts, events, personal contacts among others.
• Organize marketing events at the center.
• Write and produce articles, press releases and testimonies in the media.
• Identify mentors and alumni that can provide mentorship and support.
• Conduct training and mentorship coaching for students prior to going for internships.
• Identify key note speakers that can give lectures to students to prepare them for the employment and business space.
• Provide and coordinate training in ISL.
• Form income savings and Lending groups for youths.
• Conduct business start-up workshops for youths and entrepreneurship training.
• Oversee the delivery of classroom based entrepreneurship training.
• Create a business support system for youth venturing into business including monitoring the business.

Professional Qualifications & Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related discipline.
• At least three years’ experience in a business development role that involves writing Proposals, Tenders and Expressions of Interest.
• Strong administrative and planning skills to meet deadlines.
• A minimum of two years’ experience in corporate engagement.
• Proven track record in sales and marketing.
• Excellent relationship management skills with ability to relate to people across different cultures.
• Impeccable presentation and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
• Scrupulous honesty and strong ethics.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving and management skills.
• Exceptional negotiation and decision-making skills.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

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