Business Development Manager, West Africa vacancy in Software Group at Yaoundé, Cameroon

Website Software Group

This Job listing For Year 2022 is about Software Group in Yaoundé, Cameroon

About the job

We are looking for someone based in the West Africa region (Cameroun, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria).

Main responsibilities

  • In compliance with the company strategic goals, identifies and classifies possible business sales in the financial and mobile payments sector in Africa.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of a strategy and a flexible approach for new clients acquisition, geographical regions, and markets.
  • Manage and develops clients’ portfolio, makes and maintain contacts with clients.
  • Take responsibility for reaching sales targets in the corresponding region.
  • Understand the markets trends and company products in order to adapt them to clients’ needs.
  • Work in close collaboration with colleagues from all regional offices and the team from the Head Office to ensure consistency, efficiency, clients’ satisfaction, and company success.
  • Contribute to the development of the marketing plans and budgets.
  • Evaluate the market potential and prepare the corresponding regional business development plans in consultation with the Regional Business Development Director for Africa.
  • Represent the company in the relevant national and regional events in the sector and develops a strategy for contacting and maintaining contacts with key prospective accounts and business partners.
  • Establish long-term relations, based on trust and respect, with clients’ management staff to guarantee lasting business relations.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Must have Market knowledge with at least 7 years of market experience in the financial and mobile payment sector
  • Must speak English and French fluently (Portuguese would be a plus) and have clear writing skills for communicating with customers and colleagues
  • Must have a proven track record of successful business development experience in the region.
  • Knowledge of the company’s products and services portfolio.
  • Sales skills – strong sales cycle management
  • Results-oriented and effective.
  • Capable of remote management
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Communication in multi-cultural/complex environments.
  • General economic and marketing knowledge.
  • Organizational and managerial skills.
  • Team player and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to acquire new knowledge.
  • Following the implemented management ISO system standards.
  • Responsible.
  • Initiative.
  • Disciplined personality.
  • Analytical and creative thinking.
  • Must be able and prepared to make decisions in a difficult and pressured environment.
  • Ability to manage changes.
  • Loyalty.
  • Diplomacy.
  • Operations management.
  • People management skills and experience.

Who are we?

Software Group is a global technology company focused on the development and delivery of specialized software for the financial sector worldwide. We have more than 500 projects delivered, guiding customers in finding out the most effective solution for their business. The global experience we carry gives us a chance to spot global trends quickly and to develop world-class solutions with local knowledge and resources. During our 12-year-old history, we were constantly growing and expanding our business to existing and new markets and industries. In this connection, we need to enforce our Business Development Team with one more Senior Business Development Manager, who will be mainly responsible for the Francophone region.

All applications will be treated strictly confidentially. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Software Group is an equal opportunity employer. We do not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Company: Software Group

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level

Job Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Application Deadline: N/A

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