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Career Level:
Management (Manager/Director)
Education:
Advanced Degree
Job type:
Full time
Positions:
1
Salary:
Negotiable

Business Development Consultant

About this job
Our Client is one of the largest multinational professional service firms in the world.

 

 

 

ROLE: Business Development Consultant

 

 

The Business Development Consultant is responsible to assist the firm acquire new clients and sell services to existing clients.



Duties

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Develop and implement new innovative business strategies in order to source, maintain and grow the firm’s client base;
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management (including CRM);
  • Promote the firm’s products/services, addressing or predicting clients’ objectives;
  • Prepare quality proposals in line with ToRs and firm methodology and standards;
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective clients;
  • Timely and accurate submission of all required reports;
  • Develop and implement business models to assess firm’s business performance, significant events and progress against business financial objectives.
  • Provide the best possible service through the practice of ‘Client First’ ethic and promote a vibrant image of the firm; and
  • Follow through client queries/requests in a manner that ensures closure.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Master’s Degree in Business or equivalent;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Sales or equivalent;
  • Full member of ZIM;
  • At least 7 years’ relevant business development experience, 3 years of which should have been at Management level;
  • Financial services experience essential;
  • Relevant experience in professional services environment;
  • Experience in consulting would be an added advantage;
  • Experience in managing stakeholder relations. Experience with client management software would be an added advantage;
  • Ability to convert strategic goals and objectives into implementable plans and programs;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Outstanding analytical, research and reporting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Sound technology skills, including MS Excel skills, Powerpoint, Word and databases;
  • Good client service skills with a service-oriented mindset;
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills;
  • Excellent organisation and Time Management skills;
  • Problem solving skills and Conflict management skills;
  • Negotiation Skills; and
  • Valid driver’s license.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

  • Interested Candidates can email their application letters and CVs only (in MS Word format) to jobs@lauraandpartners.com and cc: lpcljobs@yahoo.com
  • Do not at this stage attach copies of your academic qualifications.
  • Download the LPCL EMPLOYEE APPLICATION FORM on our website www.lauraandpartners.com and submit it with your CV.
  • Failure to adhere to the instructions above will invalidate your application.

 

 

DEADLINE: 16th January 2018
Developed by Figo Mago at www.tandolin.co.za
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We have moved!

WE HAVE MOVED!

 

Our new physical address is No. 17 Musahakashela Road, Off Mosi-o-tunya Road, Woodlands, Lusaka, 10101, Zambia.

 

HOW TO REACH US!

 

You can reach us on the following Phone Numbers:

 

MOBILE:

 

+260 955 887437,

 

TELEPHONE:

 

+260 211 269 680