Vacancies

Business Development Manager

Start Date: May 2019
Work Area: Freetown Sierra Leone
Reporting: Director Application Deadline: Rolling Applicants 9


Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
This role is open to Sierra Leonean and non-Sierra Leonean candidates based in Sierra Leone.

Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to info@afriqia-solutions.com with “Business Development Manager” in Subject Line.

  • Required Qualification

    Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Project Management or any related course.

  • Experience

    • A minimum of 3 years related experience.
    • Prior experience working in a franchise institution.
    • Proven working experience in business development, sales, marketing, advertising and/or public relations essential.
  • Responsibilities

    • Explore and develop new opportunities for the company.
    • Identify areas where our services are applicable as well as suggest new areas that should be explored.
    • Track industry trends and understand the competition.
    • Attend and represent Aptech at key conferences and events and meet with customers, partners, etc. to ensure that the Aptech team is always well informed on issues and opportunities in the SL context.
    • Write proposals, work on bids and design projects.
    • Develop a marketing strategy and implement.
    • Provide support in the implementation and management of projects.
    • Train members of your team, arranging external training where appropriate.
    • Protects company's value by keeping information confidential.
    • Other relevant duties as assigned.
  • Required Skills

    • Project proposal, concept note, project plan and report writing skills.
    • Proficiency in MS Office applications.
    • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
    • Market knowledge.
    • Communication and negotiation skills.
    • Innovative.
    • Quick learner.
    • Passion for Solar Energy or renewables essential; industry experience is a plus.

NOTICE

CVs from University leavers in Sierra Leone are welcome and will be considered for entry level positions and for internships. When submitting your CV for open consideration, please accompany with a cover letter clearly indicating job interest.

All candidates must be able to work in the English Language. Applications are welcome from both within and outside Sierra Leone.