Website CA Global Africa Recruitment

Date Created: 2018-09-13T10:06:33+00:00
Reference Number: GAS0039


Job Description:

As a Business Development Specialist you will be responsible to provide efficient and effective product awareness to

clients and internal departments.



  • Develop a systematic course of aggressive activities for specific purpose of developing new business within the Low Voltage Products Division.
  • Identify and develop key markets for the products. This involves influencing specifiers in line with the technical philosophies and innovations being promoted by the Feeder Factories.
  • Assist with marketing, design and quoting of best suited products or systems for the customers’ needs.
  • Support channels on product knowledge and applications.
  • Commit to annual product budgets and monitor orders against budget throughout the year with a view to exceeding budget targets.
  • Assist sales teams with presentations, road shows and exhibitions when required.
  • Gather competitor knowledge (market intelligence) to maintain an advantage.
  • Distribute all technical literature to clients and internal departments and make sure they are regularly updated.
  • Keep abreast of new product and technology developments and ensure that this information is carried over to our clients.
  • Take responsibility for specific product awareness campaigns as required by Product Managers.
  • Take responsibility for use of demo equipment and ensure that these are kept in good working order.
  • Liaise with Product Management to be sure they understand our market conditions and supply us with suitable products or pricing and deliveries.
  • All activities to be logged on the CRM package available, with a minimum call rate of fifteen calls per week.
  • Make themselves aware, implement and comply with the company Safety and Quality procedures as well as Integrity.
  • Read and Understand ALL policies and procedures applicable to your position and function such as, but not limited to the following:

1. Cell phone policy

2. Corporate credit card policy

3. Customers Entertainment policy

4. And all LP related policies

  • Attend training courses, demonstrations and seminars as required to keep abreast of the latest developments in the market and within the company.
  • Execute any other reasonable request by management pertaining to the above.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Diploma or degree in electrical engineering
  • 3 to 4 years’ experience in business development of Low Voltage products in industries like Mining, paper mills and different industry plants.
  • Experience on the mining industry (Network of Mining Customers) will be an added advantage.
  • Experience on sales and business development from the mining industry will make you the ideal candidate.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent Position

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