Bilingual Manager – Business Development
Experience
7-10
Location
Senegal
Job type
Project based
Job Summary

The successful applicant will have a total of at least 7-10 years’ experience in business development/consulting/program management preferably in financial sector consulting firms and or international NGOs in field of livelihood or financial inclusion or digital financial services with a demonstrable track record of success.

Essential Skills

The candidate will have good analytical skills, creative thinker, be a good listener and excellent communicator and be enthusiastic about the potential of financial and social inclusion in francophone markets. The role requires through experience using customer relationship management.

Description

Description:-
Key Functions will include:-

  • Define a business development strategy and market plan in collaboration with the marketing team, with priority to domain interventions and countries in francophone Africa assessing and addressing the market as prioritized.
  • Identify, follow up and advise on business opportunities/prospects and develop business partnerships and Develop multimedia visual aids and corporate presentations as well as provide recommendations for marketing materials
  • Develop proposals in French/English within company processes and liaise with management on expansion of technical/financial proposals in french
  • Develop and track CRM deal flows as well as carrying out market research and remain up to date on trends and competition
  • Support marketing efforts in collaboration with the marketing team
  • Develop key metrics and compile reports for management showing results (ROI).
  • Leverage social media to build relationships with clients, donors, consultants, and partner firms
  • Work closely with MicroSave’s business development teams in Asia and Africa
  • Location:The role holder will be based in West Africa with some international travel when required
  • Qualities & Skills: This position requires a strategic thinker with strong business development experience, strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills in French and English.

Other relevant skills include:-

  • Ability to understand technical terms related to financial inclusion, livelihoods, MSME financing, renewable energy, water & sanitation finance etc.
  • Excellent analytical ability to interpret bid documents in time constrained environment
  • Excellent time management ,project management and relevant social media skills
  • Ability and willingness to work in a highly demanding, result oriented team
  • Ability to work in a deadline- bound environment with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent skills in preparing high-quality reports and presentations within tight timelines
  • Ability to work within a virtual multicultural team and Support and mentor colleagues
  • Strong conceptualization, innovation and interpersonal skills
  • Creativity in leveraging social media to generate business.

Education: Degree in Banking/Commerce/Business Administration/Accounting/Economics/Data Analytics/Actuarial or related field

Compensation: Competitive compensation will be negotiated commensurate with experience and skills.

Availability: State availability (notice period) in your application letter.

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