BKB: Business Development Manager

Company BKB
Reference # WM173
Published 23/10/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Introduction
Here at BKB, we want to do things differently. We have to, because the world is changing, and we always want to stay ahead. Our Managers are the ones to lead this. We are looking for great a manger who is a forward thinker and who want to make a difference.

At BKB Wool and Mohair Division, we are proud of the products and services we provide and we owe our success to the efficiency of our organizational processes. To help maintain and grow this standard, we’re seeking an experienced Business Development Manager with a sharp business mind, proven marketing and sales ability and identifying what consumers want so we can create more. The ideal candidate will have extensive wool and mohair knowledge, solid marketing experience and a comprehensive knowledge of branding. He/she will have the ability to lead strategically and interact with international clients on a regular basis. Additionally, the ideal candidate will display a proven ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within the team.

Job Functions Administration,Client Services,Logistics,Management
Industries Agriculture
Specification
Apart from a competitive salary, we offer medical aid, retirement benefits and above average leave.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
•Develop and plan new business in the wool value chain
•Build and maintain relationships with clients
•Management of the logistics process
•Management of the administrative process

Hard Skills:

•Bachelor’s degree in Business or Agriculture
•MBA would be advantageous
•Proficiency with data analysis, forecasting, and budgeting
•Proven ability to plan and manage resources
•Successful track record in sales and negotiation
•Extensive experience of international business activities
•At least ten years’ experience in the wool industry
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Networking skills
•Excellent negotiating skills
•Ability to adapt and respond to change

Soft Skills:
•Solid organizational skills
•Excellent time management skills
•Good decision-making skills
•Self-motivated
•Show initiative
•Persuasive
•Relationship building
•Attention to detail
•Strategic Decision-making
•Creative thinking and problem solving

Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to be the best that you can be? If yes, then we want to hear from you!

Unless a Recruitment Agency has been requested to assist with a specific assignment and a written agreement is signed between BKB Ltd and the Agency i.r.o this assignment, all CV’s uploaded onto our SkillsMap portal by an Agency will be deemed the property of BKB Ltd (inclusive of all our subsidiaries) and no agency fees will be payable should the candidate be placed.

Job Closing Date 30/10/2020

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