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Business Development Manager

Trinidad and Tobago, San Juan-Laventille, AranguezBusiness Development

Job description


The Business Development Manager (BDM) is principally responsible for raising revenue and expanding business opportunities, that allow the organization to achieve and sustain healthy financial growth. The BDM achieves these goals by creating and executing an ethical business strategy to expand existing funding relationships, and identify and secure opportunities with new business partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with staff, Board of Directors, partners, vendors and other staff to carry out the mission and goals of our organization
  • Contribute to the overall planning, management and development of the Company
  • Analyze and identify scope for business case analysis and recommend solutions and improvements to business procedures
  • Maintain business development activities including the identification and cultivation of potential clients, market research, preparing marketing strategies and plans, and generally maintaining for the Company, a high profile presence in the market
  • Visit regional customers to improve and expand sales
  • Attend trade shows and conferences regionally
  • Stay abreast of competitor activities
  • Work closely with Social Media Manager and oversee Social Media pages
  • Develop relationships with co-workers as you will be involved in tasks with each department
  • Develop/improve processes and training staff to assist you in meeting your targets and growing the company
  • Conduct reviews of projects, ensuring that any lessons learnt are appropriately disseminated and acted upon
  • Any other relevant or assigned duties

Job requirements

Minimum Qualifications & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Marketing or equivalent combination of academic and work experience
  • Master’s Degree is desired
  • Ten plus (10+) years' experience in related field
  • Excellent time-management, strategic planning and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sound problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to lead, support and provide training/coaching to direct reports
  • Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with particular emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint