• Post Date:February 27, 2018
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Job Description



Our client, a leader in the export and import industry is currently looking to hire a highly competent and proactive Business Development Manager to help with their operations in West Africa


The selected person will be responsible for expanding, developing and maintaining a profitable clientele base by growing the business through new clients and forging strong relationships with clients.

He or she must have working knowledge of clients who import directly and deal in Building Materials, FMCG Products, Gifting and Premium Products, Office and Home Furniture, Luggage and Back Packs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing company and client expectations
  • Reviewing timeframes and budgets
  • Researching market and industry trends
  • Conduct research to identify customer needs
  • Creating sales pitches
  • Executing sales objectives
  • Managing client accounts
  • Managing records of sales, revenue, and other important data
  • Arranging business meetings and one-on-one conversations with prospective clients and attending networking events
  • Negotiating sales contracts; following company rules and guidelines
  • Building trusted and long-term relationships with clients
  • Motivating team members to exceed expected goals
  • Developing ways to improve the customer experience and build brand loyalty.


Degree in Business Development / Sales and Marketing or relevant discipline


  •   Minimum 3-5 years’ working experience in a similar role.
  • Minimum 3 years of previous experience in sales, management, customer service, finance, administration, or related field.
  • Experienced at preparing and presenting quarterly goals and forecasts for future projects
  • Multilingual, fluency in French is an added advantage


  • Experience of clients that import directly
  • Strategic Planning skills
  • A deep x cv  of marketing principles
  • Strong company relationship and influencing skills
  • Must be able and willing to travel to regions across Ghana
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Should be proactive and a solution provider
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player
  • Able to analyze data and sales statistics and translate results into better solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Demonstrated and proven sales results
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Good communication skills
  • A positive attitude
  • Negotiation skills
  • Must be above all honest and punctual.


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