Business Development Executive (Construction & Road Markings)

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Full Time






Job Purpose
The Business Development Executive will work closely with top management from group on strategic positioning and planning the company. The other major responsibilities will include generating leads by identifying potential markets in Zambia and Southern Africa in general.
Guide Company in branding, positioning and marketing implementation. Write marketing plans including strategic analysis, competition, positioning, and budget.
Key Responsibilities;
  • Research industries and markets to identify growth opportunities.
  • Responsible for responding to new business opportunities including researching companies and industries, writing proposals, preparing presentations and other new business efforts.
  • Participate in business development presentations and meetings as appropriate
  • Generating leads by identifying potential markets in Southern Africa.
  • Recommend areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities.
  • Determine the demand for products and services and track progress on these global prospects to increase market share and profitability.
  • Building awareness of the company by participating in trade shows and industry analyst relations may also be required.
  • Coordinate with shipping agents and ZRA
  • Actively presents ideas to expand service offering and enhance positioning of the firm.
  • Identify potential global markets to determine the demands for the organisations products and services.
  • Manage relations with government agencies
  • Develop project plans, timelines, and priorities critical programs and elements necessary to achieve the sales and marketing objectives on a consistent basis.
  • Work with all aspects of marketing including market research, product development, sales, and advertising.
  • Oversee the operations of the warehouse
  • Direct all operational aspects including distribution operations, customer service, human resources, administration and sales Assess local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities.
  • Develop forecasts, financial objectives and business plans Meet goals and metrics.
  • Manage budget and allocate funds appropriately.
  • Bring out the best of branch’s personnel by providing training, coaching, development and motivation.


Primary Areas of Accountability:
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree or Diploma in Sales and Marketing or any Commercial Field
  • Must have a minimum of 3 - 7 years in Sales and Marketing of Road Marking or Paint
  • Must have good knowledge of road marking material and paint
  • Should be ready to travel abroad at short notice
  • Must have proven experience in developing project plans
  • Should be well networked with established Road Construction Companies
  • Must be a member of EIZ
If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to : and Copy-in  
Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 14 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.