Full-time Aggreko Africa: Business Development Manager Vacancy
Aggreko has a dedicated team and fleet servicing the Africa region. Aggreko employs almost 700 people in Africa and has approximately 2,300 MW of capacity on-hire.
We work with passion, dedication and teamwork, building new opportunities through relentless commitment to superb customer service and first-rate product quality and reliability.
The Job :Business Development Manager
Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp
To take a medium term approach to developing business opportunities within new and existing markets. To establish relationships with stake holders and gain as much competitive advantage for Aggreko as possible. To provide the sales teams with very high probability of awards for them to conclude.
Job Accountabilities/Key Responsibilities
Sources business opportunities across allocated markets
Develops strategies to secure business to new and existing markets
To ensure that project pipeline remains optimized for continuous project business growth
To ensure that project awards meet or exceed budgets assigned to market
Aggreko places a strong emphasis on health, operational safety and environmental protection. It is a requirementand moral obligation of each employee to be actively committed and accountable for compliance to the Aggreko Health, Safety & Environmental policies, operating procedures and compliance to local legislation.
Person Specification/Job Requirements
Bachelors degree, technical discipline may be advantageous
Have “hands-on” approach on Power & Utility sector and be prepared to generate actionable partnership ideas withoutsignificant direction
Good knowledge of customer economics, with ability to identify and develop new business solutions in Powergeneration
Experience in customer exposure at executive level in power generation or other industrial equipment industries
8-10 years of Sales/Commercial/BD experience in Energy Industry with proven track record in developing business and generating new opportunities pipeline, resulting in orders closure
Have the ability to multi task and work to tight deadlines
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) at both a local and international level
High standard of business morals and ethics
Highly committed to Aggreko and its products
Courage and Conviction the ability to create a sense of excitement about taking on new challenges and a beliefin your capabilities to deliver results.
Maintain and drive conviction of “circle of control”
Relentless Preparation preparing thoroughly for all important management decisions.
Drive for results a deep seated inner desire to compete against standards of excellence and achieve “stepchanges” in business results.
Holding people accountable the ability to give clear and unambiguous direction to individuals and teams aboutwhat they need to do in order to meet the organisations objectives.
Building capability – developing individuals and groups in order to increase the capability of the wholeorganisation.
Compelling Communication recognising that clear communication is the key to understanding.
Leading Others the ability to create a compelling vision of the future and provide inspiration, clarity anddirection.
Key Role Interactions
External Customers, General Manager, Sales Manager, Sales team
Direct Reports (if applicable)