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Seven Seas Technologies Group (SST) is for innovators and amazing ideas where we believe in cutting-edge integrated solutions spanning IT, healthcare, social services and homeland security. We live and move in a super charged environment, where everything and everyone truly comes to life. We are results oriented and deadline driven. We celebrate our successes and correct for sidetracks. We celebrate people who excel in a constant change and high-pressure environment and we offer an exciting space where people think on their feet. We create value and manage risk with every decision we make. We look for people who challenge orthodoxies and who when others are deliberating why it cannot be done, they say, why not? And why not now? Let’s do it!

SST can accelerate your career growth as we expose you in just three years to what you would typically learn in ten years in a traditional organization. If you are ambitious, desire autonomy in your work and aspire to perform value-add visible work, then SST is the place to be.

We are enthusiastic and passionate about good performers, greatly value our customers and deliver our products and services with excellence, while Transforming Lives and Changing Communities – the SST brand promise.

Would you like to be part of this transformative brand? Feel free to apply below.

Business Development Manager
Business Development Manager

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field.
  • A Master’s degree in a business related field will be an added advantage.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 5 -10 years’ experience in a similar role and/or business development management preferably in technology or software business.

COMPETENCIES

Leadership Competencies.

  • Strong leadership, people and managerial skills;
  • Change management ,agility and innovation capability
  • Relationship management, collaboration and strong communication skills
  • Critical thinking, sound business decisions and ownership for the outcome.
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Drive for execution and results
  • Business acumen

Technical Competencies.

  • Demonstrate strong persuasion and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and experience in contract negotiation, preparation and administration;
  • IT proficiency and appreciation of technology
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Good networking and stakeholder management skills
  • High degree of customer focus & commerciality

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and develop commercial opportunities to grow revenue and increase profits for all businesses in Software development.
  • Identifying new market opportunities and taking a lead in successful business proposals that will secure new and long term client relationships for the business.
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Gathering market intelligence and generating new leads as well as follow up and coordination of software development.
  • Developing and managing business relationships with an objective of client retention and acquisition of referral business opportunities.
  • Support the development of performance standards to ensure all software is responsive to and meet the needs of the intended clients.
  • Critically analyzing new business line and identify and mitigate all possible risks.
  • Conduct high level presentations of the software business and provide value proposition to prospective clients and to the existing strategic customer base.
  • Contribute to tender processes and request for quotes/proposals/information.
  • Assist the Solutions Architecture team in designing solutions for customers in the software business.
  • Leverage on the existing company’s partnerships to gain insights and market the software development business.
  • Responsible to set targets and monitor sales team members performance ensuring timely and regular catch-ups, continuous feedback, conduct appraisal reviews, address performance issues, monitor and support personal development plans and training needs.
  • Contribute to the development, communication and promotion of corporate core purpose, vision, mission and values as well as culture improvement in order to meet financial and performance targets.

If you are confident that you fit the role, please send your application letter and detailed CV to talent@sevenseastech.com not later than 19th May, 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Industry Developers
Industry Developers

Seven Seas Technologies Group builds products and services using technology that transform delivery in healthcare, security and social services segments bringing opportunities and efficiencies to millions of people in Africa. Our positive impact is changing the communities we get involved in and this is what keeps our light alive.

As the Industry Developer, you will be responsible for driving Xaba growth and adoption within our strategic Xaba industry accounts. Xaba is set to transform how the blue-collar market have access to jobs and how employers attract the right talent for projects across the construction, agribusiness, service and manufacturing industries. If you can imagine a world where a blue-collar worker can be connected with a potential employer, where efficiency, effectiveness and productivity can be achieved and if you can convince industry players looking for the right skill-set to use Xaba as the default talent exchange online platform, then this is the role for you.

With this role, you will join a team with the ability to make a big impact and have the rare opportunity to change the world.
We need creative thinkers to manage the day to day relationship between Xaba and its strategic industry partners. We’re looking for candidates with B2B experience who are passionate about developing a new kind of collaboration for Xaba.

We’re looking for candidates with B2B experience who are passionate about developing a new kind of collaboration for Xaba in the following industries:-
1. Manufacturing – 1 Position
2. Agriculture - 1 Position
3. Construction - 1 Position
4. Healthcare - 1 Position
5. Hospitality - 1 Position


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