Business Development Consultant

Short Job Description: 

A fintech company is looking for an ambitious individual with talent in software sales. Your role will be focused on growing the lead volume through the existing client base and the growth of new partners. Experience in software sales and the ability to problem-solve with clients is essential.  The incumbent will enjoy high-growth tech-driven environments. 

Where will the person be located? (Town/Suburb/Remote): 
Can be based either in Cape Town or Gauteng
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - with flexibility
Main area of expertise required: 
Sales - Investments and Insurance
New Business Development - Sales
Sales Account Manager
Sales Representatives
Required Qualification: 
Relevant experience
Estimated hours: 
Full time with flexibility
Remuneration in ZAR: 
Market related
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Full Job Description: 

Business Development Consultant Job, Gauteng or Cape Town

Job Description

The Business Developer will be tasked to source leads and make sales for  this companty's business solutions. The Business Developer will be tasked with sales targets to hit and budgets to manage. 
The business believes in selling solutions instead of products, as such the Business Developer will need to work closely with the client to find the ideal solution for their needs.


  • Lead Generation – Building out a pipeline of suitable businesses that could use this client's technologies solution.

  • Account Management – Taking ownership of a range of larger and more strategic clients.

  • Targets – Realising revenue and margin targets and maximising sales opportunities through connecting client needs with solutions. Drive to achieve revenue and margin targets and exploit opportunities, whilst displaying notable client service orientation.

  • Client Retention – Minimising churn and maximising retention as well as uncover sales opportunities in assigned accounts.
  • Ecosystem Development – Building enduring relationships and display an understanding of the client industry, business environment and strategy to identify current and future opportunities for the company.
  • Processes – Creating and implementing sales tools and methodology to effectively manage accounts, opportunities, pipelines and forecast.
  • Drive to achieve revenue and margin targets and exploit opportunities, whilst displaying notable client service orientation.


  • Sales Background
  • Sales Solutions Skills
  • Software Pricing Experience



Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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