Business Development Specialist (Customised Course Design and Integration)

Short Job Description: 

An organisation in the education sector is looking for an individual to develop long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships with corporates and deliver a competitive advantage. The role requires the successful candidate to significantly increase revenue and market share for the organisation through relationship management. 

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Cape Town, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - with flexibility
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Assessment - Education & Training
New Business Development - Sales
Sales Representatives
Required Qualification: 
Relevant post graduate in professional development/adult learning Masters level qualifications advantageous
Required computer program skills: 
MS Office
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Full-time with flexibility to consider an earlier / later start and end time
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R46 250 per month
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Full Job Description: 

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• Developing and implementing an integrated business development and sales strategy
• Translate client needs into programme design based on sound theoretical concepts and instructional design principles
• Gathering, interpreting and disseminating market intelligence that enables informed decision-making
• Revenue growth and sustainability from new and existing channels/clients/ market segments
• Expand the footprint into Africa, bring it closer to its clients and stakeholders throughout the continent and beyond
• Collaborating closely with colleagues in the  academic communities
• Preparation, monitoring, and managing of the programme budgets/costings

For this position, we seek to attract a highly competent and experienced person to the Business Development Unit. The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator, service-orientated and able to work independently to identify opportunities to develop mutually-beneficial relationships with all stakeholders.

• At least 3 – 5 years’ experience in course design and facilitation that includes proposal writing, responding to Tenders /RFP’s
• Proven experience in engagement and successfully fostering relationships with private/public sector leading to new business/revenue
• The ability to work across different business disciplines to establish credibility with senior executives, faculty and participants.
• Possess an understanding of challenges faced at executive levels of an organization as well as strong business acumen.
• Exposure to and a keen understanding of the role of online learning to support and enhance programme impact and experience for adult learners
• Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve the Business Development unit goals
• Proven ability to establish and leverage networks for organizational benefit
• Must be willing to travel locally, nationally and internationally and work evenings and weekends as required
• Honesty and integrity in handling and managing finances

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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