Business Development Officer

Job Summary


Deadline: 11 February 2022

Stations: Harare

Jairos Jiri Association is a big local NGO in Zimbabwe which seeks to recruit an outstanding and result oriented person in Business Development. Jairos Jiri Association, besides focusing on advocacy for People with disabilities the organisation run Income Generating Projects line as a way of cushioning the lives of children with disabilities in Jairos Jiri Association schools. This issue is addressed in a holistic manner where Jairos Jiri Association has craftshops, factories and farms where production is in progress. The purpose of having enterprises addresses the issue of rights of people with disabilities such as rights to education, rights to socialise with other people in the society, rights to good shelter and of much importance rights to good health. The organisation needs to be financially sound if these children are to be assisted fully. It is against this background that the organisation seeks to recruit a unique incumbent.

About the job
The incumbent will report to the Head of department. The Business Development Officer will coordinate business in JJA Income Generating Projects. The recruited Business Development Officer shall help in identifying new marketing strategies, branding of the product, packaging and pricing. The incumbent shall also help in organising workshops, budgeting, supervising and training employees on customer care, preservation methods and assist in identifying technological ways of marketing products.



Duties And Responsibilities


Duties and responsibilities
Analyzing current and past financial data and providing strategies to cut costs and increase revenue; Leading the charge on market research plans to identify new opportunities; Working with executives to implement marketing strategies and new opportunities; Encouraging new and existing clients by creating and improving proposals; Tracking expenses and maintaining the organisation budget; Ensuring that the organisation meets revenue targets; Providing training and mentoring to other members of the team; Developing and pitching ideas for potential investors

Qualifications And Experience


Qualifications and experience
Bachelor’s degree in business management or administration, finance, accounting, marketing, or related field; Proven experience working as a business development officer or similar role; Diploma in Public relations is an added advantage; Excellent communication skills; A minimum of 3 years experience in the Business field.


How To Apply


To apply
Applications, detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of certificates to or The National Executive Director, 17791 Tredgold Drive, Belvedere, Harare.