Business Development Manager

  • Full Time
  • Zimbabwe

Website Mawere Sibanda

Business Development Manager

Mawere Sibanda


  • Work closely with the firm management committee and staff members to create , manage , budget for and implement business and marketing plans This will include acting as advisor to the firm in relation to the market place and how to approach it as well as a leader  in the commercial implementation of these plans
  • Deliver and participate in client facing , marketing driven initiatives such as events, seminars , client workshops and roundtables and attend marketing opportunities with partners and lawyers
  • Manage and coordinate the firm’s participation in pitches, contributing to the progression of new business opportunities and driving activities with a view of closing new business
  • Apply sophisticated  approach to the use of data , web ,SEO, analytics, business analysis, client targeting and the development of content for business development

Experience, Skills and Knowledge 

  • Significant business development experience working in a professional services environment
  • Experience of developing and implementing business and marketing plans , including budgeting are a must
  • Understanding of the basics of data driven and digital marketing
  • Experience of driving through change in a challenging environment
  • Marketing and/or business administration degree or related qualifications required. Legal background or legal training is an added advantage
  • Drive, energy  and determination to create a rewarding and impactful role in an  ambitious firm where changes is occurring rapidly
  • Commercial focus
  • Ability to interact positively at all levels and a good team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •  Excellent interpersonal and client facing skills
  • Able to prioritise and multi-task particularly  when  working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Can demonstrate initiative and the ability to be proactive while also being able to implement assigned tasks and provide support to the firm’s management committee
  • Can carry out all responsibilities in a way which supports the practice’s values and promotes its equal opportunities and diversity principles

How to apply

Interested candidates should send detailed CVs with traceable references,application letter an supporting documentation of qualifications by no later than 15 February 2019

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