Business Development Manager (Life)
Vodafone Gruppe
Gauteng, South Africa
2d ago
source : findojobs-za

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Role Purpose The Business Development Manager role based within Vodacom Financial Services. Vodacom Financial services has been identified as an acceleration unit within the greater Vodacom group.

The ambition is to expand its product offering, and diversify its clientele. The purpose of this role is to establish market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, closing business relationships, as well as to maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions.

This person is responsible for defining long-term organizational strategic goals, and work with the internal team, marketing staff, and other managers to increase insurance opportunities and thereby maximize revenue for the organization.

The objective of this role is to also put the customer at the heart of all operational activities, focusing on channel optimization and performance Your responsibilities will include : Deliver on target revenue, policy count, grow value added services and market share and other relevant business objectives as required Ability to manage cross functionally, and in the process live the Vodacom Way.

Assessing channel performance in business through client acquisition and sales. Must have experience in managing brokers and outsourced channels Manage performance across all sales channels by fostering business relationships to increase revenue from sales and client retention.

  • Screening potential corporate deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options;
  • resolving internal priorities; as well as recommending equity investments. Business Partner and Trade Partner Support Grow Vodacom’s insurance customer base and market leadership in all channels as well as across the different segments Development of continuous improvement and business intelligence framework.

    Responsible for Management Information and reporting for channels Monitoring of compliance to legislation Process and Systems performance management and operational monitoring Sales performance analysis and competitor analysis Customer Service and SLA Management Analysis of the fulfilment process to identify process gaps that have revenue opportunities, cost threats or a churn risk that require an intervention The ideal candidate for this role will have : Extreme Importance : Sales orientation Strong analytical and numeric background Ability to manage and coordinate virtual cross-functional teams, and to collate inputs into an integrated, intelligent plan with clear recommendations.

    Credible, commercially-focussed leader, with the ability to influence at all levels of the organisation. Excellent communications, presentation & interpersonal skills.

    Attention to detail and ability to complete documentation within tight timelines and to a consistently high standard. Proven ability to operate flexibly in complex and dynamic working environment Job Knowledge : Strong understanding of Sales processes Business analysis Understanding of Direct Sales Fundamentals of Project Management is essential Understanding of the CVM Strong knowledge of the Telecommunications industry Experience : Grade 12 (essential) Relevant 3 / 4 year degree / National Diploma (essential) in Marketing management or related and A minimum of 8 years’ relevant working experience essential in sales and insurance.

    Job Related Skills : Leadership Attention to detail Communication (verbal and written) Prioritization and Time Management Facilitation and presentation skills Decision making Trend analyses to enable business improvement Must have technical / professional qualifications : Matric is essential.

    Relevant 3 years Commercial / Business Informatics degree / diploma essential OR Matric. Relevant diploma Closing date for Applications : 14 January 2022 The base location for this role is, Midrand, Vodacom Campus The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

    As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

    Commitment from Vodacom Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded.

    We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too.

    At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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