Business Development Manager West Africa

Location Côte d’Ivoire - Abidjan Regional office
Scope of Assignment:
Ghana, Senegal, Burkina-Faso, Nigeria, Cameroon, Togo, Benin, Mali
Key Responsibilities

The Business developer is considered to:
  Travel and undertake business development missions to all required regions in the West Africa market
  Development of the markets in the West African region, aggressively increase sales 
  Perform a regional market analysis of the market in West Africa
  Make a competition snapshot and an opportunity roadmap
  Lead and explore local partnerships with distributors and partners to boost development in the wider region – identification of right partners.
  Perform regional and competitive analysis for the AGRI packaging market in West-Africa
  Have a close partnership with the sales team and the inside sales team, to ensure a suitable and excellent customer service 
  Travel to our other offices of the Group in Europe and Africa for reporting and training purposes
  Establish a close relationship with different departments, with whom you built a professional relationship (supply chain, communications, international, …)
  Follow and enforce all corporate policies and be compliant in all areas, internally and externally
Knowledge & skills
  Proven capability to work under pressure
  Excellent knowledge of English and French languages in both verbal and writing
  Dedicated, decisive and result-driven
  Strong analytical and strategical skills
  Proven ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written to direct and persuade
  The ability to negotiate and build an extensive relationship with suppliers and clients
  Fast learner
  Knowledge of the African market is a benefit
  Knowledge of the French language is a must
  Passion for business development
  Affinity with logistics
  Sense of adventure and enjoy travel
  Intrigued by the African continent
Experience & Attitude
  You are proactive as well as a good problem solver and initiative taker
  You are a team player, but you can also work independently
  Flexible, good time management
  Positive attitude “can do”
  Motivated and energetic

Function area:
Côte d'Ivoire
West Africa


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