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Country Manager - Across Africa

GFA Country Manager is versatile and exceptional in sales, business and leadership. They are able to hit the ground running, ready to work with team (own team and region team) to meet all targets f...

  • Full-Time
  • Across Africa
  • A Bachelor / Masterís degree
  • Responsibilities

     

    • Identifying new business opportunities, including partnerships and collaborations available in country of residence/assignment
    • Building relationships with start-ups and corporate clients, gauging their needs and developing proposals to address these needs
    • Working with corporate clients to run paid accelerator programmes for start-ups
    • Leading team to work with resellers and partners to sell the GFA subscriptions in their country of residence/assignment
    • Creating marketing/sales strategies to successfully sell GFA subscriptions in their country
    • Maintaining and developing profitable relationships with current clients
    • Pitching sales and products to new and existing clients (Start-ups and Investors)
    • Increasing the GFA portfolio of Start-ups and Investors
    • Attending conferences and events to build relationships with industry partners and staying up-to-date with new business opportunities
    • Creating sales forecasts and actively working towards reaching them
    • Possessing a strong understanding of the company’s products and effectively positioning GFA products/subscriptions in own country
    • Providing leadership and mentoring for own team
    • Collaborating with Regional Manager and HQ for ideas and programme implementation
    • Partnering with the Programmes’ team to create activities that will enhance business success in country of assignment

     

    Requirements

    • Proven work experience as a Sales or Business Development Manager or similar role
    • Familiarity with Subscription Service Sales
    • Ability to manage and combine data
    • Strong decision-making skill
    • Excellent communication skill

    Person specification

    • GFA Country Manager is a People person, an optimist per excellence, flexible and willing to travel round the country when necessary.
    • Graduate of Marketing or Sales. M.Sc Marketing or MBA will be an added advantage .
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