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  • Posted: Feb 1, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 1, 2023
  • The People Practice helps startups scale, and accelerate impact by providing bespoke people-centred solutions. The People Practice helps people access employment opportunities by exposing them to relevant knowledge and practical skills.
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    Business Development Manager {Energy}


    • Leading the company’s power, sales & training, oil & gas divisions and ensuring all employees buy into the company vision.
    • Setting the overall strategic direction of the company alongside the board.
    • Setting annual goals and building an organizational structure that supports the company's mission.
    • Driving the marketing, branding, project and business development activities at top level in the Power, Oil & Gas (downstream, midstream and upstream), Manufacturing and other Sectors.
    • Planning and implementing long term business strategies to achieve the company’s objectives.
    • Devising short – long term plan and working with other board members to oversee its implementation.
    • Meeting with the finance team on a regular basis to review the company’s financial performance.
    • Managing the direction of the company and guiding employees of the company.
    • Carrying out regular SWOT analysis to mitigate any potential risks through industry or market changes.
    • Speaking at events and exhibitions on behalf of the company (PR).
    • Looking for opportunities to increase efficiencies and speed up processes across the divisional business.
    • Implementing new processes and procedures across the business.
    • Setting company-wide Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to gauge company’s performance in all areas and across the divisions.
    • Setting company budgets and forecasts alongside the finance team.
    • Reporting results to the shareholders on a quarterly and annual basis.
    • Analysing opportunities for growth in market segments to drive profitability.
    • Succession planning for the company to ensure all divisions are managed continuously.
    • Management of all resources required for business across the company’s divisions, including people, process and people.
    • Sourcing for strategic partnerships, new businesses and projects (local & international).
    • Coordinating financial & business planning, and executing the annual budget process as relevant to all operational and administrative aspects of the organization.
    • Ensuring that the customer is at the heart of everything that company employees do by strictly adhering to all safety (HSE), compliance and governance policies, principles and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times.
    • Overseeing the implementation of change management processes based on organizational performance metrics established by the BOD.
    • Role modelling the company's core values and ethical ways of working.
    • Any other tasks as delegated by the board of directors (BOD).


    • 3-5 years proven experience as a Business Development Manager preferably in an Energy company.
    • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field.
    • Experience in planning and budgeting.
    • Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.).
    • Ability to build business relationships.
    • Ability to build and lead teams.
    • Strong analytical ability.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills.
    • Problem-solving aptitude.
    • Must be a team player and self driven.

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