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  • Posted: Dec 4, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Blue Advisory is a specialist business solution provider and Management Consulting Firm. We help our clients solve problems; developing customized solutions aimed at simplifying complex business situations and providing tailored advice on business decisions.
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    Business Manager

    Job Description/Responsibilities


    • Responsible for directing and overseeing employees, ensuring everyone is aligned with the organisation's goals and working together effectively.
    • Foster the growth and development of employees by providing guidance, feedback, and support counsel to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

    Strategic Planning:

    • Effectively present and discuss the services of the company to prospective clients in a way that conveys an image of quality, integrity and superior understanding and delivery of client needs.
    • Establish marketing strategy and initiatives that drive customer growth, raise brand recognition, and engage the SME community.
    • Manage and expand partnership programs that will deliver new business relationships to the company.
    • Conduct market research to identify new business opportunities in the SME space.
    • Develop proposals, pitches, and approaches that address the needs, issues, and goals of the customer.
    • Use sales management systems and tools to analyse marketing activity and maximise efficiency in managing marketing data on a weekly basis.

    Risk Management:

    • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to protect the platform's reputation, data security, and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
    • Keep abreast of market trends, new pricing, and payment plans.
    • Proactively seek new business offerings within the market.

    Financial Management:

    • Oversee the organisation's financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, and ensure the organisation remains profitable.

    Client Relationship:

    • Analyse customer satisfaction through feedback and evaluate company products and services accordingly.
    • Establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and clients of the company to achieve or exceed revenue objectives.
    • Build long-term trusting connections with clients.
    • Identify and qualify potential clients and convert them into increased business for the company.

    Business Development:

    • Develop a sales plan that identifies prospects and clients by utilising knowledge of SME ecosystems and industry trends.
    • Provide insight and offer feedback on product development and competitive positioning.


    • Improve operational efficiency by streamlining internal processes and implementing best practices.
    • Attend conferences, meetings, and industry events to remain updated on developments in the field.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, accounting finance or another related field.
    • Experience 4+ years of proven experience working as a Business Manager, or similar role.
    • Experience in a marketplace or platform-based business is a plus.
    • Additional Qualifications Relevant professional certification would be an added advantage
    • Familiarity with different sales techniques and pipeline management
    • Proven experience in managerial role preferably within the SME space
    • Social Media savvy
    • Experience working with CRM
    • Proficiency in Microsoft suites
    • Strong business acumen and ability to work independently and in a fast-paced work environment
    • Track record of driving business growth
    • Strong understanding of the professional service industry and market dynamics.
    • Familiarity with legal and regulatory aspects of the professional service industry is a plus.

    Method of Application

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