Business Development Manager

Souq.com, An Amazon Company - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 2 years
Career Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job
  • Actively seeks solutions through logical reasoning and data interpretation skills and identifies trends to appropriate channel including improvement suggestions.
  • Liaise with other departments such as relationship managers, operations, or technical teams as required to resolve merchant issues and questions.
  • Look for opportunities to grow Business through acquiring and development of targeted merchants.
  • Generate leads of potential merchants that would drive the business growth.
  • Achieve yearly business targets
  • Build and execute on a strategic plan that delivers on key business opportunities for merchants & PayFort.
  • Providing thought leadership around planning, roadmaps and execution
  • Understand products and services offered by PayFort and be able to articulate its functions and benefits to external audiences.
  • Track and monitor performance and sales of key partners to manage their performance.
  • Help define the merchant base and industry verticals we target for various PayFort services using local knowledge.
  • Handling seller's inquiries via call, chat, email & face to face meeting.
  • Taking ownership of own workload and work with wider teams to deliver results.
  • Demonstrates effective, clear and professional written and oral communication.
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor always portraying the company in a positive light and effectively managing sensitive issues.
Job Requirements
  • Demonstrated intense customer focus.
  • Takes initiative, doesn't wait to be asked & plans efficiently.
  • Strong team player, acts like an owner, and ultimately focused on delivering results with high standards.
  • Has sound judgment and ability solve issues on the spot.
  • Flexible & willing to learn on new ideas, initiatives & approaches.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic.
  • Experience within sales & business development environment preferred.
  • Desire to expand skills into new areas.
  • Highly organized with the ability to adapt quickly to strategic change.
  • Self-starter, ability to take initiatives.
  • Experience in a highly analytical, results-oriented environment with external customer interaction.
  • Proven analytical skills and demonstrated ability to manage the business “by the numbers” -must be metrics driven-.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills and the ability to express thoughts logically and succinctly.
  • Demonstrated active listening skills, highly consultative and solutions-oriented.
  • Experience in sales would be an advantage
  • Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for e-commerce.
  • Experience with e-commerce, retail, advertising, or media would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated highest level of integrity, intellectual honesty, and strong work ethic.
  • Consistent effort, intense commitment, perseverance and willingness to go above and beyond when needed.
  • Proven ability to successfully thrive in an ambiguous environment and changing market conditions.
  • Makes good decisions when analysis of data is not sufficient to reach a conclusion.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Exemplary performance record, particularly with regard to quality & productivity.
  • Desired skill-sets include MS Office Application Excel and Internet Explorer / Mozilla Firefox.
  • Rich knowledge in e-commerce and digital marketing.
  • Knowledge of the local e-commerce & market and culture
  • Exceptional Communication, management and analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet objectives
  • Bachelor's degree with 2+ years of experience in sales or account management
  • Previous responsibility for strategic development, product management or product marketing, revenue targets and quotas is highly desirable.
  • Experience with e-commerce, retail, advertising, or media would be an advantage
About this Company

We connect people and products – opening up a world of possibility. From bracelets and backpacks to tablets and toy cars – we give you access to everything you need and want. Our range is unparalleled, and our prices unbeatable.

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