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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT | Gauteng

ABOUT THE POSITION:

 CSG Skills is seeking an energetic, driven, personable, and well-organised Business Development Consultant to join our dynamic team. As part of a long-established progressive organisation, you will be sourcing new business opportunities. CSG Skills, a market leader in training and consulting services, is part of the esteemed CSG Group. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Lead Generation: Identify prospective customers through various media channels and cold calling. 

  • Client Research: Identify potential clients within specialist fields through research and networking.

  • Business Opportunities: Proactively seek and create new business opportunities, nurturing both new and existing relationships. 

  • Client Attraction: Utilise innovative client attraction strategies relevant to the changing market. 

  • Network Building: Ensure the development of a strong referral network.

  • Client Consultation: Assist clients in selecting appropriate services based on their requirements and legislative needs. 

  • Presentations: Present our company to potential clients and multiple audiences. 

  • Proposals and Quotations: Prepare proposals and quotations aligned with client needs. 

  • Negotiations: Negotiate and prepare sales and service agreements. 

  • Tender Involvement: Participate in tender processes. 

  • Reporting: Compile regular reports on sales activities for the BD Manager. 

  • Customer Satisfaction: Ensure high levels of quality and customer satisfaction to penetrate new accounts. 

  • Market Awareness: Stay up to date with new products, services, and pricing/payment plans. 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  •  Problem-solving and practical issue resolution 

  • Understanding of business processes and interpreting business needs 

  • Professional communication with all management levels 

  • Thorough understanding of sales and the sales lifecycle 

  • Ability to work under pressure in a stressful environment. 

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint 

  • Organisational and time management skills 

  • Experience with multiple sales techniques, including cold calls 

  • Strong sales aptitude and proven track record 

  • Willingness to travel when required. 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 3 years of sales experience within the BBBEE, EE, Skills, and Training Solutions Industry 

  • Extensive knowledge of B-BBEE, Employment Equity, and Skills Development Acts and their practical implementation 

  • Proven track record in selling learnerships and other skills development initiatives. 

  • Experience in a sales-related role within the skills development space. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Matric: Non-negotiable 

  • Preferred: Diploma or Degree in Sales and Marketing 

  • Essential: Driver’s license and own vehicle 

EMPLOYER & JOB BENEFITS:

  • Market-related cost to company including benefits (Negotiable) 

  • Excellent commission structure 

If you are motivated, results-driven, and enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, this is a great opportunity for you. Join CSG Skills and be part of a market leader in training and consulting services. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Email: cvtalent@csggroup.co.za 

  • Reference: Please use “BD Consultant” in the subject line 

  • Closing Date: 31 July 2024 

  • Position Type: Permanent 

  • CSG is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences. 

  • We look forward to receiving your application! 

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