RECRUITMENT NOTICE

RECRUITMENT NOTICE

Rwanda Internet Community and Technology Alliance (RICTA) is a not-for-profit organization representing the Rwanda Internet community whose main objective is to manage the .RW Country Code Top Level Domain (cc-TLD) and Rwanda Internet exchange point.

RICTA would like to recruit a suitable qualified candidate to fill the position of Business Development Officer.

POSITION/TITLE: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

DEPARTMENT: PR/MARKETING & SALES DEPARTMENT

POSITION TYPE: FULL TIME /PERMANENT

REPORTING TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

The objective of hiring the Business Development Officer is to improve the organisation’s market position and achieve financial growth. He/she will work together with team to identify business growth opportunities, define long-term organisational strategic goals, build key customer relationships and maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RICTA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Job Description
The main tasks of the Business Development Officer are:

  1. Conducting market research to identify new business opportunities.
  2. Brainstorming with the team to create new project strategies.
  3. Developing and sustaining solid relationships with company stakeholders and customers.
  4. Leading Business projects planning sessions
  5. Collaborating with company executives to determine the most viable, cost-effective approach to pursue new business opportunities.
  6. Identifying sales and services that would appeal to new clients
  7. Managing project progress and adapt work as required
  8. Ensuring projects meet deadlines
  9. Managing relationships with clients and stakeholders
  10. Designing and signing off on projects
  11. Overseeing all incoming and outgoing project documentations.
  12. Designing risk mitigation plan
  13. Deliver the highest level of customer service on behalf of the company
  14. Arranging business meetings and one-on-one conversations with prospective clients
  15. Negotiating Partnership contracts in line with growing partnership and financial base.
  16. Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  17. Conducting project review and creating detailed reports for management

Required Academic Qualifications, Competences and Skills. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, administration or related field
  • Entry Level One (1) – Three (3) years of previous experience in business development, projects development, marketing, customer service, administration, or related field
  • Proven experience working as a Business Development Officer or similar role.
  • Exceptional negotiation and decision-making skills
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Eager to expand the company with new sales, clients, and territories
  • Able to analyze data and sales statistics and translate results into better solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets
  • Experienced at preparing and presenting quarterly goals and forecasts for future projects
  • Comfortable in both a leadership and team-player role
  • Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
  • Demonstrated and proven sales results
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Abide by all non-compete/solicit agreements

 

How to apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification. Applicants should submit Application Letter, CV/Resume, and copies of bachelor’s degree addressed to

Chief Executive Officer- RICTA

5th Floor Hallmark Center

KG 17 AV

Kigali-Rwanda

and send it by mail to hr@ricta.org.rw

 

RICTA is an equal opportunity employer.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact directly our HR department via email geoffrey.k@ricta.org.rw, or vanessa.m@ricta.org.rw. 

Application deadline: 31/01/2022

 

RICTA MANAGEMENT