Head – Marketing and Business Development (Three Year Renewable contract)

Website _KGRTC Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre

Your Home For Energy Training and Conferences

The Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC), situated about 100 km south of Lusaka, off Chirundu Road, is a regional training facility offering in-service training in Energy and  related technical, and non-technical courses for Africa and beyond. The Centre, in addition, offers quality conference, accommodation and catering services.

KGRTC is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following vacant position;

Head – Marketing and Business Development (Three Year Renewable contract)

Overall Purpose of the Job

Provide leadership and coordination of KGRTC’s sales and marketing functions. Develop and implement sales and marketing strategies as well as monitor and analyze sales and marketing activities against targets.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director/CEO of the Training Centre, the Head – Marketing and Business Development will have the following responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee the Centre’s marketing function to identify new products and services.
  • Research and develop strategies and plans which identify marketing opportunities, direct marketing and new product development.
  • Identify marketing opportunities by understanding consumer requirements.
  • Improve product marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and capitalizing on market opportunities.
  • Plan and coordinate public affairs and communication efforts to include public relations and community outreach.
  • Represent KGRTC at various community and/or business platforms to promote the Centre and create positive relations with partners.
  • Supervise marketing and promotion programs.
  • Establish and implement short-term and long-term departmental goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures in line with the KGRTC Strategic Plan.
  • Develop and manage sales and marketing budgets and oversee the development and management of internal operating budgets.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements;

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Degree in Marketing/Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized University
  • A Masters Degree will be an added advantage
  • Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Marketing
  • At least five (5) years work experience at senior management level in marketing and sales management.
  • Must be a self-starter

Specific Skill Requirements

The candidate must possess the following specific skills:

  • Computer literate with good organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good facilitation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good and proven leadership skills with high standards of integrity and morality.
  • Relationship building and stakeholder management skills
  • Good people management skills

Applications together with certified copies of relevant qualifications, curriculum vitae with three traceable referees and a day time contact number must be submitted by 31st January 2023, to the undersigned;

The Director/CEO
Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre
P.O. Box 32774
LUSAKA

or

The Director/CEO
Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre
P.O. Box 35
NAMALUNDU

OR through email to: [email protected]


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