Business Development Consultant – Software Sales

Website NetOne Information Technology Ltd

POSITION PROFILE

Position: Business Development Consultant – Software Sales
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Contract: Permanent
Probationary Period: 3 Months
Submissions: [email protected]
Reporting Manager: Head – Software Solutions.

Background

NetOne is a leading technology services Group based in Lusaka, Zambia. Since its inception is
2007 the group has grown to be Zambia’s leading technology service provider offering a range
of solutions including client computing and enterprise business solutions with long standing
relationships with leading OEM manufacturers across the ICT sector. NetOne owns and
operates Zambia’s first Tier III carrier neutral data offering colocation services, infrastructure
as a service and software as service. NetOne also owns and operates the Swish Pay platform
enabling digital payments from consumer to merchant through its integrations with Visa,
MasterCard and Mobile Money platforms. The group continues to innovate in launching new
products to the Zambian market and is therefore looking to grow our team!
The position will specifically be responsible for business development of the product sets
under the Software Solutions portfolio in particular Sage 300 ERP solutions and in-house
developed software solutions and grow the specific customer portfolio of this division. If you
are an individual that believes in career progression, innovative, fearless and want to be on
the winning team, we are the team for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties of the role will include but are not restricted to:

  • Identify and prospect new opportunities that would demand products and services of the
    Software Solutions portfolio;
  • Prepare customers for presentations and proposals for products and or services in the ERP
    and HR stable of products;
  • Run demonstrations of product capability and features to prospective and existing customers;
  • Lead the sales process including negotiations and contracting to opportunities identified are materialized into sales;
  • Work with Software Solutions technology teams in preparing relevant documentation
    pertaining to demonstrations and or proposals for the purposes of establishing the ideal
    methodology, solution and commercials for identified services and offerings to the customer;
  • Be responsible for account development plans for named accounts of new and existing
    customers;
  • Take ownership and ensure attainment of the commercial targets set out quarterly and
    annually;
  • Work with the Head – Software Solutions in assisting with the overall planning, strategy,
    direction and growth of the business function;
  • Manage the contracting process with customers while working with the team to ensure the
    deliverables committed to align with customer expectations and are fully documented;
  • Establish contacts and building positive relationships/networks with senior level decision
    makers of the relevant Industry and its environment; and
  • Document and report on sales pipeline including timely submission of weekly & monthly
    reporting.
  • Undertaking any other duties/tasks (as assigned) or responsibility required to ensure the
    achievement of the objectives of the job within the overall objectives of NetOne Group.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of
formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Business Administration
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in software sales (specific ERP software experience will be an added advantage);
  • Strong sales aptitude, negotiation skills, account management and relationship building skills;
  • High level of energy, drive, intellect, enthusiasm, initiative, and commitment;
  • Must be a self-starter and motivated to expand personal professional knowledge of product and selling skills;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written including larger audience presentation skills;
  • Proven ability to manage multiple sales cycles and customers simultaneously;
  • Proven ability to collaborate well with team members; and
  • MUST HAVE a valid driving license with 2 over years driving experience.

How to apply?

Send us a SUMMARY CV of your academic qualifications, professional work experience and
skill set. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. You can email your CV to
[email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to careers@netone.co.zm


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