Business Developer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: Open

Website SPENN Zambia Limited

SPENN is disrupting the financial services market and changing the way people transact. Through the SPENN app, everyone can access services such as; payments to anyone, anywhere, shop in local stores, e-commerce, saving money and investment capabilities secure, instantly and free. The SPENN app is completely free to download and use.

We believe that everyone should have equal access to banking services, regardless of demographical, sociocultural and geographical factors. SPENN currently has a presence in 4 markets in Asia and Africa. We use our own payment solution to pay for all costs within the company. If you share our values, we would love to have you on board our team, and commonly work towards success for our brand!

Position Overview

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing Impact and Tech companies at a really exciting time in its journey. We are looking to build up our sales and business development team with smart people who are ambitious, work well independently and in teams, are not looking to be behind a desk all day and are passionate about working in a company aiming to improve the lives of millions at the grass root level.

Reporting directly to the Country Manager, this role will be critical in delivering on our hugely ambitious plans over the next few years. It is a great opportunity to take on commercial responsibilities in a fast-growing entrepreneurial environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

Work closely with management to both develop and shape, and ensure delivery of a robust and optimised engagement strategy
Managing and growing the department’s function, building processes and frameworks around the department’s market strategy, cost optimisation and relationship management practices
Leading strategic deal-making efforts with external stakeholders
Delivering a consistent and scalable pipeline of integrations for the product team to effectively and measurably improve local customer offerings
Other related duties as assigned

Required Skills/Experience

7+ years of relevant experience in Business Development with a history of over-performance in previous roles
Excellent people and relationship building skills
Experience closing large deals with significant business impact
A passion for financial inclusion, and a can-do and agile attitude necessary to thrive in a start-up environment
Excellent communication, presentation skills and executive presence
Excellent organisational and project management skills
Fluency in English

Company Perks & Benefits

Mandatory government payments
Paid leaves
Sufficient equipment
Great work environment
Working for a socially good cause
Growth in global tasks and responsibilities

Important Note: Offers of employment or job openings with requests for payment or fees should be treated with extreme caution, viewed as potentially fraudulent and reported immediately.