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Business Development Manager

We are looking for a Business Development Manager to help grow our business towards success. You will need to come up with new and unique business development strategies, set goals and promote the company’s image. Your contribution will help maintain a strong relationship with a growing client base which will bring in more profits and fuel our growth.


Sales Industry

This field handles the selling of commodities, products, and services. This can be done through various methods like direct, telemarketing, B2B, B2C, etc.


What to expect from the role

  • Ideate and develop strategies for business growth.
  • Work and lead many staffs and employees towards targets and goals.
  • Make crucial decisions for business development.
  • With time this job has scope for growth.


Responsibilities

  • Help come up with a development strategy for the business with growth objective in mind.
  • Set milestones and make action plans for the same.
  • Orient and motivate the staff and employees on weekly and monthly goals to keep them on the task.
  • Focus on customer satisfaction plans and financial gain strategies.
  • Promote the company’s image, product, and services.
  • Attending meetings with prospective clients.
  • Record sales, revenue, and invoices to analyze.
  • Conducting research after assimilating data to better understand the requirements of the company and clientele.
  • Ensure the best practices are used with all teams to better the workflow.


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or sales
  • Prior experience as a development manager, sales executive or in related fields.
  • Basic computer skills and well versed with software like MS Office and CRM software.
  • Excellent communication, people and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to network, negotiate and make a good rapport with clients.
  • Ability to motivate sales and convince clients.
  • Strong time management, multitasking and organisation skills.


Average Salary

On average $121,170 per annum.

Source - salary.com

Career Path

IT Manager is a job role that is for those with intermediate to expert level experience in the field. It is a job with high responsibility and in charge of the proper functioning of the Sales department. It is not an entry-level job and requires many years of experience to reach this stage. Here are a few steps you can take towards this job role:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or sales
  • A Master’s degree in a similar discipline.
  • 5-10 years' experience in system engineering and IT support.


Career Progression

With appropriate experience in this job role, you can move on to other job roles in this field such as:

  • General Manager
  • Operational Manager
  • Projects Manager


Sample Questions

Personal
  • What do you love most about business development?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • What qualities do you possess that make you fit for this role?

Human Resources
  • Are you comfortable with traveling for conferences and meeting at our other offices?

  • If an employee has a personal grievance that is affecting his/her work, how would you handle it?

  • What would you do if you found an employee violating company protocol?

Management
  • What kind of partnerships do you think will benefit the company?

  • What changes do you want to make if you get hired and why?

  • Why do you want to join our organisation?

Technical skill and knowledge
  • How do you negotiate with a tough prospective client?

  • How will you identify a new market for us to enter?

  • What software and equipment are you familiar working with?