Business Development Manager – Cairo

The candidate is required to grow the business of SETS Group in Egypt and eventually in Africa. They will be responsible for identifying new opportunities and business trends as well as developing relationships with existing and new clients and partners. The Business Development (BD) Manager shall be working closely with internal and external stakeholders to convert business leads into actual projects.

What you will do
  • Develop the BD plan for Egypt in alignment with SETS Group strategic objectives and priorities
  • Identify and pursue relevant opportunities
  • Identify and develop relationships with potential clients and partners
  • Maintain a network of relationships with existing clients and partners
  • Identify and develop new customer segments / business lines
  • Deliver compelling calls and presentations to introduce SETS’ capabilities and value proposition
  • Research and analyze key economic factors that may influence the market activity within Egypt
  • Support the Global BD Manager during establishment of strategic partnerships, due diligence exercises, and other business ventures inside Egypt
  • Support the tendering process, when needed, by identifying partners or market intelligence
  • Prepare BD reports on a regular basis to support decision making and way forward
  • Identify and represent SETS Group at leading events and conferences
Skills and Competencies
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Finance, Economics, Engineering, or related disciplines
  • 6 – 10 years of business development experience, preferably in the Engineering industry
  • Previous work experience with international donors is a must
  • Strong research, data analysis, and presentation skills
  • Confidence, strong interpersonal communication skills, and capacity to interface with high-level individuals in the public and private sectors
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and professional with a desire to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to identify and proactively seek new business opportunities
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written Arabic and English
  • The Jobholder will be based in Cairo, Egypt
Start Period
Dec - 2019