Strategy & Business Development Manager

Job Status: Placement
Estimated Salary

Expiration date: 04 Aug 2020

Date Posted

06 Jul 2020

Expiration date

04 Aug 2020

Offered Salary (month)



3 year exp


Senior Level

Overall Job Purpose

To identify the organization’s business opportunities, market demand, gaps and short & midterm strategies, and generate insights to help inform; research & development of current and new services.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Conducts research for new business ideas to identify potential markets for new products.

• Develops business plans/proposals/cases for new business investments.

• Analyses viability of new business projects and recommend financing strategies.

• Conducts project evaluations to advise management as well as recommends way forward.

• Identifies, analyses and monitors industry trends with business strategy implications and recommends response strategies

• Conducts market research and collate data to guide decision making by Executive Management

• Analyses regional and international economic developments and trends and recommends response strategies.

• Reviews the organization’s Standard Operating Procedures and recommends improvements

• Reviews corporate performance quarterly within the context of the approved strategic plan.

• Analyses the organization’s corporate plans to assist in the alignment of business activities with market conditions.

• Produces and presents reports and papers to the Board Committee and Main Board meetings on new business and related matters.

• Evaluates the implications of crop production levels on National Food Security and on the GMB business operations.

• Maintains an up to date statistical database for the organisation’s business activities (Food Security).

• Analyses policy to assist in the alignment of business activities with macro – economic conditions.

Qualifications and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Economics/Statistics/Economics/Business Studies

• Master’s Degree in Agriculture Economics/Economics/Strategic Management/ Business Administration is an added advantage

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role

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