Job vacancy QSST-Business Development Manager

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Q-Sourcing
Acacia estates, Regus offices, 84, Kinondoni P. O BOX 80964 , Dar Es Salaam
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Job Type
Employee
Job Status
Full Time
Announced
29 June, 2022
Job Title

QSST-Business Development Manager

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About This Job:

Q-Sourcing Limited, trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec, is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and South Sudan.

On behalf of one of our Tanzania based clients, we are looking for a competent and experienced Business Development Manager. 

Location: Tanzania

Job Summary:

The job holder is responsible to

To lead the implementation of a brand-new end to end business model, aiming at empowering small holders’ farmers in Tanzania. Support planning, implementation and scale up of local pilots in a dynamic and multi-stakeholder environment.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Develop detailed operational plans, with KPIs and milestones, ensuring line management approval and providing regular updates of progress
  • Lead and drive successful implementation of first pilots with local team, growers & key customer
  • Responsible for the operation and management of our first technical service centers
  • Build strategic partnerships with input partners, mechanization partners, banks, insurers & tech companies to offer a comprehensive solution to our growers
  • Build strong connections with all layers of local government & other stakeholders such as NGOs
  • Build up local network of value chain actors to identify & convince future customers
  • Stay close from the field & local entrepreneurs, to continuously evaluate opportunities
  • Manage a growing team, composed of agronomists & engagement managers, giving them clear direction and support when needed
  • Manage budget and report financials, defining resources needed to keep growing the program
  • Ensure all aspects of the new model set-up are conducted in fully compliant manner.
  • Work closely with the customers to plan required crop volumes, implementing end to end operational efficiencies replicable at scale (SOP”S)

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, &EXPERIENCE & CAPABILITIES

  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit, with an appetite for innovation & new technologies
  • Operational experience with solid understanding of business drivers
  • Previous experience in Agriculture – Knowledge of agribusiness markets and customer needs
  • Working knowledge of the governance processes of AMCOS and Farmer Cooperatives is a plus
  • Proven track record of developing/running businesses in complex and demanding environments
  • Project management experience – management consulting experience is a plus
  • Negotiation & motivational skills, with the ability to influence within and beyond the organization
  • Record of successful management of people & multiple stakeholders
  • Strong team player with outstanding communication skills
  • Great prioritization skills in fast moving environment & ability to work independently
  • Conversant in developing and monitoring farmer P&L’s

Language skills:  Fluent in Tanzanian Swahili & English

Valid Till
29 Jul, 2022


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