Business Development Manager – South Africa

Reference: RM177S

With over a decade of experience, this business development professional excels in strategic planning and sales execution, particularly in the banking, fintech, and financial services sectors. They have a proven track record in managing partnerships across Sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on areas such as mobile payments, secure online identity, and transaction authentication. Their roles have consistently involved driving growth, optimising partnership impacts, and leading negotiations with both new and existing partners. Their strategic and analytical skills have been pivotal in evaluating market opportunities, developing impactful business relationships, and delivering comprehensive business solutions.

Functional Skills

  • Business Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sales Management
  • Partnership Management
  • Market Analysis
  • Negotiation and Licensing
  • Product Development
  • Commercial Collaboration
  • Project Management
  • Technical Services Engagement

Key Achievements

  • Successfully managed channel partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa, increasing regional market penetration.
  • Drove significant growth in banking and fintech sectors by identifying and leveraging new partnership opportunities.
  • Developed and executed strategic account plans, enhancing company presence and sales across multiple regions.
  • Led high-level negotiations for licensing and product development, ensuring optimal commercial outcomes.
  • Consistently provided detailed insights into market trends, guiding strategic decisions and business development initiatives.
South African Candidate