Infostrategy Technology Limited is an Information, Communication and Software Technology firm incorporated in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. We operate with a burning passion to transform the technological terrain of Africa by delivering value to clients through innovative and effective leverage of cutting-edge technology solutions.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Business Development Team Lead
Department: Business Development
Reports to: Managing Director
We are looking for Business Development – Team Lead whose primary responsibilities will be Business development, Business analysis, Product and Project Management.
S/He will manage the development and implementation of long term organizational strategic goals, select marketing initiatives, innovate business ideas and solutions that will position the organization competitively and profitably to enlarge her current clientele base, build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, follow up, negotiate and close business deals while maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions.
Essential Duties and Responsiblites
Contacting potential customers and build rapport and arranging meetings
Building and maintaining relationship with new and existing clients
Identification of business operations
Developing quotes and proposals
Development of proposals and concepts notes
Response to RFPs
Preparation of bids/tenders
Planning and initiating new business opportunities
Developing goals for the development team and business growth and ensuring they are met.
Training personnel and helping the team members to improve their skills
Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
Gathering and specifying system requirements
Plan and document requirements
Analysing and model requirements
Carrying out change requests
Performing user acceptance testing
Managing projects, developing project plans, and monitoring.
Product and Project Management:
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Ensure resource availability and allocation
Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
Report and escalate to management as needed
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
Develop product pricing and positioning strategies
Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
Work closely with technology teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
Drive product launches including working with public relations team, executives, and other product management team members
Evaluate promotional plans to ensure that they are consistent with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed
Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding
Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services
Education Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Competencies
Educational background in Computer Science, Information Technology or STEM.
Minimum of 5 years experience in the Information Technology and Software Development Industry.
Experience in managing the implementation/ deployment of IT systems - Required.
Knowledge, experience and certification in Operations Management - Required
Knowledge, experience and certification in Software Project Management - Required.
Knowledge, experience and certification in Business Analysis - Added advantage.
Knowledge, experience and certification Product Management - Added advantage.
Knowledge and experience Agile frameworks (e.g. SCRUM) - Added advantage.
Ability to work with cross - functional teams.
Application Closing Date
3rd August, 2021.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Updated CV as a PDF file to: [email protected] using "Business Development Team Lead" as subject of the mail.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.