Business Development Cum Branch Manager

Kitwe, Zambia, ContractFull Time

Curechem Zambia (Pvt) Limited, a leading chemical raw material distribution company in Zambia with branches in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Mozambique, and India is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following opportunity that has arisen in Zambia.
JOB TITLE: Business Development cum Branch Manager
LOCATION: KITWE
PURPOSE OF JOB
1. To define and implement the branch strategic and operational plans, objectives, and policies. Ensuring all personnel within the branch have the competence required for their jobs and to meet business objectives. To design, negotiate and implement favorable business terms with stakeholders such as clients, suppliers, and regulators etc. Ensure sales targets are met and responsible for day-to-day operations of their respective Branch.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Responsible for the development of challenging but realistic branch strategic objectives and implementation of plans to achieve desired results.
Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction.
Oversee branch budget formulation and initiatives to achieve the same.
Conduct research to identify new markets and customers
Working capital management that is inflows and out flows and payment to creditors.
Monitoring procurements in terms of cost of products and quantities.
Maintain healthy relationship with key stakeholders, clients and monitor statutory compliance.
Monitor demurrages, penalties, fines, and other extraordinary costs, investigate, and identify the reasons, fix responsibilities, and recover the same.
Management of purchasing and stockholding to ensure no cases of understocking or overstocking
Promote CureChem ‘s product or services client’s objectives.
Ensure the branch is staffed with the right motivated caliber and number of staff
Responsible for communicating and driving company vision, mission, and culture.
Managing branch employee’s performance measurement system.
Managing overall branch sales performance.
Maintain high standards of corporate govemance and social responsibility.
Any other work/duties assigned by Senior Management from time to time.
To be aware of and comply with Quality Management System policies, procedures, and objectives.
Identifying and reporting (to relevant personnel) nonconformities, safety hazards and any other problems pertaining to the Quality Management System and ensuring that logistics process non-conformities are resolved effectively.
Responsible for approval of leave applications, petty cash expenditures and other expenditures.
Supervise work of all personnel who reports direct to you and provide overall leadership to all branch personnel.
Ensure that the branch comply with the health and safety regulations of Zambia.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Degree in business administration, sales, or relevant field. Diploma or degree in Chemical Engineering will be an added advantage
Proven working experience as a business development manager or a relevant role
Proficiency in MS office and CRM software
Proven sales track record
Experience in customer support is a plus
Market knowledge of mining chemicals. Knowledge of industrial products is an added advantage
Communication and negotiation skills
Ability to build rapport
Time management and planning skills

Candidates meeting the above must send their cover letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae on or before 15th April 2022 to: [email protected]curechem.com.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted