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Business Development Manager

Aceleron
Full time
Apply by 26 February 2021

Job description

About the Role:

Aceleron is looking for a Business Development Manager who will be responsible for the company’s business growth in the region. They will be involved in business development and sales and marketing strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • New business development of products in the region.
  • Networking and active business development of new customers.
  • Work closely with the country manager to grow regional sales in East Africa.
  • Work with industry players and investors to create new projects and opportunities for the company.
  • Lead negotiations between company and potential customers.
  • Design and implement a strategic business plan that expands the company’s customer base and ensures its strong presence.
  • Generate leads and cold call prospective customers.
  • Create sales pipeline and monthly and quarterly forecast.
  • Negotiate pricing with customers.
  • Meet with customers face to face or over the phone.
  • Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with the plan of how to meet this.
  • Create development plans and growth projections.
  • Liaise with colleagues to develop sales and marketing strategies. 
  • Work closely with country manager to develop short-term and long-term sales strategies. 
  • Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status.
  • Track the progress of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual targets.
  • Able to deliver agreed KPI’s in a result driven environment


Does this Sound Like You?

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field.
  • Minimum experience of 4 years in sales or business development.
  • Proven track record on achieving sales targets from previous roles.
  • Strong hold on leading negotiations.
  • Ability to use CRM systems as well as proficiency in MS Office 365.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Sales experience in batteries or solar systems would be highly preferred.


Cultural Attributes:

  • High level of ownership.
  • Focused, and with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills along with influencing capabilities.
  • Insightful and forward-looking.

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About Aceleron

Aceleron is an innovative UK-based advanced lithium battery developer aiming to accelerate the global shift to cleaner, more renewable energy and to empower people to benefit from sustainable battery technology.With a presence in the UK, Caribbean and East Africa, we create innovative storage technology that makes it possible to easily service lithium battery packs, to upgrade features and capabilities at will, and to avoid expensive take back and disposal costs by continuously refilling energy cells.

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