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Business Development Specialist || Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

DUE : 23 JAN 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the
following posts that have arisen in the University:
CENTRE FOR INNOVATION AND INDUSTRIALISATION
Business Development Specialist (1 Post):

Duties and Responsibilities
 Develop organisational capability to track and report on all business development
activities, establishing and maintaining short and long-term development
forecasts;
 Liaise with Faculty Deans to identify opportunities to monetise existing expertise
and opportunities;
 Assist the Business Development Manager and Faculties with identifying,
researching, and developing future business development opportunities;
 Manage revenue from partnerships including revenue risk mitigation and driving
new ideas to grow revenue from existing business ventures;
 Establish and manage Partnerships and Strategic Alliances to promote business
development in the University;

 Provide weekly and monthly reports to the Business Development Manager and
Dean of the relevant Faculty;
 Monitor and advise the Business Development Manager on performance of business
units and various business ventures undertaken by University Faculties;
 Undertaking any other related duties as assigned by the Business Development
Manager and/or Faculty Dean.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management/ Finance/
Accounting/ Economics/ Marketing or related discipline. Applicants should have at least
3 years’ post qualification experience in business development; identifying new
markets, business opportunities assessments and developing sound business proposals.

Skills and Attributes
 Creativity, Innovation, Problem-solving, and Research.
 Team player who works well in an interdisciplinary team
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Decision making and accountability.
 Attentive to detail and accuracy.
 Excellent organisational skills.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Leave, contributory medical aid and pension are offered. Information on salary and
other benefits will be made available to shortlisted candidates.

TO APPLY
Applicants must submit six (6) sets of applications which should include the application
letter, certified copies of certificates, national identification and a detailed Curriculum
Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth,
qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names
and addresses of three referees including their email addresses. Applications in
envelopes clearly indicating post applied for should be addressed and sent via
registered mail to:

The Acting Deputy Registrar, Human Resources
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
P.O. Box 35
MARONDERA
Hand deliver or send by courier to:
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
CSC Campus, Industrial Sites
15 Longlands Road
MARONDERA

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, 23 January 2023. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The University does not charge applicants a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process and does not have Agents who receive applications on its behalf