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Careers

Business Developer and Senior Business developer positions
Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) is a commercial entity that commercialises the research outcomes of the University of Pretoria through contract research, consulting and specialist advisory services. Our clients are based in the local private and public sectors, and include a large number of international clients, mostly within Southern Africa.
Entity:
Enterprises University of Pretoria
Post Level:
Closing Date:
14 Feb 2020
Minimum Requirements
Knowledge and experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience being involved within the processes of business generation.
  • Currently working in a consulting and/or contract research environment.
  • Within the processes of business generation the candidate must have experience in tender compilation, preparing unsolicited proposals and generating business intelligence about clients, industries and market segments.
  • • Must be able to demonstrate an ability in high-level research methodology, detailed budget compilation, contract management and have excellent writing capability.
  • Good interpersonal relationships, ability to network and self-drive are non-negotiables.
Education and Qualifications:
  • Relevant three-year tertiary qualification (in any of the above functional areas). A post-graduate qualification and/or business related qualification with be advantageous.
  • Expected to be a South African citizen, with a valid driver’s license, having access to own transport.
Behavioural competencies:
  • Strong conceptualisation ability.
  • • Excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Time management and planning skills.
  • Attention to detail and deadline driven.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • • Advanced computer literacy.
  • Proficiency in English.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Strong conceptualisation ability.
  • • Excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Time management and planning skills.
  • Attention to detail and deadline driven.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • • Advanced computer literacy.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Level of experience, competence and qualification(s) will determine which position (business developer or senior business developer) the applicant will be considered for.
  • Applicants complying with the minimum requirements, may submit their CVs (inclusive of their current salaries) to Ms Pearl Mokoena at hr@enterprises.up.ac.za by the end of business day on 14 February 2020.
  • Please note that if you have not heard from us within seven days from the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.