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Business Development Manager (Ref 105)

Northern Suburbs CPT.  Salary market related.  No medical Aid or Prov fund but other benefits

Valid driver’s licence and Own vehicle mandatory


To expand current acquisition and sales channels as well as identifying and developing new channels and growth opportunities outside the current online offering.

Strategic Leadership:

  • Own and build relationships with lead providers and manage service level agreements.

Business Development:

  • Responsible for driving acquisition of new SME customers and lead generation.
  • Represent the business in public forums, networking events and other as necessary, as a face of the business.
  • Identify opportunities and engage to source new partners, merchants, networks, banks, or other online lending platforms through which the company can grow its client base.
  • Manage, maintain, and develop new and existing marketing channels.
  • Ensure consistent and quality support for all referral and business partners.
  • Drive new and existing channel development to sustain business growth.
  • Work with lead generation and acquisition agencies to deliver SME customer growth and engagement in line with targets.

Financial Management:

  • Regular reporting against department objectives and annual calendar
  • Prepare updates, reports and presentations when requested

Market Research:

  • Regularly provide field-originated market intelligence and feedback regarding trends, industry needs, and customer preferences that assist in marketing and planning of initiatives to develop both new and existing accounts. Utilise this research to propose new channels, directions or products that the business should explore to improve market share.
  • Monitor relevant competitor activity and take appropriate action if required

Minimum Formal Qualifications and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Communication or similar

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5-7 + years in business development and sales, of which at least 3 years in the lending or banking industries.

Technical/Business Competence:

  • Hands-on experience with multiple sales techniques (including cold calls)
  • Track record of achieving sales quotas
  • Understanding of sales performance metrics
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations

Important Stakeholders:   Internal                Marketing, Operations

External               Prospective and current clients, affiliates/lead providers


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Director of Operations – Pharmaceutical Production Plant (Houston, Texas) (Ref 108)

Full time

United States of America

A leading Pharmaceutical Manufacturing organization is launching a cutting-edge production facility specializing in injectable drugs and capsules. This role is based in Houston, Texas and offers an opportunity for relocation.

 Position Overview:

Our Client is seeking a dynamic Director of Operations for their Production Plant to lead their new facility, ensuring top-tier quality and regulatory compliance. This role will be reporting to the CEO and COO, and will manage a team of 10-15 professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production Leadership: Optimize plant operations to meet industry standards.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure adherence to pharmaceutical regulations.
  • Team Management: Inspire your team to excel.
  • Decision-Making: Use data and experience for informed choices.
  • Customer Focus: Foster collaboration and customer-centricity.
  • High Energy: Bring initiative, motivation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Demonstrate self-awareness, empathy, and social skills.


  • Pharmaceutical-chemical university degree.
  • 5 to 7 years of pharmaceutical experience.
  • 3  to 5 years of team management experience.
  • Expertise in 503 B production (injectable / pharmaceuticals).
  • Knowledge of c GMP practices and USP800 guidelines (advantage).
  • English (Home Language).

Location: Houston, Texas, USA.

Contract and Compensation: Permanent contract with competitive salary, benefits, and performance-based bonuses. All relevant Visas and relocation fees will fall under the responsibility of the employer.

We welcome diverse applicants and encourage all genders to apply.

Ready to lead in pharmaceutical production? Join this exiting company and redefine healthcare excellence. Apply today to make a lasting impact.

Area Manager Retail  (Namibia) Ref 105)

Salary – Market Related.

Valid Driver’s license essential.  Only Namibian citizens will be considered.

Our client offers a dynamic business environment where their staff is constantly challenged to reinvent the way they do business in order to keep them at the forefront of the South African fashion industry.

Take a walk through their stores or offices and you’ll encounter an infectious love of fashion and a tangible will to succeed among the people who make up their business – both of which are key to keeping them at least one step ahead of the competition.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with proven retail management experience and the ability to work within a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. This focused and experienced retail professional, must share our client’s commitment to fashion, quality and customer service excellence and will assist in maximizing turnover and profits; controlling expenses within budget and improving the visual appeal and customer service of all stores based in his/her area. The incumbent will be responsible for managing and meeting KPI’s in 6 stores. The areas under this portfolio fall under the Namibia Region.

Candidate will be based in Namibia.

Qualification and Experience


  • Matric (a business related qualification will be an advantage)

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Previous experience as an Area Manager of multiple stores

Successful candidate must be computer literate in Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook)

Technical and Behavioural Competencies

  • Manage multiple locations within a specified region, ensuring that all operations are in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement strategies to achieve operational and financial goals.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to managers and employees, ensuring that they are well-trained and motivated to achieve their objectives.
  • Monitor and analyse financial reports, including sales, expenses, and profitability, and take corrective action as needed.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Conduct regular site visits to ensure that all locations are meeting performance expectations.
  • Ensure that all facilities are maintained to company standards.
  • Manage and resolve employee and customer issues as they arise with emotional intelligence.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as marketing and human resources, to ensure that all locations are aligned with company goals and values.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of new employees.
  • Candidate will be expected to operate and manage independently
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft office (excel, word, Outlook etc)
  • Energetic, self-motivated and resilient with a flair for fashion
  • Excellent verbal and written communicate skills
  • Excellent management and IR skills
  • Knowledge of merchandising principles and fashion & customer centric


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