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Business Dev Rep (Ref 108)

Company Overview: Star Personnel is a distinguished, owner-managed recruitment and selection firm, proudly standing as one of South Africa’s oldest in the industry. Established on the principles of excellence, integrity, and client satisfaction, Star Personnel has a rich legacy in providing top-notch recruitment solutions.   Learn more at .
We are growing our team with a B2B Business Development Representative.

Position: Business Development Representative

Location: Remote (within South Africa and internationally)

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Job Overview: As a Business Development Representative at Star Personnel, you will play a pivotal role in expanding our client base both locally and internationally. The primary responsibilities include prospecting, cold calling, and negotiating with potential clients to fulfill their recruitment needs. The market is vast and offers numerous opportunities for a motivated individual to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Prospecting and Lead Generation:
    • Identify and research potential clients locally and internationally.
    • Generate leads through various channels, including online research, networking, and industry events.
  2. Cold Calling and Outreach:
    • Initiate contact with prospective clients through effective and engaging cold calling.
    • Present Star Personnel’s services and value proposition clearly and persuasively.
  3. Client Relationship Management:
    • Build and nurture strong relationships with clients, understanding their unique recruitment needs.
    • Collaborate with clients to develop tailored solutions that meet their staffing requirements.
  4. Negotiation and Deal Closing:
    • Conduct negotiations with potential clients, ensuring mutually beneficial agreements.
    • Close deals and secure long-term partnerships with new clients.
  5. Market Analysis:
    • Stay abreast of industry trends, competitor activities, and market dynamics.
    • Provide regular reports on market conditions and opportunities.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience in business development, sales, or a related field in a B2B environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiation abilities with a persuasive and confident approach.
  • Self-motivated, independent, and able to work remotely without constant supervision.
  • Ability to work flexible hours while demonstrating effective time management skills.


  • Remote work opportunities, enabling you to work from any location within South Africa or internationally.
  • Flexible working hours, allowing you to manage your own schedule within reasonable bounds.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes and a compelling cover letter outlining their relevant experience and why they are a great fit for this role. Please send applications to or apply below.

Star Personnel is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Application Deadline: 19 January 2024

eCommerce (Magento) Developer

We are looking for an experienced E-commerce Developer to join this international team. Our client (with head office in Hong Kong) specializes in trading precious metals like gold, silver, platinum, and others, and we need a talented individual to take charge of their online store.

As an E-commerce Developer, you will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing the Magento-based ecommerce website. You will collaborate with project managers, designers, and other developers to define project solutions and ensure they are met. You will also ensure clean UI/UX design and write clean, maintainable, and efficient code. Developing custom modules, extensions, and integrations for Magento will also be part of your role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain, and enhance Magento-based ecommerce websites
  • Collaborate with project managers, designers, and other developers to define project solutions and ensure they are met.
  • Ensure clean UI/UX design
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code
  • Develop custom modules, extensions, and integrations for Magento
  • Troubleshoot and debug Magento issues
  • Optimize website performance, scalability, and security
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest Magento and PHP developments
  • Research and advise the company on their future ecommerce strategies.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in PHP development
  • 3+ years of experience in Magento development
  • Strong knowledge of Magento architecture and development best practices
  • Proficiency in PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience in version control systems such as Git
  • Strong understanding of web performance optimization, caching, and security
  • Experience with AWS, Docker, and other cloud technologies is a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

In addition to the above requirements, the person needs to be flexible with regards to their hours and fluent in English with a neutral accent. They will be working with role players from all over the world. This is a completely remote job, and the person will need to have their own home office.

We offer competitive compensation packages (R70 000 – R80 000 pm neg), as well as a dynamic and supportive work environment. If you are passionate about ecommerce and have experience in Magento development, we want to hear from you. Apply today and join the team!

Star Personnel Recruitment

Star Personnel Recruitment