‌Business Development Manager

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1002
Date Posted:Nov 15, 2019
Closing Date:Nov 19, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About MOBY Group:


Founded in 2003 MOBY GROUP operates in South & Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Headquartered in Dubai, the group employs over 1,200 individuals across 16 businesses. MOBY has been widely recognized for its role in bringing news and entertainment to underserved populations. It serves over 300 million people through its activities in broadcasting, digital & online, production, strategic communications, publishing, music, sports and research.

MOBY’s local-language content in English, Farsi, Pashto, Hindi, Arabic and Amharic spans a range of genres including dramas, reality television, lifestyle and music shows, sports, news & current affairs and children’s programs.

For more information please visit our website www.mobygroup.com

Job Summary:

The role of a Business Development Manager is to gather information on the Afghan private sector across all markets and segments identifying strategic partnership opportunities. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and articulate a comprehensive tactical business development plan to accomplish the organization’s Business goal
  • Identify, evaluate and develop new business opportunities
  • Work with and expand current prospect database within specified business sectors to generate effective leads and potential new markets
  • Locate or propose potential business deals, discovering and exploring opportunities
  • Develop negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations, examining risks and potentials, estimating partners' needs and goals
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure a coordinated approach to developing current/new business opportunities
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements, developing and negotiating contracts, integrating contract requirements with business operations
  • Attend conferences, meetings, and industry events to build relationships with key Business prospects

Job Requirement:

·        Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration required a master’s degree is preferred

·        4-5 years relevant work experience 

·        Excellent prospecting, networking, persuasion, negotiation, and research skills

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Dari and or Pashto (including presentations)

·        High level of computer literacy, including word-processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and the Internet

·        Initiative and strong decision-making skills

·        Ability to think strategically

·        Highly numerate with strong ability in financial analysis, forecasting, project costing, preparing and monitoring budgets

·        Excellent planning, organizational and administrative skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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