Business Development Officer (Financial)

  Aria Medica
Master's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1791
Date Posted:May 4, 2017
Closing Date:May 26, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Aria Medica:


Job Summary:

The Business Development Officer at Aria Medica will work to improve the company’s market position and achieve financial growth. He/She is responsible to define long-term financial strategic goals, and maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions as well as deep knowledge of USAID and UN compliance, operational and financial procedures. He/She will also be developing financial proposals based on requirements set-in RFPs and identify potential clients and decision makers within the international donor organizations and assist business development manager and managing director in bringing new businesses.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Business Development Officer (Financial) will be responsible for undertaking the following tasks and responsibilities in a professional manner.

 Working alongside a business’ Development manager, the business development officer (financial) will not only be an exceptional accountant and hands-on with company finances, but will also be commercially aware, advising on the best path of growth for the business
 The business development officer will be responsible for overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of proposals/new biddings and company’s strategy and is expected to analyze figures and recommendations on the new findings.
 Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.
 Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including donor agencies.
 Meeting potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging his/her network.
 Deep knowledge of overall of USAID and UN compliance, operational and financial procedures
 Specialization of a portfolio of U.S embassy, USAID and its implementing partners, UK and UN agencies.
 Define project scopes, goals and deliverables that support business goals
 Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the international donors’ organization.
 Setting up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals.
 Planning approaches and concepts related to pharmaceutical and health sector
 Leading the development of financial proposals based on announced RFPs that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
 Using a variety of styles to persuade or negotiate appropriately.
 Initiate and bring new business ideas in the pharmaceutical and health market of Afghanistan and developing business plans/strategies
 Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings with donor agencies and Afghan ministries

Job Requirement:

Master's or its equivalent degree with 5 years of experience in related field, Bachelor's degree with 7 years of relevant experience.
 Fully aware of the national and international financial policies and standards
 Familiar with sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a skilled in “reading” the market.
 Able to collect and analyze financial data and to work with numbers and figures and come up with recommendations to the business development manager and Managing director
 Ability to relate seemingly quite different pieces of information and to explore possibly useful linkages between them.
 Team building and empowerment skills.
 Honest, eager, very energetic and extremely positive individual with a genuine passion for achieving goals for self and the team.
 Ability to withhold premature judgment on any situation without getting as much information as possible from all sources in the time available.
 Ability to express him/herself clearly, relevantly and factually, without being defensive or aggressive, while still being appropriately assertive.
 Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 Ability to communicate seamlessly with others from all levels, backgrounds, and cultures.
 Ability to maintain a professional and positive behavior, regardless of the situation.
 Ability to quickly meet deadlines independently.
 Ability to perform under pressure.
 Planning and preparing presentations
 Good business sense
 A deep understanding of marketing principles

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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