Business Development Manager Africa at Cigna – April 2024

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Business Development Manager Africa

What would a typical day look like?
As a Business Development Manager, You Own Your Region, Develop Your Strategy And Execute This. You Can Imagine, Two Days Hardly Ever Look The Same. A Typical Day Might Include The Following

  • Building relations within your markets to develop concrete business opportunities and create new sales leads
  • Set everything aside to close a deal.
  • Prepare presentations & proposals
  • Building a healthy pipeline and execute on it in order to close your deals
  • Attend and participate during broker events
  • Review and adapt your regional strategy to maximize results
  • Finish a quote before the deadline while following internal processes.

What skills do you need?

  • Do you have 5 years of experience in sales and you have strong commercial, networking and negotiation skills? Great start! That’s essential for the role.
  • Do you also have an international and/or healthcare background?
  • Finally if you are a driven by closing business and get excited by exceeding your sales, you might just be the perfect fit.

You will love this job if you…

  • Love sales and get motivated by working with targets
  • Are well-organised in following up on your sales leads
  • Nurture relations and enjoy developing them
  • Are triggered by the opportunity to map and adapt our sales strategy
  • Feel in your natural habitat at networking events and in presentation rooms
  • Have a strong sense of accountability and like to be empowered
  • Like to work independently, but also value the input of others
  • Can cope with the stress of deadlines and taking decisions in unexpected situations
  • Are agile and enjoy adapting to an ever changing environment

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Cigna on jobs.thecignagroup.com to apply