Marketing / Admin assistant

Kazanchis, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Coffee Plaza Job Description:Under the supervision of the Office Manager and Project Manager:
• Verify and process expense reports generated by project staff.
• Report monthly VAT declaration
• Assist Marketing staff in providing information to clients
• Petty cash reconciliations, and other areas as assignedEducation and ExperienceDiploma or Degree in Management, Marketing or Finance
• 1 or more years of experience as an office assistant or book keeping
• Fast learner and very good communications skills
• Reporting and document handling skillsHow to apply:Applicants need to send their complete CV and documents to gedion@coffee-plaza.com

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Business Development Manager

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia TALENTINTHECLOUD LTD
With a mission to enable businesses and their customers to participate in the global economy by providing them fast andaffordable cross-border payments, our client is looking to add a highly ambitious, motivated and hardworking Business
Development Manager, focusing on Ethiopia and surrounds to their team of international experts. This is a chance for you to join a
business really making an impact by realising their vision into reality, enabling a world where emerging and developed markets
have seamlessly interconnected cross-border payments.

Their Business Development Manager will be based in Ethiopia and will be reporting into the SVP for Africa. This is an individual
contributor role and a key aspect to this role would be to drive the business development function in the markets of focus. The
ideal candidate will come with superb knowledge of the payments industry specific to Ethiopia and the surrounding region. They
will be autonomous, self-motivated, passionate, possess high energy and have a strong business acumen with the mindset of
rolling up their sleeves and getting the job done.

The business prides themselves in unlocking opportunities for millions of people and businesses in emerging and developed
markets by interconnecting mobile wallet operators, platforms, merchants, money transfer operators, payment service providers
and banks to facilitate seamless payments.

Our client plays an integral role in what can be described as a deeply fragmented industry. As a trusted, neutral and interoperable
aggregator, they offer key payment solutions to tackle the speed, cost-efficiency and accessibility challenges for emerging
markets. Without our client the partners of a payment transaction would waste time and costly resources developing their
connections to multiple systems. Multiple connections would also mean that these actors have to charge higher prices, which
could prohibit financial inclusion and the spread of financial services.

 

Requirements

 

Main Responsibilities:
Developing the overall sales and business development plan in Ethiopia and the surrounding region

 

Management of the full cycle of the sales process including agreement/signatures, live account status and on-going

 

management of accounts

 

Full ownership of customer requests and exploring new opportunities to add value to the position

 

Ensure excellent communication and internal coordination to roll-out new services taking into accounts market specificity

 

(regulation, competition etc.),

 

Attend trade shows, source leads, follow sales process and report back to sales management team

 

Ensure all specific reporting within required time frame including full use of CRM tool

 

Provide timely feedback to line manager about performance, sales activity, account management and strategy

 

Ensure account retention, contractual health, well-being and maximum satisfaction of clients

 

Initiate and maintain a strong link between customers and back-office services in order to ease communication and

 

facilitate the resolution of any issues

 

Identify trends by researching the industry, related events and announcements

 

Effectively communicate the needs of your customers to the support team

 

Mandatory Requirements / Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree

 

Direct or indirect work experience in the Money Transfer or Mobile Financial Services/Payments Industry

 

Results-oriented with great skills in communication, organisation and negotiation

 

Experience developing business and senior relationships across banks, MTOs and Mobile Wallet organizations

 

CRM proficiency, Zoho CRM knowledge is a plus

 

Flexible, self-motivated, disciplined, take ownership of job at hand

 

Team-oriented, able to accept and create change

 

Prior experience in telecommunications is preferred

 

Strong understanding of the customer, market dynamics and requirements

 

Ensure effective working relationships with all relevant clients/partners, third parties and internal colleagues

 

Strong sense of initiative and ability to work both independently and as part of a team

 

Excellent attention to detail

 

Fluent in English is a must have requirement

 

Ability to travel 50% or more


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