22 Feb 2024

Business Development Manager at Dredge Masters

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Job Description

JOB PURPOSE  : A Business Development Manager, who will play a pivotal role in expanding our presence in the dredging industry, is being sought to join our team at Dredge Masters Limited. We are in search of a seasoned professional with a minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in business development, particularly within the maritime and dredging sectors.

REPORTS TO : Deputy Managing Director


  • Develop and implement strategies to identify and secure new business opportunities in the dredging sector.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with clients, partners, and industry stakeholders.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive digital marketing strategies to enhance brand visibility, generate leads, and increase conversion rates.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to tailor solutions to client needs.
  • Monitor industry trends and market conditions to identify growth opportunities.
  • Prepare and deliver compelling presentations and proposals to potential clients.
  • Demonstrate cultural and community sensitivity in client interactions.
  • Documentation of project changes and updates.


  • Education: Masters in MBA/ MSC in Business /CIMG Certification BSc/BA in business administration, finance or relevant field
  • Education in Engineering, Project Management  with a strong Marketing experience would be considered
  • Fluency in speaking and writing French will be an added advantage

Minimum 10-12 years’ experience of successful commercial management, business development, customer management, sales or related field with at least 5 years in Senior role

  •  Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong strategic mindset
  • Outstanding interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Effective Communication & Team Management qualities
  • Excellent negotiation capabilities
  • Strong IT literacy


  • Must be able to write technical and financial proposals
  • Must have a technical Background or Engineering
  • Previous Knowledge in Dredging, Mining or Heavy Duty Machine Operations would be desirable.
  • Appreciable experience in Business Prospecting within Africa or international Exposure
  • Strong Government relations and Stakeholder Management
  • Proven Track record in successful sales and/or marketing and managing relationships with key clients
  • Knowledge of industry and the Route to Market processes
  • In-depth understanding of market research methods and analysis
  • Experience in developing and executing commercial strategy
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements
  • Solid knowledge working with key financial data and the ability to produce sound budgeting, forecasting and performance reporting


Method of Application

Interested applicants may submit application and curriculum vitae to the under listed email address on or before 25th February, 2024 to: [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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