Graduate Business Development Minopex Johannesburg, Gauteng Contract Closing Date 17 October 2023 Job Details Minimum experience Entry Level Company primary industry Mining and Metals Job functional area Science Job Description Introduction This position will be based at the Head Office in Woodmead. Description Are you a recent engineering graduate eager to kickstart your career in the field of business development? Do you possess a strong foundation in engineering principles and a passion for driving growth and securing new opportunities? If so, our Business Development Graduate Program offers the perfect platform for you to excel and make a significant impact in the industry. In this comprehensive program, we aim to equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience to become a competent and responsible professional in the field of proposal development and management. By joining our program, you will embark on a transformative journey that encompasses practical training, mentorship, and exposure to real-world scenarios. Duties & Responsibilities:
Contribute to the development of winning proposals by conducting market research, analysing client needs, and formulating effective strategies.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams and subject matter experts to create comprehensive and persuasive proposals.
Communicate complex engineering concepts to diverse stakeholders in a clear and engaging manner.
Evaluate proposals objectively, assess project risks, and identify strategies for risk mitigation.
Deliver persuasive presentations to clients, addressing their concerns and increasing the likelihood of securing contracts.
Utilise proposal management tools and technologies to streamline the development process and ensure efficient collaboration and document management.
Stay updated with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in business development
Continuously improve proposal development skills through learning and professional development opportunities
Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Quantity Surveying
Experience & Skills Requirements:
Up to one year’s work experience will be advantageous
Strong interest in business development and a passion for driving growth
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Proficient in technical writing and presentation skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
Knowledge of proposal development processes is a plus
Familiarity with project management principles is advantageous
Computer literate in MS Office software tools
English language proficiency
Must be a South African Citizen
What we Offer
Comprehensive Business Development Graduate Program designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in the field
Practical training through hands-on exercises, case studies, and simulations
Mentorship opportunities with experienced business development professionals
Exposure to various industries and sectors, providing a diverse range of proposal development experiences
Career advancement opportunities based on performance and demonstrated capabilities
Continuous learning and professional development support
Competitive salary and benefits package
Dynamic and collaborative work environment that fosters innovation and growth
Opportunity to contribute to the overall business development goals of our organisation and make a meaningful impact in the industry.