Business Development Officer


Job Title:  Business Development Officer

Company: Lupiya Financial Services

Location: [Lusaka, Zambia]

About Lupiya Financial Services:

Lupiya Financial Services (LFS) is an award-winning, Zambian-owned fintech startup that provides online loans and Investments.

Job description: Business Development officer will be responsible for customer acquisition and revenue growth. The goal is to drive sustainable financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with clients.

  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs.
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective clients.
  • Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives.
  • Prepare sales contracts ensuring adherence to law-established rules and guidelines.
  • Keep records of sales and revenue.
  • Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support.
  • Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Help to plan sales campaigns.
  • Create a sales and partnership timelines pipeline.
  • Negotiate pricing with customers, and suppliers in some cases.
  • Increase sales of the business.

Business Development officer should have the following skills, education, and experience:

  • Proven working experience as a business development manager, sales executive, or a relevant role.
  • Proven sales record of accomplishment
  • Experience in customer support is a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS (Mass Spec) Office and CRM (Client Relationship Management) software (e.g., Salesforce)
  • Proficiency in English & Market knowledge
  • Communication, data analytics, mathematical models, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build rapport & Time management and planning skills.
  • BSc/BA in business administration, sales, engineering, social sciences, or relevant field
  • Open to flexible work hours and working from home.
  • 2 to 3 years relevant work experience

Lupiya’s Mission:

Our mission is to foster financial inclusion in Zambia by simplifying borrowing processes and requirements. We believe every Zambian should be accorded fair opportunity to access financing.

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