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Business Development Manager Job Vacancy - Ipsos Synovate

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Ipsos - Synovate is a prime source of holistic market information services that enhance planning and decision making in the Private, NGO and Public Sectors across sub-Saharan Africa.

We are an integrated media research & media monitoring, social and market research company providing evidence and insights which inform and advise on a wide range of business and social issues.

Business Development Manager - Uganda 

1 Position

Responsibilities & Deliverables

Strategy formulation: develop business development/sales strategies for the Ipsos Synovate products including Market and Social Research, Media Monitoring and Media Research, Opinion polling and Special Projects.

Strategy implementation: responsible for the execution of business development activities as specified in the company strategic plan.

Revenue generation: to ensure a continuous revenue stream from local and international clients making sure that the annual group revenue target is achieved through; new clients, preparing proposals/ quotations and make follow up, identifying new revenue sources and opportunities for repeat business.

Reporting: provide weekly updates on business development issues covering - contacts made, proposals/quotes sent, revenue generated, and any progress on target clients. This information will also be entered on an online template on a weekly basis.

Brand building initiatives: ensure that the target market interacts with the Ipsos-Synovate brand on a regular basis through various initiatives which include - articles, speaking opportunities, interactive sessions, etc. These initiatives must be in line with the corporate communication strategy and overall business strategy.

Requirements: Knowledge & Skills:

  • A general understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • At least 2 years experience in sales preferably in the service or advertising industry
  • Experience in selling business to business products & services is an added advantage
  • Ability to prepare proposals and pitch for business
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
Key Performance Indicators (KPI):
  • Monthly sales targets achieved and contact new clients
  • Weekly and monthly reports submitted
  • Brand building initiatives implemented
If you are this person, then you are right for us and we are right for you!

This is a challenging opportunity for dedicated and highly motivated professionals, with a strong commitment to Ipsos-Synovate’s values.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please e-mail your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the specified positions to or


Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
  • All Ugandans are encouraged to apply.
  • Non-Ugandans with work permits are legible to apply.
Deadline for all applications: 5th April 2012, 5pm

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information on Ipsos-Synovate please

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