Vacancy: Business Development Manager Microsoft (Advanced Technologies)

Business Development Manager Microsoft (Advanced Technologies)

Applications in the form of an updated CV to be addressed to Talia Marr Via e-mail on [email protected] 
Closing Date: 04 May 2022 @ 17h00

Business Development Manager Microsoft (Advanced Technologies) Role Description

Reporting to the Business Unit Manager, the successful candidate will be based in Midrand and will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Own and drive relationship with Microsoft customers
  • Grow share of wallet within these customers of primarily Microsoft products
  • Identify and develop new revenue streams
  • Provide weekly sales forecast to management
  • Provide input to product team regarding stock holding
  • Working with reseller partners to devise Microsoft growth strategies and implementing these strategies
  • Market products and manage the sales process
  • Identify and implement market strategies
  • Disseminate product information
  • Position vendor product set
  • Have market knowledge on competitive brands
  • Keeping abreast of latest technology
  • Have knowledge of roadmaps and product life cycles

Talia Marr
Recruitment Specialist

+27 (11) 265 3277



  • Matric with mathematics is essential, a tertiary qualification and/or a relevant diploma will be an advantage
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar position
  • Own transport and valid driver’s license
  • Vaccination Certificate Required
  • Knowledge of the IT market, reseller channels, marketing and promotional strategies is essential
  • Understanding of IT industry and OEM channel
  • Good time management and well organized i.e., deadline driven, able to plan and prioritize a high workload
  • Above average computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Service quality orientated
  • Customer focused
  • Copes effortlessly within a high stress and pressurized environment
  • Excellent communication, writing and people skills
  • Willing to go the extra mile and succeed
  • Technology driven
  • Basic calculations (ability to work with numbers)
  • Self-actualization (capacity to assert oneself)
  • Motivation (ability to motivate others)
  • Negotiation (in a spirit of co-operation with the aim of an amicable outcome)
  • Tact (courteous, diplomatic, respectful manner)
  • Excellence orientation (set and achieve high standards & ongoing improvement)
  • Feedback (provide positive, helpful & productive feedback)
  • Liaison (establish effective personal contact / channel for communication between parties)
  • Written communication (convey information through written instruction)
  • Decisiveness (ability to make decisions, render judgment, take action & apply corrective measures)
  • Evaluating (ask questions, analyze, give attention to and attend to detail)

Personal Attributes


  • Mature and outgoing individual
  • Well-groomed and highly presentable
  • Well organized individual
  • High attention to detail
  • Positive individual
  • High level of energy
  • Self-driven and willing to go the extra mile
  • A high level of perseverance
  • Be patient, tolerant and diplomatic
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Analytical thinker
  • Problem Solver

All applications in the form of a detailed CV must be forwarded to:

Talia Marr
+27 (11) 265 3277
[email protected]

By sending your CV to apply for the position, you give your consent for the information to be processed and you also acknowledge and understand the purpose for which your personal information is required and will be used for. 

The Company is under no obligation to fill this position and should you not have had any feedback within 2 weeks after the closing date, you may consider your application unsuccessful.