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Experienced Technology Bilingual Business Development Officer

by Visionary Technologies Company


Financial analysis Writing Startup Valuation Business Model Canvas Financial Projections Market Analysis Business Operations Management Online or Digital Collaboration Bilingualism Time Management Skills. Presentation and Demonstration Skills. Selling and Communication Skills.

Job Description

Visionary Technologies Company (VTC), an innovation centered-technology firm in Cameroon.VTC envisages a world where technology takes the lead in innovation by producing impact-driven solutions to ultimately impact people and businesses positively.    Founded in Buea (Silicon Mountain) and later move to Douala, in over four years of existence, VTC has succeeded to build a business portfolio, has been nominated & has won several awards both locally & internationally and now prides herself in her core values – Innovation, Professionalism and Creativity which have helped her make a difference in a highly competitive Digital world. Today, both national & multinational brands trust in her solutions. We provide the following services; 
  1. Web Solutions (Professional Web Design, Web application development, Cloud/dedicated Hosting/Domain name/SSL/Email, Website Maintenance)
  2. Mobile solutions (Mobile App Development, BULK SMS, USSD, Interactive Voice Recorder,  )
  3. Software Solutions (Custom Software development, Software Testing/QA, etc.)
  4. Digital Strategy solutions (SEO and Social media marketing, Professional emailing)
  5. Creative design Solutions (Logos, Business cards, Brochures, banners/flyers, Animation)
  6. Business Intelligence solutions (ERP integration and Training, Data mining)
  7. IT Infrastructure Management Solutions (Supplies, Networking, Installations/maintenance, Support )
  8. IT/Cyber security & Compliance Solutions: ( Security Audits/PEN, Cloud Security, Infrastructure Security)
  9. Internet Connectivity Solutions (Satellite Internet Services, Optical Fiber Internet Connection).
Our Product(s) SIMS® is a community project and flagship product of VTC which recently won a 5000 USD seed funding from Tony Elumelu Foundation 2019, 4th Africa Finalists-GESAwards 2019. SIMS® (Scholar Information Management System) an AI-powered innovative learning and school management app designed to provide learners , educators and administrators  with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create blended or personalized  and remote learning accessible 24/7 anytime anywhere. More Information  

The Coronavirus outbreak has accelerated demand for our services as SMEs battle to overcome a pandemic and adapt to a changing business environment that would favor companies with strong digital presence.  Our key differences are ;
  1. Our deep understanding of the industry and our clients needs: We understand the problems our clients face and are able to provide variety of solutions most of which are cost effective 
  2. Our people: We place people at the heart of everything we do, and we want you to be the best you can be. 
  3. The results we produce: 90% of our clients have testified they have had more than what they originally opted for. Meaning we exceed our clients expectations.
 Our culture : We place people at the heart of everything we do, and we want you to be the best you can be. We're looking for experienced, ambitious, driven, results oriented, with a strong desire to be part of a team that is working on solutions that are going to solve even their own daily life challenges. In return we shall provide benefits, opportunities, experiences and stake in a variety of projects both internally for VTC and from VTC Clients or partners. 

At VTC, we’re well aware of the impact our solutions have on every initiative. But we won’t rest until everybody knows and benefits from our solutions.

What are we looking for?

We're looking for a bilingual business development officer for full time basis in our office located in Akwa Douala-Cameroon with 

Job Requirement

  • 3-5 Years of Professional Experience in business development, finance/marketing or marketing accounting for startups or SMEs, Business Development especially Sales/Marketing oriented as well as some knowledge in tech business in Cameroon.
  • Strong Written & Verbal Communication Skills in both French & English( Perfectly Bilingual)
  • Proficiency in technology especially usage of applications like Microsoft Office (Excel & Powerpoint) , Email, CRM, Saas, HRM, ERP, etc.
  • Cool under pressure 
  • An interest in the digital media, advertising industry, technology, and digital marketing , ed-technology
  • A team player but can work independently to get things done.
  • Friendly and open to new challenges .
  • Desire to work, learn, and grow at a startup environment.
  • Proven experience as business developer or similar role in previous employment for at-least a year with verifiable records.
  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing , Sales, Technology, etc.
  • Understand , have applied digital transformation in at-least five organizations
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Experience in grants, fundraising or investment is a must
  • Working knowledge of business KPIs (performance/operation metrics), data analysis and Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • HND, BSc/BA in any business related field e.g Accounting, Marketing, Sales, Technology, etc. which 
  • Proven track record of fast pace, high tech startup, 
What we are not looking for in this role;
  1.  Not Bilingual
  2. Not passionate , experience or have skills  and experience in business development( with atleast 1 year in technology business evironment)

Benefits: Manager role
Salary Range: XAF 250 000 ( More or less depending on your experience, value you will bring in)
Other benefits:  Commission, Equity, Travel, Further training/Certifications