Description

The Business Development Junior Associate needs to be an energetic self-starter who can quickly grasp our vision and contribute constructively with workable action plans. 

Responsibilities

• Assist in the preparation of standard/routine proposals in conjunction with team members. 

• Assist in working out the financial analysis and estimate using standard models 

• Assist other associates in their respective projects. 

• Assist in drafting the project components together and package and assist in presenting the proposal to the clients. 

• Assist in communicating with internal groups the outcome of the negotiations/proposals taking into account the expectations set forth for each group. 

• Assist Innovation Ecosystem Director/superiors in their calling programs to explore new business opportunities. 

• Track and report on the status of all proposal components. 

• Participate in activities needed to support the management functions of the team. 

• Assist in closing new business deals and assist in the coordinating of requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations. 

An ideal candidate would be

  • At least two years of experience in industry business development and/or research and development arena. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, information and communications technology (ICT), or finance with experience relating to new business development, marketing or sales. 
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0. 
  • Has a good understanding of financial proposals, cashflows and scenario analysis and is able to write proposals. 
  • Have a good technical understanding and well versed in technology
  • Fluent communication skills in English/Arabic, both verbal and written 
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Able to work independently but within a strategic framework 
  • Good business acumen 
  • Willing to learn and ask questions and can multitask 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel 
  • CFA Program candidate (preferred) 
  • Bahraini applicants only 

(Only GCC nationalities)

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