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Location : : Gaborone, South-East District, Botswana
Posted on : : Wed Nov 08, 2017
Apply before : : Sat Nov 25, 2017
Job Type : : Full-time
Experience required : : 8 years
Job category: : Executive
 Job Description

The Special Economic Zones Authority (SEZA) is a newly established parastatal organization that has been established under the Special Economic Zones Act No. 13 of 2015. The organization is mandated to establish, develop and manage Special Economic Zones (SEZs) nationally with a view to creating a conducive environment for domestic investment and foreign direct investment (FDI) to grow and diversify the economy, increase export earnings and also facilitate expansion of employment opportunities.

Job Purpose

The position will develop and oversee the implementation of the business attraction & retention strategy and investor aftercare programme, in addition to ensuring to monitoring and evaluating progress and performance of SEZs to ensure they deliver.

The Job

The incumbent will be responsible for among other things:

• Developing and overseeing the execution of the business attraction and retention strategy.

• Developing and overseeing the implementation of strategies to support investment servicing and aftercare.

• Formulating strategies to develop industry expertise among investment facilitators, as well as, implementing the necessary training programmes to support such expertise and knowledge development.

• Providing investment projects and aftercare support for SEZ investors. • Engaging with and influencing top executives, management and decision-makers from leading companies to invest in Botswana.

• Identifying areas of cooperation with other investment promotion agencies whenever there are opportunities.

• Ensuring that the investment pipeline remains full with qualified leads & prospects.

• Developing and overseeing the implementation of a monitoring & evaluation framework.

The Person

The right candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications;

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or other related field, plus a Master’s Degree a related field.

• At least eight to ten (8-10) years of experience in business development or investment promotion in a customer-focused organisation dealing with international clients, five (5) of which should have been spent at management level and two of which should have been in a B2B sales environment.

• Advocacy skills.

• A proven track record in project management.

• Understanding of the Botswana business environment.

• Highly analytical with exceptional problem- solving skills.

• Excellent judgment and critical decision-making skills.

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Strong negotiation, sales and marketing skills

Apply before : Sat Nov 25, 2017
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