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Proposal & Business Development Specialist




R600 000.00 per annum


This well-run entity is an integrated social enterprise and a provider of education, training, personal empowerment, and organisational development solutions and is focused on professionalising and institutionalising underserved systems and communities within South Africa. They require a Proposal and Business Development Specialist. 


  • The Proposal & Business Development Specialist will coordinate a bid team or deal team to prepare, manage and co-author bids, proposals and pitch decks for clients and funders.
  • Responsible for managing opportunities from initial identification of client requirements through to securing or renewing the contract.
  • The Proposal & Business Development Specialist coordinates from the pre-bidding stage, ensuring that all resources are aligned to client requirements, and managing the development of proposals, and presentations, ensuring continuous improvement of sales processes.
  • Contribute to the development of proposals and presentations, both in terms of content and driving the process.
  • Identify potential sales opportunities and brief the deal or bid management teams.
  • Coordinate and review the commercial aspects of potential opportunities, ensuring all products/ services or solutions are included in the final pricing to the client.
  • Manage office-based and virtual bid/deal teams and inputs from key stakeholders, typically engaging with sales, marketing, product teams, finance, commercial, legal and project management/delivery resources.
  • Conduct research and contribute to the solution development for sales opportunities.
  • Research, source and liaise with different investors and donors.  


  • BCom Sales & Marketing / BBA (or similar)
  • Proven experience in delivering winning proposals/bids for large-scale projects
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role


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