Business Development Executive

  • Job Type: Full time/ Regular
  • Location: Chennai
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Job summary

The Business Development Executive is an integral member of a small team of professionals including the senior leadership. The person in this role will focus on driving growth through exploration of new markets, identifying potential clients, offer customized solutions in consultation with the team and continuous engagement with the client for future associations. He / she will interact with the top management of the clients and ensure that Planys’ superior support levels are maintained with confidentiality.

Essential Functions / Job Duties:
  • Execute the business development plans by regular proactive interaction with the clients, client – support to create loyalty, gain repeat business and attract new business.
  • Manage/assist in day-to-day Business Development activities such as proposal writing, assisting Planys Operations team liaising with client (during projects), regular follow-up with clients on activities (follow-up on proposals, invoices, work completion certificates etc) and assistance during submitting proposals during tender bids.
  • Provide accurate client requirement to the technical team for smooth execution of the projects with efficiency and accuracy
  • Actively monitor and engage with the technical team to execute / deliver the project in line with the client requirement
  • Participate in the analysis and development of long term growth strategy which reflects market inputs, Planys’ capabilities, and market requirement.
  • Represent Planys in national / international conferences, exhibitions, seminars etc as needed.
  • Participate in the analysis and development of long term growth strategy which reflects market inputs, Planys’ capabilities, and market requirement and perform relevant market research on competitors, clients, technology, technology trends, foreign markets etc.

A management degree in Marketing, or an engineering degree with prior experience in sales and marketing is preferred.

Essential knowledge, Skills and abilities:
  • Prior experience in sales / marketing / PR experience is a plus but not mandatory
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and communication capabilities to influence key decision makers and establish strong business relationships
  • Business acumen to understand customer requirement and offer actionable and deliverable solutions
  • Willingness to learn, undergo training program, if necessary, to understand the nature of work, and service offerings by Planys; which would be required to deliver at appropriate standards
  • Superior communications and writing skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse team
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel alone or with the team (Domestic and International)
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