ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans and develops marketing and sales strategies consistent with the overall goals and objectives of the business.
Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
Prepares marketing programme evaluation reports.
Maintains prospects list.
Conducts, or assists in conducting portions of market research activities to identify potential clients.
Regularly monitors performance to budget parameters.
Ensures bid preparation is completed within the requirements of the Group and Company in terms of standardisation, accuracy of estimates and professional presentation of bids.
Customer Relationships Management
Responsible for marketing the Company’s Technologies.
Builds and maintains long term customer relationships.
Builds the brand
Maintains client database.
Ensures compliance with Group Public Relations requirements.
Maintains co-ordinated public relations activities within the Company.
Assumes responsibility for all publicity including, trade shows, brochures, publications and all the public relations material.
Represents the enterprise at conferences, meetings, exhibits, and other special events; promotes new and existing technologies.
Oversees the supervision of personnel in the Marketing Department, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
May oversee the management and administration of specialized databases.
Manages a department budget.
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE The following qualifications and experience are necessary:
A Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Degree (Preferably Chemical).
A post graduate business degree would be an advantage.
4 or more years in a Petrochemical Contracting Environment at management level.
Marketing background preferable but not a prerequisite.