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Business Development & Tender Officer

Date Posted: Mar 26, 2021

Job Description

Our esteemed client has an urgent vacancy for the position of a Business Development & Tender Officer based in Blantyre, Malawi.


Job Summary: The position holder will be responsible for all tendering processes of the organization and ensuring business expansion through sourcing of new clients for the Company products and services.


Job Description / Requirements


Tendering duties;


  • Filling, preparing, and submitting both technical and commercial documents for advertised tenders from different clients.
  • Ensuring that the tender documents are properly printed, bound and availed to be submitted to clients in time.
  • Identify and manage all the pre-qualifications and present them to the management for review and approval prior to final submission.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and opening of… tender events when required.
  • Coordinates and communicates proposal document delivery and cost requirements to the key support functions to meet proposal due dates while raising, tracking and documenting issues.
  • Ensures all relevant documentation for bid proposals is complete and accurate.
  • Identify and manage all the pre-qualifications and present them to the management for review and approval.
  • Following Advertisements (Invitations to Tender/ EOIs etc.).
  • Maintaining hardcopy and softcopy records and login details of all submitted tenders.
  • Follow up with non-awarded tenders so as to improve Company’s quality standards.


Business Development Duties


  • Prepare written proposals, financial proposals and attach all the relevant documentation.
  • Sourcing for relevant tenders
  • Target appropriate customers
  • Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings
  • Researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities.
  • Networking, calling and visiting potential customers.



  • Degree/ Diploma in any field
  • Experience Level: Mid-level
  • Certificate/Diploma in sales and Marketing or equivalent.
  • A Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Tendering.
  • At least 1 year experience in Business development.
  • Good understanding of Tender Management Process.
  • Excellent Communication (verbal & written) and Negotiation Skills
  • English fluency
  • Excellent writing skills

How to apply

Send your CV with SALARY Expectations to the following email address:


Please include Job Title in subject line.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

Closing date is - 31st March 2021

Skills Required

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