Business Developer Africa (m/f/d)

Job Overview

Logo: Iventa

Our client is one of the leading sports brands in the world and has been known for decades for innovative and outstanding products for everything to do with shoes, textiles and accessories. We are looking for an experienced and passionate business developer (m/f/d) to further expand the African market from the Salzburg location.

Business Developer Africa (m/f/d)

#export markets #sportswear #forever faster

Exciting tasks


  • Develop deep and broad market model for Africa
  • Define strategies by country in Africa
  • Identify, select, onboard and supervise distribution partners (mixed strategy) for all relevant markets (ca 30% travel time)
  • Achieve sales and profit in the region as agreed yearly in the company budget
  • Monitoring and challengeing ongoing business operations in Africa
  • Ensure appropriate online business in Africa


Your skills and expertise


  • University degree or equivalent education
  • Experience in selling branded consumer goods to export markets, ideally in consumer goods sector in relevant geographies
  • Deep knowledge of West African markets (sportswear, apparel, channel structure, importation limitations etc)
  • Ability to think highly analytically and to use management information systems to control a business
  • Strong interpersonal communication and negotiation skills as the ability to work both in teams and independently
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with all departments in a multi-cultural environment
  • Business fluent English skills (additional knowledge of French is advantageous)


Attractive overall package


  • International corporate environment with diverse development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Collegial, dynamic, supportive and social working atmosphere
  • Modern and digitalized working environment
  • Employee discounts, fitness offers etc
  • Extensive support when moving to Salzburg
  • Gross annual salary starting at EUR 65,000 and will be in line with your qualifications and experience


We are looking forward to receiving your resume via,
quoting the ref. no. 58215/KA.
Iventa Salzburg, Martina Gruber, MBA, Tel: +43 (662) 90 80 10-479

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