Market Development Manager at Workforce Management Centre Limited

Workforce Management Centre Limited is a Management Consulting and Outsourcing Professional Services Firm. Following its inception in July 2004, Workforce Management Centre Limited (Workforce) has built an enviable reputation as the leading indigenous management and professional services consulting firm in Nigeria. Drawing from its Deep Domain Expertise, in the area of organisational effectiveness and employee performance, the Company is positioned to assist businesses across diverse sectors of the economy in their quest to create sustainable value for their stakeholders.Job Title:Market Development ManagerJOB SUMMARYH/She will be responsible for developing market segments for the organisation as well as promoting products and services to potential and existing customers.H/She will be responsible for the development and delivery of the market strategy and position the company’s products and services to ensure they provide a solid value proposition for our target customers.RESPONSIBILITIESIdentification, mapping and engagement of uncontested market space;Provide leadership for Outside-in Market Strategy DevelopmentProvide strategic market insights for product value innovation;Demonstrate an aptitude for working collaboratively, hosting multi-disciplinary workshops and developing ideas in an innovation environmentAttend trade shows and conferences to support launches and gather competitive information as requiredDefinition of the new product and business models - Market FitDrive strategy for new products-to-market.Externally focused to ensure the market place is understood and that the products, services and initiatives are positioned correctly to deliver successManage the products and services budget and work closely with Finance and Operations to ensure products and services deliver a clear ROIBe the single point of contact for project managers, customer engagement manager, domain experts, business development teams and marketing for matters relating to the products and services internally.A knowledge or willingness to learn the emerging innovative applications of IT and Internet of things across several sectorsWork closely with suppliers to develop market focused products and services under-pinned by solid business casesUnderstand customer needs to ensure products and services meet those needs and engage intimately with customers on an ongoing basisWork closely with project management to ensure that products and services related projects are on schedule and aligned with customer needs.Anticipate problems and implement systems to avoid them. Products and services managers need to be proactive and action-oriented.Be able to lead through competence and command of the subject matter and be happy to present to large audiences on matters of the products and services.Undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required in line with the level of responsibility of the post and in order to meet the changing needs of the Company.Provide direction and support to members of the extended teamDevelop and report key performance indicators for the unit to the Director, Emerging Business Unit;Monitor staff performances and encourage development within the team;Promote a climate of accountability, openness, collaboration and innovation. 

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