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Business development is crucial for any venture to succeed. Read the ultimate guide about hiring business developers for your organization.
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amazon
uber
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Experience
10 years
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60 days
Delhi (Current), Can move to Mumbai, Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Hyderabad
Mylo (Current), EY, Deloitte, IndiaLends
Jaypee Business School Noida, Jaypee Business School Noida
₹35L/yr current (₹50L/yr minimum expected)
Investor relations
Financial Modeling
Strategic planning
Financial analysis
Due diligence
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Experience
10 years
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Bengaluru (Bangalore) (Current), Can move to Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Delhi, Gurugram, Noida
Flipkart (Current), CarWale, Tata Consultancy Services
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Delhi, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Delhi
₹49L/yr current (₹65L/yr minimum expected)
Consumer Goods & Retail
E-commerce
Client Relationships & Negotiations
Team Management
P&L Management
DP
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Experience
8 years
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10 weeks
Gurugram (Current), Can move to Bengaluru (Bangalore), Mumbai, Hyderabad
PwC (Current), HCL Technologies, Dr Agarwals Eye Hospital
National Institute of Technology Durgapur (NIT Durgapur), Xavier Institute of Management, National Institute of Technology Durgapur (NIT Durgapur), Xavier Institute of Management
₹24L/yr current (₹34L/yr minimum expected)
Thought leadership
Corporate Communications
Innovation
Stakeholder management
Business Development
DP
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Experience
6 years
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Gurugram (Current), Can move to Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Pune, Hyderabad, Mumbai
airtel (Current), Paytm, Alvarez & Marsal, JSW Steel Ltd
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad / IIM A), National Institute of Technology Durgapur (NIT Durgapur), Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad / IIM A), National Institute of Technology Durgapur (NIT Durgapur)
₹35L/yr current (₹40L/yr minimum expected)
Product Strategy
Acquisition
Product Management
Customer Retention
Marketing Strategy
DP
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Experience
8 years
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45 days
Delhi (Current)
GlowTouch Technologies (Current), Avendus Capital
CFA Institute, Delhi University, CFA Institute, Delhi University
₹50L/yr current (₹50L/yr minimum expected)
Process improvement
Negotiation
Organized
Vendor relationships
Competitor Analysis
DP
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Experience
11 years
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Bengaluru (Bangalore) (Current), Can move to Hyderabad
Gameskraft (Current), Novartis, BioXcel Corporation, Truebil.com
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur)
₹48L/yr current (₹50L/yr minimum expected)
Forecasting
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Business Development
Demand forecasting
Project Management
DP
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Experience
14 years
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30 days
Mumbai (Current)
Boston Consulting Group (Current), Deloitte, Bajaj Auto Ltd, ACCENTURE
Mumbai University, XLRI Jamshedpur, Mumbai University, XLRI Jamshedpur
₹68L/yr current (₹75L/yr minimum expected)
Implementation
Market Research
Negotiation
Product Strategy
Sales
DP
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Actively Looking
Experience
6 years
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immediately
Asansol (Current), Can move to Kolkata,Bengaluru (Bangalore)
Pharmint (Current), Adani Enterprises, Coal India Limited
Indian Institute of Management (IIMB) Bangalore, National Institute of Technology Rourkela (NIT Rourkela), Indian Institute of Management (IIMB) Bangalore, National Institute of Technology Rourkela (NIT Rourkela)
₹6L/yr current (₹6L/yr minimum expected)
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Operational excellence
Technology Marketing
Business Intelligence (BI)
Process improvement
DP
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Actively Looking
Experience
3 years
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13 weeks
Gurugram (Current), Can move to Mumbai, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
Boston Consulting Group (Current), Hindustan Unilever Limited, The Boston Consulting Group
Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai (IIT Bombay / IIT Powai), Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai (IIT Bombay / IIT Powai)
₹48L/yr current (₹40L/yr minimum expected)
Digital Marketing
Salesforce
Operations
MAMP
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What Is Business Development?

Business development identifies long-term methods to increase value by developing markets, customers, and relationships. The role of business development in any organization is to expand operations. It is often a process of sustainably improving a business.

Sometimes business development might include building solid connections with partners and allies. At other times, it involves spotting growth opportunities in different channels. The ultimate goal of business development is finding the best ways to achieve long-term success.

What to Look for In a Business Developer

To find suitable candidates for the role of a business developer, you must look for the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a similar field

  • Proven success in B2B sales

  • Top-notch written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to hold group presentations

  • Knowledge about the fundamentals of business development

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other industry-specific software

  • A keen eye for innovation and problem-solving

Things to Know Before Hiring a Business Developer

Before hiring a business developer for your company, you must be aware of all the responsibilities the professional has to handle. The regular roles and responsibilities of a business development professional are as follows:

  • Identifying prospective clients from the target market and conducting adequate research about the clients’ business needs

  • Developing solid relationships with potential clients and maintaining the bond with existing clients

  • Partnering up with the sales team to develop contract-winning proposals for clients

  • Negotiating contract terms with clients and communicating them to all the involved stakeholders

  • Remaining updated with industry-related developments to enhance business operations

  • Managing different aspects of a business like a cost reduction and networking

Knowing the specific responsibilities will make it easier for you to identify whether a candidate is perfect for the role.

Skills Required to Become a Business Developer

The top skills to look for in a business management professional are as follows:

Marketing Skills

A business development professional works closely with the marketing department in various organizations. While business developers must possess sales skills, they should also have a basic understanding of marketing.

The ultimate goal of marketing and business development professionals is similar because they help expand the business. Business developers must perform several marketing tasks like planning campaigns and increasing brand awareness.

Business Intelligence

Business intelligence is necessary for developing an in-depth understanding and gaming valuable insights into a market. Data collection and analysis are a significant part of business intelligence. A business developer benefits from data like potential market size and suitable campaigns suitable for a specific market segment.

Project Management Skills

Business development involves different workflows running parallel to each other. The skills required to become a project manager are also relevant in the business development industry. These include team management, leadership, risk identification, and mitigation.

Analytical Skills

A business developer needs to analyze huge chunks of data to offer valuable insights. They must also use their analytical skills to build effective strategies for improving and expanding operations.

Moreover, a business development professional should focus on separating key indicators and crucial information from massive chunks of unorganized data. Furthermore, the ability to organize data also helps business developers paint a picture of company progress.

Steps to Hire a Business Developer

1. Choose Between a Full-Time Business Developer or a Freelancer

A full-time business manager is great for enabling smooth collaborations between departments. But freelance business developers are perfect for start-ups that have a limited staffing budget. Freelance business developers are usually responsible for developing a strategy for a particular project.

2. Interview Each Candidate to Know More About Their Personality

You can start with general questions like their strengths, weaknesses, and motivation to work. Moreover, remember to ask what they love about the business development field. After that, you can proceed to ask more in-depth and industry-specific questions.

3. Consider the Educational Qualification and Skills of the Candidates

You should also ask about their past experiences in the industry as freelancers, interns, or full-time employees. Make them describe their job role in their previous position. It will help you gain in-depth knowledge about their experience.

4. Mention the Specific Requirements for the Position

You must mention the hierarchical level of the position for the candidate to understand their importance in the company. For instance, the role of a business development executive will be different from a business development officer.

Hiring a Reliable and Experienced Business Developer

You should never have unrealistic demands or expectations while hiring a business developer. Remember to consider whether the business developer’s interests align with your organization. Furthermore, evaluate the collaboration and communication skills of the candidate because business development is all about teamwork.

Why hire a Business Developer using Cutshort?

So, why Cutshort? Why not some other networking or job listing platform?

With such platforms, you first have to "hunt down" multiple candidates by spending weeks (or maybe even months) of your time only to be turned down by them later. Or worse, get bad profile recommendations for the role.

At Cutshort, you get:

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Top tech talent

Talent with product development experience. Not found on conventional job portals.

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