Kazang – Business Development Manager – Gaming

A vacancy exists for a Business Development Manager – Gaming within the Consumer Product Division, Kazang, in Century City, Cape Town.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for leading and developing the gaming division within the Kazang business with a primary focus on strategic alignment, commercial growth, building relationships with key industry players, and implementing effective marketing campaigns.

The role requires strong leadership skills, deep industry knowledge, and a proven track record in driving business growth.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Strategic Alignment:

  • Develop and execute the gaming division’s strategic plan in alignment with the overall company objectives.
  • Identify market trends, opportunities, and potential threats to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment across all departments.

Commercial Growth:

  • Drive revenue growth by identifying and capitalizing on new business opportunities.
  • Develop pricing strategies, promotions, and incentives to maximize profitability.
  • Monitor and analyse financial performance metrics to track progress and identify areas for improvement.

Relationship Building:

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key industry players, including betting partners, regulators, and vendors.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to enhance partnerships and drive mutual success.

Marketing Campaigns:

  • Develop and implement effective marketing campaigns to promote gaming products and services.
  • Utilize market research and customer insights to tailor campaigns to target audiences.
  • Monitor campaign performance and adjust strategies as needed to optimize results.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing team of gaming professionals.
  • Set clear goals and expectations, provide regular feedback, and support employee growth and development.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture focused on innovation and continuous improvement.

In order to be considered for this position, the following requirements must be met:

  • Matric.
  • Degree in Business Management and/or Marketing Management would be beneficial.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in the gaming industry, with a proven track record of success in a leadership role.
  • Deep understanding of gaming regulations, trends, and market dynamics.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate teams to achieve ambitious goals.
  • Proven experience in developing and executing strategic plans to drive business growth.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.

Technical Competencies:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Strong presentation skills.