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Business Development Manager – Deformation Monitoring

Business Development Manager

Deformation Monitoring

Remote / Hybrid Work – based in Centurion, Gauteng

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OPTRON (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of the OPTRON Group and part of a worldwide distribution network.  OPTRON (Pty) Ltd serves the geo-informatics industry, across mining, construction, and other industries. Geospatial is the core & original business of the group, providing hardware and software solutions used by surveyors in mining, construction, private practice, and government.  Applications include conventional land surveyors, surveying in mining operations, road building, general construction, and various mapping functions in government.  Continuous technological advances result in a regular replacement cycle of the products by customers.  The product range is growing into software solutions which compile and present the data collected by the hardware products.

Our software, hardware and services solutions are transforming The Way Africa Works. Established in 1986, the OPTRON Group of companies has provided technology solutions to the sub-Saharan Africa markets for over 35 years. We sell, support, and create cutting-edge technology, and are proud to be the Trimble Distribution Partners for Geospatial, Construction and Precision Farming in Sub Saharan Africa.


The Deformation Monitoring Business Development Manager is responsible for promoting solutions to new and existing customers within the industries that OPTRON serves, such as mines, dams and other structures.

The key performance areas for this role include:

  • Budget & sales forecasting
  • Order generation & fulfilment
  • Post implementation support
  • OEM relationship management, and
  • Marketing


  • Geotechnical degree or diploma, or qualification in related engineering fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience.
  • Must have practical experience in the Geotechnical industry, specifically on mines (open pit and underground).
  • Proven record of experience with Geotechnical monitoring equipment will be an advantage.
  • Proven record of business development (sales) experience/acumen will be an advantage.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (verbal & non-verbal).
  • Understanding of industry/applications/solutions/customer requirements.
  • Understanding of solutions implementation and service level support best practice.
  • Conceptual ability to analyse, interpret & offer customized solutions.
  • Able to align with the OPTRON Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Trust, Ownership, Excellence & Balance.


  • The successful candidate must have their own transport and be willing to travel extensively.
  • OPTRON will make appointments in line with their Employment Equity goals and targets.
  • Candidates who have not been contacted within 2 weeks can assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

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