Business Development Manager

Posted 5 months ago

We are in search of a dynamic and self-driven Business Development Manager who possesses exceptional agility and the ability to execute tasks independently with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving business growth and expansion across the South, West, and East regions of Nigeria. They will demonstrate a deep understanding of marketing principles, possess strong sales planning and closing skills, and excel in identifying customer needs and challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Locate and propose potential business deals by contacting potential partners and exploring opportunities.
  • Communicate new product developments to prospective clients.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop proposals that meet client needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Work closely with the Business Development department to ensure that fundamental requirements are met in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with other executive heads on the implementation of the company’s strategic and operational plans.
  • Develop, review, and report on the business development division’s strategy, ensuring team members understand and execute strategic objectives.
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of the company’s vision and strategy.
  • Support corporate decision-making processes to maximize short, medium, and long-term profitability and shareholder returns.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for stakeholders.
  • Conduct market analysis and monitor competitors.
  • Lead the business development team in sourcing, managing, and implementing new business opportunities.
  • Ensure efficient marketing, advertising, and promotional planning through the marketing department.
  • Track and record account activity and work towards closing deals to meet targets.
  • Deliver engaging presentations to clients and stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A good first degree.
  • MBA (added advantage).
  • In-depth understanding of marketing principles.
  • Strong sales planning and closing skills.
  • Proficiency in identifying customer needs and challenges.
  • Professional certification from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
  • Professional membership in The Institute of Sales and Marketing Management (ISMM).
  • 4-6 years of sales or marketing experience (preferably in the industry).

Key Competencies:

  • Agility and the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strategic thinking and planning.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Market analysis and competitor assessment.

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness and Accounting, Consulting, Sales and Marketing, Technology
Minimum QualificationBachelors
Years Experience4
Minimum Grade2.1
Reporting LineManager
Salary Range1

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