Job Title : Business Development Manager
Location : Abuja
Industry : Management Consulting
We are on the lookout for a result-oriented candidate, who is a self-starter, to join our vibrant team as a Business Development Manager.
S(he) will be responsible for driving our business goals generating and maintaining a pipeline of revenue streams through in-depth market research & analysis;
product innovation; negotiating & closing new business relationships; managing & retaining existing clients.
Other responsibilities include :
Help to manage the overall relationship with key regional partners
Evaluate, negotiate, and close key deals that help the organization achieve its strategic initiatives
Represent the Organization at meetings with executives from other companies
Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and client satisfaction
Build client engagement by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business deals / relationships.
Conduct research to identify new markets and strategies to meet the targeted prospects (Federal and state government, private sectors and individuals).
Arrange business meetings with prospective clients and present proposals for projects.
Skills & Requirements
5 years’ experience in partnerships, product management, or product marketing in an Internet or technology startup environment
Experience working in the Nigerian technology Ecosystem
Facility for identifying key strategic concerns quickly and driving internal stakeholders to a consensus and experience working in large, global software organizations
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships both inside and outside the Organization
Deep knowledge of online business models and Internet / consumer technology
Proven track record doing deals, including comfort with the legal aspects of negotiations
Experience successfully navigating a fast-paced, highly ambiguous start-up environment.