BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Bradfield Consulting
Lagos, Nigeria
9d ago

JOB TITLE : BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Responsibilities :

  • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
  • Planning and preparing presentations for pitches
  • Communicating new product / service developments to prospective clients
  • Report writing and providing management with feedback
  • Analyze current customer base, including portfolios, to identify potential sales opportunities
  • Build strong relationships with customers, outside business contacts, and company stakeholders
  • Review and communicate proposals and cost estimates to customers and stakeholders
  • Negotiate timelines and budgets
  • Develop and test unique business strategies and concepts
  • Collaborate with colleagues and peers on the sales, marketing, and product / service development teams to improve overall customer experience and satisfaction
  • Stay up to date on company best practices, policies, products, pricing, and promotions
  • Increase overall sales efficiency and profitability through excellent salesmanship
  • Analyze the current and past budgets, expenses, sales, revenues and product deficiencies in order to provide recommendations for business growth and problem resolution.
  • Research the market for identifying new business opportunities.
  • Respond to the client queries regarding the products in a timely fashion.
  • Develop creative strategies to retain the clients including interviewing them to take their feedback and incorporate it into the growth plan.
  • Prepare the annual marketing budget and track the expenses against the budget.
  • Qualification :

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, marketing, business management or any related field.
  • A master’s degree or relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.
  • A valid driving license is also essential.
  • 2-3 years proven field experience in sales and marketing
  • Skill and Competence :
  • Good business sense
  • Good business sense
  • A deep understanding of marketing principles
  • A positive attitude
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Familiarity with relevant software, such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Critical thinking skills, analytical, organized, excellent time management
  • Creatively-minded, good at thinking outside the box’
  • Must be available full time
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events
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