The position is responsible for developing, maintaining and managing sales activities of the business within Abuja and its environs, as well as developing and implementing an innovative, growth-focused commercial strategy, focused primarily on new opportunities and markets.
Requirements for the Role
University Degree in a relevant discipline
Master’s Degree from a recognized University will be an advantage.
Membership of professional management associations will be an added advantage
Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in ICT / Telecoms or related industry.
Directing strategy towards the profitable growth and operation of the company.
Developing innovative sales strategies to achieve sales goals
Represent the company externally to enhance and strengthen the company’s profile and optimizes all business development opportunities.
Maintain a good level of understanding and knowledge of the Company’s products and services, ensuring that customer queries can be captured and dealt with accurately and appropriately
Ensure that all commercial activities meet or improve on budget, cost, volume and efficiency targets (Key Performance Indicators) in line with business objectives.
Achieve growth and hit sales targets by successfully meeting set targets
Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs
Work with the sales team to ensure consistent lead generation.
Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options
Maintains an awareness of external factors (including competitors, government business initiatives, current and proposed legislation in relation to commercial activities), which impact the business.
Communicate such information and any subsequent changes to the MD / CEO.
Maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities;
recommending profit and service improvements
Making accurate cost calculations to provide customers with quotations
Achieve growth and hit sales targets of the organization through effective planning and budgeting.
Design and implement a strategic business plan that expands company’s customer base and ensure its strong presence
Present sales, revenue and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to your line manager
Collaborate with Technical team on sales technology initiatives
Ensure correct usage of CRM and other sales applications
Train and ensure adherence to sales process
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Ensure that all sales representative activities are in accordance with the guidelines of the Company’s Code of Conduct.
Accomplishes marketing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks;
participating in professional organizations.
Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
Develops qualified leads and generate new business in line with the Company’s commercial target
Builds effective relationships with potential clients and existing customers
Speaks positively and enthusiastically about the Company and its products and services to ensure that a professional company and brand image is provided at all times to customers and colleagues
Acts as spokesperson for the company at industry events.