Business Development Officer - PortHarcourt
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
Portharcourt, NG
5d ago

Job Profile

To lead the business development and sales initiatives ensuring creative product creation, target sales and drive revenue targets for approved products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform market research to identify new opportunities and engage with executives to establish strategies for pursuing those new opportunities.
  • Providing insight into product development and competitive positioning.

  • Develop and implement plans to increase company sales and profits.
  • Plan and implement pitches for potential investors. Meeting with potential investors to present company offerings and negotiate business deals.
  • Build Customer and Client Relations; In order to expand the market, Business Development and Sales Officer will work to form new client relationships and strengthen existing client relationships to sell new products.
  • Promote and market COOP products by building awareness and recognition of products, create promotional and sales materials for customers.
  • To drive sales, marketing and advertising to form strategies that target specific audiences to grow sales and broaden their market.

  • Develop, Analyze and Implement customer feedback data to determine whether customers are satisfied with COOP products and services.
  • To generate plans on how to increase this market share and develop strategies that will lead to greater revenue.
  • Coordinate Marketing and Engagement Events : From trade shows to group engagements, Business Development and Sales Officer will organize events that lead to client meetings and product promotions.
  • They might assist in choosing materials and products to include in these events and even attend meetings to represent the Cooperative.

  • To oversee product performance report and assisting with financial statements as needed to prepare for monthly and year-end audits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the General Manager and the Coop Management Committee.
  • Key Performance Indicators

  • Volumes of Sales Increase
  • Surplus from Sales
  • Customer Base
  • Market Share
  • Percentage of Customer Complaints
  • Percentage Improvement in Turnaround Time.
  • Requirements

  • Expert understanding of product development and sales principles
  • Product design, planning and development
  • Relationship Management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Negotiating skills / Strategic Focus / Orientation
  • Analytical skills / Problem solving
  • Ability to recognize and assess risks through the due diligence process
  • Detailed and time conscious
  • Proven experience working as a Business Development Officer or similar role.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • The ability to travel as needed.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and management skills.
  • Exceptional negotiation and decision-making skills.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management or Administration, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, or related field.
  • Minimum of Second Class Lower.
  • Masters will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • Generic Skills

  • Sales and people skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Strategic Focus / Orientation
  • Analytical skills / Problem solving
  • Supervisory Skills

  • Direct labour Leadership / Influencing
  • Initiative / taking ownership
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