Rossland Group since the year 2000 provides market research and management consulting services to clients in the private and public sectors within and outside Nigeria.
Minimum Qualification : Masters
Experience Level : High Level
Experience Length : 5 years
Should Have managerial Experience
The Business development officer will deal the three primary responsibilities :
Identifying new sales leads
Pitching products and / or services
Maintaining fruitful relationships with existing customers
When it comes to generating leads, day-to-day duties typically include :
Researching organisations and individuals online (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets
Researching the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions about purchasing
Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives
Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events
When it comes to the challenge of selling, other typical duties include :
Preparing PowerPoint presentations and sales displays
Contacting clients to inform them about new developments in the company’s products
Developing quotes and proposals
Negotiating and renegotiating by phone, email, and in person
Developing sales goals for the team and ensuring they are met
Training personnel and helping
Minimum of Masters degree in marketing or related field
Must be a resident of Abuja or willing to relocate.
5-10 years proven experience in Marketing, research, consulting, and business development
Have existing contacts
Good with numbers
The skills you need to excel in this position include :
Strong communication and IT fluency
Creative talents and the ability to solve tough problems
In-depth knowledge of the job
The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
Skill in prioritizing and triaging obligations
Attention to detail
Excellent time management and organisation
Engineering background, and knowledge of oil and gas sector needed
Team members develop their skills :
To keep healthy relationships with clients, this mostly requires socialisation.
So, from simple chats on the phone to lunches and events or conferences business development officers must be sure to keep their customers happy.
Of course, as with all office jobs, documentation is also a big part of the work.
Business development professionals are also obligated to write reports and provide feedback to upper management about what is and is not working.
The very competitive