Business Development Associate
Lagos, Nigeria
13d ago

Business Development Associate Job Description

Noemdek is seeking a Business Development Associate to grow the firm’s oil / gas division by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships.

You will be responsible for the value of individual contracts up to $100m and solely responsible for pursuing several strategically important customers.

The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Job Summary / Purpose

  • Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities
  • Leverages existing relationships in the Nigerian Oil / Gas industry to source leads
  • Able to handle NipeX tenders
  • Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations
  • Manage the commercial aspects of contract start and exit during the transition phases
  • Analyze and review product options ensuring all products and services purchased are of the highest quality regardless of highly competitive price
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Perform market research and competitive analysis
  • Respond to RFP’s in a timely manner and make recommendations on RFP’s
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases, prices and quantities ordered
  • Maintain suppliers database including suppliers’ qualifications, delivery times, potential development and products
  • Ensure that the performance of suppliers is monitored and managed in accordance with supplier management and segmentation policies and supplier strategies whilst ensuring that operational and contractual risk is mitigated
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Structure :

    Full-time role reporting directly to the General Manager of the Oil and Gas division. The Business Development Associate will primarily be required to operate independently


  • College degree from leading 4 year institution
  • Graduate degree from leading institution (MBA preferred) with 3-5 years of experience in a retail / merchandising, finance or marketing environment
  • Previous work experience with Oil and Gas services firms preferred
  • Leadership, process management, relationship development, negotiations, communication, customer service, analysis and Excel.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint required

  • Experience in negotiation that achieved cost savings results and a minimum of 3 years in a related procurement role.
  • Strong organizational skills required. Ability to organize, prioritize, and meet competing deadlines with available resources
  • Outstanding communication, leadership and analytic skills
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