Business Development Officer Recruitment at Sifax Group-jobsfonaija
Business Development Officer Recruitment at Sifax Group

Business Development Officer Recruitment at Sifax Group

Sifax Group is one of Africa’s fastest growing multinational corporations with diverse interests in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas and Hospitality.

Business Development Officer Recruitment at Sifax Group-jobsfonaija

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • As Business Development Officer in SIFAX Group you are to identify business growth opportunities and develop strategies to increase company sales and client base
  • The Business Development Officer responsibilities include identifying company products and services that are underperforming, developing an in-depth knowledge of company offerings, pricing, and policies, and improving existing sales and business proposals
  • You should also ensure that the company is able to achieve revenue targets
  • The job holder would be responsible for analyzing our customer base and current sales strategies and identifying opportunities to increase efficiency and profitability.
  • Analyse the current and past budgets, expenses, sales revenues and product/service 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/services in a timely fashion
  • Develop business proposals for new and existing customers
  • Prepare the annual marketing budget and track the expenses against the budget
  • Develop in-depth knowledge about the business development practices, marketing activities, prospective clients and industry trends
  • Maintain a knowledge repository of clients, referrals, RFPs, prospects and presentations
  • Manage customer calls and appointments effectively for new opportunities
  • Supervise the client relationship management database and utilize it to manage customer contacts and mailing lists
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by your line Head.

Skills and Other Requirements

  • Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related fields
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a development role
  • Maritime, logistics, consulting and financial service industry knowledge
  • Capability of prioritizing and delegating responsibilities
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • A good grasp of numbers and the ability to write documents in a professional style
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to remain flexible and seek alternative options to problems
  • Ability to think out of the box
  • Leadership & managerial skills
  • Project management skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills
  • Highly organised self-starter with demonstrated excellence in developing strategic plans
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suit.

Application Closing Date
16th March, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their well written Cover Letter stating why they are best fit for the position and attach a copy of updated Resume / CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.