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  • Posted: Jan 7, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
  • Arit of Africa Ltd is a world-class IT services organization that specializes in the deployment of high-end IT systems, solutions and services. We are a customer-centric organization providing a range of solutions to meet the demands and challenges of our customer. We have an in-depth understanding of the Nigerian market and are therefore conversant with...
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    Commercial Business Development Manager


    • Create, develop and exploit commercial opportunities to increase the company’s income through existing and potential new clients with whom you will target, initiate and develop business relationship;
    • Ensure that the management is constantly appraised of the commercial activity, market opportunities, status, trends and business developments;
    • Develop strategies to realize commercial opportunities and minimize risks to the business;
    • Produce and deliver a sales action plan which supports the company’s strategic objectives, achieving sales targets and using initiative to take corrective measures as needed;
    • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the company’s portfolio and working knowledge of competitor products/services;
    • Managing rights and obligations under the company’s key commercial agreements and other regulatory bodies;
    • Obtain customer feedback on products/service quality and share with management to continuously improve the business operations;
    • Provides ad-hoc and on-going decision support to the management by engaging in data analysis, risk/return analysis, research and market assessment activities for varying business scenarios;
    • Identify new market opportunities, taking the lead on constructing a robust and successful business proposal that secure new deals, contracts and long term relationships.
    • Obtain support from senior business development management to finalise recommendations and negotiations strategy;
    • Maintain a high level of confidentiality throughout: on current business activities, short-long term plans, proposals under scrutiny and any other activity related to the business;
    • Ensure areas of responsibility are delivered in a way that are consistent with the company’s goals and financial-cost improvement plans;
    • Monitor industry legislative developments, develop and implement strategic changes in order to maintain compliance and maximize business performance;
    • Develop and maintain an excellent rapport with key stakeholders such as clients, suppliers, community organisations, regulatory bodies etc.;
    • Provide commercial and business development support / advice to other areas of the business within the Group according to the need.


    • A tertiary degree in Business Management or a similar qualification
    • Substantial experience gained through a Commercial and Business Management role
    • Self Starter with plenty of initiative to innovate, change or develop old ideas into new opportunities
    • Organized, meticulous, and confident;
    • Strategic thinker with the ability to understand market and business intelligence to make informed choices about business development;
    • Leadership qualities as demonstrated through previous line / team management experience.
    • Handling multiple projects, assignments and duties
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent business acumen.
    • Good computer skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and e-mail.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Demonstrated business development and financial skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of overall team structure
    • Excellent communicator that motivates and empowers others to stretch themselves and reach high goals.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: clearly indicating the "Job Title" as subject of your mail.

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