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  • Posted: Sep 25, 2023
    Deadline: Sep 28, 2023
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    GlobalProfilers provide a wide range of recruitment and selection services to companies in Africa. We recruit across wide range of sectors and professions in entire African region. Finding it takes specialized market knowledge combined with a genuine understanding of individual cultures & local requirements. Our team of experienced local and internation...
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    Business Development Specialist

    Job Summary:

    We are looking for a business-oriented professional who will work to improve Company’s market position and achieve financial growth. Define long-term organizational strategic goals, build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals with suppliers and customers. Maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions. Responsible for taking charge of nearly all aspects of the business including business development, dealer management, basic product training and support and be the local expert for all elements.

     Job Responsibilities:

    • Prospect and market Company’s products and services with new and existing customers.
    • Qualify and develop new dealers and distributors to sell company’s product.
    • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements, developing and negotiating contracts, integrating contract requirements with business operations.
    • Promote Company’s products and services addressing or estimating clients’ objectives.
    • Develop plans to acquire new customers or clients, through direct sales techniques, cold calling and business-to-business marketing visits.
    • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion.
    • Work with technical staff and other peers to meet customer needs.
    • Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels.
    • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.
    • Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets.
    • Present business development training and mentoring to business developers and other internal staff.
    • Recommend and execute promotional activities including product launches, marketing campaigns and trade shows.
    • Monitor and report on competitor activities and market trends through the network of customers, attendance at industry association meetings, seminars, trade functions etc.
    • Collect market information and conduct competitor analysis including product and price comparisons.
    • Develop service awareness in the marketplace to ensure sustained profit growth of sales in the company.
    • Liaise with internal and overseas counterparts to ensure customers (dealer/end-user) receive the highest level of support and product satisfaction.
    • Use knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions.
    • Follow the latest industry developments and stay up-to-date on corporate competitors.
    • Collaborate with production and sales teams to ensure that requirements are met.
    • Take up IMS responsibilities such as reporting unsafe act, condition or procedure in the work place, participating in fire or emergency drill at work, participating in incident reporting and investigation when necessary and adherence to Company policies.

    Requirements and skills:

    • Graduate, Business Administration or equivalent. B.E-Electrical / Mechanical would be preferred
    • Min 5-7 years of experience in the business development field of Industrial Products.
    • Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record with no traffic violations.
    • Result oriented and must be able to learn fast.


    • Excellent prospecting skills.
    • Excellent market knowledge.
    • Strong knowledge on various competitor products.
    • Deep understanding of sales growth strategies.
    • Proven record of meeting or exceeding pipeline and revenue targets.
    • Excellent networking skills.
    • Strong planning and strategic abilities.
    • Solid understanding of budgeting.
    • Excellent leadership skills.
    • Excellent cross-functional communication skills; technical and commercial.

    REMUNERATION: ₦200,000 - ₦300,000 (Monthly Gross)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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