Alphastar Group - We are a Nigeria-based reputable and privately held company with Office in Lagos, Abuja, PHC and Bayelsa engaged in the Manufacturing, Real Estate, Oil & Gas, Asset Management, Investment and consulting.
Owing to strong growth and a change in the business model for our businesses, we are recruiting to fill the position of:
Business Development Officer (PortHarcourt & Lagos)
Strategize on acquiring new customers for products at the same time maintaining the existing customers and creating better relationships
Elaborate business development plans, design and implement processes to support business growth, through customer and market definition.
Facilitate business growth by working together with clients as well as business partners
Build and maintain high-level contacts with current and prospective customers and other business and project partners.
Drive prospects through to contract award (including identifying new customers and markets, developing approaches to the market, identifying prospects, proposal preparation, etc.)
Build employee confidence and morale by being knowledgeable in all areas of business development.
Responsible for creating business opportunities and develop business plans to achieve goals
Support in a variety of strategic planning and new business development initiatives
screening and validating new business proposals
Closely monitors industry trends and competitive dynamics and prepares presentations summarizing industry segments or reporting on individual companies
Reach and exceed sales goals, manage expenses and assist manager with territory reports and forecast.
Providing support to management by identifying opportunities for improving operational performance and leading strategic initiatives.
Manage an active sales pipeline of high priority opportunities; conduct Initial face to face contact; establish credibility by emphasizing value generation
Understands the needs of a start-up, with willingness and ability to perform duties beyond the scope of work
Ability to manage multiple priorities, create effective systems and meet tangible business goals from an unstructured, dynamic and empowering environment
Develop new and maintain existing customer relationships.
Strong interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills
Highly attentive to detail with excellent organizational and documentation skills
Results-oriented, with the ability to drive projects from inception to execution stages
Others – Required Skills
Excellent commercial and business development awareness.
High achiever with excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent commercial awareness and selling skills.
Good organization and time-management skills.
Demonstrate track record of winning business and breaking into new client base.
Engineering background and technical knowledge of business area with ability to communicate on a technical level
Qualifications and Experience:
Candidate must be degree-qualified and possess a strong academic qualification in Economics, Business Administration, Engineering or other specialties.
In addition to the first degree, will be require with minimum of 3 years experience in Sales, Business Development and Clients relationship management.
All suitably qualified candidates should please send their CVs to: firstname.lastname@example.org