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  • Posted: Apr 23, 2019
    Deadline: Apr 27, 2019
  • At Emerging Platforms we are passionate about identifying problems and matching them with innovative and bold solutions. Driven by a passion for excellence, we deliver innovative solutions that satisfy our customers diverse needs. Mission To identify problems, leverage technology to create massively impactful solutions and proactively seek to scale them ...
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    Business Development Manager

    We are on the lookout for a result oriented candidate, who is a self-starter, to join our vibrant team as Business Development Manager. S(he) will be responsible for generating and maintaining a pipeline of revenue streams through in-depth market research & analysis; product innovation; negotiating & closing new business relationships; managing & retaining existing clients.


    Other responsibilities will include;


    Business Development & Conversion


    • Propose and develop new products to meet customer needs
    • Understanding Market Trends and need for Innovation
    • Creatively prospecting for new Businesses and driving conversion
    • Using knowledge of the market and competitors to identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators.
    • Supports the business manager in meeting all objectives.




    • Sell EP’s products/ service offerings to both business prospects and existing clients.
    • Continuously propose ways of providing more/better value offerings to existing clients
    • Follow through on payments for solutions and/or services delivered to customers


    Relationship Management


    • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors to ensure satisfaction and determine their future needs.
    • Proactively assess, clarify, and validate customer needs on an ongoing basis
    • Identify and pursue opportunities to sell deeper, expand and renew contracts with existing clients
    • Manage existing clients and ensure they stay satisfied and happy with our service delivery with good net promoter’s score rating.


    Executing Contracts & Bid Processing


    • Identify bid opportunities and oversee the initiation of processes, from start to finish.
    • Project manage existing bid opportunities and proposals till completion.
    • Ensure that bids are submitted on time and are reflective of the company’s standard of excellence
    • Source and secure public and private sector contracts for increased business opportunities.
    • Prepare relevant and necessary documents needed for the award of contracts.
    • Regular back-up of all bids and contract documents in the company’s google drive folder.


    Skills & Requirements


    • A degree from an accredited University. An MBA or MSC will be an added advantage


    • A minimum of three (3) years’ cognate experience in a similar role.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong negotiating skills
    • Excellent people skills
    • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
    • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
    • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities

    Personal Attributes:

    • Energetic, organized and hard working
    • Pragmatic and results focused
    • A self-starter, able to work independently in a demanding environment
    • Positive mindset with a can-do attitude in a dynamic growing environment

    Spoken Language

    • Fluent in Hausa and English

    We greatly encourage qualified female candidates to apply.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Emerging Platforms on to apply
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