Thursday, 18 May 2017


Management Alternatives Limited - Our client, a direct ICT channel of the MTN Enterprise Business Unit trading on MTN Nigeria SMEs products and services. As part of its consolidation and expansion effort for its operation in Nigeria, MAL is recruiting competent and qualified personnel to be outsourced to the client organization for the below position:

Job Title: Business Development Officer

Reference Code: SDC/MAL/BDO013
Location: Abuja
Department: Business development
Reports to: Business Development Manager

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Business Development Manager, the Business Development Officer is responsible for developing marketing and business plans for the achievement of revenue goals for the Organization.
He/She will assist in the development and implementation of long term organizational strategic goals, selected marketing initiatives, innovative business ideas and solutions that will position the organization competitively and profitably to enlarge her current clientele base, build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals while maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Engage in market research in order to identify new business opportunities for the organization
Explain to potential customers about the various benefits offered by company products or services and following up so as to close the business deals
Drive business development and pitching to customers and investors the organizations business plans.
Respond to queries and complaints from clients as regards the company’s products; this should be done in a timely fashion
Develop business proposals for existing and new customers
Develop innovative strategies for retaining clients; this includes undertaking interviews in order to get feedback and incorporate it into the growth plan
Develop comprehensive knowledge about the business and its development practices, its marketing activities, prospective clients, and the trends for the industry
Establish a knowledge storehouse of clients, referrals, REPs, presentations, and prospects
Participate in forums related to the industry; conferences and client discussions as a representative of the company
Determine cross-selling opportunities among different offices.
Develop database of client relationship management and utilize the result to manage customers and the mailing lists
Assist in the production of all marketing material designs and develop handle materials including company profile, events / program fliers, proposals etc.
Market all the products and services of the Organization to the public
Work individually or with teams to develop business proposals that is tailored to clients needs.

Education Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Competencies

First Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field
At least 1-3 years sales/ marketing experience in either the telecommunications or FMCG sector
Excellent Research and Writing skills
Demonstrated accomplishment and skill in business development and client retention
Excellent interpersonal and communication skill
Strategic planning and Sales Skills
Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public speaking and deals Closing Skills.
Excellent Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Territory and Market Management
Excellent numeric and analytical skill

N120,000 - 150,000

Application Closing Date
22nd May, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and candidates should submit one page personal profile and CV’s as a single word document to:

The subject of the mail should be the job title- Job Code.

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