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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/ SALES MANAGER job vacancy at 25th and staffing in Lagos

Job Title


Job Type

Full Time

Industry / Specialization

Oil and Gas / Marine - Sales / Marketing / Business Development

Qualification Requirements


Years of Experience

5 Years

Job Availability

From: 1-Jul-2019 To: 17-Jul-2019

Job Functions

We are looking for a Business Development/ Sales Manager that will improve the market position and grow profit through attracting new customers and increasing the revenue generated from existing customers.   

## What your day will look like

Here’s what your typical day would look like:

·         Maintain customer relationships and ensure customer loyalty through excellent customer service   
·         Maintain regular and effective communication with clients via telephone, face-to-face and written communication   
·         Maintain a current and accurate knowledge of competitor products, be able to highlight their disadvantages and promote relevant benefits;   
·         Be able to demonstrate a full knowledge of all company products, relevant selling points and benefits;   
·         Manage and maintain a sales pipeline and ensure all business development opportunities are followed through to conclusion;   
·         To ensure efficient and effective operating standards for sales administration, planning and reporting systems; 
·         Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales;   
·         Develop strategic sales plans and strategies;   
·         Identify and target influential people inside the client, customer and third party organisations and build relationships with them;   
·         Present to and consult with management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels;   
·         Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet client’s needs, concerns, and objectives;   
·         Advise Managing Director of client feedback/comments relating to product content and pricing as well as company performance;   
·         Develop and agree targets, pricing and margins along with the Managing Director and ensure they are met by team;   
·         Track progress against targets on an ongoing basis and take necessary action with Managing Director to refocus efforts if targets are not being met;   
·         Communicate new product developments to prospective clients;   
·         Support mobilization of new business with agreed handover to Operations;
·         Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends;   
·         Represent the company on business development and sales-related projects and meetings;   
·         Create client proposals, contracts and any further documentation, following the company’s procedure;   
·         Maintain, develop and expand the company’s service portfolio range   
·         Keep abreast of all industry developments and being aware of and responsive to economic trends and government policies;   
·         Maintain relationships with all product related partners and suppliers and identifying new potential partners/suppliers, as required;   
·         Performs other assigned duties as delegated from time to time.   

Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in Sales, with also an Online/Digital Marketing expertise. The candidate of interest should have worked in the technology space, where he/she had to work in a distribution capacity. As our solutions are highly sophisticated, we would require a candidate with a good grip on technology, and ample experience as well
  • Ideal candidate should have experience in distribution of products and rendering of services from an OEM supplier and/or from the Nigerian Ecommerce industry
  • Minimum of a Second Class Upper Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Marketing or a technology related field.   

## Preferred

  • MBA Preferred   
  •  Solid understanding and hands on experience of technology related to the industry
  •  Strong knowledge of local industries, employers, and business market
  • Awareness of current trends in the industry
  •  Proven experience in developing account penetration and development strategies, and making sales
  •  Experience with managing teams to meet objectives
  • Ability to call confidently on the highest-level decision makers in an organization
  •  Demonstrate success at working in a fast-paced, highly competitive, deadline-oriented environment
  • Self-motivated individual who exhibits a sense of urgency in all sales- and service-related activities
  •  Exceptional communication, presentation, follow-up, negotiation, and closing skills. 
    The position requires a strong emphasis on the ability to listen and lead account teams

For consideration, visit to apply.