Agricultural / Agro-Allied

Business Development Officer Recruitment at Velox Integrated Rice Company (VIRCO)

Velox, an Energetic Company provides agricultural technology, education, equipments and services, customized to fit the West African Region which has special tropical conditions. Our exceptionally knowledgeable team makes a unique source for invaluable information and know-how and effective mentoring.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Officer

Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • You are responsible for developing marketing and business plans for the achievement of revenue goals for a company.
  • You are responsible for developing strategic market penetration and bringing in a new client.

Job Description

  • Increase overall sales efficiency and profitability through excellent salesmanship.
  • Stay up to date on company pricing, and promotions.
  • Perform market research to identify new opportunities and engage with the Managing Director to establish strategies for pursuing those new opportunities.
  • Create and improve proposals for our existing and new clients.
  • Develop and deliver pitches for potential Clients.
  • Explain to prospective clients about the advantages of buying our products and follow up with them in order to close the business deals.
  • Develop strong customer relationships in order to generate a high volume of prospective clients.
  • Create a Client database.
  • Develop innovative strategies for retaining clients; this includes undertaking interviews in order to get feedback and incorporate it into the growth plan.

Requirement and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • 3+ years experience as a business development Officer or Sales representative.
  • Ability to interact in Hausa is a plus.
  • The ideal candidate must be a resident in Abuja and not older than 31 years old.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Great analytical skills you must have an eye for detail!
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Persuasion Skill.
  • Negotiation Skill.
  • A positive attitude.

Application Closing Date
23rd August, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Candidate with a background in sales who is analytically minded and motivated is strongly advised to apply.

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