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Business Development Manager Job Vacancy at Taste of Saffron


Owens and Xley Consults – Our client, Taste of Saffron is recruiting qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Business Development Manager will be responsible for promoting the products and services of the company.
  • He or she will build market positions for Taste of Saffron by identifying, developing and negotiating business relationships that translate into sales.
  • S/He will work to grow the client base of the company, foster client relationships and manage the corporate image of the company.

Functions of the Role

  • Prospect for potential clients; build, grow and maintain these relationships into increased businesses for Taste of Saffron
  • Coordinate business development planning by preparing proposals for client meetings
  • Work with the CEO to generate and supervise the execution of marketing campaigns and plans
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and channels that will lead to an increase in sales
  • Using knowledge of the market and competitors research, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators
  • Create a content marketing strategy for the company
  • Organize and monitor catering drop-off and on-site catering services
  • Actively seek and identify opportunities and innovation for business growth & development with focus on latest trends and best practices.
  • Identify potential business opportunities and analyze trends in Taste of Saffron market space
  • Take calculated actions to increase profitability and brand recognition for Taste of Saffron
  • Continually assess Taste of Saffron’s marketing techniques and their efficacy in affecting sales
  • Keep a profile of the current clientele of the business and regularly update the database
  • Attend industry specific functions, such as conferences, fairs etc., and provide valuable feedback and information on market and creative trends
  • Present to and consult with CEO on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels
  • Ensure proper and safe delivery/distribution of catered products
  • Provide weekly progress report, ensuring all data is accurately entered for Taste of Saffron knowledge management system
  • Carry out other marketing and sales functions as may be required by management.


  • B.Sc in Marketing, Finance or any related discipline
  • 3-4 years’ experience in Marketing and Sales
  • Experience in food catering industry is preferred
  • Proficiency in CRM systems and MS Office Suites
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Excellent negotiation skill
  • Excellent phone handling and customer service skill
  • Applicants must live on the Lekki-Ajah axis.

Deadline: 20th November, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes to: recruitment@owensxley.com

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