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Business Development Manager at Newage Solutions and Technologies Limited

Newage Solutions and Technologies Limited is an ICT Firm with offices in United States, United Kingdom & Nigeria; Providing services in the areas of Software Development, Deployment & Support, Database, Computer/Network/Telecoms Infrastructure, Business Process Outsourcing, Enterprise Solutions, Digital Marketing, IT Security, Cloud Solutions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

Description

  • The Business Development Manager’s primary role is improving and growing a business, by establishing and developing relationships with customers, suppliers and other partners.
  • Will be tasked with identifying new business opportunities in order to generate revenue, improve profitability and help the business grow.
  • This role will involve careful strategic planning and positioning in the appropriate markets, enhancing the operation of the business, position and reputation.

Qualifications

  • BSc / MSc in any relevant field with minimum of 3yrs proven experience.
  • Proven background in business development & sales.

Skills:

  • Strong track record of B2C, B2B and B2G sales at corporate level or demonstrated achievement.
  • Tenacity and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets.
  • Excellent telephone manner for making initial contact and for ongoing communication with customers and business associates.
  • Interpersonal skills for building and developing relationships with clients.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – needed for communicating with a range of people, both internally and externally, as well as presentation skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, including the use of office productivity and project management tools.
  • Excellent Team-working skills and a collaborative approach to work.
  • Decision-making skills and ability to multitask and prioritise workload.
  • Project management, organisational and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to motivate yourself and set your own goals.
  • Ability to analyse sales figures and write reports.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Initiative and the confidence to start things from scratch.
  • Strong research and strategic analyzing skills.
  • Skilled at agreeing and closing deals with clients.
  • Ability to take initiatives and work without or less supervision

Responsibilities

  • Research and identify new business opportunities – including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services – or new ways of reaching existing markets
  • Seek out the appropriate contact in an organisation.
  • Generate leads and cold call prospective customers.
  • Meet with customers/clients face to face or over the phone.
  • Foster and develop relationships with customers/clients.
  • Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these.
  • Think strategically – seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business.
  • Work strategically – carrying out necessary planning in order to implement operational changes.
  • Draw up client contracts – depending on the size of company, this task may be completed by support staff.
  • Have a good understanding of the businesses’ products and services and be able to advise others about them.
  • Train members of your team, arranging external training where appropriate.
  • Discuss promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department.
  • Liaise with the project, finance, marketing and appropriate teams.
  • Seek ways of improving the way the business operates.
  • Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate.
  • Keep abreast of trends and changes in the business world

Deadline: 18th December, 2020.

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

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