Business Development Manager

Swagelok Nigeria Limited

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Job Description:

General Summary:

As a high performer you will help us to meet our ambitious market development and revenue growth objectives in Nigeria. You will be responsible for developing and executing all key growth sales strategies, tactics and action plans required to achieve your financial targets.



  • B.Sc in Engineering with any Management MBA.
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas industry is required.


Positive Attitude and Commitment:

  • A keen sense of team spirit
  • Ability to bring people along with them
  • Ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • Achievement orientated
  • Determination
  • Diligence
  • Enjoys working under pressure
  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexible approach to problem solving
  • Keeps the team with him when under pressure
  • Making contacts
  • Self-motivated
  • Willingness to go the extra mile at all times to meet deadlines and secure business


Our Values:

  • Continuous Improvement - ability to grow as an individual
  • Customer Focus - thinks how actions will affect the customer
  • Innovative - sees different ways of doing things
  • Integrity - customers and colleagues are dealt with honestly
  • Quality - Through personal performance and in delivery to customer
  • Respect - for customers and colleagues


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Confidence to ask questions to obtain clarity
  • Ability to act on own initiative
  • Ability to build and maintain rapport over the phone, via email and in person so that a relational connection is built with the customer
  • Ability to challenge conventional thinking
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Ability to generate, develop and share ideas
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to plan and organise
  • Ability to provide solutions to customer issues and needs
  • Ability to recognise opportunities from customer dialogue
  • Ability to work within a team, whilst being prepared to act on own initiative Be able to take constructive criticism as a positive for improvement Creative flair
  • Cultural awareness
  • Demonstrates ability to pass over complex information in an easy to understand manner Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Good commercial understanding
  • Good copywriting skills
  • Good level of market intelligence
  • Have sound mechanical aptitude
  • Ideation, Generate, develop and share ideas
  • Knowledge of the fluid systems market
  • Leads by example
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Microsoft Outlook for email, communications and appointments
  • Organisational awareness including management structure
  • Post Graduate Business Qualification
  • Proactive and positive approach


Key Result Areas:

  • Own and hit/exceed annual sales targets within the Nigerian Market place
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan to achieve sales targets and to expand the company's customer base
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
  • Partner with customers to understand their business needs and objectives and effectively communicate the value proposition through proposals and presentations
  • Understand O&G, Petro-Chemical and Power market landscapes and trends, reporting on the forces that shift tactical budgets and strategic direction of markets and key-accounts.


Experience: Oil & Gas industry required

Minimum Qualification: University Degree B.SC in Engineering with any Management MBA.



Minimum years of Experience: 6 years

Minimum Education Required: University Degree B.SC in Engineering



Swagelok Nigeria Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Sales/Business Development

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years