Business Developer


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Duties and Responsibilities:

To improve the organization’s market position and achieve financial growth. The Business Development Executive defines long-term organizational strategic goals, builds key customer relationships, identifies business opportunities, negotiates and closes business deals and maintains extensive knowledge of current market conditions.


Responsibilities :

Providing strategic direction for the company – will entail implementing the corporate strategy recommendations of the company – across marketing, operations and financial management

Manage the regular market and industry evaluation process of the company –conducting constant research as directed for: customer analysis, competitive landscape analysis, trends and risk assessments 

Developing and implementing a marketing and sales plan: product development, pricing, promotions and distribution activities

The business development executive will be given a financial target and will be required to work with the marketing executives to achieve the set target

Managing the company’s business relationships – will entail overseeing the company’s corporate accounts including following-up on transactions and payments while looking for new business opportunities

Driving retail sales and coordinating all operations, especially supply chain management 

Will play a strategic/support role in managing external stakeholders especially: partners, vendors, clients and regulatory authorities etc.

Develop and lead the Business Development team in sourcing, managing and implementing new business opportunities

Ensure efficient and effective marketing, advertising and promotional planning through the Marketing department

Management, monitoring, reporting and communication in regard to financial and physical resources, administration and budgeting


Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications:


  • High-level communication skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Proven ability to negotiate
  • Experience with design and implementation of business development strategy
  • Conflict resolution
  • The ability to self-motivate and motivate a team
  • Experience working to and exceeding targets
  • Be business and market savvy 
  • Be able to think logically and clearly, and exhibit strong problem solving abilities
  • Exhibit superior written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrate intermediate project management abilities
  • Demonstrate ability to set individual work plans and manage time and work with limited supervision to meet deadlines
  • Collaborate with senior management, working with them to effectively execute strategies and projects




  • The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a Degree in Business, Marketing, Business Development, Economics, Finance, or related field and 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience.
  • Experience and /or knowledge of the agricultural sector are an added advantage.


Employment Terms

This is a full-time position, based in Lagos, Nigeria. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.






Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Sales/Business Development

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years


₦150,000.00 ‐ ₦200,000.00 per month