Business Development Officer


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A firm in the ICT sector seeks qualified candidates to fill this role 


Job Purpose:

  • The Business Development Officer is accountable for revenue growth, customer acquisition and customer relationship management within the company. 
  • Responsibilities include prospecting, qualifying, presenting, and closing opportunities of services to ship owners, ship charters and oil and gas companies. 


Job Description 

  • The Business Development Officer shall be responsible for, but not limited to the following: 
  • Facilitates the flow of operational information to ensure effective execution of contracts.  
  • Assist with evaluating new opportunities for additional revenue from new and existing clients by analyzing requirements, potential for revenue growth and evaluating options whilst maintaining company priorities.
  • Identify and capture additional revenue opportunities, regularly provides market intelligence and carry out market research as required. 
  • Proactively manage relationships with existing clients and develops relationships with new clients.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, peers, superiors, and other company personnel.  
  • Protect the company's values by keeping information confidential. 
  • Maintains excellent relationships with all stakeholders of the business. Update job knowledge by taking advantage of educational opportunities; professional development activities and maintaining a sound professional network. 
  • Enhance organization's reputation by accepting ownership for delivery of new requirements to clients; and always exploring opportunities to add value to our client's customer experience. 



  • Minimum of 10 years' experience within the Oil and Gas or Offshore Marine sector. 
  • In-depth knowledge of offshore logistics, ship broking and chartering practices. 
  • Knowledge of Offshore vessel types and their mode of operations.
  • Proven track record in sales ideally overachieving on targets and acquiring new business 
  • Ability to learn quickly and develop a good understanding of the Oil and Gas Industry. 
  • Strong prospecting skills and extensive customer facing experience 
  • Sound commercial aptitude with a result oriented approach to work 
  • Must be well organized and demonstrate good attention to detail
  • Must be self motivated and able to work under extreme pressure 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation) 
  • Must be task oriented with ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities. 
  • Able to use computer hardware and software including MS Word, Excel and Outlook. 
  • Proficient in the use of internet for research. 
  • Minimum Qualification Bachelor's Degree/HND 




Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Sales/Business Development

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years

Application Deadline