Technical Sales Manager - Oil & Gas

Sunray Ventures

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Nordic Degrees is a European led company. Representing a portfolio of Norwegian Oilfield Services companies in Nigeria. One of the companies is Oglaend Systems. Oglaend is a leading manufacturer of multi-discipline support systems for the Oil & Gas industry located in Lagos, Nigeria.

We are looking to engage a competitive and experienced technical sales individual with profound experience in the oil & gas industry, to drive business in Nigeria. The primary goal will be to develop, generate and maintain sales with future growth to manage sales with clients.

Work together with a cross-functional team, while maintaining effectiveness of high-performing results and a team culture that maintains passion and excitement for what is being created;

  • Maintain contact with existing clients by making sure their needs are attended;
  • Search for new clients who might benefit from company products and services in the oil and gas industries;
  • Developing long-term relationships with clients through managing and interpreting their requirements;
  • Making technical presentations and demonstrating how a product meets client needs;
  • Persuading clients that a product or service best satisfies their needs in terms of quality, price and delivery;
  • Generating proposals, negotiating tender and contract terms and conditions to meet both client and company needs;
  • Must be able to work independently;
  • Bring in individual creative experience in the market and help build a market presence already created in the oil and gas industry;
  • Quickly identify key players and potential clients in the Target Market, filter and prioritize “real” opportunities from others.
  • Represent Nordic Degrees at events such as Oil and Gas conferences and industry events.
  • Analyze regional markets trends and discover new opportunities for growth.
  • Suggest innovative sales techniques to increase customer satisfaction.
  • Makes product/service recommendations as well as provide technical support.



  • Worked previously on the field in the Oil and Gas industry (preferably in the IOCs, construction/fabrication yards);
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in direct sales within the Oil and Gas industry;
  • Strong sales knowledge and competency in technical components coming from the Oil & Gas Trade markets;
  • Strategic mindset, as well as goal-oriented, creative, flexible, self-motivated and professionally independent;
  • Strong technical aptitude, excellent communication skill and the ability to thrive under pressure;
  • Comfort to present, persuade and negotiate to potential customers;
  • Ability to travel – 50-80% (most regionally);
  • Tenacious problem solver that can accurately identify, assess, solve, implement, and communicate outcomes of complex challenges.
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands;
  • Strong work ethic, high energy level and positive attitude
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar field, and possesses a qualification in Business, MBA preferred.



Competitive salary, health insurance and statutory benefits.



Sunray Ventures

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Sales/Business Development

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years


₦300,000.00 ‐ ₦1,000,000.00 per month