Business Development Specialist

Job Summary

The role requires a very innovative individual that can grow new business in a difficult Nigerian market

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

We are an innovative energy service company focused on offering bespoke asset integrity and process safety management services to various customers in the energy mix. 

The recent fall in oil prices, the covid 19 pandemic and increased use of renewables are all seen as opportunities at BlaqSkye. We have gone on to develop spin-off services which are designed to balance the needs of companies - big and small, in the new energy play whilst increasing their productivity and profit!


  • Develop new lines of business as required for mass markets, power, gas, and oil sectors

  • Ability to navigate petroleum industry procedures and processes to secure new business

  • Secure customers for the business 

  • Develop and manage schedule for various product production and sales.

  • Acting as a first point of contact - dealing with correspondence and phone calls

  • Liaising with suppliers and clients

  • Creating marketing campaigns

  • Managing customer and supplier databases and filing systems

  • Organizing events as required

  • Conduct extensive research for the projects

  • Coordinate various contractors or vendors to achieve set targets

  • Undertake market research and establish the best way to reach target groups

  • Compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence

  • Prepare documentation for submission to seek financing (grants, loans, etc.)

  • Any other activities as required


  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.

  • Must have good problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Must have good negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Must have good conflict resolution skills.

  • Must have good financial modelling skills

  • Must be detail oriented.

  • Must have good organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize tasks.

  • Must have superior written and verbal communication skills as well as good presentation

  • skills.

  • Must have excellent analytical and research skills

  • Must have excellent computer skills

  • Discretion and trustworthiness: you will often be party to confidential information

  • Flexibility and adaptability

  • The ability to be proactive and take the initiative

  • A knowledge of standard software packages - Microsoft office suite including (but not limited to) word, power point, excel and Microsoft project

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to meet set deadlines


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Marketing or any relevant first degree.

  • At least 5 year of experience in sales and marketing.

  • Must be proficient in computer operation


  • Must be willing to work flexible hours to meet project deadlines.

  • Working mode will be largely virtual.

  • Must be willing to move around (sourcing materials, marketing to customers) as the job requires

  • Must be willing to travel to conferences, seminars and client locations if necessary.


  • Monthly deliverables driven compensation

  • Commission on every new business delivered

  • Basic allowance for transportation and communication contingent on work plan

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