General Manager- Sales and Business Development

Asia Petrochemicals LLC

Management & Business Development

Energy & Utilities USD 2500 - 4000 Plus Commission
2 weeks ago

Job Summary

We are looking to hire a General Manager with experience in Business Development of Chemical/ Petrochemical raw materials who is highly skilled in managing entire business functions such as Sales & Business Development, Accounts, and Finance, and Supply Chain Management to fill this position.

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements


(i) Sales and Business Development:

  • Managing International sales and responsible for the development of different strategic plan to achieve business objective and drive Nigeria subsidiary to profit. 
  • Solely responsible for Identifying new business opportunities in Nigeria to increase the sales revenue and retention of the existing customer by attractive customer management.
  • To develop End Users and sales for Asia Petrochemicals portfolio of products. Operate and Manage business operations within Nigeria with respect to invoicing, custom clearance, and financial transfers. 
  • Handle day to day enquiries from the customers Nigeria and check with the team in UAE for updated prices.
  • Manage complete Business development and Key Account handling for the Nigeria Subsidiary.
  • Monitoring competitor activity and industry trends in Nigeria to identify opportunities for Business Development. 
  • Meeting with clients in person in Nigeria to finalize contracts, discuss product features, and ensure that all parties are clear on terms and conditions.
  • Strategize and plan the sales process, forecasting on existing market, key accounts management, expenses, profitability, and market analysis.

(ii) Expense Management/Cost Control:

  • Must look after the OPEX for the Nigeria subsidiary, make a budget for the day-to-day expenses relating to the complete operation.
  • Responsible for effective financial management and sales forecasting. Should have experience in finance and account’s function, regarding monthly P&L report and ascertaining the financial position of the Nigeria Subsidiary.
  • Must be aware about the banking facilities related to the international trade.

(iii) Supply Chain Management:

  • Must have experience in complete supply chain activities and Import shipments of DG/NON-DG cargoes in various ports in Nigeria. 
  • Must have Complete awareness on transportation rules pertaining local dispatch.
  • Should be well versed with the documentation related to the shipments, Customs clearance formalities in Nigeria.
  • Must have knowledge on shipping terms (INCO Terms) for Import/Export.


  • Industry: Petrochemical Trading Experience is required
  • Minimum 5 - 10 years of experience in chemical Trading Industry Qualification:
  • Academic qualification of a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical (Engineering or Graduation) and Post Graduation in MBA International Business. 


  • Candidate must be experienced in managerial level handling international sales (Specially import) in any petrochemical trading companies in Nigeria with exposure in above industries in the previous role.
  • Must have experienced in import activities and foreign trade norms and managing all day-to-day activities such as Sales & Business Development, Accounts & Finance and Supply Chain Activities.

Product Segments (Chemical -Raw Materials)

  • Printing, Flexible Packaging & Ink Industry
  • Paint & Coatings
  • Resin Manufacturing
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Lubricants
  • Adhesives & Construction Chemicals
  • Detergents & Soaps
  • Oilfield Chemicals
  • Water Treatment Chemicals

Availability: Immediate

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Remuneration: USD 3000- 3500 + Benefits (Accommodation & Vehicle)- Negotiable

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