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Business Development Executive in an Indigenous Dried Fruit Processing Company


We are an Indigenous Dried Fruit Processing company headquartered in Lagos with regional offices in Abuja and Port Harcourt, retails a range of dried fruit snacks across over 400 locations in Nigeria and exports products to Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, and Belgium, also on Amazon.com.

We seek to employ an enthusiastic and driven individual to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Business Development Executive

Location: Jabi, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Overview

  • As we increase our processing capacity as well as our global distribution, we seek an experienced Business Development Executive based in Abuja, to improve market visibility via identifying and closing commercial opportunities, building and managing customer relationships, generating and exceeding targeted revenues allocated to assigned region.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Grow channels and achieve monthly sales targets.
  • Plan overall team itinerary in collaboration with other team members to ensure adequate coverage of all trade accounts in a month
  • Implement the territorial expansion objective as required for growth and profitability
  • Oversee and manage all order fulfillment from end to end, ensuring all requisite sale templates, invoices are populated in due time online and offline.
  • Monitor, track and report all trade accounts’ monthly sales report, to monitor progress on set departmental goals
  • Provide accurate financial and accounting information on sales and contribute to the preparation of sales budgets, reports and forecasts
  • Grow and manage existing relationships across all channels/Trade Partners/Stores
  • Ensure adherence to all sales processes, procedures and policies
  • Monitor product aging in all stores to mitigate expiry risk, while ensuring product returns and retrievals are kept to the barest minimum and in line with company policies
  • Daily capture of all sales activities on the sales CRM software
  • Prompt capture of all leads. Ensure regular and accurate reports on the same
  • Ensure constant lead follow up and facilitate closure
  • Train, mentor and manage subordinates.
  • Provide detailed periodic sales reports.
  • Oversee optimization of all trade accounts to ensure product visibility and elimination of stock-outs
  • Ensure entire product range is represented across all trade account channels
  • Oversee the record keeping of the opening & closing stock
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Educational Qualification / Skills

  • Minimum of HND / B.Sc. / B. A in Marketing, Business Administration or any relevant field
  • 3 - 4 years of Retail Sales experience in FMCG with good market knowledge.
  • Ability to schedule activities and maximize time while ensuring to meet all deadlines.
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals in a wide range of positions and foster harmony across teams
  • Excellent Communication and Team Management Skills
  • Strong Analytical skills with a problem-solving attitude.
  • Ability to generate new business leads using existing network of contacts and industry knowledge
  • Ability to make informed strategic decisions
  • Ability to handle high-level negotiation meetings and deals.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: fmcgcareers1@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email


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