HRLeverageAfrica.com Job Vacancy for Business Development & Marketing Officer-Lagos

Our client is a world class business to business IT Infrastructure company in Lagos whose niche of business
includes, Data center management, Internet connectivity & Fiber optic cabling, Hardware training and
installations, Cyber security enablement among turnkey subsea telecommunication cable installation
services.
SUMMARY :
Ensure implementation of marketing programs within agreed timelines. Finding new ways of securing more
potential customers and building strong relationships with clients / customers for business growth &
profitability
LOCATION: Lagos
MAIN DELIVERABLES
 Ensure company management guidelines and policies are followed.
 Ensure implementation of marketing programs within agreed timelines.
 Finding new ways of securing more potential customers and building strong relationships with clients
/ customers for business growth & profitability.
 Preparing and submitting bids and proposals to clients as required.
 Manage the proposal and contract negotiation, to deal closure
 Aggressively achieving the sales target and profit objectives
 Building and retaining client relationships through continuous follow up with clients for their
requirements and improve client retention rate.
 Build strong relationships with and maintain a real time understanding of the Telecommunication and
IT products & services marketplace
 Take a dynamic role in the development and execution of all sales & marketing strategies
 Seeking out additional opportunities through existing contacts, a proactive approach and
innovative thinking
 Assist in championing the design, development and execution of business strategies for marketing the
organization’s products and services and maintain database of individual customers, corporate
and international organizations.
 Assist in developing new products and services in line with organization’s vision and strategy.
 Review market trends and make appropriate recommendations to enable management take key
business decisions (e.g. markets, pricing, service delivery model).
 Assist in overseeing marketing campaigns and other business development initiatives and ensure the
smooth running and efficient coordination of all promotions.
 Invoicing & following up for payments / collection etc with the clients.
 Interaction / coordination with other departments for the flow of information required by the
Marketing department and to ensure smooth implementation of new business wins.
 Owning the client proposition process, from matching client needs identified during the sales process
to company resources, to shaping , writing and delivering the proposition, closing the deal and
ensuring the clients benefits from the promised service.
 Develop an understanding of competitor strategies and means of differentiation, and be
responsible for competitive analysis and creating strategic marketing plan.
 Building closer relationships with potential clients and developing a clear understanding of the
underlying needs.
 Provide prompt periodic sales report to management
 Understanding the general/technical features and requirements of the company’s products and
services
 Granting Confidential Treatment to all information accessed by virtue of the position
 Any other assigned task by Superior officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
 At least 1 or 2 years relevant experience in IT/ Telecoms field
 Science/Engineering background.
SKILLS
Candidates applying for positions should possess:
 Good knowledge of company’s business procedures and objectives.
 Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and analytical skills.
 Strong communications and interpersonal skills; able to persuade and motivate
 Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people including participate in highly
technical, marketing & sales discussions with marketers and business developers
 Strong analytical skills are required to address complex issues
 Able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies or
members of the business and general community at large.
 Must have a positive professional demeanor and approach when conducting business with
internal and external customers.
 Good research, communication, lecture and document design skills.
 Project management, vendor negotiations and contracting skills.
 Strong influencing skill.
To apply for the above position please send your CV to TheHRLeverageAfrica@gmail.com
Salary Range: Negotiable based on experience and skills.

Deadline: not stated

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