Hiring Organization: George Houston Resources Limited

Location: Surulere, Lagos

Job Description

The business development & partnership officer will identify sales leads, pitch our services to new clients and maintain a good working relationship with new contacts.
This role revolves around good communication. We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Business Development Manager to help us expand our clientele. You will be the front of the company and will have the dedication to create and apply an effective sales strategy.
The goal is to drive sustainable financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with clients.


Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.
Screens potential business deals by analysing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities; recommending equity investments.
Develops negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners’ needs and goals.
Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
Arrange business meetings with prospective clients
Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives
Prepare sales contracts ensuring adherence to law-established rules and guidelines
Keep records of sales, revenue, invoices etc.
Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support
Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers
Develop entry level staff into valuable salespeople
Brainstorming with business development team to create new project strategies
Identifying sales and services that would appeal to new clients
Managing company and client expectations
Reviewing timeframes and budgets
Creating sales pitches
Executing sales objectives


B.Sc./BA in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field with 3 – 5 years work experience.
Proven working experience as a business development officer, sales executive or a relevant role
Experience in customer support and a recruitment and staffing firm is a plus
Ability to build rapport
Time management and planning skills
Goal-oriented, organized team player
Encouraging to team and staff; able to mentor and lead
Eager to expand company with new sales, clients, and territories
Able to analyse data and sales statistics and translate results into better solutions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
Self-motivated and self-directed
Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets
Experienced at preparing and presenting quarterly goals and forecasts for future projects
Comfortable in both leadership and team-player role


35 years below


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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