Business Development Manager


Location(s): Nigeria / Lagos

Category: Retail, Market Research, Business Plans

Level: Professional

Job Type: Full-Time

Min. Qualification: Bachelors

Min. Years of Experience: 6-8

Start date: 15/05/2018

Duration: Fulltime/Long-term


Job Description

  • Report to the Head Business Development
  • Define the strategic direction for the Business Development function which align with the overall strategic goals of  HealthPlus
  • Define long-term strategic goals, build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals and maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions
  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  • Support the implementation of exciting marketing strategies and promotions for HealthPlus Limited
  • Research, develop, plan and implement existing, identified and potential identified opportunities for HealthPlus Limited
  • Work with the personnel of the business divisions to achieve organisational goals
  • Identify new trends, new products, services, new channels of distribution for HealthPlus working in collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Identify, initiate and develop networks and partnership opportunities for business growth
  • Negotiate pricing and payment terms
  • Perform business analysis and reporting to management for decision making purposes
  • Monitor and analyse industry trends and market changes
  • Research competition to identify threats and opportunities
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of analytics, information management and business intelligence to evaluate new business development opportunities in order to determine commercial viability
  • Work with the marketing and communications department to develop and implement digital marketing initiatives: website, mobile and social media marketing
  • Perform business analysis and reporting to management for decision making purposes

Desired Qualities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Buisness Administration, sales or a related field with 6 years minimum experience in a structured organisation, 3 years of which must be in a managerial capacity
  • Membership of a recognised professional body is an added advantage
  • Experience in Retail, Pharma or the FMCGs industry will be an added advantage
  • Creative, innovative and able to think outside the box
  • Working knowledge of commercial agreements
  • Demonstrated skills in strategically retaining and growing key accounts
  • Strong business acumen
  • Leadership & managerial skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills
  • Planning, Analytical & organisational Skill
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High standard of attention to detail
  • A good working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite like Word, Outlook, and Excel Strong account management experience

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

HealthPlus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders.  Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond

Our sister company, CasaBella Beauty, is a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions for men and women. CasaBella International was incorporated in 2008 and became the exclusive distributor for Revlon in Nigeria. The first CasaBella store opened in Lagos in 2010 and today, CasaBella Beauty is the fastest-growing retailer of beauty supplies in West Africa.

Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.

As we expand our frontiers to redefine the world of health & beauty in Nigeria, we are looking for result driven individuals who will roll up their sleeves and share our passion & success. People who will join our team of highly motivated professionals who get the job done!

No matter what your job title is, the work you do at HealthPlus supports the health and well-being of the millions of men, women and children who turn to us for care. That is because all of us - from our talented business professionals at the head office and our experts in our retail locations who serve our communities - are committed to providing the best possible service experience. With locations across Nigeria, we offer the opportunity to build a rewarding career in an environment that supports your success.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirement should send a one page summary of their most significant achievements for the last 5years with your application letter, a detailed CV and relevant copies of credentials to: humanresources@healthplus.com.ng

 

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