Head-Business-Development


Location(s): Nigeria / Lagos

Category: Market Research, Investment Management, Business Plans, Market Research & Surveys

Level: Professional

Job Type: Full-Time

Min. Qualification: Bachelors

Min. Years of Experience: 10-12

Start date: 04/11/2018

Duration: Fulltime/Long-term


Job Description

We are seeking a Head, Business Development  who will be responsible for defining the strategic direction for the Business Development function which aligns with the overall strategic goals of the HealthPlus Group. The Head, Business Development Manager reports directly to the CEO/CCO

Key Elements Of The Role

 

Strategy

  • Define the strategic direction for the Business Development function which aligns with the overall strategic goals of the HealthPlus Group

 

New Business Development

  • Identify new trends, new products, services, new channels of distribution for HealthPlus division working in collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of analytics, information management and business intelligence to evaluate new business development opportunities in order to determine commercial viability

 

Business Development Planning

  • Ensure an accurate and complete inventory database
  • Attend industry functions, events, exhibitions and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends
  • Support the implementation of exciting marketing strategies and promotions for the HealthPlus Group
  • Work with the marketing and communication department to develop and implement digital marketing initiatives: website, mobile and social media marketing
  • Develop strategies for knowing customers’ needs and expectations
  • Develop and implement planograms and merchandising across the retail outlet to optimize customer experience and shelve uptake

 

Relationship Management

  • Identify, initiate and develop networks and partnership opportunities for business growth

 

Internal Business Processes

  • Complete compliance to SOPs

Others

  • Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s ERP or other sales management system
  • Prepare, administer and monitor the budget for the department and ensure appropriate cost saving

 

 


Desired Qualities

  • A good degree, an MBA is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years relevant experience in the Retail, Banking, FMCG or Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Membership of a recognized professional body is an added advantage
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • Strong forecasting and planning skills; able to correctly assess the needs of the business
  • Must have demonstrated ability to take initiative and manage multiple competing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Good negotiation and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to build and manage relationships with organizational stakeholders; seeking expert advice on a variety of situations or circumstances
  • General knowledge of the uses and applications of MS Office suite; Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook etc

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 10 years with your application letter, a detailed CV and relevant copies of credentials to: humanresources@healthplus.com.ng

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