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Job Alert: Business Development Officer at Sifax Group


  • Sifax Group is one of Africa’s fastest-growing multinational corporations with diverse interests in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas and Hospitality.

    Business Development Officer

    • Job TypeFull Time
    • QualificationBA/BSc/HND  
    • Experience
      3 years
    • LocationLagos
    • Job Field
      Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development  


    • Analyse the current and past budgets, expenses, sales revenues and product/service deficiencies in order to provide recommendations for business growth and problem resolution
    • Research the market for identifying new business opportunities
    • Respond to the client queries regarding the products/services in a timely fashion
    • Develop business proposals for new and existing customers
    • Prepare the annual marketing budget and track the expenses against the budget
    • Develop in-depth knowledge about the business development practices, marketing activities, prospective clients and industry trends
    • Maintain a knowledge repository of clients, referrals, RFPs, prospects and presentations
    • Manage customer calls and appointments effectively for new opportunities
    • Supervise the client relationship management database and utilize it to manage customer contacts and mailing lists
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by your line Head.

    Skills and other requirements:

    • Degree in Business administration, Finance, Economics or related fields
    • 3+ years’ experience working in a development role
    • Maritime, logistics, consulting and financial service industry knowledge
    • Capability of prioritizing and delegating responsibilities
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent eye for detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
    • A good grasp of numbers and the ability to write documents in a professional style
    • Ability to stay calm under pressure and meet tight deadlines
    • ability to remain flexible and seek alternative options to problems
    • Ability to think out of the box
    • Leadership & managerial skills
    • Project management skills
    • Negotiation and persuasion skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and people skills
    • Highly organised self-starter with demonstrated excellence in developing strategic plans
    • Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player
    • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested candidates should send a well-written cover letter stating why they are the best fit for the position and attach a copy of your updated resume/CV to

     [email protected] and copy [email protected]

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