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Tamy Consulting Nigeria Limited

Business Director

Lagos, Nigeria

Business Development Manager - ICEA LION TRUST COMPANY

Closing: Jan 27, 2022

1 day remaining

Published: Jan 24, 2022 (2 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Job Summary

The role of the Business Development Manager is spearheading new business acquisitions, implementing marketing and sales plans, as well as business promotion to ensure that budgets are achieved. The individual is responsible for ensuring that all internal process run as efficiently as possible in accordance with the operational manual.

Requirements:

– Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field from a reputable university.

– Master’s Degree is an added advantage.

– Professional qualification(s) in Pensions e.g. ACII or equivalent

– At least five (5) to seven (7) years’ post qualification experience in a Pensions Business

Development function with at least two (2) years at management level. Must have previous experience in sales

Key competencies:

– Strong leadership skills to foster teamwork; helping to develop and motivate staff, resolving conflicts as well as ability to provide direction, guidance, momentum and vision in order to achieve organizational objectives.

– Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications.

– High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity.

– Strong expertise in strategic management project regarding planning and budgeting, resource management, implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation.

– Ability to analyse and interpret financial data and apply management principles and practices in making sound business decisions.

– Strong analytical and fact-based decision-making skills.

– Proven track record in developing and administering marketing programs and ability to establish clear metrics for marketing effectiveness.

– Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.

– Project management skills.

– Strong persuasion and negotiation skills.

– Strong business acumen / business orientation.

– Good customer relationship management skills (internal and external customers).

Responsibilities
Job Summary

The role of the Business Development Manager is spearheading new business acquisitions, implementing marketing and sales plans, as well as business promotion to ensure that budgets are achieved. The individual is responsible for ensuring that all internal process run as efficiently as possible in accordance with the operational manual.

Requirements:

– Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field from a reputable university.

– Master’s Degree is an added advantage.

– Professional qualification(s) in Pensions e.g. ACII or equivalent

– At least five (5) to seven (7) years’ post qualification experience in a Pensions Business

Development function with at least two (2) years at management level. Must have previous experience in sales

Key competencies:

– Strong leadership skills to foster teamwork; helping to develop and motivate staff, resolving conflicts as well as ability to provide direction, guidance, momentum and vision in order to achieve organizational objectives.

– Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications.

– High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity.

– Strong expertise in strategic management project regarding planning and budgeting, resource management, implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation.

– Ability to analyse and interpret financial data and apply management principles and practices in making sound business decisions.

– Strong analytical and fact-based decision-making skills.

– Proven track record in developing and administering marketing programs and ability to establish clear metrics for marketing effectiveness.

– Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.

– Project management skills.

– Strong persuasion and negotiation skills.

– Strong business acumen / business orientation.

– Good customer relationship management skills (internal and external customers).

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy and Marketing

– Participating in the implementation and execution of strategic marketing plans in support of the corporate strategy.

– Developing pricing strategies in consultation with senior management, balancing marketing objectives and customer satisfaction.

– Preparing, in liaison with the head of the Business, concept papers, periodic progress reports and annual reports showing organizational achievements against planned targets as well as providing justification for performance variances and areas of improvement.

– Developing and implementing market segmentation plans in conjunction with Life/General Business Development departments.


Product Review and Development

– Measuring product performance and liaising with head of business to implement appropriate improvements in line with consumer needs.

– Participating in the development and implementation of a structured process of product review and development.

– Regularly liaising with the business development teams to develop products that leverage the company’s competitive edge.

– Providing insight to the product development by maintaining consummate market intelligence and periodically reviewing existing products to enhance their quality.

– Examining new business opportunities on an ongoing basis, in traditional and non-traditional sectors, and subsequently formulating plans for developing and launching relevant insurance products and services.

Business Development

– Generating revenue from new and existing clients, and identifying client needs in order to help develop new business opportunities in liaison with the head of business.

– Maintaining regular contact through meetings and other mediums to ensure sustained growth from the existing and new clients in respect with new and retained business.

– Monitoring production figures on a weekly and monthly basis to ensure that production is in line with strategic plans.

– Coordinating the expansion of distribution channels by engaging established and emerging intermediaries currently not in our books.

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