AgroMall Discovery and Extension Services Limited Job Vacancy

Posted on :

10 Apr, 2019

Category :

Business Mgt Jobs in Nigeria, Executive Mgt Jobs in Nigeria, Management Jobs in Nigeria

AgroMall Discovery and Extension Services Limited is at the intersection of digitised agricultural production support, digitised agricultural extension and digital financial services. We integrate agricultural economics, agronomy and quality control with financial services on our digital platforms turning them into powerful tools in the hands of our agents and farmers for improved farm production and financial inclusion of the rural economy. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Executive
Location:
 Lagos
Job status: Full Time
Department: Brand and Communications
Reports To: Business Development Manager

Purpose

  • The Business Development Executive will focus on customer acquisition, lead generation, and prospect management in AgroMall, as this role will meet with potential clients.
  • The Business Development Executive will research and manage client business referrals, network, physical and web leads; provide prospective customers/clients with all services offered and additional presentations as needed; and work with clients to create solutions for their needs and consult throughout the sales process. Must be energetic, well-spoken, and eager to close sales and increase revenue.

Principal Responsibilities
Operational and technical responsibilities:

  • Maintaining fruitful relationships with existing customers
  • When it comes to generating leads, day-to-day duties typically include: Researching organizations and individuals online (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets
  • Researching the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions about purchasing
  • Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives
  • Prepare weekly inputs into sales opportunities for review in a team revenue huddle
  • Committed to grow in industry expertise
  • Identification and solicitation of prospective clients within the multifamily, mixed-use real estate industry and other verticals as assigned, via networking, research, phone calls, email communication, etc.
  • Maintain a sales pipeline for prospective client opportunities and update records in Sales force for proper tracking and reporting
  • Maintain proposal template reflective of current rates and services for use by other sales team members
  • Subscribe to key industry publications and media alerts to identify new business opportunities
  • Attend business conferences with the intent of networking to build opportunities as assigned and willingness to travel as needed.
  • Gain full understanding of Agro mall to determine the correct strategies and tactics to pitch to a prospective client

Leadership accountabilities:

  • Demonstrates initiative and role model behavior. Is proactive and works toward supporting an achievement oriented culture and performance excellence
  • Displays appropriate behavior and contributes to creating a positive team spirit
  • Remains alert to emerging issues and global trends that might benefit t or otherwise impact individual and team’s work;
  •  Creates regular opportunities for peers, colleagues, partners and stakeholders to contribute toward

Relationship accountability:

  • Speaks and writes clearly and concisely by effectively identifying key points relevant to the subject matter;
  • Actively listens, shares information, and proposes suggestions and solutions;
  • Consults with supervisor/manager to gather his/her views in support of the message to be communicated;
  • Expresses his/her views and concerns in an impartial and constructive manner with the intent to resolve issues;
  • Seeks guidance from supervisors if they are unclear on whether information can be disclosed, consistent with their obligations with respect to Agency information, as set out in the Agency’s applicable regulations, rules and policies.

Education, Technical Skills, Competences and Working Relationship
Education and Experience:

  • B.Sc/BA in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field
  • 0 – 2 years proven track record in business sales or related market

Technical Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word. Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Superior presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Technical skills required to understand and propose products or solutions by focusing on client requirements
  • Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to staff members and customers, in a clear and concise manner
  • Reasonable knowledge and experience in Agricultural Industry
  • Strategic Thinking, problem solving/analysis, customer/client Focus.
  • Time Management, ability to build rapport and negotiation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events

Competencies:

  • Client orientation
  • Persuasion and influencing
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge sharing and learning
  • Leading and supervising
  • Generating leads

Working Relationships:

  • This position Business development executive reports to the business development manager

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Location: Lagos
Job Status: Full Time
Department: Business and Communications

Purpose

  • As a Business Development Manager you’ll be concerned with improving and growing AgroMall, by fostering and developing relationships with customers, suppliers and other partners
  • You will work to improve AgroMall’s profitability through careful strategic planning and positioning in the appropriate markets, or to enhance the operation of the company, position or reputation in some way.
  • You may have a single role in the organization or lead a team of staff
  • Your work will often reach across all areas of the company.

Principal Responsibilities
Operational and Technical Responsibilities:

  • Discuss promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department and other departments
  • Strong understanding of how technology disrupt the existing agricultural market.
  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction and conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
  • Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives
  • Prepare sales contracts , proposals planning and preparing presentations (using PowerPoint) and build long-term relationships with new and existing customers
  • Identify new business opportunities – including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services
  • Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these
  • Have a good understanding of the businesses’ products or services and be able to advise others about them

Strategic Accountabilities:

  • Develops strategies and plans that have a positive impact and add value for all AgroMall, partners and Stakeholders;
  • Creates new and relevant ideas and leads others to implement them.

People Accountability:

  • Strong understand and awareness of emotional intelligence and emotional marketing
  • Models independent thinking and action, raises standards and motivates excellence
  • Coaches team members to appropriately share knowledge across teams
  • Expands team engagement and provides practical developmental support
  • Works with individuals to set appropriately challenging development goals, explaining not just what to do, but why to do it.

Education, Technical Skills, Competences, Working Relationship
Education and Experience:

  • B.Sc/B.A in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field
  • Five years proven track record in business sales/development or related market.

Technical Skills:

  • Reasonable knowledge and experience in Agricultural Industry
  • Strategic Thinking, problem solving/analysis, customer/client Focus.
  • Time Management, ability to build rapport and negotiation skills.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word. Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Superior presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Technical skills required to understand and propose products or solutions by focusing on client requirements
  • Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to staff members and customers, in a clear and concise manner

Competencies:

  • Client orientation, closing deals and lead generation
  • Persuasion and influencing
  • Marketing and product development strategy
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Leading and supervising
  • Innovation.

Working Relationships:

  • This position manages all employees of the marketing and communications department and is responsible for the performance management of the employees within that department.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply