Company: Beacon Consulting
Deadline Date: 30th June, 2022
Specialization: Sales / Business Development
Work Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type: Full-Time
Beacon Consulting is a security risk management and intelligence consulting company. At Beacon Consulting, our take-off point is the recognition that in Nigeria’s vast and dynamic environment, there exists a plethora of business challenges and opportunities. Over the years, the security climate in Nigeria has evolved quite swiftly and so have the threats that individuals at different strata of the society, organizations, and the public see themselves exposed to on a daily basis. Understanding these threats allows you to easily determine your security operational risks. It is necessary to seek professional mitigation measures because these risks are not always evident or easy to overcome.
The Beacon Consulting team provides security expertise and analysis to help you adopt proactive measures to improve your security posture, facilitate compliance, and enhance operational efficiency for the safety of your business interests
We have relevant experience in security and intelligence consulting – our team of experts identifies risks and prepares you for favorable controls, giving you the peace of mind to meet your set goals and objectives.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Position: Business Development Officer
Job Location: Abuja
A Business Development Officer is responsible for overseeing the implementation of business development strategies to increase company profitability and promote longevity of the company.
Main duty here is to identify business opportunities to pursue and create business proposals to support these ideas.
Duties / Responsibilities
Analyze current and past financial data and provide strategies to cut costs and increase revenue for the company.
Lead market research activities and ensure efficient planning and implementation of these plans to identify new business opportunities.
Work with the management to implement marketing strategies and new opportunities.
Encourage new and existing clients by creating and improving business proposals.
Ensure that the company meets revenue targets.
Develop and pitch ideas for potential investors and/or partnerships.
Participate in company meetings with company management and individual departments to discuss potential business opportunities and implement policy changes to achieve business strategies.
Meet with potential investors and.or partners in-person to pitch the company to them and achieve a new investor and/or partner relationship.
Education and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or another related field.
Associate degree or certificate in business is preferred
Graduate Degree, such as an MBA is also preferred.
Demonstrated marketing experience and a firm grasp on budgeting and finance.
At least 3 years demonstrated experience as a Business Development Officer or experience working in similar positions, such as a Business Developer – having implemented business, marketing, finance or sales roles successfully.
Required Skills / Abilities:
Strong business knowledge and experience interpreting financial data.
Ability to effectively research new markets.
Excellent creativity and problem-solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Excellent marketing, sales and customer service skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent analytical skills and strong attention to detail.
Strong negotiation skills.
Strong decision-making skills.
Advanced time management and organizational skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Project Tracking tools (example: Clickup) or related software.
Only candidates whose competencies meet the requirement of the position will be contacted.
Beacon Consulting do not ask for any form of payment at any stage of recruitment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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