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Apply For Vacancy BDM 001 (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER/COO)


  • Ref No
    BDM 001
  • Title (Position)
    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER/COO
  • Qualification
    A Marketing or Automobile engineering qualification is required. HND or B.Sc or its equivalent in Mechanical or Automobile Engineering is an advantage. National Technical certification in Automobile Engineering is an advantage. HND in Marketing with postgraduate certification in Automobile Engineering is also welcome. Possession of an MBA or secondary degree in Management or Marketing would be an added advantage. Membership of professional Sales / Marketing associations would be an advantage. Post graduate certification in Logistics and Supply Chain Management with special reference to the Transport Industry is also an advantage. Verifiable practical experience and proof of past achievement in these areas of expertise is especially desirable.
  • Summary
    Due to ongoing expansion in its operations, our client a service parts and supplies provider in the automobile tyre and spare parts industry based in Lagos, seeks to recruit a Business Development Manager. Reporting to the Group MD/CEO, the position will be responsible for providing strategic vision driven leadership and overall supervision and managment for vision attainment and goal achievement. The incumbent will oversee all departmental heads as well as the sales team. He will diect with an entrepreneurial and venture capital mindset, the business planning of the company, including its annual budgets and capital spending authorisation, with a view to return the shareholders investment in the venture in the shortest time, while delivering consistent returns and profitability. The incumbent needs to be a hands on manager who will provide technical sales training to the sales team to enable them Identify and understand customers/dealers needs and technical requirements for automotive spare parts and tyres and then meet these identified needs by the sale of of the company's range of products. Method of application : Please send a soft copy of (1) your appplication (2) your CV and (3) your plan of action for the position by email to BDM@clementashley-consulting.com with the job reference in the subject bar of your email. Please also send a handwritten application and hard copies of your CV and plan of action to Clement Ashley Consulting, Suite 27 Dolphin Plaza, Corporation Drive, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi. P.O. Box 7808 Marina, Lagos. Please ensure to quote the job reference in the top left hand corner of the envelope to reach us not later than 10 days from the date of this advert.
  • The Person
    Must be in excellent health. Must be, energetic assertive and proactive. At least 30 years of age with at least ten years post graduation expereince in the transport and /or auto spare parts industry. Must have at least four years experience in the sales and marketing of automobile spare parts and tyres, with an in depth understanding of the technical specifications of spares and tyres. At least two years experience in spare parts purchasing and at least four years experience in a general management position, especially in an entrepreneurial start up or turnaround environment. Must have grown a business from scratch to N1bn or its equivalent in annual sales, or have the potential to do so. Must have had Profit Centre responsibility with an ability to read and understand financial statements. Possession of a database of existing spare parts and tyre consumers and high level contacts with them is an added advantage. The person must be conversant with Materials Resource Planning (MRP) and / or Stock Control Software. The person must have proven integrity. Must be energetic and positively inclined to meet deadlines and maintain discipline.
  • Skills & Attributes
    Entreprenuerial skills and ability, Leadership/Managerial skills, Advanced Sales and Marketing skills, Technical sales skills, High visionary and strategic thinking/planning skills, Computer literacy, Analytical, Numerate, Excellent communication skills (written and oral), Training/coaching skills. In-depth knowlege of marketing in the transport and spare parts industry. Negotiation skills, Financial management and financial analysis skills.
  • Remuneration
    Starting salary of between N2.4m and N4.8m per annum subject to negotiation based on experience and past performance. Company car and driver. Very attractive incentives (after confirmation) which includes performance based commissions and profit share. Confirmation will be based on satisfactory three months probation.
  • Date Opened
    7/17/2010 12:00:00 AM
  • Status
    Open


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