Business development Personnel needed at LuxxorGas

Business development Personnel needed at LuxxorGas

About the Organization:

LuxxorGas L.L.C, is a privately owned company specialising in the distribution and commercialisation of Natural Gas in West Africa. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Luxxor Group.

Job description

LuxxorGas requires the services of a Business Development Officer who will be responsible for the generation and development of both inbound and outbound business opportunities. The successful candidate will be a consummate and credible professional selling and marketing LuxxorGas’ products to new and existing customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain professional internal and external business relationships that meet company core values
  • Ensure that business and commercial goals are met in line with timescales and budgets
  • Drive best practice and business improvement including management of business risks.
  • Resolving contractual and commercial problems.
  • Plan, strategise and execute marketing designs and activities to establish and maintain brand presence in the market.
  • Launch, and work to strategically build, robust social media programs through social and professional networks (Linked-In, Twitter, YouTube etc) to foster client relationships.
  • Maintain brand integrity and compliance across product lines, marketing materials and all other internal and external communication as it pertains to the Luxxor brand.
  • Evolve strategy to grow new customer segments presence within key vertical markets.
  • Leads or participates in process improvement
  • Provides technical support to team and department members, effectively works with peers, team members, and other departments
  • Coordinates support for new development.
  • Key contributor on projects. Drives a project, from a technical standpoint, independently resolves issues.
  • Makes significant contributions to the success of projects by applying demonstrated knowledge.
  • Part of Vendor selection and management process
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, editorial, b-to-b marketing, design, products teams, PR, research and operations to execute specific marketing plans.
  • Develop effective product positioning in the market.
  • Establish & drive the Luxxor corporate brand by developing standards guide, advertisements, pitch books, annual reports, newsletters, prospectuses etc.
  • Ensure website effectiveness by researching competitor sites & editing site content, layout, navigation, & accessibility.
  • Analyse and report results of website traffic & develop marketing strategies based on data.
  • Monitoring and analysing market trends.
  • Studying competitors’ products and services.
  • Exploring ways of improving existing products and services, and increasing profitability.
  • Identifying target markets and developing strategies to communicate with them.
  • Develops sales plans and forecasts.
  • Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from direct mail and other advertisements, community activities, trade shows and business seminars, and other resources.
  • Works to resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service.
  • Provides product promotion and pricing information by clarifying customer request; selecting appropriate information; forwarding information and answering questions.
  • Maintains customer database by inputting customer profile and updates.
  • Preparing and distributing weekly reports.
  • Complete understanding of pricing and proposal models.
  • Demonstrates the ability to carry on a business conversation with business owners and decision makers.
  • Sells consultatively and makes recommendations to prospects and clients on how the company can attend to their business needs.Managing relationships with regulatory bodies
  • Defining standard operating procedures.
  • Designing and overseeing training programme of plant personnel with all procedures, systems and equipment.
  • Ensuring all logistics involved in development of gas plant are conducted efficiently to budget and schedule.
  • Managing daily operations as required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • Technical degree / qualification (desirable
  • Professional qualification in Project Management (desirable)
  • Minimum of five years progressive relevant experience.
  • MBA or MSC in Business, Marketing or Sales related course (desirable).Possess strong body of technical and/or application knowledge
  • Demonstration of broad scope of knowledge and strong skill base, ability to multi-task, and possessing above average initiative and capacity to abstract.
  • Advanced Research & Development Skills
  • Strong Analytical Skill
  • Very proactive
  • Ability to fit into operational roles.
  • Management and Organisational skills
  • Expert negotiating skills
  • Prior industry experience and industry knowledge
  • Effective presentation and communication skills
  • Focus and thoroughness
  • Professionalism and cordiality
  • Solid industry networks
  • The capacity to work with and meet deadlines.
  • Solid problem solving, and decision making capabilities.

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