Business Development Officer at Owens and Xley Consults


Owens & Xley Consults is a full-service business consulting and advisory company located in Lagos, Nigeria and also loves creating practical solutions that assist entrepreneurs to navigate the day-to-day challenges of running a business.

Owens and Xley Consults is recruiting candidates for a Business Development Officer.

JOB TITLE: Business Development Officer

JOB LOCATION: Lekki, Lagos


  • The business development officer is responsible for increasing sales and profits for the brand.
  • Although this role shares some similarities with sales, it is typically more focused on finding new business opportunities and strategic business growth.
  • As a business development officer, you are responsible for analyzing customer feedback and data to determine how customers are patronizing us and and then develop a strategic plan to increase new and return purchases, or discontinue under performing offerings.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a proactive relationship with our clients.
  • Work proactively to determine and propose our marketing needs.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Monitor, measure and manage our brand equity/strength.
  • Derive brand understanding and support throughout the organization.
  • Champion /drive initiatives that support delivery of the brand promise.
  • Maintain bran identity consistency.
  • Vendor engagement and management.
  • Work with the CEO in creating an overall marketing strategy for the business, creating presentations as well as writing proposals and customer engagement strategies.
  • Responsible for staying informed on activities that are being performed on our accounts and ensure ALL important documentation/deliverables align with overall strategy.
  • Prepare weekly reports and month-end overviews of our current activities, and monthly revenue forecasts, plus plans for future business development.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable with CRM software
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify new trends and challenges
  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in small business strategy, marketing, branding, etc
  • Must be self-driven and proactive
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible
  • Effective at managing change in a fast-moving and constantly evolving business.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.

N55,000 – N80,000 / month.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] clearly indicating the “Job Title” as the subject of your mail.

Job Features

Job CategorySales / Business Development
Deadline17th April, 2020.
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