Michael Stevens Consulting Job Vacancy : Business Development Consultant

Michael Stevens Consulting – Michael Stevens Consulting is an International Human Resource and Financial Management firm. Since its inception in 1991, Michael Stevens Consulting has become a leader in the provision of high value Human Resources and Business Advisory solutions to Multinationals, Corporate & Multilateral organizations & Governments. Our operational hubs are in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Accra Ghana.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Consultant

Location: Rivers


  • We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Business Development Consultant to help us expand our clientele. You will be the front of the company and will have the dedication to create and apply an effective sales strategy.
  • The goal is to drive sustainable financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with clients.

Job Description
The role of a business development consultant is associated with various tasks, duties, and responsibilities, some of which are listed below:

  • The ability to make both telephone and in person contact with potential leads
  • Evaluate company’s competition and its competitors
  • Analyze company’s business practices
  • Engage in research on how the company can improve in its offers
  • Develop new business models for the company
  • Prepare recommendations based on research already carried out
  • Analyze prevalent market conditions for company, clients and industry
  • Review and monitor strategies of the company as it regards sales, advertising, marketing, and other related fields of business
  • Prepare presentations for potential clients
  • Follow up meetings with clients – whether active or prospective ones
  • Create and update client profiles
  • Create opportunities for new product/ service by networking
  • Negotiate contracts as necessary
  • Conduct research on market trends of company’s products/services
  • Initiate strategies and plans for the company to reduce its losses and instead achieve increased profits
  • Create strategies for existing accounts to generate business
  • Play an important role in implementing products and service that will meet customer’s needs
  • Analyze company’s trends in terms of loss and develop plans and a system to correct such
  • Serve as company’s representation in trade associations and other promotional events
  • Serves as company’s liaison with its personnel as it has to do with business potentials; opportunities, and problem resolution
  • Prepare reports as often as requested
  • Generate leads through effective management of sales process of the company.
  • Ensure satisfaction of customers
  • Help design and develop products, services, and tools for client companies


  • B.Sc/HND in the Social Sciences/Arts/Management Sciences
  • Minimum of 5 years post graduation experience preferably in a Consulting firm or services related sector.

Desired Skills:

  • Reading/writing business plans
  • Ability to be persuasive
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Effective networking skills
  • Ability to maintain customer relationships effectively; which includes tackling difficult clients and their issues
  • Knowledge of procedures, involving business and administration
  • Ability work without being supervised
  • Effective interpersonal relationships skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong communication skills are needed to correspond with affiliates and clients effectively both in writing and in speaking
  • Ability to be creative and innovative in handling situations
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and still remain effective
  • Ability to meet up with deadlines
  • Possess strong marketing skills
  • Ability to effectively work with priorities
  • Ability to manage and analyze data
  • Ability to make independent and yet effective decisions
  • Ability to work with people
  • Computer literacy: must have a EXPERT knowledge of how to use the OFFICE SUITE

Application Closing Date
16th March, 2019.

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