Business Development and Marketing Manager at Fortune Global Shipping and Logistics Limited

Fortune Global Shipping and Logistics Limited is a wholly Nigerian owned company incorporated in 2006 to provide seamless shipping & logistics services to esteemed customers. This has remained the vision of FGSL since incorporation but the dynamics of our services has evolved over the years.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development and Marketing Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Candidate must continue to develop strategies to create awareness for FGSL services as well as win business to increase sales revenue.

Job Description
Candidate must be able to perform the following:

  • Identify partnerships and opportunities targeted at developing sales lead especially from Oil and Gas Companies, EPC AND EPIC companies
  • Gather intelligence for the preparation of reports, presentations, and tenders that will win the company contracts in ongoing and upcoming projects.
  • Gather market and customer information and network with major players in the Oil and Gas Industry and the decision-makers and provide feedback on industry trends.
  • Develop strategies and budgetary requirement forecasts to grow sales and profit targets for existing and new clients.
  • Develop field sales action plans for improved sales performance, identifying marketing opportunities, market requirements, and build a customer database based on the company’s client’s market niche.
  • Manage key accounts to meet/exceed targets relating to revenue growth activities, profit margin, sales, customer retention, and customer acquisition generates key account performance report weekly
  • Regularly visit assigned existing accounts validating our service levels and develop new revenue streams
  • Responding to customer needs: exploring specific needs, anticipating new opportunities, developing client-specific interphases for continuity and managing the sales process from opportunity identification to winning business
  • Maintain current and accurate knowledge of competitor products, services, rates or pricing strategies, clientele and market share. Using this highlight to promote FGSL market share by recommending competitive selling prices
  • Keep abreast of competitor’s activity, evaluating key competitor’s strength and weakness and recommending any necessary tactical action monthly
  • Develop and maintains a profitable relationship with all customers and with all stakeholders and promptly resolving ALL customer-service problems
  • Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly time-phased reports on achievement and activities for management information and generate progress report on sales and business volume targets from the sales data and trends

Educational Requirement

  • Candidate must have graduated with not less than a 2:2 in Business Development/ Marketing or any other related discipline from a reputable higher institution and/or professional qualification.

Required Experience:

  • Candidate must have at least seven (7) years’ relevant experience, three (3) of which must be spent within the Shipping & Logistics Industry. Good knowledge of Freight forwarding will be an added advantage.

Skills Required
Ideal candidate must have:

  • Good business sense
  • A deep understanding of marketing principles
  • Knowledge of the Oil and Gas Industry, EPC and EPIC Companied
  • Must have achieved obvious results in sales and business development with evidence of continuous growth especially in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Good communications skills and must be able to speak with a diverse range of prospective clients- varying in size, industry and business model

Other skills required include:

  • A positive attitude
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to take initiatives
  • Business development skills
  • Marketing and Sales skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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