Job Vacancy: Business Development Manager (Lagos)

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Business Development Manager (Lagos)

Job description: Company Description

Agbeyewa Farms Limited is a world-class agribusiness with farm operations in Ekiti State, Nigeria. We have foresight for expansion into Africa whilst we create decent jobs and economic opportunities for local communities and become a force to reckon with in the agribusiness on a global scale. The vision is to build Africa’s most successful, diversed, and dynamic agro-allied organization. Agbeyewa has solidly established a foundation for meaningful development through sustainable models for employment and community engagement with the goal to “grow Africa and feed the world”.

The ongoing strategic progressive expansion of our company’s operations has created an opportunity for a reliable and well-experienced Business Development Manager with FMCG/packaged foods experience to join our capable team of professionals.

Job Description

  • Developing expertise in agribusiness development, sales, and marketing locally and internationally.
  • Taking leadership and project management responsibilities on a range of engagement.
  • Demonstrating expertise in tailoring services to clients.
  • Supporting the sales force throughout Nigeria with general requirements and operations to help reach the team’s objectives.
  • Deal with incoming customer/client enquiries and assist the sales force with daily sales administration activities.
  • Process orders ensuring that orders and invoices are accurate.
  • Track orders to ensure timely deliveries providing necessary information to customers about the status of their orders.
  • Effective route planning and timely delivery of finished products to customers.
  • Update sales and customer records as well as generate and submit routine daily, weekly, monthly and annual Marketing/Sales Reports using Microsoft Office suites including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with ability to professionally handle, investigate and respond to customers’ complaints or requests regarding product quality and safety.
  • Maintain an accurate database of existing and prospective customers.
  • Internally communicating important feedbacks from customers to Management and appropriate Departments and management
  • Adherence to established policies, procedures and safe logistics standards.
  • Ensuring the coordination and alignment of deliverables to maximize value.
  • Customizing the delivery approach and best practices to meet customerss’ needs.
  • Owning the team’s professional development by identifying opportunities for growth.
  • Researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities and contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
  • Training personnel and helping team members develop their skills.


  • Should possess HND or B.Sc in (or equivalent) in Marketing, Business Administration and Social Sciences or related academic fields.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years work experience preferably in FMCG/packaged foods manufacturing companies.
  • Possession of costing and budgeting skills.
  • Strong previous experience leading agribusiness development, sales, and marketing locally and internationally.
  • Previous experience balancing complex problem solving, concept development, project management, and facilitation.
  • Hands-on experience managing project teams.
  • Experience in clients’ engagement.
  • Strong communication skills and IT fluency.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Comfortable using a computer for various tasks with proficiency in Microsoft Office suites including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Additional Information

  • Competitive Compensation.
  • 5 – day workweek.
  • Flextime.
  • Competitive Health Insurance (Employee + Spouse + 4 children).
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Training Programs
  • Growth and Development
  • Mentoring and Counseling

Office base: Ado-EKITI, Nigeria with approximately 25% travel (within Nigeria and internationally)

Location: Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State

Job date: Wed, 06 Dec 2023 23:04:11 GMT

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