Business Development Officer Job at Afrital

Job Title: Business Development Officer
Company: Afrital 
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  
Experience: 1 year
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Field: Sales / Marketing  
Afrital was incorporated in 1991. Today, the company’s activities span two key areas – our five menswear outlets (located in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja) trading in the name of Buckles; and our lighting and finishing fittings showrooms trading as Italfit.
Job Description: 

  • Work closely with Business Development Manager to design and execute pre-agreed strategies built around developing new business growth. 
  • Drive “Request for quote” process with new prospects. 
  • Open business development dialog with strategic customers. Particular interest is to build a few large strategic accounts. 
  • Interface with existing strategic customers to solidify mutual expectations of performance and growth. 
  • Identify and attend trade shows and other business functions to keep abreast of developments in the marketplace, to find potential new business, and to market company’s end-to-end 
  • To participate and where appropriate lead in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic plans, business plans and operational policies and procedures for the division. 
  • To progress and complete identified tasks and projects as required in the business planning process. 
  • To maintain a working knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice 
  • To ensure that appropriate performance information is available to report to Senior Management Team on performance against business objectives and financial targets. 
  • To undertake and manage research and ad-hoc special projects under the guidance of the Business Development Manager and Senior Management Team. 
  • Take part in audits of operational practices, in consultation with managers making recommendations and setting up systems designed to improve service delivery.
  • Liaise as required with Corporate Officers to provide information or advice on the corporate best value/performance improvement process. 
  • Develop a management information strategy and action plan for development of the service and review as appropriate. 
  • Carry out and report on bench-marking exercises with other similar service providers as appropriate as directed by Senior Management Team comparing service delivery, performance and cost. 
  • Any other duties commensurate with the scope and nature of the post.


  • Degree in Management Sciences 
  • 1-3 years working experience in a higher responsibility area under minimum supervision. 
  • Strong English speaking 
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office. 
  • Strong communication skills(oral/written/presentation). 
  • Strong client relationship management and development aptitude. 
  • Possess solid presentation skills.