Business Development Manager Job in Nigeria

 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”.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Ado - Ikere Road - Ado Ekiti, Ekiti

Employment Type: Full Time

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

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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