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Business Development Executive at Alan & Grant

  • Sales / Business Development
  • Lagos
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in related role

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Alan & Grant, is a Human Resources and Business Advisory firm. By combining creative and strategic minds, we co-create relevant and impactful solutions to our clients. ...additionally, we are developing capabilities to create and manage a portfolio of HR & Enterprise Products aimed at enhancing employee performance, business agility and overall productivity

Business Development Executive

Job Type Full Time

Location Lagos

Job Field Sales / Business Development

Zip/Postal Code: 100001

Industry: Education

Job Description

  • Designing and implementing a strategic business plan that expands company’s customer base
  • Developing a growth strategy for the wholesale arm of the business
  • Attend industry functions, such as exhibitions, conferences, school fun fair, inter-house sport activities, workshops, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends
  • Using knowledge of the market and competitors, you will identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiation
  • Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet set targets
  • Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other sales management system
  • Presenting new products and other services/ partnership for schools, building new and enhancing existing relationships
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales
  • Work with the Procurement and Store teams to ensure customer orders are met
  • Submission of weekly progress reports and ensuring all data reported are accurate
  • Follow up with customers on order delivered to ensure satisfaction
  • Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competitors’ status
  • Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with customers and understanding their needs.
  • Recording sales information and maintain customers’ records and database
  • Meeting with potential customers by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network
  • Identifying potential customers and the decision makers within the client organization and set up meetings with the decision makers


  • Minimum of B.Sc in relevant field, M.Sc is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in related role
  • Ability to Negotiating contracts, initiating proposals, and closing deals
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry and current trends (Market Knowledge)
  • Excellent social skills
  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must have attention to detail and be numerically sound
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Alan & Grant on to apply