Management Alternatives Limited - Our client, a direct ICT channel of the MTN Enterprise Business Unit trading on MTN Nigeria SMEs products and services. As part of its consolidation and expansion effort for its operation in Nigeria, MAL is recruiting competent and qualified personnel to be outsourced to the client organization for the below positionJob Title: Business Development ManagerReference Code: MAL/MTN ENTERPRISE SME -ENSDC/BDM012Location: EnuguDepartment: Business developmentReports to: General ManagerSummaryUnder the supervision of the General Manager, the Business Development Manager is responsible for leading and improving the Organizations market position to achieve substantial financial growth.S/He will develop and implement long term organizational strategic goals, selected marketing initiatives, innovative business ideas and solutions that will position the organization competitively and profitably to enlarge her current clientele base, build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals while maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesLead the business development arm of the organization and ensure that all revenue targets of all products and services are duly met.Plan persuasive approaches and pitches that will convince potential clients to do business with the organizationStrategically plan, develop and implement pipeline for new business to flow into the organization.Have a thorough knowledge of the market, the solutions/services the organization can provide and the organizations competitorsInterface, develop and maintain rapport with new and existing clients and also market the products and services of the organization to the public.Market all the products and services of the Organization to the publicSupervise and support the production of all marketing material designs and develop handle materials including company profile, events/program fliers, proposals etc.Prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling, adverting or any other means of generating interest from potential clientsGrow and retain existing accounts and client base by presenting new solutions and services to clients.Drive the business development unit of the organization to meet specific target.Keep a database of all clients, product or service offered to them while maintaining a comprehensive report of all clients for review as directed from time to timeSupport the development and implementation the organization’s public relations program, to include internal and external publications (e.g. newsletters, client alerts, greeting cards, etc.) that enhance public awareness of the organizationLead in the development of marketing plans and strategiesWork individually or with teams to develop business proposals that is tailored to clients needs.