Head of Business Development

Location: Lagos

Head of Business Development

A Business Development Officer’s main goal is to identify opportunities for business growth and create marketing strategies based on those opportunities in order to meet and exceed revenue goals.

Our client is a leading multinational stockbroking firm, is seeking to hire qualified and highly motivated individual to take up the role of Head of Business Development.


  • Developing and sustaining solid relationships with company stakeholders and customers.
  • Analyzing customer feedback data to determine whether customers are satisfied with company products and services.
  • Recruiting, training, and guiding business development staff.
  • Providing insight into product development and competitive positioning.
  • Analyzing financial data and developing effective strategies to reduce business costs and increase company profits.
  • Conducting market research to identify new business opportunities.
  • Collaborating with company executives to determine the most viable, cost-effective approach to pursue new business opportunities.
  • Meeting with potential investors to present company offerings and negotiate business deals.


  • The Head of Business Development must have had at least 5 years of working experience in a sales position within a fast-paced and dynamic business environment.
  • working in the ork with executives to implement marketing strategies and new opportunities
  • The candidate must also have a proven and successful ability to lead a group of sales personnel towards growth in enhanced sales volumes and enhanced revenue generation, while displaying exceptional leadership skills and confidence.
  •  A suitable candidate will also have had experience evaluating product/market situations and analyzing raw data and information, transforming it into actionable sales strategies and approaches.


  • First degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • Master is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in sales in Investment, Banks or Financial Institutions
  • Proven working experience as a business development manager, sales executive or a relevant role
  • Proven sales track record
  • Experience in customer support is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Proficiency in English
  • Market knowledge
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build rapport
  • Time management and planning skills

If you meet the above requirement, kindly share your CV in word format to resourcing@ocsartemple.com with job title as subject of the mail.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Category: Financial Services
Job Location: Lagos

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