Business Manager (Oil and Gas) at a Leading Shipping and Logistics Establishment – Virtuoso Nigeria

Virtuoso – Our client is a leading Shipping and Logistics establishment with headquarters in Nigeria and global offices in: China, U.S and Belgium. Following its rapid growth and continuous global expansion since its inception a decade ago, the company has built a reputation for offering solutions-driven and value-adding shipping and logistics services to various clients locally and globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Manager (Oil & Gas)

Job Summary
  • Opened to an experienced and self-driven, entrepreneurial-like individual – to oversee the business development function of the Port Harcourt office. The Commercial Manager will lead the organization's strategic plan for: prospecting and converting leads into viable businesses for the company.
  • The individual is required to have excellent networking and relationship management skills with a knack for identifying and creating opportunities for business.
  • The individual will be required to understand the service portfolio of the company, the Port Harcourt and South-South terrain – possessing a considerable network of contacts and relationships in the region. Work coverage will also cover: Owerri, Warri and Calabar.
Our Ideal Candidate will be expected to:
  • Develop and execute short and long term strategies to meet the corporate revenue and profit objectives.
  • Plan and forecast operational requirements for the Oil & Gas division.
  • Conceptualize and develop commercially viable solutions that may be offered as advisory and/or executed services to clients in the industry.
  • Develop and manage the sales pipeline of the business to ensure goals set are achieved.
  • Supervise and provide leadership to the team in line with the company's corporate values.
  • Establish and monitor progress against key performance indicators for the business units
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Maintain regular contact with subordinates to ensure smooth operations and compliance with industry standard, customs regulations and other required regulations / laws.
  • Provide leadership in strategic business planning & implementation for the entire Oil & Gas division in line with the strategy of the group company.
  • Liaise with HR to identify the gaps/needs of the team to improve capabilities and performance.
  • Explore all possible opportunities such as seminars, conferences to increase and build a larger network and new opportunities for the company.
  •  Continually contribute to the success of the company by highlighting opportunities within the market and industry. This will include contributing to the sales/business development of the entire division.
  • Manage the entire team towards achieving their set goals and targets
Experience and Qualification
  • Minimum of 7-years' relevant experience, with at least 3 years' experience working in Port Harcourt or Lagos. Candidate must have at least 3 years working experience in the oil and gas logistics or support services industry or must be able to show knowledge of business development in these industries.
  • Functional experience in Marketing, Sales or Business Development in any of the following industries: Banking, Logistics and Oil and Gas Services.
  • Required to bring onboard an existing network of potential business leads, with a record of accomplishment for delivering on target or closing deals.
  • Individuals that have served or been mentored by remarkable sales and business development managers are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience in freight forwarding is an advantage.

Job location
Port Harcourt

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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