Padua Petroleum Nigeria Limited (PPNL) is an indigenous company established to provide a unique range of services to the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry. We venture into this industry with the objective of building on existing limited in- country capacity. In view of the enormous opportunities which abound in the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria and the new findings in other African countries, there is need for more indigenous players to fill the yawning gap by providing competitiveness and quality service delivery to the industry.

Job Position: Business Development Executive

Job Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  1. The BDE identifies business opportunities and seeks their development where and when appropriate with existing and new clients.
  2. Carries out Strategic Business Development planning for the company.
  3. The BDE prepares and keeps an updated comprehensive register of prospective and existing clients.
  4. The BDE actively supports all tender applications within the industry or beyond and ensures that the correct tender materials, both technical and commercial, according to standards, are used.
  5. The BDE also ensures that all materials required for tender are up to date and always available.
  6. Provides strategies for marketing and sales of company products/services.
  7. Follows up/Liaises with the PCM, GM and MD, for opportunities, and monitors all bids, quotes, or tenders to ascertain the award status and the reasons affecting clients’ decisions.
  8. The BDE monitors customer satisfaction and feedback on all clients’ assessments of PPNL’s performance.
  9. Prepares the company’s business plan and road maps in conjunction with the GM and other departments.
  10. Identifies and proposes to Top Management, through the GM, conferences and exhibitions relevant to the company’s business areas that can be attended by the company.
  11. Provides content and coordinates the preparation of company profiles and brochures
  12. Carries out any other assignments as may be directed by Top Management
  13. Prepares and sends weekly/monthly departmental reports to the General Manager on activities carried out.

Job Requirements

  1. HND / Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Marketing, or other related fields
  2. An MBA in Business, Marketing, or any Business-related field is an added advantage.
  3. Not less than three (3) years experience in Business Development, Sales and Marketing in the oil & gas industry
  4. Aggressive B2B corporate sales environment experience required. Upstream, Midstream or Downstream oilfield sales experience an asset
  5. Will need to have a strong drive to find new business; willing to take 10 “No” still the candidate receives that yes and constantly engage in money-generating prospecting activities.
  6. Ability to sustain forward momentum for extremely long sales cycles. Sometimes greater than 1 year while continuing to achieve monthly purchase order targets.
  7. Strong communication and IT skills.
  8. Excellent presentation skills
  9. Strong negotiation skills
  10. Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task.
  11. Excellent organizational skills.
  12. Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty.
  13. Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint and comfortable using a computer for various tasks.
  14. Take the lead role in developing independently the business as if it were your own

Application Deadline
20th March, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: a.wasiu@ppnl.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.