Jobs in Calabar at Hi-Quality Bakery for a Business Development Manager

Hi-Quality Bakery, an established, Manufacturing and Retail Bakery in Calabar, Nigeria, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Calabar

Job Responsibilities

  • We are looking for an honest, motivated, experienced manager to help run a small bakery in Calabar.
  • You don’t need to have run a bakery before but you will need to have management experience preferably within the catering industry and be a strong but diplomatic leader.
  • You’ll have basic accounting skills and be willing to see where improvements can be made and follow them through in order to maximise profitability and streamline operations.
  • You’ll need to be able to take the initiative.
  • You’ll need also to have attention to detail and be able to make sure that the bakery is well run, hygienic and profitable.

Human Resources:

  • Work cooperatively with staff.
  • Hire new personnel.
  • To oversee pensions, holiday pay, sick pay etc
  • If the employee is underperforming, take disciplinary action including termination to rectify the situation.
  • Offer staff training and supervision.
  • Organise and oversee bakery department personnel, including performance management and staff training programs.

Customer Service:

  • Deal with complaints about service or products, to make sure that the issue is solved quietly and quickly.

Specific Project Management:

  • In conjunction with the management solve major building and construction problems.
  • Put projects out to tender and overseeing their successful implementation. E.g with drainage, Solve machinery malfunction.
  • Order new machinery and equipment when necessary.

Health and Safety Supervising Manager:

  • Develop and supervise food handling procedures, ensuring they are carried out in a proper and safe manner.
  • Develop an internal control system to supervise and evaluate Food Code compliance.
  • Recommend improvements to existing food operation processes to better meet Code
  • Keep the bakery clean, including cleaning and organizing display cases, bakery coolers, ovens and work areas.
  • Resolve diverse problems in Code compliance, e.g. food contamination and temperature control.
  • Provide insights into best practices for complex food safety and protection procedures.
  • Control a variety of food borne illness risk factors within a prescribed limit.
  • Teach others about correct approaches and principles related to food preparation and service.

Budgeting, Finance and Marketing:

  • Ensure the profitability of the bakery.
  • Work within the confines of the bakery’s budget in order to maximize sales.
  • Create and maintain a budget.
  • Add this information into reports and then present to management.
  • Implement new guidelines such as marketing plans.
  • Initiate product changes and company policies.
  • Streamline and improve operations.
  • Regularly analyse sales reports in an effort to better identify which products are selling and which are not as popular with customers.


  • Essential High school Diploma. Ideally University degree or Diploma.
  • College degree is not necessary, but ideally to have undergone some training in the bakery or catering establishment or in general management.


  • Self motivated.
  • Be able to take the initiative.
  • A good communicator with clients and staff.
  • Have basic accounting knowledge, for the inventory and calculation of sales and profit.
  • Analytical ability.
  • Have good organisational skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • A thorough knowledge in implementation of food safety.
  • Detail-oriented, and be able to check the quality of the products and the overall aspect of the shops and outlets, ensuring they are hygienic and well run.
  • A good leader as you will be in charge of a number of employees
  • Able to make quick and profitable decisions, regarding the performance of the staff and not exceeding the budget.


  • Salary & Benefits depending on experience
  • We will offer accommodation and use of a car.

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Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:

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