Vacancy in Abuja at Origin Group for a Business Development Officer

Origin Group is a twenty first century group of companies with varying deeply vested interests in key economic sector in Nigeria and China.

Origin Group operates in sectors such as agriculture, engineering & construction, trade advisory & trade outsourcing, manufacturing, import and export among others. We are an indigenous company with a fast track record owning significant market share with a growing clientele profile; our services are tailored towards client’s satisfaction with quality control assurance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Officer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • As a Business Development Officer, you will be responsible for the development of approach and sales within the mechanized agriculture industry, furniture industry or any other related industry.
  • You will be responsible for prospecting, contacting and contracting new business relationships in order to increase awareness of company offerings and develop new businesses.

Main Responsibilities

  • Create, establish and maintain strong business relationships by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities
  • Identifies trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publications and announcements.
  • Participates in trade shows, industry events and customer entertainment activities
  • Identifies product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Identify, assess and recommend profitable projects to pursue.
  • Creates, gathers, researches and organizes information from many sources to generate business development documents including proposals, qualifications and presentations.
  • Schedules and participates in meetings relating to proposals, business development and marketing.


  • Minimum of HND/B.Sc. in a Business related discipline.
  • 2-5 years relevant industry experience
  • Business developments within the public sector
  • Commercial awareness
  • Interpersonal/communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Time management skills.
  • Fluency in Hausa language is a must
  • A self-starter, proven team player with the ability to build strategic and profitable relationships
  • Relentless drive to profitably grow the business
  • Strong research skills
  • Innovative and a creative thinker

Remuneration: Monthly Net

  • Fixed monthly salary with commission.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected]

Application Deadline  20th November 2015.

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